I can’t believe I am doing this. It’s been a while since my last try to do n-days long challenge hoping that this time will be different. Anyway I have a side project which needs to be finished and my stubbornness prevents me from abandoning it (SlothCMS was killed and resurrected several times in the last year and a half.), so this series of posts will serve as debriefing and lesson learned. (It’s only November thing, I promise.)
From January 2018 I want to write in more languages than only in English. I’ve chosen two additional languages, German and Czech.
This year which is ending taught me a couple of life lessons. Continue reading “7 Lessons of 2017”
A year ago I started a new job which is something I couldn’t imagine doing two years ago when I wanted to be a freelancer. It’s time to reflect on my last twelve months and start planning next twelve. Continue reading “What’s next? (2017 edition)”
Everyone loves new redesigns when it comes to their own pages and I am no different. But there is one big but there. What to do when big redesigns are impossible to do? Continue reading “Incremental changes”
Since I joined LinkedIn last Fall I’ve seen hundred or so job postings. But only one sounded interesting enough to consider switching jobs. A lot of them were very similar except for couple which offer, for me, positions at businesses with questionable morality, gambling and user surveillance.
It has been a month since I made first skill set map and after just a month it needs an update. It’s not complete because it’s optimized for my day job and not anything else. In April it’ll contain also natural language skills, drawing skills and some business skills. Continue reading “Skills planning March 2017”
For some time I tried to be a web unicorn, combination of a developer and a designer, but it’s time to end those efforts. Not because it’s too hard, I like the difficulty of it but because I am not willing to put the time and effort to become a great UI designer. Continue reading “I am a developer, not a UI designer”
In the earlier post I have written about learning Laravel framework. It is a part of bigger and bolder strategy to develop my skills in order to become a better front-end developer. In time I plan to learn about continuous integration and continuous delivery.
Continue reading “Skills planning”