Jolly JavaScripter Joins Joyent

I am so excited to announce that I’ve joined Joyent as a Product Engineer working on the Triton cloud platform! Our mission is to build the next generation of cloud. I’m looking forward to helping build this amazing platform, and the opportunity to contribute more to open source!...

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Not All Heroes Wear Capes

On the morning of November 25, 1982, we all piled in our car and made the 2-hour trip to my Aunt and Uncle’s house near Atlanta, GA. It’s Thanksgiving. As was tradition on my mother’s side of the family, we joined hands, gave thanks for our blessings,...

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Confront Your Inner Critic

Have you ever felt inadequate? Like a fraud? Like you don't belong where you are? That someone is going to expose you for who you really are? Maybe you're experiencing impostor syndrome. I would wager you do awesome things. Maybe you just don't realize it. Because your inner critic keeps...

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5 Essential Ingredients for an Awesome Tech Talk

I believe one of the big reasons people are afraid of public speaking (or writing) is impostor syndrome. You may think… “I’m not an expert! I barely know anything! Everyone will know I’m a fraud!” Psst… here’s a secret: You don’t have to be an expert!...

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Developer's Serenity Prayer

Oh Great Cloud, Grant me the courage to write the code I can, to escalate the tickets I cannot fix, and the wisdom to know the difference. Programming one day at a time, enjoying one function at a time; accepting bugs as a pathway to code complete; taking this terrible...

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Community Spotlight: Brendan Forster

It is my pleasure to present this community tribute to Brendan Forster, written by guest author Mord Zuber. I first met Brendan when I was looking for an open source project I could contribute to. At that point in the time, the only language I felt comfortable enough to contribute...

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