Sometimes a web developer will take a chance, step out as a freelancer, and be unsuccessful at it. At what point should they stop freelancing and consider becoming an employee again? Here are 5 reasons. Sometimes freelancers are guilty of thinking everyone wants to freelance. Some do. But many don’t! One of the worst spots […]
There are hundreds of curriculums out there to help anyone learn to code and they all have different lengths: 12 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, etc. In this article, I’ll explain why I think 6 months is the sweet spot, and why going longer may actually hinder your learning. Save I continue to […]
Have you seen this new app, Yotako? It’s quite an advancement in technology and at first glace may leave you wondering if this sort of thing will put developers out of business. Yotako will take your design (PSD, Adobe XD, Sketch, freehand, your fingers!, etc.) and automatically convert it to code. This may include HTML/CSS, […]
Are you learning to code, or considering learning to code, but feel that you may be too old? You’re not! Learning to Code later in life actually has it’s benefits. Save I felt this way in 2016 when I decided I would learn to code. I was 35 and married with 4 children. Other than […]
The debates around calling, passion, and profit are very controversial. Some emphasize passion, while others state that passion alone leads to poverty. In this post, I want to present three simple concepts that will help you find your specific calling in web-based business, despite the debate.
“People usually underestimate the influence of their career on their overall wellbeing. But Career Wellbeing is arguably the most essential of the five elements. If you don’t have the opportunity to regularly do something you enjoy—even if it’s more of a passion or interest than something you get paid to do—the odds of your having […]
Learning to code has been a great thing in my life; an exciting endeavor. Nothing beats that feeling of creating something from scratch and seeing it come to completion, piece by piece, all via code. At the same time, in the beginning as a Code Newbie, there can creep up this sort of pride….a pride […]
As a CodeNewbie, the goal is ultimately to land a job. Prior to this, you are to do a wide and rigorous training, usually online..about 6 months, until you are equipped enough to undergo an intimidating technical interview by someone who is much more advanced than you. The problem here is that one never quite […]