March 3, 2021

    Time management tips for a happy developer - part 1

    ... and yet another coffee-time for free!

    Effective time management tips and courses are usually pretty popular in the fast-paced world today. I guess we all have so many things to do but so little time. I have read and finished a bunch of them and here is the list of my favorite tips from a dev...
    November 28, 2020

    A little hero - the U2F key!

    Simplify 2FA by U2F key ...and not only!

    Nowadays, it is difficult to count the services we have accounts on. They leak regularly and we often hear even the biggest companies are hit by severe security incidents. Big dumps of databases with unsalted password hashes go public a few times a year. We cannot prevent those incidents from...
    November 21, 2020

    Dev tips no. 4 - Know who you are

    Align your work with your personality

    We all know there are lots of people unhappy with their work. It is not that easy to find something that meets all Ikigai criteria. I heavily believe that doing something meaningful, fulfilling yet financially rewarding is achievable for lots of people, maybe even most of them. One of the...
    November 11, 2020

    Dev tips no. 3 - No-hello policy

    Hello + ENTER = do not do that :)

    This is another productivity advice that I do not hear often. It is easy to apply and makes a difference for others as well. It is a “No-hello policy”, pretty well described here: No-hello Policy: How not be annoying.
    Tags: productivity
    November 9, 2020

    Dev tips no. 2 - type faster!

    Mastering a keyboard is fundamental.

    The second productivity tip for a programmer is so obvious that I almost never hear about that. I guess we all have read tons of posts about mastering our toolset, languages, time management, and so on. Maybe you have a different experience, but I almost never hear about the need...
    Tags: productivity