Dive into Docker takes you from "What is Docker?" to confidently applying Docker to your own projects. It's packed with best practices and examples. Start Learning Docker →
This time around it was for Cloud Field Day 4 and despite the concept being the same, the experience was so much different than CFD3.
In this case it was a Docker command that was throwing an error, but I would have applied this process to any problem.
I learned more general life / programming skills playing Diablo II for a few years than all of my formal education combined.
As developers, life is good when it comes to gaining initial experience compared to other trade skills. Here's how to get started.
As software developers, and especially freelance developers, it's easy to get stuck in unproductive loops but you can break that loop.
Cloud Field Day is a 3 day presentation based event that is ran by Tech Field Day and Stephen Foskett. Here's my first experience.
Public speaking is a skill you need to build up like anything else. I have no experience with it, but here's how I plan to fix that.
I started programming in the late 1990s and got into web development at about the same time. Here's how it was different than today.
Learn how to transform a project idea into a finished application by following these actionable and repeatable steps.
Someone recently asked me to define DevOps. This is one of those terms where everyone has a slightly different definition.
On December 31st I decided it might be fun to put together a last minute yearly recap post. A lot of this is from memory.
How many times have you ran into a problem and then went to post an issue on GitHub, only to solve it yourself before you hit submit?
We all know sitting down for long periods of time is unhealthy but you're missing out on a bunch of cool perks by not going AFK.
If you stick to one of the major web frameworks or libraries out there, it's really hard to make a critical mistake.
I don't mind spending a full 5 minutes coming up with a variable or database column name, because it's always worth it in the end.
There's many different ways to learn a language, and in this article you'll learn what I think is the best way to learn something new.
Procrastination haunts most people. I've tried everything and read a ton of material but these 3 tactics helped me the most.
Investing a little bit of time into new skills will very likely improve your quality of life as a software developer and human being.
Learn how to transform from a code monkey into a computer scientist without spending $50,000+ and years at a University.
Learn the most important software developer skill there is, and that is how to break down problems into smaller problems.
Learn how to schedule your time by following these 5 steps that you can start doing today. Spoiler alert: it's free and easy.
Become aware of bad habits that make you less productive and learn how to break them with proper time management skills.
Like you, I'm super protective of my inbox, so don't worry about getting spammed. You can expect a few emails per month (at most), and you can 1-click unsubscribe at any time. See what else you'll get too.