Noel Young Posts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fetching large datasets from a database efficiently and effectively is crucial for maintaining application performance and minimizing resource usage. Here are some best practices: 1. Use Pagination: Instead of fetching…

Best Practices Software Development

Reading Time: 4 minutes My plan was to run just under 7:30 and earn a silver medal but instead, I managed to obliterate all my expectations and run 7:23:19 – and I still can’t believe it!


Reading Time: < 1 minute Variable and function declarations are moved to the top of their scope whereas the variable initialization and function expression is not.

Javascript Programming Nuggets Uncategorized

Reading Time: 2 minutes I don’t think people – specifically my age and below – are realizing the gravity of the pandemic. Mostly, you’ll be fine, sure… You’re young and your immune system functions…

My thoughts Pandemics

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Programming Nuggets SQL

Reading Time: < 1 minute Implementing code reviews in your software development team is about striking a balance between highly regimented and, as a result, stifling practices and creating a collaborative, productive environment. Highly regimented…

Management Software Development

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Git Programming Nuggets

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Django Programming Nuggets Python

Reading Time: 2 minutes These are not my insights but rather a good explanation on Stack Overflow about the difference between the with() and load() methods for eager loading relationships. Essentially they are the…

Laravel Programming Nuggets

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is a fantastic video by Adam Wathan. Ever thought about how you are going to store something like the State pattern to the database in Laravel where your states…

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