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Quitting is important

We have limited hours everyday. In any given day, we can’t always utilize every hour of the day. To get the most done, you must quit many things. You must quit projects, say “NO” to things, so you can succeed at your goals. We are always being reminded not to quit, just go for it, just do it. Any motivational seminar, video or quote tells us to never quit. But does this kind of motivation really works? It doesn’t, here’s why: I was your average highly motivated productive person. I would get done many things, and I was really proud …

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Roasting My First JavaScript App

It’s time I look back at one of my very first JavaScript work and roast it. It was 2014, I had recently finished JavaScript and JQuery lessons from Codecademy. It was about time I build something with my knowledge. At that time I didn’t know what actually JQuery was. I thought it’s another language like JS. Now I know well that, JQuery is a library which goes on top of JavaScript. It makes writing code a little bit easier. An overview of what I am going to build: There is a mobile payment service in Bangladesh called Bkash. You can …

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What Steve Jobs’ First iPhone Taught Me About Product Development

Steve Jobs and his first iPhone changed everything. We were introduced to a new era. After the launch, every other phones were just a copy of the iphone. But I am not here to talk about the technological revolution of the smartphone industry. I want to discuss the lessons I learned from Apple’s iPhone from a product development perspective. Start Simple If you look at the original iPhone, you would realize how lame that phone was. It didn’t had video recording option, no 3G, and many modern features you would expect from a new phone. Apple could have put so …

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I Never Thought I Would Become A Programmer One Day

Growing up I was just a regular boy. I was never good at science or maths. I like to break things apart, but I wont call myself a tech nerd. So how did a regular guy like me turn into a programmer, coding things from scratch? Let’s be honest here, programming is not that easy. It takes discipline and repeated effort to code something on your own, build a thing which actually works. I never thought someday I would turn into a web developer and actually code in this weird language. Please note: I am using the words “coding”, “development”, …

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Hello WordPress

When installing WP for the first time, it automatically publishes this standard hello world post. I usually delete this post and start fresh, but not this time. This time I thought why not take this opportunity and talk about WordPress for a while. WordPress is by far the easiest way to get up and running with a website. All the top web hosting providers support automatic one-click WP installs. In many cases WordPress will be an ideal fit for your next website. But there are some instances where WP should not be used: You don’t wish to blog on this …

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