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How To Get a Programming Job Without Experience


Categories: [Technology], [How To]

How To Get a Programming Job Without Experience

… Even if You Only Have Only Written Code for 6 Months

(Exact Steps Below on How To Stand Out in the Sea of Programmers)

I was running out of time...

My wife was 7 months pregnet...

... and I was working a dead end job that I hated.

I start...

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The One Thing You Need To Beat Your Coding Job Competition


Categories: [Technology], [How To]

The One Thing You Need To Beat Your Coding Job Competition

... and it's not studying algorithms.

(Proof Below: How I Landed a Programming Job Without Memorizing Algorithms)

You're in for a surprise.

Because, you don't need...

Computer Science degrees, coding boot camps, memorizing algorit...

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How To Mine Wownero: Junkie Jeff Hard Fork


Categories: [Technology], [How To]

Last Update: July 12, 2021

How to Mine Directly With Wownerod

  1. Download the latest version of wownero to your mining computer.
  2. Extract the download
  3. Change to the new directory
  4. Run wownerod --start-mining {YOUR-ADDRESS} --spendkey {SECRET-SPENDKEY} --mining-threads {NUMBER}
  5. When the b...

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How to Get Keyboard Key Names on Linux


Categories: [Technology], [How To]

Having the name to a certain key on your keyboard comes in handy.

This is especially true for anyone using a tiling window manager.

Since they often use keyboard shortcuts to execute actions.

It may be obvious that the name for the "a" key on your keyboard is "a". But what about "left shift" o...

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How To Safelist An Email Address


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Safelist is a term used by many email lists.

It's when you (the reciever of the email) tell your email serivce that you trust and email address.

The reason why we want to do this is to make sure the emails we want to see reach our inbox.

And not get tossed into the trash or spam folders.

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How To Get Your First Programming Job


Categories: [Technology], [How To]

Most coding programs are great at getting people started coding, but leave the new programmer without the path to actually getting their first job.

Here's a great approach to having recruiters come to you and have the best chance at getting interviews.

First, only focus on what you can prove you...

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How To Discover Great Topics For Your Blog


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All of us from time to time will run into the issue of finding a topic to write about within our niche. Sometimes we come against a wall and discover our minds blank and void of any ideas. Over the past 15 years, I hit this proverbial wall many times and sometimes it made me miss my deadline (when I...

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Stop Drinking Trash Coffee


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Coffee is one of the most consumed drinks it the entire world. However many people don't know how to make a great cup of joe. There are a few quick ways to push your morning drink to the next level without much hassle.

1. Grind

The first step everyone should start out with is grinding their coff...

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How To Unlock Potential Through Journaling


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Effective DIY journaling can be overwhelming starting from scratch. Those of us that gravitate towards this style don't want to be restricted by the traditional journals with preformatted days. However, the number of choices we have in creating a custom journal is infinite and can leave a person par...

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How To Conquer App Addiction


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Mobile applications are designed to keep us using the service. Scrolling mindlessly on a slow drip of dopamine looking for the next novel image that will make us laugh, cry, or question. However, this is not good for productivity and can leave us unmotivated when challenges arise when we aim to achi...

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