21 ways to increase your productivity as a developer

It’s easy to fall into a habit of being comfortable. When it comes to coding, productivity can be improved in two ways — getting good at the language you’re working with or upgrading your environment and processes incrementally.

4th Jan, 2022

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How To Write Commit Messages That Won’t Tilt Your Teammates

We’ve all used git in some form or another. The code versioning system is an industry staple. With over 40 million users worldwide and 190 million repositories on GitHub, git is here to stay. While the concept of git is easy - pull your code, do whatever, save, add,

28th Oct, 2021

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How old is too old to learn code?

Maybe it’s subjective filtering but everyone seems to be coding nowadays. You’ve got kids learning to code in school and the older folks celebrating their wins on Twitter and LinkedIn. There are learn-to-code books for babies, tweens, teens, adult learners, hobbyists, and tinkerers. There are games, learning guides,

20th Oct, 2021

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Trends Come And Go, But JavaScript Is Forever

Oh, JavaScript —that child of the 90s that somehow made it from the shadows of more established programming languages like Java and the C-family — you’ve come far and flourished to a point where there’s no denial that you’re here to stay. You’re like the Harvard dropouts

14th Jul, 2021

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7 Rules Of Writing Good Code

Good code — it’s a debatable mystery that plagues developers from all programming languages. It is often highly opinionated, vague, and at times conflicting. We all know we should write good code, but what exactly does it mean? Some say to write as little code as possible. Others say to

13th Jul, 2021

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Beat The Dunning Krueger Effect To Propel Yourself As A Developer

Throughout my career as a developer, I’ve exhibited varying degrees of hubris — the good bulk of it at the beginning of my journey. I was the cocky junior dev, filled with over-confidence, and somewhat overly zealous advocation of things I thought I understood. It happens to all of us

31st May, 2021

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Is PHP Dead or Alive?

PHP is something that we don’t really hear about in mainstream media. Angular, React, Node.js, and Python are all the rage nowadays. Even computer science degrees focus their efforts on Java and C languages. Meanwhile, PHP seems to be sitting in the corner, watching as everyone else gets

19th May, 2021

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It’s time we talk about Object-Oriented JavaScript

Front end technology, especially JavaScript, has historically been looked down upon by back end veterans as not being a proper language. Mostly because JavaScript started off as function based language — making it immature in the ways of potential growth and what it can do. I remember back in the late

26th Mar, 2021

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What is better — Functional programming or Object-Oriented?

You’re probably asking the wrong question

26th Mar, 2021

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Developers are more than just code monkeys

How businesses can take responsibility for themselves and code they create

26th Mar, 2021

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