The Importance of Being Idle Arnav's Armchair Analysis

Lessons from My First Software Engineering Gig: Part 1 - Defensive Programming

A little while ago, I quit my job as a platform engineer at Zendesk Chat. It was my first job out of university and I spent 3 wonderful years there. Now, with some downtime in front of me before I head to grad school, I figured I should jot down a few notes for my future self to help him in his next job. A decently-sized chunk of my time at my job was spent working on platform integration projects with the other teams across functions and time zones. From those projects, one thing that jumps out to me as...

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