The Best Part About Programming Is That You Don’t Have To Outgrow It

The Best Part About Programming Is That You Don’t Have To Outgrow It

The longer I work in programming, the more I start to value it for benefits I did not even realize before. Today’s implementation of that is that I never knew how little I care about „moving up“ any kind of

How I Have Used Python Professionally

How I Have Used Python Professionally

I am a full-time back-end developer, and my bread and butter is usually C# and Oracle – but I still get chances to use Python all the time. While I prefer the structural elements and solid type-enforcement and debugging of

The Types of Programmers I Don’t Want to Work with Again – (But probably will have no choice but to endure at certain points)

The Types of Programmers I Don’t Want to Work with Again – (But probably will have no choice but to endure at certain points)

Programmers are mythical creatures, ancient beasts and often enough the villains of their own stories. Over the years I have worked with quite a few of them and here are some archetypes that repeat themselves and don’t get any less annoying with time. I

Writing Your Own Debugger In Python

Writing Your Own Debugger In Python

For a while now I have been working on games written in a framework called RenPy, a visual novel game engine. It is a lot of fun to work with, but everything that includes branching story lines, image and character

When The Student Is Ready, Selenium Presents Itself

When The Student Is Ready, Selenium Presents Itself

I have always been fascinated with the automation and scripting sides of programming, at the detriment of my enjoyment of large scale, complex and complicated systems. I just love those cute little scripts and automations that you write once, then

Oracle SQL Is The Devil

Oracle SQL Is The Devil

Generally speaking, I like working with oracle, but sometimes it makes me crawl up the walls. Over the past months I have fought battles of epic proportions against Oracle databases, and wasted countless hours on errors that were fully preventable,

Instant Lessons From Quitting My First Coding Job

Instant Lessons From Quitting My First Coding Job

I am now four months into my new programming job, living and loving life, this and that side of the work-life river. I’m still getting used to having a regular job and a regular life, you wouldn’t believe how much

The Keyboard That Honestly Changed My Life (Logitech MX Keys Review)

The Keyboard That Honestly Changed My Life (Logitech MX Keys Review)

If you asked me to describe my life in one sentence it would probably be „I sure type a lot“. I write code, I work on this website here, I write programming posts over on Medium and whenever I can

I Learned Coding Mostly From Porn

I Learned Coding Mostly From Porn

I still remember the first line of code that I changed: a single integer increase to make bigger explosions in a game called Clonk Rage. I treasure that moment because it was the first time I looked beneath the surface of

Beginner Coding Projects To Make Money From

Beginner Coding Projects To Make Money From

Spreadsheets How in the world are spreadsheets relevant here, you may ask, and featured so prominently, even? Well, to understand how powerful a tool spreadsheets really are you have to step back from this feeling of having known them all