Disclaimer, I am not a historian, psychologist, or philosopher. These thoughts run through my head periodically and I felt the need to express them and hopefully receive validation. That being said, I think it should be more universal to have a fundamental understanding of why and how we carry out our day. Things like why we work, and how to be happy and satisfied with our life, is something that most people disagree on without a real clear answer. …

At the beginning of every programmer’s journey, one is faced with a seemingly simple but unexpectedly complex question: what text editor or IDE should I use?

I hope I’m not the only one out there who has had near existential crises on this topic, but I’ll be the first to admit that it’s true. It’s a general software engineering rule to always pick the right tool for the job, but a text editor isn’t that simple. A quick google search of “what text editor should I use”, reveals a plethora of options for different use cases, with a few distinctly…

Matt Anderson

I'm a software engineer who is passionate about programming, playing guitar, and fitness. That's pretty much it.

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