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).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 28, 2020 · 2 min read
Dear junior. Welcome to your new team! This first year will be overwhelming. You’ll learn so many new things that it will blow your mind every day for the first few weeks.