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How to improve your focus in 2021

CAREER ADVICE

How to improve your focus in 2021

I recently finished the book "Deep Work" by Cal Newport, and I highly recommend it as a holiday read if you want to improve your ability to focus on complicated tasks without distraction - especially if you're a software developer.

Tips for time estimations for software developers

CAREER ADVICE

Tips for Time Estimations

As a software developer, getting time estimations for building features is often a tricky part of our daily work. One Sunday last month, I finished this digital art work within a day, and here's what helped me...

Reduce memory consumption in ruby on rails applications with jemalloc

RUBY ON RAILS

How we halved our memory consumption in Rails with jemalloc (and how you can too!)

Ever noticed that your Rails app is consuming more memory while getting slower? I discuss how switching from malloc to jemalloc saved us memory and sped us up (and how it's really easy to implement).

How to use webp images to make websites load fast

HTML/CSS/JAVASCRIPT

How to make your website load lightning fast with WebP images

Not sure how to make your website load lightning fast? I'll show you step-by-step how to use WebP images to make your website load 2x faster- and boost your conversion rates.

What I learned during my software engineering internship at Valiant Finance

CAREER ADVICE

What I learned during my software engineering internship

Here are the top 10 things I learned during my coding bootcamp internship at Valiant Finance, in Sydney, Australia.

Why you think your Gmail account was hacked

SECURITY

Why You Think Your Gmail Account Was Hacked (and what you should be doing about it)

On Saturday morning, I woke up to find a number of spam-looking emails in my gmail account inbox...sent by me. Only, I hadn't sent any of these.