Saeed Gatson

Software Developer

Grow Your Programming Skills Without Burnout

There’s no time for anything. At least that’s how it feels doesn’t it?

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Oktoberfest : What Software Developers Can Learn From The Festival



When you think about Oktoberfest what comes to mind? For me it’s drunken good times, pumpkin craft beers and girls in cloggers with pigtails. Don’t judge I’m just being honest.

Can Software Developers really learn anything from a festival?

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6 Work From Home Tips For Programmers

Just a few short years ago, working from home may have seemed out of reach for workers in some industries. Today, remote work is on the rise!

In 2015, 23 percent of employees reported doing some of their work remotely. This is up from 19 percent in 2003, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

With the growth of the internet and the need for talented workers, more companies have started to accept working from home as normal.

As a software developer, I’ve definitely marked this trend. With my skill set, all I really need is a relatively powerful computer and strong internet connection, and I can practically work from anywhere.

I’ve been working from home for almost a year now. Working from home isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Some days have been a lot better than others. Don’t get me wrong –– it’s great. I wouldn’t change it for the world, but like most things, it takes some getting used to.

I’ve learned a lot about working from home over these last few months. Here are my suggestions on the right way to work from home.

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Smartcuts : 9 Quotes For Programmers

How can Software Developers use the techniques they use on the job to rapidly advance their careers? That’s one of the few questions entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow answers in his book Smartcuts.

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A Note For Myself As A Computer Science Undergraduate

Ever wish you could go back in time and give yourself some advice?

Unfortunately that’s not possible yet.

However I was recently asked if I would be open to give some advice to a Computer Science undergraduate.

I rattled off a few things and agreed. To be honest I wasn’t sure exactly what I would say.

It got me thinking about what I might have said to myself.

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