Jake Trent

In Favor of Codenames

It seems to be a recurring discussion in the companies I have worked for: should we use a codename for this project or not? These are software projects. The codenames are used on things as basic as the repository name or slack channel. Later, they might be used in many other project-related things like the build server configuration. The alternative for a codename is calling the thing exactly what it is. Where’s the fun in that?

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Be True to Your Heart

When you’re interviewing and are asked to share what you’re most interested in. You’d better know. You’d better be enthused about it. And don’t abandon it, or you’ll look insincere.

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