How you can start today to see your wallet getting bigger with your coding skills.
“Coding is not enough.”
That’s what you as a developer may have thought counting digits at the end of every month. Coding is a well-paid profession, but more money never hurts, especially during a pandemic.
If you have ever wondered how to make more money with the coding skills you have, I’ve written this guide for you.
Your thoughts won’t make you a great developer, but your attitudes will.
This is one of the critical lessons that I’ve learned during my 4 years career as a professional developer.
The beginning of this journey was spent in the terrible world of consultancy. Meaning I was just switching from one company to another as an add-on developer to the existing team.
I have switched 12 organizations in my two years of doing this. And I’ve seen countless developers coming and go. …
If you know how to code, you can seriously build a little monetary empire for yourself.
The occasions to make such knowledge in this world worth cash are endless. And I believe that you should take them all. Or, at least, check out a couple of the options I will show you in this article to bring more money home at the end of every month.
Following, I’ve listed my favorites and the most efficient ways in which you can make your coding skills a gold mine.
Writing is 100% an artistic way of expressing yourself. It’s not…
One bad habit can ruin 10 good qualities you have as a professional.
This is a pattern I’ve seen many times happen in my career too, in the past. I would let a bad period in my life determine some bad habits at work, like being lazy or unfocused, and after months I would see the mess those practices generated in my career.
Fighting with your boss, losing the trust of your peers or your job. These are some of the effects that such bad habits can cause in your developer’s life.
And the problem is that you may be…
Drop a few bucks and become 3 times better than the average coder.
You must know a lot of stuff to be a developer.
Laying down the structure of a system, picking the right algorithm for a problem, fetching data from a database. All of this stuff has to be learned if you want to be successful in this profession.
Today, instead of just presenting you a list of things you must know, I have created for a list of places online where you can get that indispensable expertise I’m talking about.
Please note: For every item of my list…
Your success as a developer is based on how you plan each step in your career.
You must be a careful strategist, looking at each piece on the chessboard, deciding what to do next and how a certain move can improve your future.
Unfortunately, I’ve seen a lot of developers failing on this game, especially the youngest ones. And after years of working as a professional developer and switching many companies, I’ve come to realize what are the absolute worst errors you can make as a coder in your career.
Let’s analyze them.
I get it, why should you change…
My last coding job was terrible.
Months of increasing distress and emotional unrest preceded the end of it, and I couldn’t understand why.
After more than a year as passed from those days, I can tell you to be aware of your visceral bad feelings toward your job, because the signs that it’s time to quit are not always so evident.
The clues indicating that something is wrong can be, in fact, very subtle, and times of pain can pass before you recognize them and put a stop to the situation.
Let’s try to give a name to these subtle…
What makes your career as a developer a great one.
Do you still ask yourself what you want to be when you grow up? Even if you’ve already grown into a full adult?
I do that daily. And as a junior developer, most of my answers are related to what type of programmer I aspire to be one day.
Every coder has different inspirations for the future, but I believe that the secret ingredient for a career made of gratification is made of just 4 principles.
Let’s see them in details.
“Money is not everything in life, but everything in life needs money”.
The quote above perfectly summarises a bitter truth about the reality of our daily lives. Yet, if you want to go on in this world, you have to play by the rules of its game.
If you are a developer, and you feel the same way toward the importance of making money, this article is for you.
After years of coding professionally, I’ve decided to summarise my personal experiences to show you how to increasingly make more money every year. What are the best strategies to increase your…
Do you want to change your developer’s career for the better in 2021?
Maybe you want to move to a better-paying position. Or maybe you want to switch to a company working with the latest technologies.
I believe that improving your position as a developer is always possible. You just need to gain the right knowledge. The one that companies are looking for, the one that is the most paid and that fills out the Glassdoor jobs announcements.
“When I began my developer’s career, I was working with a lot of legacy projects involving Java. …