Whatever your line of work, I’m sure you noticed companies constantly want to earn more. The intuitive way to earn more is to work faster. Produce more in less time, and you earn more for the same time window, right? As a contractor, I’ve worked with many companies of varying sizes. From start-ups to scale-upsContinue reading “Agile? We Are Doing It Wrong”
Category Archives: Reading
You Get What You Give
If there’s one thing I could probably never get enough of it is good books. Since I got my Kindle, I stopped buying paper books. I have gone full digital. There are many advantages to digital books. Being free is not one of them. Imagine my joy when I found a way to get bundlesContinue reading “You Get What You Give”
I read manuals. You know, these booklets that you get with many of the products we buy. It’s amazing how many things I discover about products by doing just that. I often come across “the top 5 things you didn’t know about…” blog posts. They cover my phone, my laptop, my TV, my headset… YouContinue reading “RTFM”
A Lazy Singleton
Every profession has its own jargon. It helps convey ideas to fellow professionals quicker. Some terms are more important than others, because they encapsulate a whole solution with a single expression. The software world is no different. We have plenty of terms we use on a daily basis to convey software (or hardware) ideas. TermsContinue reading “A Lazy Singleton”
If you are a developer, you probably know this. Developers are notoriously socially awkward. Sure, I met a few exceptions. For the most part, though, the reputation seems fair. Maybe it’s being introverts that leads people to become developers. Maybe it’s the long hours in front of a computer screen that impair one’s personal skills.Continue reading “Hello, Friend”
The Life of a Software Developer
A recommendation of a book that helps you develop yourself.
Clean Your Code!
You may have heard of Uncle Bob. If you have not, now is as good a time as any. Robert C. Martin, known as Uncle Bob, is the author of quite a few canon books. The one I want to focus on in this post is Clean Code. Out of all of Uncle Bob’s booksContinue reading “Clean Your Code!”
A Book to Live By
Algorithms to Live By is
a light, relatable and enlightening read.
Boil with class
Get yourself a nice Kettle. Sage are quite good.