In Praise of Low Tech DevEx

    When I started my career as an engineer in the early noughties, I was very keen on developer experience (devex). So when I joined a company whose chosen language was TCL (no, really), I decided to ask...

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    At 50 Years Old, Is SQL Becoming a Niche Skill?

    SQL is turning 50 years old later this week 🎉 In your opinion, which are the best bits? Which are the worst? — Jeremy Taylor (@refset) April 29, 2024

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    Learn JQ the Hard Way, Part III - Filters

    Other Posts Part I Part II Simple Filters In this section we introduce the most-frequently used feature of jq: the filter. Filters allow you to reduce a given stream of JSON to another smaller, more r...