Hi Guys! It's just about the time to finalize the Advent of blog and switch to full-focus mode while preparing for Christmas! I have blogged for the past 3 weeks, starting from 3rd of December up till today. I wrote 21 blog posts. That is more than l did for the past year (or even year … Continue reading Christmas wishes and final of Advent of blog
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
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
I've been asked this question many times before, even recently in regard to the Code Europe conference, that I've recently attended. People are confused, they don't see how one could learn anything in such a short time period, especially given the number of topics covered usually during one day. Wouldn't it be better to spend … Continue reading Are IT conferences worth the money?
Today I wanted to share 6 tips that work for me to stay productive every day, especially at work, but also at home, chasing the daily schedule. Disclaimer The fact that those methods work for me, doesn't necessarily mean they will work for you. Some of them may, some may not, due to the different … Continue reading 6 Tips for boosting your productivity
This is my second week summary for Advent of Blog which makes it third Sunday of Advent. I am obviously proud I made it so far. Especially that there's one week left to the Christmas. I'm blogging each day since 3rd of December, which makes it 15th time today! I have never been such a productive … Continue reading Advent of blog – second week summary
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?
Christmas time is a time when people are preparing for the New Year and thinking about their lives. How could they change it, what ideas they could bring to life? This is the time where our instincts are speaking and our inherent need to improve, to make our lives better. This is why motivation is always … Continue reading New year plans? One week will do.
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson The topic I want to discuss today is based on an observation that turns me on for my … Continue reading Achieving happiness by helping others