Link of the day

Persistence is enormously valuable, I even believe it’s more important than intelligence if you want to a programmer, but knowing when to quit is valuable too. That’s why I like I successfully chased my Big Life Dream, and I hated it┬áby Rowen, so much. Their dream was to travel the world in a sailboat, yours might be to become a freelancer, to start your own business, to switch to game.. Read More

Link of the day

Learning Fluency, by Sara Simon is a really interesting article and you should definitely read it. It’s kind of hard to summarize, what I got from it was that there are a lot of parallels between learning natural languages and learning to program, one of which is that rote memorization is both really useful and really underrated. Variables and for loops are really boring for experienced programmers (which I’m suspicious.. Read More

Parallels between writing and programming

You might have guessed from my extremely wordy blogposts that I like writing as well as programming :) Aside from having a personal interest in writing, I think there are some really useful parallels between writing and programming. Let’s talk about one of them: separating writing and editing. This is a pretty common piece of writing advice, I’ve seen it all over the internet. More specifically, what separating writing and.. Read More