How to Learn a Programming Language in Three Steps

Learning a programming language is not easy, especially if you try to learn it passively. However, it can stretch your skills and show you a different way to approach software development. In this article, I share my method to learn a new programming language, even if you are a total beginner. It has been effective for me to learn my first language, C, then PHP and Golang in 2018! »

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The Art of Debating: A Useful Skill for Software Developer

We have tendency to forget that being a software developer means dealing all day long with humans. Interacting with others, communicating, explaining ideas, adapting to your team members are very, very important skills. As a developer, you will have to defend your ideas to your colleague: let's see together how to do so, with respect. »

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Learn Computer Science by Yourself - My 100 Hours Journey

Here's the question I asked myself a lot: is it useful to be trained as a computer scientist to be a software developer? Does only knowing the basics helps? Is it interesting? I tried to begin to answer these questions after 100 hours of studying. I explain as well how I studied computer science alone as efficiently as I could. As Socrates was saying: I know that I know nothing... even more! »

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MySQL Command Line Tool: Unleash the Power of mycli

I had a mission, for many years. As Perceval wanted to find the Holy Grail, I wanted to find a good interface for MySQL. Then, in the corner of the Internet, where all hope were gone, I saw the Light. The end of my quest. The final answer to my questions. I found mycli! »

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8 Steps to Find the Best Web Developer Job

Here you are! In front of a powerful CTO of the best we-will-disturb-the-market startup in town. You answered a job offer promising money and glory, soon they will be all yours! But first, you need to decipher if this company will bring you to the asylum before the wealth flows from your pockets. How to assess that you might be able to tolerate spending 8 hours a day in there? »

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