I wanted to interview Silas for quite some time because his Python books are well know in GIS community. My main goal with this interview was to dig deep into Silas’s experience and mine his insights mainly about learning programming. But, we’ve had such a good time that we went way beyond that! There are… Continue reading Interview with Silas Toms – the Python Expert who brought GIS to the Super Bowl
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.
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.
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?
When I started to build software I also started to look for an advice from more experienced programmers. I wanted to learn how to build software faster and how to write robust and bug-free code. So, over the years I came across lots of programming “wisdom” from different programming cultures. And there’s one principle in… Continue reading The best programming advice ever!
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
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.