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  • When to Roll Your Own

    Libraries are amazing. No, not the place where you go and get books for free (though, those are amazing too!), but software libraries. Libraries let you “skip” a bunch of work and go straight to the meat and potatoes of your software. If you are writing scheduling software, you can get an open-source library to…

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