Productivity

How Not to Waste Time and Money? (And Crush it in Business)

Today, I got the following message from one of my freelancer webinar course members: “I am in the same situation as you were. I am in a PhD program and have a family. I would love to get started with freelance programming. You have to understand what you offer [The Python Freelancer Course] is very …

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How to Boost Your Intelligence? 10 Tips From Science

This article provides you with tips to help you become a more intelligent human being. Ignore them at your own risk! 1. Sleep More Sleep deprivation reduces your intelligence [Killgore 2008]. Say, you decide to sleep only six instead of eight hours from now on. Congratulations, you’ve gained 8% more time which you could theoretically …

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How Fake News are Holding You Back in Python

Experts in their field read more books! The rise of “Fake News” shows that the quality of information is a valuable asset of the information society. With poor quality of information comes poor knowledge and expertise. Let’s order the content types based on the quality of information they tend to generate (from low quality to …

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Attention, Python Coder! What Can You Learn from the StackOverflow 2019 Developer Study?

The yearly StackOverflow Developer Study is the largest of its kind. Every year, more than 90,000 developers participate by answering a 20-minute questionnaire. Because of the great insights, the StackOverflow study is a must-read for uprising developers and coding talents. This article gives you a short overview of the key highlights of the survey. Interestingly, you can …

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Why does Python Look Great on Your Resume?

Nothing to add—let’s get started! 🐍 Python is the fastest-growing major programming language. A StackOverflow 2019 developer survey shows that Python is not only faster growing than C++, Java, JavaScript, and any other major programming language, it also comes with a happier community that loves the language most. Python is great for machine learning. Python comes with …

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Today, there’s a global competition in the coding market. If you create your coding business online, you compete for business with coders all around the world. Become a self-employed freelance coder in the trendiest programming language in the universe! And there are great coders in India, Pakistan, and other countries who have a great advantage …

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How Long Does It Take To Become A Python Developer

This is a common question on many forums. And the answer is — it only takes a few seconds. It’s all about your self-perception. Writing my first (Python) book was hard. It was hard to produce unique text, day after day, without any immediate feedback from the market. Working on such a long-term project without getting any …

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Don’t Think in Terms of Resumes as a Coder — Do This Instead!

The world of programming is different than other professions because it’s a practical, hands-on profession. Coders who get results and can showcase practical projects that solve real problems will always win in this marketplace. You don’t need a degree. Say, you just solved one Upwork project after another. You have a lot of good testimonials …

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Why You Should Offer Your Services For Free as a New Freelance Developer?

I got this question recently regarding Python freelancing and I immediately thought that’s a brilliant idea. (Seriously.) Why should this be a good idea considering that Python freelancers earn $51 per hour on average? Because you can increase your Python skill level but you don’t have to polish your salesman skills from day one. It’s …

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Can You Get A Job Knowing Only Python And No Other Programming Language?

Of course, you can. However, the question misses the point. It’s not about how many programming languages you know. It’s about how much expertise you have in the areas that matter. If you are good at Python, you’ve already proven that you have expertise in the technical programming area. Now, it’s much more about how …

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A Simple Formula to Reach Any Success

Yesterday, I found this email in my INBOX — sent by Finxter Muhammad, one of my most loyal “Coffee Break Python” email readers: ~~~ I have good news I got a job as a Python programmer in a software house.All credit goes to you – Your daily puzzles made me good in Python….. ~~~ While …

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