Are you a coder, programmer, or developer?
Do you want to launch or boost your career?
We spend as little time as we can selling what we do.
Watch out for things that you go in just for the money.
If you build in public, the right people will notice.
We forget that big problems can be broken down into smaller problems.
A businessman who codes or a coder in business?
Curiosity is at the core of the pragmatic programmer.
I like talking more to coders than business people.
Make your weakness your strength.
Your job search does not define who you are as a person.
Just code. It takes from 40 to 80 hours per week of coding to break into the industry.
The things that you don't get paid for are the ones most valuable to you.
Beating procrastination with the Pomodoro Technique.
You can't sell software to an industry that doesn't like to pay for software.
How blogging helped her land a job at PayPal.
The skill that you want to develop is to continuously learn.
You have to open the door for luck.
Angular is absolutely an underrated technology stack in the front-end ecosystem.
Nothing matters more than learning to be kind.
Silicon Valley has more investment per year than all the other innovation centers in the world combined.
Long videos don't put people off as long as the content is good.
Acknowledging that you heard shows that you are thinking about what's been said to you.
CSS is the language for designers.
Vue.js has the least amount of friction to get started with.
From zero in coding to getting a job as a developer in 3 months.
You can make something successful if you put in the effort.
5 pieces of advice to becoming a web developer.
Coming back from burnout.
There are 2 types of developer advocacy: content and field.
When we use technology for the good of people, that is also a form of human flourishing.
You need to stand out where they hangout.
I was just hungry.
What does it take to become a conference speaker?
Showing vulnerability makes us more human.
Having a career in software doesn't mean you have to be a developer.
Becoming a coder to make an impact.
"I'm not pursuing easy things."
"I'm not cut out for employment."
If it's dumb I'm gonna go: "That's dumb!".
Mastering the engineering interview.
I consider myself community taught.
Be curious and interdisciplinary. Good things come from people with broad interests.
Be open to new opportunities that come your way.
Statistics doesn't have to be hard and boring.
Should bracket be on the line or next line? It depends.
Easy Comparison: Think of Uber being run by the drivers.
When you are working, ask for what you are worth.
The number one problem is information overload.
I like to help anyone who wants to learn how to code.
Looking for interesting intersections between humanities and technology.
The main failure motive is being lost in the shuffle.
Nobody goes through this life alone, not a single person.
Everyone feels phony all the time.
Eliminate distractions. Eliminate things that are noisy.
You have to have a backup plan for every single point of failure.
It is not only about the code itself, it is about what's going around it.
There is a lot more to being successful than just the code itself.
People, please don't abuse pie charts.
The way to grow a community is to get people involved.
Finding your calling and changing your path.
The best way to learn is to teach.
Superpower and kryptonite: The need to understand "why".
Going beyond the code in so many different ways.
Teaching how to code in Swift for a living.
Connecting with people and finding what makes them tick.
Would you be able to code live real-time for people to watch?
The journey of a self-taught full-stack developer, blogger and tech writer.
The incredible history of an exceptional teenager coder.
Get past the fear of being ridiculed.
How to be better at time management and setting your priorities straight.
The fittest coder I know, and he is a lot more.
What's coming up on Season 2 of The Solo Coder Podcast.
Connecting Industry, Faculty and Students through AI initiatives.
Have you thought about using your coding skills to work on Cybersecurity?
How Robert automated his job and by doing so, got offered a development position.
Share what you know and it will come full-circle back to you.
How can someone teach 200 thousand people? It is possible.
From Brazil to the US, the story of a very unique Google Developer.
The origin story of a software architect transitioning into game development.
In Data Science, you are often not solving a problem you have solved before.
Find out why James left a cushy job at Google.
What is it that Google is looking for in a developer? James give us the path.
It's never too late to change. Luis talked about his story as he started coding at the age of 35.
Scott talked about how important it is to not wait too long before asking for help.
Roy talked about his work at electricity company OPG and his side business exploring new technologies.
Hani talked about how start and grow a business on the side while maintaining a full-time job.
Andrew talked about the impact that blogging had on his career and how it is still very relevant.
Mike talked about the wonders and challenges of becoming an independent and successful consultant.
Jana talked about her career in banking and what she did to become the natural choice when a Team Manager opportunity knocked on her door.
Thadeus is a self-taught .NET developer. He told me about the struggles of running a software business and how different that it from just coding.
I spoke with Atley Hunter. He is an indie mobile developer with the impressive number of 1100 mobile apps under his belt!
When you see someone as passioned as Reza talking, you may get inspired to check the intersection of coding and teaching as a potential career path.
In this episode I go through the ins and outs of what The SoloCoder Podcast is and what's in it for you.