5 questions every developer should ask to solidify his learning on programming languages and libraries

When I walk into an interview or conduct a tech interview, the question that often comes up would be “Why React instead of Angular or Vue?”. Questions like that would be damn simple to answer if you had solid learning outside of library syntax and semantics. I get it. When we decide to do a hello world, we are carried away by semantics, syntax and where is the output mindset. Here are my 5 questions that I would recommend you ask yourself while you learn a programming language or library.

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Build products that run till end of earth mindset, something that is missing in Indian marketplace. What engineers can do about it?

At least 3 out of 5 electronic goods do not work at peak performance for 5 years without a repair. Many open-source repositories go unmaintained after a few months of activity. What if every engineer takes an oath to develop products that run till the end of the earth without a major outage? What system design decisions and quality benchmarks would be needed to achieve a long shelf life of the hardware, software, services, or firmware product? Let’s discuss it.

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Lessons from my 18 months of WFH, checklist

Back in 2015, I was reading the book Remote, office not required by Basecamp and it felt like a distant dream to work from home (WFH) even though I worked in the tech industry as an independent contributor. Due to the pandemic, almost overnight the IT employees became accidental WFH professionals. It was a good choice because the infrastructure inside and outside the office was built around the concept of Social distancing. Back to the topic, I have tweaked and adapted to my WFH lifestyle, I have enough maturity to establish the process at the new location. Download my checklist for WFH in 2021.

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