One of the hills that I’ll die on as a software developer is keeping any solution I make as simple as humanly possible.
With the holidays finished, it's time to get something for yourself. As developers, we spend most of our time sitting in a chair, typing at a keyboard. The pain of sitting in a lousy chair is immediately apparent to anyone over 25. What's less obvious is the pain of a mediocre keyboard. You should upgrade your setup.
If you read the news, it sounds like the AIs are coming for our jobs. While I don’t buy that for a second, we’re undergoing a significant shakeup in developer tools. We’re moving from digital picks and shovels to digital bulldozers and jackhammers. It’s essential to learn how to use these tools.