Wordle is one of the latest crazes to
hit Twitter. You might have noticed it – it’s the thing everyone’s posting with
the yellow and green boxes. Wordle is a game where you have to guess the word of
the day. Each time you guess, it’ll tell you if each letter appears at the spot
you guessed, somewhere else in the word, or nowhere in the word. You win by
guessing the correct word in 6 guesses or less.
Iteration is an important part of my development workflow, and it’s an important
part of the way we work at Strava. Over the course of my own career, I’ve
learned to really value the process of incremental development. By shipping
relatively small changes quickly, we can gather feedback, observe important
metrics, and continue the cycle with targeted improvements. Ultimately, this
helps us continually deliver athlete value on a rapid timeline.
made waves when GitHub introduced the feature several months ago. Codespaces
promises a lot. It solves configuration headaches, it creates disposable
environments, it can provide better performance than the laptop you’re working
on, and it can better enable remote collaboration. I was interested to dip my
toes in the water and see what it’s like to work with Codespaces, but that can
be a little tricky to do if you don’t have access to a GitHub org that’s paying
for Codespaces. Fortunately, as it turns out, there’s a very accessible
alternative that’s free and easy to try, and it’s a great way to get a taste of
what the Codespaces experience might be like.
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