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Eric Lawless @eplawless Los Angeles, California

Software Architect on League of Legends. Twitter is horrible and I'm sorry you've had to be here too. He/him.

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Joined Twitter 10/14/08


@brian_d_vaughn Yeah, it seems plausible. A former colleague is going through the process right now so I'm having them report back :) @brian_d_vaughn I'd strongly considered trying to join, to the point of talking with a recruiter, but having to acc… https://t.co/TOIf9sv5lD
9/20
2018
yes, we are a highly diverse company. susan in accounts is a goth
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @jamiebuilds A @JonOlick Is this... The Year?
9/19
2018
I hate computers. https://t.co/CgH3oh21qM
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9/18
2018
Yes please. https://t.co/aQWem0s30eUh. Muting suggest_recycled_tweet_inline and suggest_activity_tweet actually has fixed my timeline. It's all chrono… https://t.co/4qcQCkEAd8
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @kchironis My Favourite Murder
9/17
2018
This is an important read. Linus Torvalds reflecting on his behavior and apologizing, and it's a good sign for the… https://t.co/MNX7g0zz5I
Retweeted by Eric LawlessLearning Houdini, baby steps https://t.co/SG8XZDCh6Z
Retweeted by Eric LawlessThis is a great visual synopsis of my React Performance talk at @ReactAlicante! https://t.co/ddn4HRFvZD
Retweeted by Eric LawlessIf you want to know how stacking contexts stack up in CSS, my friend @ijayessbe has written a detailed, yet incredi… https://t.co/0jASh9vpu2
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9/16
2018
i'm going to get fired #TheDragonPrince https://t.co/veHGoqs2k8
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @RiotQuickshot Give us the heimer again. Is that 55 KDA now?
9/15
2018
Okay, I must admit I am getting a kick out of these RTX On/Off memes https://t.co/PiBq5SBYG0
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @getify @BenLesh hmm, link seems to have lost some code. try this: https://t.co/CX8meaEhUl @getify @BenLesh It's been a bit since I wrote any Rx but here's something simpler to demonstrate: https://t.co/FyUZOCByVo @getify @BenLesh It does! Check it out: https://t.co/VoA0vcOqPw @BenLesh @getify I've always held that takeUntil is by far the most valuable piece of RxJS. You can write really si… https://t.co/YtAVEPzsp2 @maybekatz And yet this state absolutely refuses to learn how to make poutine or shawarma. @pati_gallardo It removes identity, especially for trans folks for whom it's reaffirming. @kchironis as somebody in charge of computers I 100% bless the thing you did
9/14
2018
I've definitely been thinking a lot more about TypeScript recently. Feels like something I should probably be doing. https://t.co/ROvmoI6o3E
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9/13
2018
People say RxJS is hard to learn. This is the analogy that I've found most helpful. Imagine a river. A stream, if… https://t.co/V1Bgrxg5uZ
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9/12
2018
✨Odyssey Splash Artists ✨ Sona - Carry: Kelly Aleshire, Support: Esben Rasmussen Ziggs - Carry: Jem Flores, Suppor… https://t.co/IGPHt0zoSc
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @wickerwaka congrats :D
9/11
2018
updated my very cool diagram about the game boy's lcd redraw cycle and its timing https://t.co/8wcw1thTZS
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @doctorow I'd love to see some data on how effective Patreon has been in the space. @jfbastien @tabatkins @PiotrPadlewski I wrote Houdini's shader compiler back in the day, and one of my test program… https://t.co/TyZZbgj8zP @kyleshevlin Agreed. I struggle to recommend a college degree these days knowing how much worse it's gotten. The le… https://t.co/CFqQTAw0ng @jfbastien @tabatkins @PiotrPadlewski Oh I love that they finally killed them. I haven't been paying as much attent… https://t.co/t3JAhQIIHY @kyleshevlin I feel that. We paid our loans off really aggressively, lucked out on jobs, and it still took 4-5 year… https://t.co/jGe8uXCC6h @tabatkins @jfbastien I eagerly await your assessment of digraphs and trigraphs in C++ @kyleshevlin We live in LA and this made me laugh, and then immediately made me sad. We own a house back in Ontario… https://t.co/wvT5T6MN5W @jfbastien C++-My hobby: suggesting that diehard C programmers really want to use C++. My other hobby: suggesting that diehard C++… https://t.co/UcevsOXVLr
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9/10
2018
@DanShappir @getify @rauschma Thanks for the talk! I'll dig in further. @DanShappir @getify @rauschma The transformation vs enhancement lens is really interesting. The scope of ES6 is suc… https://t.co/7NcqGJ5wEpStatus report: oops @vj_chidambaram @Plinz That's true, but let's be clear on whether we mean "good" or "good enough". No shame in either. @ibuildinternet @_ericelliott @rauschma Yep! https://t.co/CdaknR9Fct @rauschma @_ericelliott Revert "typeof in TDZ is an error" IMO. Cost outweighs the benefits.Tired of wasting time adapting the layout due to the keyboard. This is what we came up with, it's just the first st… https://t.co/V8DP32GqwI
Retweeted by Eric Lawlessinteresting... he's right. the choice of directional divisions in teaching (horizontal layers vs vertical layers) i… https://t.co/sBa83EiDxJ
Retweeted by Eric Lawless#S04WIN let's gooo 🔥🔥🔥What one programmer can do in one month, two programmers can do in two months. - Fred Brooks https://t.co/OpuGofkiUK
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @rauschma @Martin_Adams It's still going to take a long time, but from what I've experienced those engineers end up writing better code. @rauschma @Martin_Adams Yeah. I watched this happen with C++, where the surface area is several times that of even… https://t.co/uQko8TErzQ @rauschma @Martin_Adams There's a framing Riot uses, "T-shaped engineers" with good breadth in a bunch of areas and… https://t.co/dSut9zaJVW @AdamRackis Yeah, that's going to be the reality. I'm looking to iterate on my approach so I'm happy to get all this considered discussion. @rauschma @getify Ah interesting. So, a concrete example: walking through the places where typeof is no longer safe… https://t.co/3zW9KQsufZDamn right. If you dangle equality or fair treatment over someone's head as a reward for proper tone, you are showi… https://t.co/YdU2CMj86J
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @eplawless @rauschma i'll say i strongly think people should still learn ES6isms in the context of what they replac… https://t.co/HHWVB1ifb9
Retweeted by Eric Lawless– Initially not learning old features helps getting started quickly, w/ less confusion (rationale behind my “Impati… https://t.co/NReQ3vznUd
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @rauschma do you have any thoughts on whether devs should learn ES5 before touching ES6?TS weakness: the border between statically typed and dynamic. Use cases: – Parsing JSON – Checking that a .d.ts ma… https://t.co/YExSbNDoqn
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @ooblets Can't wait for launch. You guys rock.
9/9
2018
Starting a New Job Me as a manager: The first month is all about learning. Give yourself time to learn the tools,… https://t.co/cLn9l5DpVr
Retweeted by Eric LawlessGive me the AUDACITY to be asked by the New York Times "What are five mins that you’d play for a friend to convince… https://t.co/YYk2wtxBCb
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @sehurlburt So the problem is "will it be purple enough"? You could add food coloring.Unpopular take: really, properly learn all of ES5 before starting with any part of ES6, then don't touch TypeScript… https://t.co/L6hR9ZrJDOThe worlds shittiest life lesson to learn is that you can't wait around for someone to change - a boyfriend, a comp… https://t.co/7uHJbSC5Sk
Retweeted by Eric LawlessI love this whole thread. https://t.co/6k7atPbzEzA Seattle game dev with 20+ years experience was telling me the other day they can earn $150-190k per year. This th… https://t.co/WVH8CB1fYJ
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9/8
2018
@AdamRackis Same @spacepopstar @barrelshifter let's not jump to conclusions, I've segfaulted both MSVC and GCC beforeImmutability: A story in three acts. @ken_wheeler @Sander_Spies https://t.co/TuYsCnp4u4
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @bradleymeck @ljharb Think about a related case: p = {set x() { throw 42 }}; o = {__proto__: p}; o.x = 99. Assignme… https://t.co/T5oTVIBDEa
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9/7
2018
@Ralleezy @ggIzento The subreddit isn't anywhere close to capable of killing the game :) we just go to where our pl… https://t.co/6an0MED5aRAs a developer at Riot, I can attest that this interview is extremely relevant to how we build League of Legends. I… https://t.co/C5sUW3grBO @TravisGafford your video's removal is baffling.Happy I got to have this conversation! Big culture changes are bound to happen at Riot, and hopefully will lead to… https://t.co/TxreF5kIIx
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @Rhoulette Thanks so much for this interview. @b0rk feels good, differentiates subtly but enoughon getting a new manager https://t.co/oC8jjPWNYr
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9/6
2018
@tabatkins @jsx That's insane @tabatkins @jsx My bad, the pattern is great, you should join us and hurl yourself off the precipice that is JSX tr… https://t.co/O4arIurATo @tabatkins /** @jsx mk */ 👀How this works: is-a in a single inheritance hierarchy = whether type is an ancestor of final type of object in a c… https://t.co/OUG7hGKgeX
Retweeted by Eric Lawless"Hey JS devs, JS sucks" JS devs: " lol you're tellin me!" "Hey FP lang devs, some of the nomenclature might not b… https://t.co/BRA7PT4GqQ
Retweeted by Eric LawlessGAMEDEV TIP: Is your code not working? Is there a variable named "y"? Try putting a negative symbol before it. Does… https://t.co/hmcMJ31taA
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9/5
2018
At Facebook we check node.js, Yarn and every package into version control. Everybody is always on the latest versio… https://t.co/Ux6moy37cS
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9/4
2018
The homeless on the Venice Boardwalk have learned how to make the scooters go full time without the app. They’re st… https://t.co/RQ0TWXamPb
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @captbaritone @wolfjay_ @NeilThompson @meyerweb @chriscoyier I've had really good success with… https://t.co/J7pErbj5dY @RiotAzael This is hype as hellGAME 5 BABY LET'S GOOOOOO!!! #NALCS
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @TDMoss You mean we can't hit you with "back when Tim was an engineer" anymore? @BenLesh @AdamRackis 100% - I was a compiler engineer in a past life and you can't give me enough static or dynamic verification mechanisms.Me: TypeScript is overkill for unit tests. Also Me: https://t.co/tGMRiHVgqV
Retweeted by Eric LawlessLet me restate it for unequivocal clarity. If you think Riot having a room for women/nb only for a short time is s… https://t.co/aEuLkWfSwd
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9/2
2018
"But instead of dealing with sexism they're now sexist against men!! They have such extreme options!! They're takin… https://t.co/6iibovKUq2
Retweeted by Eric Lawless @RiotPulse Failure to understand this concept is much more of a barrier to entry into game dev than any perceived d… https://t.co/jYb13fncU8Tech workers: Failing to act when your company is doing wrong in the world means you are complicit. You should be h… https://t.co/nJF7l9Aw8F
Retweeted by Eric Lawlessyeah sex is really great but have you ever tried having a manager who understands your mental health issues and mak… https://t.co/p6QhjbAAgg
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9/1
2018
Hey everyone! Reminder that applications are still open! Come learn to make games! https://t.co/QM8M7zS3h0
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8/31
2018
@stefanpenner @ZiggyTheHamster For the reinforcement piece, it makes sense to reach for Stallman if the idea is tha… https://t.co/Mb76mRtHUs @stefanpenner @ZiggyTheHamster Yeah, sorry for the delay (was asleep). You called out Lerna as "not open source" si… https://t.co/2pJVsQAkR1 @stefanpenner @ZiggyTheHamster The GNU Public License is viral and wildly restrictive to commercial use. It's hard… https://t.co/LZB8QCgsP4 @jamiebuilds I appreciated the relicensing and I'm disappointed to see it walked back. You did a good thing.
8/30
2018

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