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Journey Personal

Catalin’s Journey To Software Development 👨‍💻⏳

I meant to write this article for a few days, but I kept delaying it. Thus, I finally sat down to write it. I consider I have an exciting journey to software development. I am not one of those people whose first words were “Hello World” instead of “Mommy/Daddy”. I was not born crying in […]

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My Patchy Journey To Software Development

“My Patchy Journey To Software Development” Series 🌦️💻⚡

I am all about helping junior developers advance in their career, and beginners to break into the industry. I brainstorm projects every day. I try to come with projects that will benefit these two categories of developers. Today I am happy to announce that I am starting a new project that will motivate people to […]

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Journey Personal

2 Weeks Of Remote Working 👨‍💻🌎

These are my first two full weeks of working remotely, and I want to share my thoughts about it. It an absolute perfect nightmare. You might be confused about the previous sentence. But it is okay, you will understand it by the end of this article. Working remotely is almost perfect. However, it comes with […]

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Personal Programming

What To Look For When Searching For A Job

Surprisingly, the salary is not the most important thing. I do not know about you, but I would instead earn less but have other perks. And no, I am not talking about ping-pong tables, free coffee, and other useless perks. Even though it does not hurt to have them, they are on a low priority […]

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Personal Programming

What I Learnt After 6 Months In My First Job

Ok, this is real. I am writing this article. Sorry, I had to pinch myself to realize this is the reality. I had such bad impostor syndrome before starting my job. It still feels surreal that I am a Software Engineer. Also, I was the one reading these articles before. I used to think “when […]

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Git

Shorten Git Commands With Git Aliases

You could also call them Git shortcuts, and it would be the same. Do not get bogged down with the terms. The point of this article is to show you that you can create shorter commands for your usual Git commands. How did I discover this? I became bored with repeating git commit -m “message here” one […]

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Journey Personal Programming

Learn New Skills As A Code Newbie

We all know that you need to do a lot of practical work to learn programming. And we still ignore this fact and watch countless tutorials in the hope that we learn by watching somebody else code. One reason that stops us from programming is that sometimes we struggle to come up with project ideas. […]

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Personal Programming

Why You Do Not Have To Be A Super Developer

You might be thinking that something is wrong with me after reading the title. But I do not want to be a super developer. It would be best if you did not want either, and you will agree with me by the end of this article. How did I get the idea for this article? […]

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Programming

Learn Programming Effectively

This article is short and straight to the point. It is not earth-shattering information, so do not get your hopes too high. It is common sense, and all of us knows it. Or at least should be common sense. ACTIVE LEARNING The title says it all. When learning to code, like any other practical skill, […]

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Personal

You Are Just A Junior Developer, Not Worthless

One of my tweets regarding junior developers became very popular on Twitter. I thought “why not write an article about it?”. After all, I am a junior developer, and I know first-hand what it feels to be in this position. Not long ago, I have started the role, and I would like to encourage other […]