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Automation 😍

February 04, 2020

Away from the day job I have been immersing myself in DevOps land, nothing major, just exposing myself to the power of scripting, automation…

The Wonderful World of Open Source Software Open Source Software (OSS) is something that I have been passionate about before, we have all…

Being More Productive

January 24, 2020

Ramping Up My Productivity I feel I have been lacking massively with my productivity lately. A month or so ago I was ready to take on the…

Momentum

January 09, 2020

Momentum is important in pretty much all walks of life. This kind of follows on from my last post about ignoring motivation and just doing…

2020 Musings & Goals

January 05, 2020

Another Post!! I mentioned in my first post back blogging that I would not be posting so much, but here I am with my third post in as many…

2019 A Year in Review

January 04, 2020

Somewhat strange to have a year in review post so early into a new blog, but it is not like I didn't have goals or things I was looking to…

Hello World --Again

January 03, 2020

Writing is something I have always had a passion for, I actually had a small stint making a living from writing before I got into…

Hey, I have had a much harder time maintaining a blog since getting into the industry, which is a shame as you would think I have a lot more…

I'm going to try and avoid starting every post with a - 'it's been so long...' - and in reality this blog is now really just my own musings…

Back

January 30, 2019

Hey! Welcome back, it has been a long long time since I updated here, but I am gonna cut myself a little slack as there has been a lot going…

I've been a little quieter than I would like on this blog and with programming in general, the passion is still very much there, but as…

Finally Made a Decision

November 21, 2018

For some time now I have been a little torn. From the outset of my journey into programming I have been using JavaScript with a keen…

Freelancing

November 12, 2018

I have talked a little about freelancing on this blog before, it is often something that is recommended to new developers as a way of…

If you have done any research into getting a job as a self taught developer then you will no doubt have ready many times that you should be…

Laravel

October 29, 2018

Happy to report that since I have had a word with myself my productivity has increased. I've mentioned before now that PHP and Laravel are…

Back in the Saddle

October 26, 2018

I've been somewhat slacking since my first interview rejection, part due to being a little disheartened, part due to being a little confused…

The internet is a wonderful place with a ton of information, we are in an era where we can teach ourselves anything, a lot of us on the self…

Interview Reflection

October 07, 2018

My first every developer interview is complete and overall it was a great experience. I have been somewhat anxious about the interview for a…

Give Me That Tee

October 02, 2018

Hacktober done and dusted, bring on the free Tee, hopefully I can keep going and get 15 PRs for the month.

It's been a little while since my last post, not too much has happened. Since landing my first tech interview I have been kinda just…

My First Tech Interview

September 19, 2018

I talked about the technical test I was given in my last post, I managed to get the majority of the requirements done and turn in the test…

Missing in Action

September 17, 2018

It has been a while by my standards since my last post here, I have been super busy with a really important project, it is pretty much…

Mindfulness

September 11, 2018

So far on this blog I have not really talked about anything other than programming, so I thought I will change that a little and talk a…

Go Make Things

September 09, 2018

Over the past few weeks I have gotten into kind of a rut and have been managing my time poorly. I sat and had a think about things last…

Escaping Tutorialand

September 08, 2018

For the past month or so I have been somewhat in limbo, I feel comfortable following along with tutorials and can get things working with…

You Time

September 07, 2018

So, ironically my last update was 7 days ago... I was saying how well everything was going and how great a month August was. The irony is…

Productive Month

August 31, 2018

I have had pretty solid progress throughout August. Coding in some capacity virtually every day. I have connected with some great minds on…

Looooong Day

August 29, 2018

So, as the title suggests today has been a super long day. Possibly the most time I have spent in front of the computer since learning to…

Keeping Records

August 28, 2018

I was browsing r/learnprogramming the other day, which is a fantastic subreddit btw when I stumbled across a great link which led me to this…

React

August 27, 2018

When I first started studying JavaScript I seen a lot of advice from people saying to learn vanilla JS as much as possible before moving…

Get In Touch

August 25, 2018

After my post yesterday writing a review of ZTM I had a guy on Twitter reach out with some questions. I always wondered why people seem to…

Discord

August 24, 2018

Following on from my last post I decided to make it easier for you to get in touch. I have created a Discord Server for people who are new…

ZTM Review

August 23, 2018

I was recently asked on Twitter what my favourite sources for learning Web Development was and amongst others my top pick has been Andrei…

Make a Commitment

August 18, 2018

Commitment is super important in all walks of life. Learning programming is no different. I spend a lot of time going through the…

Get Mingling

August 17, 2018

I've been thinking about making this post for a while now. The number one piece of advice I could give to any new developer would be to…

Resources

August 16, 2018

Okay, so I know I said I was gonna write a post about cool resources next, but tbh there is so many out there that it might be a little…

What You Should Learn

August 14, 2018

The title of this post is a little misleading, it would be impossible for me (or anyone for that matter) to try and tell you exactly what to…

Hello World

August 13, 2018

Writing is something that I have always enjoyed, I have done it semi professionally in the past writing on various topics including online…