06 Dec

The power of abstraction

If someone had asked me "what is the number 1, absolutely most important concept in all of software development?" I would answer it using one word: "abstraction".

Abstraction is all about reducing an idea to its absolute essence.

Let's look at an...

19 Jul

How to make the most of dev.to

Two months ago my camel's back broke.

I was part of another online developers community and after getting one too many undeserved insults from some of their lesser members I decided that enough is enough. And began looking for a new home.

Luckily...

22 Jun

That programming book you never finished

Tell me if this sounds familiar:

You walk into a bookstore, browse through some shelves and run into a programming book about a subject you always wanted to learn. Maybe it was about machine learning or algorithms or some other cool technology.

Y...

02 Jun

No, you’re not bad at math

Sorry, but I'll have to disagree with you about this one. Wholeheartedly. If you have the idea that you're "bad at math" then you're simply wrong. Dead wrong. How do I know this? Because no one was worse at Math than I was. I was at the bottom of m...

02 Jun

No, you’re not bad at math

Sorry, but I'll have to disagree with you about this one. Wholeheartedly. If you have the idea that you're "bad at math" then you're simply wrong. Dead wrong. How do I know this? Because no one was worse at Math than I was. I was at the bottom of m...

02 Jun

It’s a self-taught’s world

I remember my first programming gig. Being a self-taught programmer I figured it would be minutes before I would be exposed for the fraud that I was.

I pictured one of the other engineers take a glance at my code, frown their eyebrows, look at me ...

02 Jun

It’s a self-taught’s world

I remember my first programming gig. Being a self-taught programmer I figured it would be minutes before I would be exposed for the fraud that I was.

I pictured one of the other engineers take a glance at my code, frown their eyebrows, look at me ...