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  1. Bring more women in Leadership
  2. Code of Conduct
  3. Managers ensure people are heard
  4. Sponsorship
  5. Mentorship
  6. Transparency and promotions
  7. Unconscious biases Trainings and Education
  8. Check-ins with people from minority groups
  9. Provide a safe place for team members to open up
  10. Take action and react appropriately to inappropriate behaviour
  11. Include women by design
  12. Speak up: Escalate in timely and constructive manner
  13. Focused groups for support
  14. Celebrate ethnicities, culture and languages

Easy way to visualize and list the dependency tree using Gradle tasks

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These kinda problems arise…

Pair programming practices that actually work

Photo from the National Women’s History Museum.

By now, I have heard several excuses from developers and managers who had their reasons not to pair program. As far as I’ve seen, the doubts and inhibitions arise from experiences involving bad practices.

Two of the earliest ENIAC engineers, Jean Bartik and Betty Snyder were a pair in the…

Several coding schools have sprung up in Berlin charging a bomb for programming boot camps, but that’s not how you learn to code

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Code can Think. Code is Beautiful. We Love to Code Together.

If you have made up your mind to code, Bravo! 90% of your job is done here.

The hardest part about coding is the first step. What nobody tells you is the expensive coding schools will not teach you…

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