What to do when you start questioning your career as a dev
Lost your dev job? Struggling to get a dev job? Here are some things that you can do.
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.
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,
Once upon a time, about a decade or two ago, anyone that did ‘things’ with computers was labeled as nerds. They were the folks that spent a good majority of their time hidden away from the public eye. No one really knew what these ‘computer guys’ were up to — nor
Where are all the elderly developers? Where did they all go? It’s not like they just disappeared into another realm…or did they? How did we arrive at these questions? Why does it matter? and do dev careers really start to die when you turn 35?
So, you’ve got a day job. But you’re starting to feel drained from it. Or perhaps you just feel stuck in your code — unable to learn anything new or feel that spark that you once had. You also need/want a bit of cash on the side for
We’ve all encountered dev memes at some point. The point of memes is to reflect on reality in some form in a humorous manner. Maybe I’m just overthinking it. Maybe I’ve reached a particular point in my coding career to not find them funny anymore. But there’
The art of balancing buzzwords with reality‘Agile development’ are two words that can strike two polarizing feelings in the hearts of developers. In one corner, it’s a sinking feeling of hell no’s with a bubbling sense of internal panic. In the other corner, a group of rogue
If you want to beat the catch 22, draft up your dream resume if you’re stuck for experience. It can make a better roadmap than you’d ever imagine. You need a job. So you sit down, fingers poised on your keyboard, ready to type — but nothing comes out.