Tyler Willingham

Articles

Workspace 2017

The nerd in me has always been excited about tweaking my workspace, finding the perfect items, and building a cool aesthetic. Now that I've gone full-time remote again, I reinvested in my home workspace and I couldn't be happier with the results.

Ludicrous Mode in the Model S P100D

I had to go to the mall today, but not so I could buy something at a department store. It was so that I could test drive a car that does 0-60mph in under 3.0 seconds. Aside: shopping malls suck around Christmas. Surprise.

RIP Apple Watch

So, I bought an Apple Watch back in November. After just over five months of ownership I've decided to leave it on the charger. I'm now wearing an entry-level automatic mechanical dive watch. There are plenty of us who have gone from an Apple Watch to a mechanical watch.

Static analysis & you

Static analysis assists in identifying objectively inconsistent and problematic areas within your codebase. I think whether you're building a small application or a large one, there's immense value in static analysis.

Code it like I'm 5.

I've worked on a lot of applications and seen how complexity manifests itself in many different ways. There are a slew of solutions to combat complexity that people infinitely smarter than I have figured out, named, written and given conference talks about.

Compose better commits and squash less often.

Some people ❤ to squash. I do not love to squash my commits. I like to be deliberate about what I’m committing and when I’m committing it. Because I am deliberate about this, I don’t like squashing. Squashing hides my history.