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Five Lessons I’ve Learned Doing User Onboarding

The aim of user onboarding is simple – keep your new users coming back to your service. The art itself – not so simple. Here are five crucial lessons.

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What Programming Is Like (As a Job, As an Activity & On Mondays)

A recent conversation with a coworker made me think about the gap between what programming is like for programmers and how non-programmers (read: normal people) imagine it to be. I think we as programmers (developers, coders, ninjas, samurai, whatever you want to call yourself) are so engulfed in our own world that we don’t even

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How To Avoid Feeling Like a Loser at Work

Its a given that real programmers start programming at their early teens, code in their spare time and are always up to date with bleeding edge technologies. But these great expectations may lead to great burnouts.

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I Alter Realities. I Write Code

You can create worlds and alter realities using only your mind. It’s the same thing with writing code.

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4 Tips for Your Next Business Presentation

Whether you are pitching a million-dollar idea to investors, or you are simply putting together something that will make your boss happy, creating an entertaining presentation is a vital part of keeping your business interesting. Technology has changed the way that we present ourselves and our ideas to people. This can be great for some,

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Top 7 Productivity Tips For Working At Home

A growing number of us are granted the comfort of working from home by the grace of the almighty Internet. However, as nice as it may seem to skip that rush hour traffic and work in our pajamas, it can be tough to maintain productive work days at home. I’m still honing my at-home work

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How Could Working from Home Affect Your Health

For many, working everyday has become a way of life, most of us aim to progress through the business into more important and often higher paid roles. Working from home or taking on extra work outside of hours is very often a reality if we wish to succeed in our career. However do we realise

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The Importance of a Dedicated Office when Working from Home

Like many other people, I had my first experience of working from home around the middle of the last decade. Broadband access was improving rapidly and gave me the opportunity to take advantage of a flexible and convenient alternative to travelling to the office on the odd occasion. I never imagined that I’d move away

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Developing Multiplatform Mobile Apps From a Single Code Base

About a little more than a month ago I wrote about my experience with writing my Masters thesis from start to finish in small concentrated time frame of 150 hours. In this post I will be giving out more information about the guts of my thesis. I’ll give brief overview of what I did and

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How much do we slow down during holidays? A Toggl analysis.

You always hear about those studies that have found that American workers log the most working hours per capita in the world. Or that Germany is the most hard-working nation in Europe.