The Art of Coding


You do not need an App for that

A pattern I consistently notice with my Nigerian clients in the last two years is that they are unclear of what they need technology to do for them. They just know they want it. Interestingly if you dig deep enough, the issue they want to

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How to pitch a Technical Co-Founder

I read a question on Quora once that went something like "How do I get a developer to work for me for free" and someone replied saying "Have you heard about slavery?". I laughed out loud, not in the way someone types "LOL" but is

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Your code makes me fat!

When our brain manages a high cognitive load, it depletes our resources for willpower and self-control. That was the finding of a Stanford researcher Professor Baba Shiv in 1999 when he did an experiment. He asked two groups of people to memorize a number and

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Quick and easy steps to a maintainable and healthy codebase

As a child, my mom drilled into my sister and I that whenever we slept over at a friends or family members house we should always leave the house equal to or better than we met it. Sometimes this just meant laying the bed we

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The most important skill needed by indie developers

"This app is tooooo bad!" my friend exclaimed when I showed him a website I made. He said this the way someone might call their girlfriend a Bad Bitch when she did something that made them happy. He explained how much he loved the workflow,

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