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Clean Code is something which seems so simple by names and most of the times something which is ignored and forgiven by most programmers of all ages, but it is one of the most important characteristic of maintainable code. You may be a top shot programmer highly skilled in structures and algos, but if it is not clean, it may end up as junk. Clean code is something which wraps all (yes all) the aspects of modern programming such as various Design patterns, principles etc. But yet, a lot of people forget (or rather ignore). Lets try to understand what it is, and why is it important. For the most part of the code I shall refer c# in this post, but this applies in general to any language, as its a paradigm to general coding practices not specific to any language.
Disclaimer: Also, this post may get a little longer and may seem a bit boring, but i would highly recommend reading it. Also, most of the content is what i learned by experience, suggestions and/or comments are welcome.

Brief summary of programmers life

I am in programming for about 15 years, initially as a freelancer, and for about last 10 years, working full time. Have been involved in code reviews and refactoring at multiple levels for about last 6 years or so. Also, i have been following several open source projects and also contributing in my part time. Basically in this post, some of the common issues I found across platforms are highlighted along with why are they important.

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How many times as a developer of a site, blog or CMS have you wished to have a custom frontend. There have been cases where a developer would have wished that he could create his own frontend. Also, at times many times, a lot of developers had tried to tweak the site to fit into different mobile screens. The reason is mainly because you are bound by the themes and templates that are tied to the CMS and customizing the provided templates is sometimes even more challenging then creating new ones. Well, it seems now there is a very simple answer to all such questions. Headless CMS.

What is a headless CMS?

A normal CMS system be it wordpress, Joomla or anything that you write from scratch, basically it has more or components as shown in diagram.

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Recently my machine got formatted. While re-installing the system, I didn’t installed Visual Studio 2019 first. I tried SQL Server management studio later and then SQL Server. The reason for this particular order was due that the fact more or less the work was targetted more on central SQL Severs and for personal purposes I basically use an instance of Azure and then later delete it.

During the installation of SQL server, i faced a wierd problem which wasted about an hour of mine as the setup runs and then it shows as components not installed. The only error thrown during the installation was “vs shell installation has failed with exit code 1638” which seems a bit weird. Some quick googling thereafter revealed that Microsoft C++ 2017 Redistributible was the problem.

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Due to some personal reasons and lack of time, I am thinking of not to blog for something. It has happened again, that site was lost as i dropped the db by mistake, could refer this backup, but several of posts gone (again 🙁 ).

I shall try to put if I find anything useful.

Cheers

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BitCoins have been there since around 2009-2010, but, when the recent Ransomware WannaCry hit, people get to know about it and it reached a boom instantly. The prices have almost upped 3 Times in last 2-3 months, and the trend is expected to continue.

I have been compleetly off, because of some personal emergencies, and after a long time putting this video in multi video series is intended to provide users who are completely new with a basic understanding of what bitcoins are and how they work.

Also more to come in next videos is how to buy, sell, trade, create offline wallets and more. So remain connected to get more , learn more.

INFO: Please note the audio is little bad due to my mic not working and forced to use system mic.