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Untold Benefits of a Software Blog

Starting a software blog can feel out of reach to most. Without readers our time will be wasted, right?

Wrong.

Thousands of dollars. That is what blogging about software will make you,

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2017: The Goals

If i had to summarize my learnings of 2016 to a single lesson, it would be the importance of goal setting and measurability. In the same vein, it is time that i

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Designing as a Developer

Software developers have two things in common: we write code and we suck at making things look nice. Or so we think.

The truth is we aren't actually bad at making stuff

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Prove Features Manually

At companies, we spend a lot of time using intuition to solve problems or increase revenue. But it is rare that these features, in their first version, end up working as we

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Iterative Architectures

One of the common themes i see teams struggle with is their architecture. In the technology world, needs and opinions change over time. Because of this, no architecture is truly future-proof. They

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Design By Ideal

I find myself asking the question, "How would this work in a perfect world? What is the ideal here?" more and more lately. It seems to fit in so many discussions, from