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#009: 4 Ways to Make Money Working in Data newsletter Jul 31, 2022

Money isn't everything. But we also don't work for free. 

The data world is a massive marketplace full of opportunities both traditional and nontraditional.

And there has never been...

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#008: 3 Must-Haves for Any SQL Style Guide newsletter Jul 17, 2022

No developer actually enjoys creating documentation.

We want to build things, not be part-time writers.

But we also all have our own opinions and egos when it comes to best practices.

We’ve...

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#007: Pick the Right Temperature for Data Storage newsletter Jul 03, 2022

Imagine you have many gigabytes (or more) of photos & videos on your laptop.

It’s taking up all of your local storage but you don’t want to just delete it.

You could store them on...

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#006: Good Habits to Help You Write Cleaner SQL newsletter Jun 19, 2022

Even in 2022, SQL is absolutely still one of the most important languages for data engineers.

Yet despite its long lifespan many developers continue to write lazy and poorly written code.

In this...

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#005: 3 Ways to Optimize Your Git Projects newsletter Jun 05, 2022

Version control platforms have become the central hub for modern data teams.

It’s where all code moves and where we spend a large portion of our time.

In today’s edition, I want to...

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#004: How a Simple Request Form Boosts Productivity newsletter May 22, 2022

The best and worst part about working in data is how close we are to our stakeholders.

Unlike software engineers, we have a much more personal relationship with our users.

In today’s post...

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#003: 3 Reasons You Should Always Use Database Roles newsletter May 08, 2022

More security. More cost savings. More automation.

In today's post you'll learn how database roles can influence all three and how understanding this topic can separate you as a more senior-level...

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#002: Using Zapier for Real-Time Data (Without Code) newsletter Apr 24, 2022

Imagine... you have a client with a lead-generating website.

They tell you they want all form submissions logged in a database.

More importantly, because time is money,...

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#001: Debug Like a Pro with Open-Source Communities newsletter Apr 10, 2022

It's an unfortunate reality that you'll probably spend 50% of your time as a developer de-bugging something.

But there's a sneaky way to drastically cut that down.

In the days of old, if...

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