Month: August 2019

Why Does Finxter Exist?

Finxter helps you push code projects towards attainment. This article introduces the mission statement of Finxter. Your continuous improvement in coding, business, and productivity is at the core of everything we do. Set yourself on the road towards coding and computer science mastery! Learn the relevant business skills to make your coding business thrive! Be …

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Python Freelancers: From Local Tutoring to Global Seminars

In this article, I want to give you an alternative perspective of how you can earn money with Python. I work closely with hundreds of coders who want to become Python freelancers on the side or as their main profession. Check out the free webinar replay that shows you the straight way of becoming a …

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What’s the Top Skill You Need to Succeed as a Freelance Developer?

Many Finxters who want to become freelance developers only worry about their Python skills. They completely ignore other aspects of the freelancing business—as if Python freelancing mainly consists of doing Python work. This is not the case. Watch the video to learn about what’s important: I recently hired a few freelancers for my Python learning …

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Are You to Old to Become a Python Freelancer?

The short answer is no. You are not too old. The older you are, the better your communication skills tend to be. Having great communication skills is the main factor for your success in the Python freelancing space. Watch my video to get a detailed answer to this question: Here’s the link to the Python …

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What Data Structure or Algorithm’s Invention Sped Up a Certain Task Significantly?

In a way, most new algorithms either solved a previously unsolved problem or improved efficiency (in terms of memory overhead, speed, or other characteristics) of the previous solution. This is the fundamental cycle of scientific research. The binary tree data structure sped up database lookups significantly. Later B-Trees did the same thing. Dijkstra’s algorithm sped …

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How to Deal With Bad Coding Habits—And Write Cleaner Code?

Do you know the following problem: you know you should write cleaner code—but you don’t actually do it. My biggest struggle with Python so far is building good habits. Examples: To build an object model when it is warranted instead of trying to run functional code. Start with comments. Learn to use automatic testing. Niklas …

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Three Skills Towards Becoming a Distributed System Engineer

Want to master distributed systems? But you don’t know how? Start by watching this video: What I want to ask you is how to gain knowledge on distributed systems. What courses or materials should be referred to? Varuna — Finxter Email Subscriber In short: If you are just starting out as a distributed systems engineer, …

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What Are Low-Cost Business Ideas For Less Than $1000 That Can Be Started and Operated by a Teenager?

There are plenty of low-cost business opportunities out there. Here are three examples: Freelancing: Starting as a freelancer at Upwork, Fiverr, or Freelancer.com. There are plenty of ways how you can start trading your hours against money. But you have to work for money and high pay usually comes with higher business and technical skills. …

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