• Issue #35: Python,  Library,  Programming Languages

    Tim Peters

    Not everything that is worth reading is a book. A good programmer's library (I will let you decide whether that is a good library owned by a programmer, or a library belonging to a good programmer) includes essays, scholarly articles, videos, magazines, blog posts, podcast episodes, and more. This month, we are going to read an Easter egg in a programming language.

  • Issue #34: Job Market

    Issue #34: Job Market

    Welcome to the thirty-fourth issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, dedicated to the subject of the Job Market. In this edition, Adrian describes the painful recent evolution of the Swiss tech job market; Graham reflects on the difficulties of the hiring process and the obsolescence of the technical interview; and in the Library section, Adrian talks about "My Job Went to India: 52 Ways to Save Your Job" by Chad Fowler.