Programming Project Ideas: How to Generate Your Own Personal Ones

You’re sitting at your desk, searching for hours on the Holy Internet for something you need. You want to create a superb product and be rich, or you just want to improve some technical skills you lack for your dream job. You want to build a great programming project. But you miss something. This is something so simple but so difficult sometimes to grasp. Something everybody speaks about but only a group of initiate really knows what its true meaning. »

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Side Projects for Software Developers: Tools and Practices

Last update: 2019-03-10. Here we are! This is the second article from my series explaining how to succeed with your side projects. The first part is here. I’m sure by know you read the first part every time you go to bed, so you won’t have difficulties to link it to this article. If not, I would advise you to read it. Otherwise the benefit you can get from this article won’t be as valuable. »

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Developer Productivity: Building your Own Development Environment

Last update: 2018-10-22 Some years ago I was using Ubuntu. It was easy to install and easy to use. I mostly used Windows in my computing life and Unity was feeling similar. At least to me. It was not perfect though: Weird display bugs was popping from time to time. I always felt Unity pretty slow. I had to compile manually a lot of applications not available in the official repositories. »

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Side Projects for Software Developers: 10 Steps From Creation to Launch

Last update: 2019-02-04 It’s 2am. Your eyes are tired, you know you’re coding nonsense but you can’t look away from your computer. With a shacking hand you catch a bottle containing a mix of sugar and caffeine. This horrible bug in your code won’t let you in peace till you destroy it. You spent five hours non stop on it. But still, you don’t see the end of the nightmare. »

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