Monday, July 28th, 2014

The Experience Paradox–How to Get a Job Without Experience

One of the most difficult things about becoming a software developer, is the experience paradox of needing to have a job to get experience and needing to have experience in order to get a job. This problem is of course not relegated to the field of software development, but many new software developers often struggle […]

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Thursday, July 24th, 2014

How Do I Make $2,000 A Month On Passive Income?

In this video I answer a question about how to make passive income from a book and a blog.

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Monday, July 21st, 2014

Why I am AGAINST Net Neutrality

No, I’m not saying this just to get a rise out of you, I am actually against net neutrality and here is why: Net neutrality is this principle that says internet service providers should treat all data on the internet equally. I actually like this idea; I agree with it; I hope internet providers choose […]

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Can I Be A Professional Mobile Developer? (iOS / Android)

Yes. Yes, you can. At least I think so. In this video I talk about why.

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Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Whitepaper on Getting QA and Developers To Work Together and Upcoming Webinar

Just wanted to do a short post to talk about a whitepaper I wrote for one of the companies that has been a big supporter of this blog, Zephyr, and also invite you to check out a webinar I’ll be doing next week on “How trying to learn too much may actually be hurting you–and […]

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Monday, July 14th, 2014

The 4 Levels of Freedom For Software Developers

For quite some time now I’ve been putting together, in my mind, what I think are the four distinct levels that software developers can go through in trying to gain their “freedom.” For most of my software development career, when I worked for a company, as an employee, I had the dream of someday being […]

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Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Fitting In With Corporate Culture

In this video I answer a question about fitting into corporate culture when you come from a different background.

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Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Developer Productivity Tool Review: Telerik’s Devcraft

I don’t do many product reviews on this blog–and there is a good reason for it. I get plenty of requests for companies asking me to “pimp” their stuff on this blog, but most of the stuff I am asked to write about I just don’t use or would never really find myself using. However, […]

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Monday, July 7th, 2014

Do Software Developers Really Need Degrees?

When I first started out my career as a software developer, I didn’t have a degree. I took my first real job when I was on summer break from my first year of college. By the time the summer was up and it was time to enroll back in school, I found that the salary […]

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Be Bold!

Sometimes you have to just be bold if you want to maximize your opportunities.

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Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

New Entreprogrammers Episodes: 18 and 19

We have two new episodes this week, since I had to call an emergency meeting last week about an important life decision. Check them out here: http://entreprogrammers.com/ I can’t believe we are already at episode 19.

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Monday, June 30th, 2014

Step By Step Path to Becoming a Great Software Developer

I get quite a few emails that basically say “how do I become a good / great software developer?” These kinds of emails generally tick me off, because I feel like when you ask this kind of question, you are looking for some magical potion you can take that will suddenly make you into a […]

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