Goals for 2016

2015 has been a year in which I’ve learned more about myself. This helped me in writing Psychology for programmers, which discusses psychometric assessments and personality types, and is the first of a 3 part series on creativity  published on SimpleProgrammer.com. I’ve learned that it is almost always a mistake to make decisions that commit a…

Learning Path Progress

This article is to keep track of my progress on Pluralsight learning paths. It also might help you either to pick a learning path, or pick a particular course in a learning path (see my personal favorites) I have so far completed 9 learning paths: New Hire CompTIA Security+ C# Deep Dive JavaScript HTML5 Programming…

Three Is The Magic Number

Climbing the career ladder and getting exactly where you want to be involves a lot of work. Here are just some of the things that can make a big difference Blogging Get involved in Podcasts Public Speaking Creating regular You Tube videos Selling your app on one or more app stores Writing a Book Writing…

The Mastermind Group

Just published on Outlier Developer, I describe Four Aspiring Outlier Mistakes To Avoid, which I am personally guilty of and hope that I can prevent others from making. None of the mistakes made above were due to laziness. There were all due to misprioritization. With hindsight all of these things look dumb, but while we…

Passive to Active: Good, Better, Best

One of my fellow guest bloggers on OutlierDeveloper.com, Andrea Angela, has a great article explaining the importance of Active Learning over Passive Learning. I would like to take you through a worked example of how you could apply this principle to achieve much better results. Let’s suppose you are interested in learning Angular JS but…