Bitperi(Periklis Gkolias)

Productivity tips and coding for thriving people

12 Ways to Keep Up With the Software Trends

I’m getting the question of how to keep up with the trends of the field quite often. So I’m writing this article as an answer to any future questions towards me as a cheat sheet because I am getting older and you never know :) For ease of future reference, I will separate them in time-based categories. Those categories will indicate how often you need to check up on the resource. Continue reading

Oh Podcasts, Why Do You Have to Suck

I find podcasts extremely overrated. Yeap, I know this is an extremely selfish and biased opinion, especially given the popularity of this “means of entertainment”. But on the other hand, most things that suck have traction. I can’t recall something that was super ugly and didn’t have fanatic and passionate friends. I will try to explain my view. Bad equipment Too many podcasts have bad equipment. I find it extremely disrespectful and annoying to hear only half of what is discussed, due to low quality microphones. Continue reading

Fantastic youtube channels, with top-quality learning for software engineers

2018-03-18 Periklis Gkolias
Video training is undeniably one of the most popular methods, for self-taught programmers and according to Forbes, the most popular, amongst millennials. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. (Henry Ford) As far as I know, many people are relying on one or more of the most popular video training platforms like Pluralsight, Udemy or Coursera but they use accounts funded by the company they are working for. Continue reading