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Learned that Swagger API doc can take a Rails Rest API and facilitate the generation of JSON decoders for an Elm frontend. Can also be done directly with GraphQL. Net effect is even more bulletproof Elm frontend.

Why my software project was late, and curiously my trip to Ikea...

I love using file storage for cases where a database doesn't make more sense, and lately those cases are widening.

Martin Fowler's Refactoring could be the most influential (on me) programming book I've ever read, looking forward to the 2nd edition reworked with javascript examples.

Wonder how long until "A modern approach to X" becomes "A postmodern approach to X", because you know we're going there...

Dear America, are we tired of superhero movies yet?

Repeated exposure to programming yields steady conclusion that making things work predictably is rather difficult.

Elm is to the frontend what Rails is to the backend.

It's been years since I implemented search, SOLR vs Elasticsearch was a contest years ago, and it looks to be over. The winner? Elasticsearch.

This feels like the early days of Twiter, "140 chars to tell people you are on the toilet? Why would anyone want to do that?"

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