Healthy Body, Clear Mind, Kind Heart, Happy Soul.

February 5, 2021

Heroku vs AWS vs DigitalOcean vs Netlify vs Firebase vs Docker

Heroku is a cloud service provider and software development platform that allows developers to quickly deploy and scale applications without the need to consider infrastructure. Heroku is built on top of AWS (Amazon Web Services) and is a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) where infrastructure management is abstracted away from developers so that they can focus on the development of their application.

December 8, 2020

How to publish a programming tutorial

Programming tutorials consist of three things: text, images, and code. Text should be readable, images should be pretty, and code should have syntax highlighting. It is way more time-consuming than it sounds: converting Markdown to HTML, you often find yourself spending more time trying to perfect the look and feel than writing the content.

November 20, 2020 vs Medium vs Hashnode vs Hackernoon

So, you want to publish tutorials or technical articles, whether it’s for yourself or for a brand you manage. Creating and hosting your own blog from scratch is no easy task; luckily there are pre-built and managed platforms where you can publish your work without having to run your own site.

November 11, 2020

Raspberry Pi vs Arduino

Both devices can be used in similar projects; however, because they are very different devices, one might be better than the other depending on your project’s requirements. Keeping the requirements of your project in mind, consider these factors when making your choice:

November 9, 2020

Learning Python: Where to start?

My process of learning is a bit all over the place at the moment but if you are here looking for a way to start I would recommend something like this:

October 18, 2020

Balanced Life: Don't ignore the little things

It is easy when we are immersed in our craft to forget about some of our responsibilities. For instance, when you start dropping balls because your code is taking priority over clean underpants. I am referring to hypothetical balls.

October 15, 2020

Practice makes your dreams come true

We become frustrated because what we produce is nothing near what we envisioned it to be. Because you have watched so many videos on the subject you can almost confidently reproduce what the masters do, in your mind. But when you practice it in reality your fingers don’t know the way yet.

October 13, 2020

My first Computer and Lan parties

Anyway, I think it was a Pentium 4 with 2x 512mb ram, and I have no idea which graphics card. With a huge CRT screen ready for Counter-Strike 1.6 and Quake oh and Unreal Tournament. Man those were the days.

October 8, 2020

Exercise more, code better.

Except for the obvious part of physically feeling good and healthy as my fitness levels increased, I started feeling much better mentally.

October 6, 2020

Writing a post a day: One word is all it takes

What I do now, after brewing a fresh cup of coffee, I will start writing whatever comes to mind. Only committing to one word. One word quickly becomes a sentence that becomes a paragraph and before I know it I am writing.

October 5, 2020

The Automation Era: If only we had time

Automation is quickly taking over repetitive tasks, freeing up space in our minds to think about how we can add more value to our loved opensource projects instead. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

September 23, 2020

Technical Writing Internship - It can only get better from here...

I have accomplished quite a few things in the past few weeks and started using many new technical services. Everything from Markdown, a new way to format text documents, making a pull request on GitHub, publishing ebooks with LeanPub, building a Python game in my browser with and PyGame, and gaining insight into the technical writing process.