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Lessons Learned Contributing to Dogecoin.

Dogecoin was created as a joke, a meme poking fun at the all-too-serious nature of cryptocurrency. Why shouldn’t development be fun?

Along the way, maybe we can help make a globally available, decentralized microtransaction system that lets people do and build interesting things.

Here’s what I’ve learned contributing code to Dogecoin core and other projects.

Mar 27, 2022

Compiler Warnings Are Interesting (PR 2503)

Smart developers get the computer to warn them if something looks wrong. Excellent developers make a habit of listening.

Mar 25, 2022

Code Reviews Make Good Code

Why do code reviews matter? Things you can learn by looking at how projects decide what changes to include.

Mar 23, 2022

Freezing the GUI in PR 1856

My Dogecoin PR to allow users to import private keys from the GUI had a flaw; it froze the GUI. That was fixable... eventually.