Thamara Andrade

Colorall Game Devlog - Creating a game in one week

tl;dr; I developed a game by myself for the One Minute Game Jam using Godot in just a few days. You can check it and play it online at itchi.io. How it all began I will not lie that when choosin...

Guessing better in Wordle using Python

It’s a new year and usually, people tend to make goals of working out, getting more organized, and leaving addictions, and I’m no different. But to my surprise, I started the year with a new addict...

Online tools for C++ developers

C++ is the main language I use. It’s what pays my bills but more than that, is what gives me a lot of joy due to its complexity and powerfulness. But many times when I’m working I miss the ability ...

Code Review - What is and why you should care

Recently, I gave a talk on Code Review at the WomentTech Global Conference (I even talk about how it all happened in this post). It was such a great experience, I decided to share in a text (and so...

Code Annotation: a VSCode extension for adding notes on your code without commiting

tl;dr; Code annotation is a Visual Studio Code extension that creates and tracks annotations from your source code without actually committing comments on your code. You can download Code Annotat...

My learnings while becoming a conference speaker

Before everything In 2020, before the pandemic hit us, I had included in my life goals to attend a tech conference. With COVID and most of the conferences being canceled or postponed, I thought thi...

How to sleep... in different programming languages

Every now and then, as a developer, we need to add a sleep in our code. Usually to make some test work, or god knows the reason. In particular, I use this a lot in Tcl, as this is the primary langu...

Finally got an answer to a long-lasting question - How many times I watched a show on Netflix

I subscribe to Netflix for almost 10 years now. Of course, I have my favorite series and movies that I repeatedly watch, especially before bedtime. With this, I came to memorize many scenes, espe...

How to make someone's day in under 5 min

Over the weekend, I got an email notification from someone I didn’t know. The subject read, “Thank you for your GitHub post!”. I got curious. This person was thanking me for one issue I fixed in my...

Contributing to Open-Source, a brief how-to

October is here, so it is Hacktoberfest, an event by DigitalOcean in partnership with Intel and Dev to celebrate Open Source and get more people involved with it. As someone who found in open sour...