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Kirk Haines

I've had a 30+ year career across spectrum from System and DevOps to SRE type work to (a lot of) Software Engineering, and I love helping others to grow in their careers.

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Principal Developer Relations Engineer at New Relic

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Twitch EventSub - The Direct Approach To Getting Started With It

Sorry to be so slow to respond to this. I have been traveling...

Let's Talk About Concurrency

We're going to take a week by week guided tour through the en...

What are your Favorite snacks while coding?

Tea, usually black of some variety. Usually with some cream.

Tabs or Spaces?

I used to use tabs. Now I use spaces. However, most editors m...

What was your first hobby or interest?

What was my first hobby or interest? That's hard to answer. I...

What are your favorite VScode extensions and why?

Tabnine shows the creepy power of GPT-2 when it is targetted ...

What are your favorite VScode extensions and why?

Remote - WSL is the cat's pajamas. Basically, it runs the VS ...

Twitch EventSub - The Direct Approach To Getting Started With It

Code snippets should be good, now. yay!

Twitch EventSub - The Direct Approach To Getting Started With It

Well, shoot. I guess that I accidentally published this. I ha...

What did you learn this week? 04/23/21

I learned Poverty Point, an archaeological site that appears ...

If you could travel now, where would you go ?

Europe, in general. So many reasons. So much to do. And still...

What are some of your fav resources?

I am also pretty fond of the Crystal API documentation: crys...

What are some of your fav resources?

When working with PostgreSQL, I generally consult the core do...

What's your go to bagel order?

Bacon, hold the bagel. Back when I ate bagels a lot, I had a...

What are you listening to while you code/work?

Often, I don't listen to anything. Sometimes I will put a sho...

Design: Art or Process?

This is a great article. Making things look good is hard, but...

Writing Crystal Bindings for the New Relic C SDK

Nim is a very interesting language indeed. It looks a lot lik...

Light mode or Dark Mode?

Dark mode for life.

Research for a Jekyll Profile on GitHub pages

This is awesome. I love Jekyll. A couple of handy plugins t...

Do you write ? If not, what is stoping you?

I'll echo what Pachi says. I think that writing can be intimi...

A "Life". With a twist.

Thank you! I will take a look.

Hack the Planet Contest Winners, Announced!

What a phenomenal set of projects! Thank you to everyone who...

A "Life". With a twist.

Where is the link to your repository? I do not see it above. ...

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