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5 Ways to Destroy Your Productivity

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Hey you. Yeah, you. Want to know how to absolutely and utterly destroy your productivity? Good. You’ve come to the right place. Being productive is overrated. I mean really. What good does it get you? The more work you get done, the more work you get asked to do. So, here are a few quick tips that will help ensure ...

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3 Hacks to Increase Your Productivity

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Logging programming time can make you a better coder. To get good at something you need to work on it for 10,000+ hours. Using a tool like WakaTime, you can log your coding hours and utilize these hacks to up your programming game.             Track yourself learning to code Regardless of what the “be a ...

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We can’t measure Programmer Productivity… or can we?

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If you go to Google and search for “measuring software developer productivity” you will find a whole lot of nothing. Seriously — nothing. Nick Hodges, Measuring Developer Productivity By now we should all know that we don’t know how to measure programmer productivity. There is no clear cut way to measure which programmers are doing a better or faster job, ...

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7 Brain Tips for Software Developers

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Estimated Reading Time: 10-15 minutes EDITORIAL NOTE: This is an article that I am really glad to have featured on Java Code Geeks and one that I think is long overdue. It will explain how to leverage and better utilize our greatest asset as programmers, and that is of course, our brain. We are intellectual workers and without an optimally ...

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How to increase productivity

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Unlocking productivity is one of the biggest concerns for any person with a management role. However, people rarely agree on the best approaches to improve performance. Over the years, I have observed different managers using opposite practices to churn out the best performance of the team they are managing. Unfortunately, some of them work and others don’t. To be more ...

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The Top 10 Productivity Booster Techs for Programmers

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This is the list we’ve all been waiting for. The top 10 productivity booster techs for programmers that – once you’ve started using them – you can never do without them any longer. Here it is:                 Git Before, there were various version control systems. Better ones, worse ones. But somehow they all ...

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Productive Developers are Smart and Lazy

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When I use the terms Smart, Lazy, and Developer, I mean the following: Smart as in intelligent and able to think things through (i.e. not smart-ass) Not a dreamer who never gets around to writing anything practical Lazy as in lazy-loading, that is wait to write code (i.e. not couch potato) Developer as in energetic and focused on building real-world ...

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The Programmer Productivity Paradox

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Programmers seem to be fairly productive people. You always see them typing at their desks; they chafe for meetings to finish so that they can go back to their desks and code. When asked, they will say that there is not enough time to produce the code, and the sooner they can start coding, the sooner they will be done. ...

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10 Productivity tips for software developers

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After attending a few seminars on the topic of productivity and time management and reading a couple of books on the subject, I was introduced to some profound concepts and made some great realizations about the way I used to work. With this new knowledge, I completely redesigned my workflow framework something that lead in a tremendous boost of my ...

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