The best developers are the ones who are impatient about their workflows. They build or find tools that make their development process shorter.

I remember hearing a talk one time where a developer expressed frustration at having to type two keystrokes instead of one for a common command. He made the point that over the course of dozens of times making that keystroke over hundreds of days in a year times decades of programming he saved himself hours of work by reducing or eliminating common tasks.

Working on how you work is such an important topic. Thanks for including it in this article and reminding me of it.

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