Tuesday’s Tip – Regain Focus and Energy

Tips for regaining focus and energy

Taking a break to do one of these activities can help shift your brain out of its current mode of thinking so that you feel reinvigorated. The idea is to engage a different sense, skill, or physical movement for 15 minutes to reset your brain. Brain resetting activities Listen to a podcast, audiobook, or new…

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Tuesday’s Tip – Join the Conversation: Discord for Developers

Programmer’s Hangout – General programming community The Coding Den – Another general programming community CodeSupport – Get support for your coding efforts Buildspace – Get started with web3 Here are some more detailed lists that include some language-specific Discord servers (sadly some of the servers in these lists no longer seem active): Top 10 Discord…

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Tuesday’s Tip – Career-Stalling Habits

It can be easy to get yourself in a rut, but if you’re aiming to advance and nurture your career, you need cultivate these common habits.  Career-Building Habits Learn new things  Employers love to see developers pushing themselves to learn new frameworks, languages, or techniques and will reward initiative (or another employer will). Read relevant…

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Tuesday’s Tip – Twitter Accounts to Follow

Not knowing where to join in the conversation can be hard, here are some developer-related Twitter accounts that might help you get started. @noopkat I first met Suz Hinton when I was working at Zappos and then I got to see her present. Hands down she is one of the best presenters I’ve seen. Currently…

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Tuesday’s Tip – Think Like a Medical Resident

There’s an old adage in the medical field: See one. Do one. Teach one. The idea being you first get familiar with the subject area, then you try it yourself for hands-on experience, and then teaching one will help you retain and better understand your newfound knowledge. The practice, while becoming outdated in medicine, can still be a valuable method in programming.

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