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Posted on: 3/31/2021 - 5 min read
3 sure signs you are burning out as a programmer
The term burnout gets used way too liberally these days to imply any kind of dissatisfaction with your job.If you have an argument with your...
Posted on: 3/29/2021 - 6 min read
6 bad habits every programmer should get rid of
The longer we do anything in life, the more bad habits we will inevitably accumulate. And the same holds true for programming. Sometimes we ...
Posted on: 3/9/2021 - 7 min read
9 strategies in 2021 to improve your programming skills
Whether you are brand new to coding or have been at it for the past decade, odds are that there is some area that could use improving when i...
Posted on: 12/2/2020 - 5 min read
How to not over engineer your code
I do it all the time. And it is hard not to sometimes when you get into the flow and you keep thinking of cool new feature after cool new fe...
Posted on: 9/29/2020 - 3 min read
The best project management app to use in 2020
Finding ways to manage a project can be a challenge, particularly these days with hundreds of new apps coming out claiming to be the champ i...
Posted on: 9/14/2020 - 4 min read
How mushroom coffee can increase your focus while coding
If you are a programmer then you know that there are those moments when you need more focus to get a task completed. Maybe it involves too m...
Posted on: 10/14/2019 - 4 min read
It's not you, it's difficult to stay up to date with code
This morning I was sitting down sipping on my usual Peruvian light roast coffee. Getting that energy spike up and firing up my editor to wri...
Posted on: 9/11/2019 - 5 min read
The best note taking app so far: Notion
One of the hardest things to do these days if you are a student, researcher, scientist, etc, is to keep track of your notes in an effective ...
Posted on: 9/9/2019 - 5 min read
3 reasons you might be struggling as a programmer
Many of you have been trying to learn to code for weeks, months or even years and as soon as you feel like you are getting somewhere and thi...
Posted on: 8/28/2019 - 6 min read
Can you learn to code faster?
Today I'm going to discuss a popular topic that comes up in conversation enough that it warrants a bit more information. And that is how to ...
Posted on: 8/7/2019 - 6 min read
How to stay focused when coding
Have you ever found yourself driving down a new street in a different part of town than you are normally used to and you notice every single...
Posted on: 2/25/2019 - 6 min read
I tried the Pomodoro Technique for a week
For the past week, I've gone ahead and actively and almost religiously lived through the Pomodoro time-management Technique. And this m...
Posted on: 1/25/2018 - 5 min read
Keeping up with technology as a programmer
Technology is rapidly changing these days as the number of developers and companies increases at a surprising rate. It definitely makes sen...
Posted on: 1/10/2018 - 6 min read
Nikola Tesla died penniless, and that's alright
Nikola Tesla has been making the news rounds lately, probably due to his recent birthday. Happy late birthday Mr. Tesla. And after reading ...
Posted on: 12/18/2017 - 5 min read
How to not get bored while coding
Sure, the reds, blues, and purples on the IDE look like a ton of fun, but there comes a time when stying a nav bar for 2 hours just isn't a...
Posted on: 12/8/2017 - 4 min read
Programming In Cubicles Vs Open Floor Plans
There are main 2 ways that you'll be working in an office environment if you're a programmer. And that's either in a cubicle, which we've s...
Posted on: 8/28/2017 - 4 min read
The 5 Minute Rule To Get Things Done
Every individual has their own method for getting things done in their life. Whether it's through some online to do list application or thr...
Posted on: 7/24/2017 - 5 min read
Should Coffee Shops Get Rid of WiFi
It's hard to picture a coffee shop these days that doesn't offer WiFi to its customers with the purchase of a drink. It's become common pra...
Posted on: 6/7/2017 - 3 min read
Why To Do Lists Don't Work
To do lists are hard, as one can tell from the hundreds upon hundreds that exist out in the interwebs today. And for the most part, they al...
Posted on: 5/26/2017 - 4 min read
If You Don't Know How, Then Do It Quickly
I have a stuffed doll that talks when you put pressure on his chest. He says a number of things in a sequential order. And as I cleaned up ...
Posted on: 2/15/2017 - 4 min read
How To Finish A Project
One of the toughest things to battle once you reach a certain level of programming knowledge is the influx of ideas that will flow into you...
Posted on: 1/10/2017 - 5 min read
I Used A Standing Desk For 6 Months
Like many office workers, I had a long history of being a paper weight for office chairs. And I've tried all the chairs in life, believe me...
Posted on: 11/4/2016 - 4 min read
Stop Asking People What They Think
What do you think of this? You do it, I do it, alot and lately I started to wonder why I bother. You know the moment. You just designed a w...
Posted on: 10/25/2016 - 5 min read
Soundtrack To Your Code
If there's one benefit to working for any tech company, it is that most allow you (the programmers) the freedom to drown out your entire su...
Posted on: 9/15/2016 - 5 min read
Should You Share Your Genius Ideas
This is a question that has run through the minds of many many programmers in their coding career at some point or another, including mysel...
Posted on: 7/6/2016 - 4 min read
Why We Should All Be Failing More
Remember that time you took a super hard exam in elementary school, and you skipped question #1 because you were going to circle back to it...
Posted on: 3/9/2016 - 7 min read
Are We Due For The 6 Hour Work Day
If you know me, you know that I'm not a fan of the standard 8 hour workday. And alot of that has to do with my outside of work activities, ...
Posted on: 5/3/2015 - 4 min read
How Fast Can You Read?
Greetings there. Before you continue with the post, please hit the start button down below, read the passage and then hit the stop button w...
Posted on: 2/11/2015 - 6 min read
Are Deadlines Destroying The Quality of Your Work
We've all been at the barrel end of that dreaded word we call a deadline. Many of us first encountered it during our school days. "This ass...
Posted on: 3/1/2014 - 4 min read
Why you should give up multitasking
Multitasking has been my enemy for as long as I can remember, I just didn't know it at the time. The concept of multitasking is fantastic. ...
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