junior developer

As A Developer, Learning Never Stops (And That's A Good Thing)

May 23, 2021 · 2 min read
It feels like we can never learn enough in our field. As software engineers, calling ourselves an “expert” in any area just doesn't feel right. How could we ever know everything about a specific language or framework? Here's why I believe this is a good thing.

Contribute to Open Source (It's Easier Than You Think!)

November 27, 2020 · 2 min read
If you're a developer, I'm 100% sure you're using open source projects. Libraries, plugins, your programming language, maybe even your IDE or your OS. Let's take a quick look at why you should contribute to open source (even if it's just a little), and how you can do it (even if you're not a developer).

How I Learned Programming – And What I'd Do Differently

October 9, 2020 · 2 min read
I didn't learn programming during my CS degree at University. Yes, we had programming courses. But even though I learned a whole lot about computer science, I didn't get my programming skills (which now pay my bills) from University. Here's how I learned programming, and what I'd do differently in retrospect.

How to Decide Between Frontend And Backend Development

October 2, 2020 · 1 min read
You want to learn web development. And you wonder where to start.Frontend development, backend development, or should you dare to try learning both and become fullstack? Here‘s the advice I‘d give my 8 years younger self

How to Learn Programming Faster If You Take Courses

September 18, 2020 · 1 min read
You're doing one of the many programming courses and wonder: "How can I accelerate my learning?" Here's the approach I took.

13 Tips to Be Productive Working From Home as a Junior Developer

May 26, 2020 · 3 min read
Right now most of us work from home. Some people say the current crisis is not comparable to normal work-from-home. And they're right.

10 Project Ideas for Junior Developers

May 8, 2020 · 6 min read
When I started my software engineering journey, I used my free time to tinker with personal projects. That was one of the best decisions I ever made, in terms of time well spent.

What Every Junior Developer Should Learn About Software Security

May 1, 2020 · 6 min read
Is your code secure? Encryption, hashing, API security, SQL injections, CSRF, XSS, DOS, HSTS, RBAC, .... Oh my. When I started my programming journey, I didn't even know that I should care about software security.