Want to change the world? Start off by making your bed

If you wanna change the world, start off by making your bed. - US Navy Admiral, William H. McRaven I started with the quote from a very inspirational video from YouTube that I recommend everyone to see. Especially the people with attitude described below. This is about people (developers included) that keep complaining about everything … Continue reading Want to change the world? Start off by making your bed

Technology radars and staying up-to-date with frameworks, languages and tools

Background Have you ever wondered if the framework you're willing to pick for your next project is mature enough? Maybe it's your boss trying to convince you that this particular language you'd like to use is just something new and shouldn't be used for a production app? Maybe you're simply curious what has popped out … Continue reading Technology radars and staying up-to-date with frameworks, languages and tools

JavaScript frameworks – status in December 2017

Normally, one or two years ago, I would say that while writing this post, 100 new JavaScript frameworks have appeared that are worth checking. The same was with bundling and compilers/transpilers. They've been all multiplying themselves and one could think that this is just the beginning. Today, when I look back at this topic from … Continue reading JavaScript frameworks – status in December 2017

The importance of feedback. How to give and receive feedback well?

Each time I think about the problem with feedback, I recall the famous presentation of Erik Meijer "One hacker way", when he says about the system developed without a proper feedback - no feedback loop - summed up with a sentence "That's how Microsoft Office Ribbon was born". I think I can see this Microsoft-Ribbon … Continue reading The importance of feedback. How to give and receive feedback well?