software career

Sep
13
5 Characteristics of Successful Engineering Team Leads (that you’re probably underestimating)

5 Characteristics of Successful Engineering Team Leads (that you’re probably underestimating)

Here are five (underestimated) characteristics you can adopt to be a successful engineering team lead.
2 min read
Sep
09
3 YouTube Videos Every Developer Should Watch To Learn More About Object-Oriented Programming

3 YouTube Videos Every Developer Should Watch To Learn More About Object-Oriented Programming

I’ve been re-watching these videos every year ever since I got serious about object-oriented programing.
1 min read
Sep
04
5 Small (But Easily Fixable) Mistakes Most People Make Working In Software Development

5 Small (But Easily Fixable) Mistakes Most People Make Working In Software Development

Getting promoted oftentimes isn't about being "the best." It's actually far more about being reliable—and people being able to trust that you won't make little mistakes.
1 min read
Sep
02

3 Simple (But Effective) Pieces Of Advice I’d Give Anyone Starting Out In Software Development

I have been working in software for over 20 years. These are the 3 simple (but effective) pieces of advice I'd give anyone starting out (or who wants to get started)
1 min read
Sep
01

Make this 1 Small Change to How You Ask For Help to Easily Get Exactly What You Need

You’d be 10x more effective at work if you changed how you asked for help.
1 min read
Aug
28
The Simplest Way For New Developers To Overcome Imposter Syndrome

The Simplest Way For New Developers To Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Every developer struggles with Imposter Syndrome.
1 min read
Aug
27
An Easy Framework For Learning a New Programming Language (or Framework)

An Easy Framework For Learning a New Programming Language (or Framework)

I have been writing code for 25 years. Along the way, I have done all sorts of things to try
1 min read
Aug
26

Anyone Interested In Being a Better Programmer Should Read This Blog Post

If you are at all interested in becoming a better programmer, then you need to clear your calendar and read.
Aug
25

5 questions Junior Developers should ask during code reviews to learn more (and suffer less)

Junior developers hate mandatory code reviews.
1 min read
Aug
21

1 Tip I Would Give Someone Who Wanted to Get Started Working as a Software Developer

I have been working in software development for 20 years now. And what I can tell you (from experience) is that in order to work in this industry you need to be constantly learning, creating things, and showing off your work.
1 min read