On dealing with the gap times you inevitably encounter when doing focused heads down work, and how to make use of them without breaking your flow.
On the different feelings that come along with different kinds of work, and how to change your mood to fit the work you need to get done.
Ruminations on the weird feeling of being two decades into a career and still only getting started.
The hard part of learning anything new is that as soon as you take your first couple steps, you’ll inevitably find that there isn’t a singular path to go down.
A sample chapter from my book, Programming Beyond Practices. Imagine that you run an educational journal for programmers that has paying customers but is too small to support full-time work.… Read more Identifying the pain points of service integrations →
Q1: Describe your dream coding job in three words. GO! #CodeNewbie — CodeNewbie (@CodeNewbies) August 10, 2017 Bootstrapped. Profitable. Human-centric. Q2: Ok, so we talked about what you want in… Read more August 9 #CodeNewbie Chat →
A sample chapter from my book, Programming Beyond Practices. Imagine that you work for a product company that is known for their massive knowledge base of high-quality documentation. The business… Read more Spotting Hidden Dependencies in Incremental Changes →
An excerpt from my book, Programming Beyond Practices. Part of a three part series which begins here. You arrive at the office to find the whiteboards filled with a ton… Read more Using Prototypes to Explore Project Ideas, Part III →