Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning(ML) are one of those buzzwords that became really popular in recent years. How much hype vs. substance is behind them? Are they practical? How can you use them to solve your specific GIS problems? Those were just a few questions that had in mind and wanted to answer. Fortunately, I… Continue reading Interview with Drew Bollinger from developmentSEED on Machine Learning.
The two effective methods to go beyond basics of programming.
In this video I will share with you the two methods to take your programming skills to the next level and actually learn how to build something. We will also talk about why a lot of beginners get stuck at this point and what you can actually do about it. h
Programming jargon crusher: grouped values.
In the last post I’ve told you everything you need to know about values and variables. And I hope you’ve enjoyed it! Those two concepts are really a fundamental parts of programming. Now, let’s move to learning about grouping values. So, a lot of times in programming there a lot of single values relate to each… Continue reading Programming jargon crusher: grouped values.
Programming jargon crusher – Variables and Values.
In the previous post I’ve told you how lack of jargon understanding can hold us all back from learning new things. Here I would like to explain and clarity for you those few fundamental programming concepts that you will be using all the time when you’re working on your own programming project. Ok, so let’s get… Continue reading Programming jargon crusher – Variables and Values.
Why learn programming jargon?
Have you ever read, listen or watch someone talking about programming and after a few seconds realise that you’re far,far away, thinking about totally different things? It’s almost like our minds shut down when we hear something we don’t quite understand. It’s funny because, I do programming for a really long time and there are… Continue reading Why learn programming jargon?
The two opposite approaches to programming and why you should use both.
When you’re working on your code you will mostly work in two mental “modes”. It’s important to master both since they both have place in the practice of programming. In this video, you will learn about those two mental “modes”, how they work and why you should switch often between them.
How to program smarter, not harder…
When you’re starting to write code that actually works, it’s natural for you to want to write more code. Soon, you’re getting rush out of this creative process. In fact I love this about programming. But, sometimes in all this excitement you will be doing way too much work that is needed. Here, I’m explaining… Continue reading How to program smarter, not harder…
How you can get the best out of each of your programming experiences
Over the years I’ve found that when I’m programming and it’s going great, I’m in a certain state of mind. It’s this free-flowing state where the next steps and solutions present themselves easily. Without any effort. For years I had no idea that this kind of experiences have their own name and there is an… Continue reading How you can get the best out of each of your programming experiences
The best way to “show off” programming experience
If you need to “prove” that your programming skills are solid, how can you do that even when you’re starting from scratch? There’s one way that I find works again and again. It’s very effective even if you’re just starting out with programming.
How to find your unique path to learning programming?
I believe that pretty much everyone can learn programming. Unfortunately a lot of people get discouraged when their first experiences with learning programming is negative. This is how I started doing programming years ago. And probably by accident I didn’t give up. Instead I found my own way of learning programming. So, if you feel… Continue reading How to find your unique path to learning programming?