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I'm Still Blogging Somehow
I'm Still Blogging Somehow

This will mark my 300th blog post since this writing journey began a few years back. And it will be as random as anything else that was written during the past few years.

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5 Simple Ways To Monetize Your Blog
5 Simple Ways To Monetize Your Blog

If you're a blogger, then most likely you began writing because you enjoyed it, and not because you'll be making 6 figures while sipping tea in some remote location in the world. But that's not to say that you can't be a successful blogger that does it full time. There have been many excellent bloggers in past years that made it their full time job to write and that eventually gave rise to many more opportunities for them. For example Jeff Atwood's blog CodingHorror started off as random tech related posts and a good way for a programmer to get his aggression out, but eventually it turned into his full time job, and even more e

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My 5 Most Popular Blog Posts In 2016
My 5 Most Popular Blog Posts In 2016

Another marker in our society signifying the passing of time just occurred, and while I don't hold much regard to it, since every single day only happens once per year, many people do. So in celebration of this milestone, I went ahead and dug up my 5 most popular posts for 2016.

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Localizing This Blog In Spanish
Localizing This Blog In Spanish

It recently dawned on me that I speak the Spanish language. Not in a "I got my PhD in Spanish" from some far off university way, but in a my parents speak Spanish and so do I way. Just recently I wrote about the importance of sharing your code and with that new ways to help me achieve that have come to light. And so to go along with that new found (or newly realized) knowledge, I have decided to begin the long and arduous journey of site localization on this blog and to begin writing posts in both English and Spanish and whatever language I can keep up in my time. This post will not be a how to on site localization however, as that would take me a good while and a fair number of examples and pros and cons and hair pulling and such. But in a future post I will cover what I did in order to localize this website and I will give a fairly general template that you can use as well if you wish to do the same.

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exciting ways to improve your software knowledge
exciting ways to improve your software knowledge

You might be keen to learn more about software and different advanced technologies, improving your knowledge. This is certainly worth doing as it will provide you with a fantastic advantage if you want to gain a position in the IT industry. This is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today and it doesn’t look like things will be slowing down anytime soon. On top of this, discovering more about software and technology will provide you with the option to gain higher positions in IT for larger levels of pay. So, there are certainly various benefits to doing this. But, how can you improve your knowledge? Well, there are a few paths that you may want to consider taking.

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there's a smarter way to make money
there's a smarter way to make money
There's a Smarter Way to Make Money

There’s a smarter way to make money than swapping time for money, and most programmers already understand the power of financial leverage in the sense that rather than earning $100 as an hourly wage, it is much better to develop an app, be that an SAS app or paid iPhone app that can then be downloaded or subscribed to multiple times without you having to do any extra work - particularly if the revenue is recurring.

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pain waves: can data hurt?
pain waves: can data hurt?
Pain Waves: Can Data Hurt?

If you live in a modern city or town, like most of the world’s population, your body is no stranger to the bombardment of data which objects in these areas have to endure. With the vast majority of people’s internet signals being wireless, radio and telephone services constantly active, and all of the other radiation-based transfer methods being used, it’s hard to avoid it. Over the last few years, this has raised a lot of questions about safety, leaving people worried that data could be damaging their body. To help you to understand this area, this post will be exploring wireless communications and transfers, all while answering the big question; can data hurt?

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app inspiration: gaining valuable insight from non-competing brands
app inspiration: gaining valuable insight from non-competing brands
App Inspiration: Gaining Valuable Insight From Non-Competing Brands

When creating an App for your business (or a client), there are many different factors to consider. First and foremost, it is imperative to build a unique piece of software. Still, there’s nothing wrong with gaining inspiration from products that are already on the market.

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traps not to fall into when selling your hard drive
traps not to fall into when selling your hard drive

If you have a few old hard drives lying around, you might be thinking about selling them to make some extra cash. However, there are a few traps you can end up falling into when you decide to sell your hard drive that you’re going to want to avoid. A study has recently shown that people who sell their old used hard drives and SSDs aren't taking the steps they need to take to wipe data from them. This is dangerous for obvious reasons; one of the biggest ones being that the buyer can access personal information, and even corporate data in some cases.

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development mistakes that will ruin your app
development mistakes that will ruin your app

When developing an app, whether for business or an entirely different purpose, there are a few mistakes that will ruin your app completely. Read on for some common mistakes that you should do your best to avoid:

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About Me

Walter Guevara
Walter G.
Walter G. is a software engineer with over 10 years of professional experience. When he isn't blogging or being a CTO he enjoys coding randomly complex things that he hopes many people will get a chance to use one day.
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