Category Archives for Productivity

Best ASMR Programming and Coding Videos for Relaxation

There’s something so relaxing about listening to the tingly sounds of ASMR.  I’ve secretly been addicted to the videos for years and commonly fall asleep to the soothing sounds.  I thought I’d share with you some of the best ASMR videos I’ve found for programming and coding. For those of you who don’t know what ASMR […]

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Mindful Programming Tips for Better Health and Less Stress

A study by students at Standford  stated that programmers working 60 hours a week produce significantly poorer quality software code compared to a fresh, mindful and focused programmer who worked 45 hours a week and took adequate rest. However, in reality, it is not uncommon to see programmers working long hours, living on caffeine to […]

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Tips to Setup the Perfect Ergonomic Coding Workstation

You love coding and your career graph is climbing because you’re really good at it.  The colorful lines of codes, programs, routines, functions, syntax and logs fascinate you beyond anticipation. The question lies in how long will you be able to maintain that quality and efficiency in your work? Remember that a career in coding […]

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Five Great Tips on How to Practice Programming

As technology evolves and grows on an almost daily basis, the need to hone and practice your coding skills is crucial for both new and experienced programmers. You may want to practice to learn a new programming language, add a crucial skill onto your resume, or just to keep your skills sharp between coding projects. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Pair Programming in Today’s Online World

Programmers are often thought of as solitary individuals, portrayed in mass media with headphones, energy drinks and long nights alone as they build software or websites.  However, one extremely effective technique can be pair programming.  More than working with a teammate, pair programming traditionally involves two people working at a single computer.  One person is […]

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The Importance of Building a Programming Portfolio Website

Whether you’re just starting out as a designer, or you’re a seasoned vet, chances are you’ve seen the words “send examples of previous work.” If you’re still spending your time copying and pasting links to your projects into emails, it might be time to make a programming portfolio your next project.  A great portfolio can show […]

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Find Your Programming Motivation – 7 Tips to Stay Focused

Staying focused when coding isn’t easy.  Maintaining a healthy programming motivation is something that takes time and determination. There’s nothing worse than the feeling you get after spending a whole day staring at a computer screen and having nothing to show for it.  It doesn’t matter how great a programmer you are if you don’t have the motivation […]

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Improving Your Programming Skills: 15 Tips to Code Better

It can be hard to take your coding skills to the next level.  To make the transition from being a beginner to intermediate or advanced coder you should start improving sooner rather than later.  Even experienced programmers can find ways to get better by. Take a minute to read these 15 tips that can help you improve your programming skills or check […]

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The Real Advantage of the Dvorak Keyboard

The Dvorak keyboard has long been the Batman of alternate layouts, “the hero typists deserve, but not the one we need right now…” The keyboard market is dominated by the Qwerty layout, but you have to wonder whether its because of merit or just plain stubbornness to change. Let’s talk about the real advantage of the Dvorak keyboard, and how the […]

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