Is The End Of Code Really Coming?

It seems like more and more often, people are writing about “the demise” of software development. For example, Wired recently published an article titled The End of Code, in which the author proposes in the near future coding will change from being a massively in-demand craft to a niche activity done by a small group…

Ken Mazaika

8 Minutes of Programming Advice From My 13-Year-Old Self

In 1999, Smash Mouth was topping the charts. Me?  I was a 13-year old script kiddie.  If you’ve never heard the term script kiddie before, here’s the formal definition: “A person who uses existing computer scripts or code to hack into computers, lacking the expertise to write their own.” I, like many current developers, got…

Ken Mazaika

29 Behaviors That Will Make You An Unstoppable Programmer

When it comes to programming, there is the notorious myth of the 10x developer.  It is said that a 10x developer accomplishes roughly 10 times as much as the other programmers on the team.  It’s quite a controversial topic and there are people on both sides of the issue. Some people propose the myth of the…

Ken Mazaika