257 How To Get Started In Programming? - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 20, 2017

► How To Get Started In Programming? ◄

I know I get this question a lot. Day after day new aspiring programmers enter the workforce. People from all around the world and, mostly, that comes from different fields, aim to become or learn programming.

"John, how do I get started in software development?", "John, how do I start coding?", "John, how can I start my career as a programmer?"

Before I say anything else, I need to say this: There is no right way. Instead, there are A LOT of different ways in which you need to pick up the ones that suit you the best.

In this video, I'll lay out some of the paths to get started in programming and present you the best options for each case. Every case is a case and the path you should take is up to you to build.

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256 Hard Work Does NOT Guarantee Success…- Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 19, 2017

► Hard Work Does NOT Guarantee Success... ◄

Okay, okay... So, don't get me wrong here.

If you've been following me for the past year, you already know the importance I give to hard work and how I believe it is something that helps to build character and how it works to make you achieve your dreams.

However...

Hard work does not guarantee success at all? Do you think I'm contradicting myself?

Watch this video and let me explain how I believe that hard work does not guarantee success by itself. There is a very important key missing from that whole equation.

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255 How To Learn EFFICIENTLY In Software Development - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 18, 2017

► How To Learn EFFICIENTLY In Software Development◄

If you follow me for quite a while you've probably heard me talking already about learning and how I believe that learning is a big part in anyone's road to success or failure.

In software development, it is not different. There are a lot of new technologies, new frameworks, new programming languages that come out every day and we need to make sure we can cope with that pace.

But, how do you do that?

Wasting hours reading books from cover to cover won't take you anywhere you need to go. Instead, you need to develop a proper plan that will make you learn efficiently in software development.

How to learn efficiently in software development? How do we do that?

Watch this video and find out!

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254 Are You “Planning” Too Much? (ZERO Action!) - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 17, 2017

► Are You "Planning" Too Much? (ZERO Action!) ◄

People Plan. We've all been there, right?

When it comes to starting a new project, we tend to plan. And we plan. And we plan. We plan a lot. We do A LOT of planning. And this is where things go wrong.

If you're like you're failing with your projects... Maybe are you planning too much?

In this video I'm going to talk about too much planning and zero action.

Why You Shouldn't Play The Victim: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRmNtlV4sOA

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253 My Boss Said I Was 1 Minute Late! - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 16, 2017

► My Boss Said I Was 1 Minute Late! ◄

What do you do if you find yourself in a situation where your boss complains about you being 1 MINUTE late?

This is exactly what happened.

I've received a question from a reader where he asks me for help, basically saying that he was at in a shitty job.

What do you in a situation like that? How do you escape from a shitty and cursing job like that?

Watch this video and find out!

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Should I Explain Myself If I Get Late To A Meeting?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKGdRr450-M
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252 Dishonesty: Does It Pay The Price? - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 15, 2017

► Dishonesty: Does It Pay The Price? ◄

Today we are going to talk about dishonesty.

Dishonesty could be defined as:

"Definition of dishonesty

    1. lack of honesty or integrity: disposition to defraud or deceive
    2. a dishonest act :fraud"

As you might have imagined, you, just like myself, have encountered a lot of dishonest people during our entire lives.

They prank us. They made us believe in something and, then, they rip off our trust.

However, despite the anger and wanting to literally kill these people and make them pay... Does dishonesty really pay off?

What can we expect from a dishonest person? Watch this video and find out!

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251 Eli QUITS YouTube…! What About Me? - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 14, 2017

► Eli QUITS YouTube...! What About Me? ◄

Recently it came to my concern that Eli has just quit YouTube. People emailed me A LOT about this event because it was quite a big mark in the software development YouTube world.

Eli is definitely one of the biggest channels in the software development world and it is quite shocking to see that he has quit YouTube.

In this video, I'll address his quitting YouTube and tell you a little bit more about me...

Am I about to quit YouTube?

Watch this video and find out!

Interview With Eli The Computer Guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orkksPsZ90A
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250 Tabs Vs. Spaces: Using Spaces Will Make You… Richer? - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 13, 2017

► Tabs Vs. Spaces: Using Spaces Will Make You... Richer?◄

Developers who use tabs to indent their code, developers who fight for truth and justice and all that is good in the world, those developers have a median salary of $43,750.

But developers who use spaces to indent their code, developers who side with evil and probably spend all day kicking kittens and punching puppies? Their median salary is $59,140.
(Source: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/06/according-to-statistics-programming-with-spaces-instead-of-tabs-makes-you-rich/)

This is just a quick excerpt from the article that states that programmers who use spaces instead of tabs earn more.

What can we really learn about this... Curious situation?

Does it REALLY matter after all?

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Do we really need to worry about this stuff?

In this video, I'll tell what really matters in all this story and this what should matter to you after all.

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249 I Always Get What I Want… How? - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 12, 2017

► I Always Get What I Want... How? ◄

Some of you really admire the fact that I always seem to get what I want in life, whether it happens to be projects, the launch of a book or some goal I've mentioned before.

While this seems like a natural thing for me, it kind of feels natural but a lot of people don't seem to get it.

"John, how do you manage to get everything you want? What the hell happens to you?"

How do I manage to get everything I want?

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248 Data Science: Viable Career? (2018 & Beyond) - Simple Programmer Video Podcast

October 11, 2017

► Data Science: Viable Career? (2018 & Beyond) ◄

Data Science is definitely a field that is rising in popularity and some software developers are starting to pay attention to it.

Essentially, data science is about using the massive amount of data organizations are collecting to gain new insights, identify trends and find ways to streamline business practices. When you consider that in 2020 the world will generate 50x more data than it did in 2011, it’s no surprise that an entire discipline has grown up to help people make sense of it.

Said that, does it look like a good option to be a data scientist from 2018 and beyond?

What can you expect from this career over the next few years? What practices can you implement to take the best out of it?

Watch this video and find out!

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