Stress is the root cause of our declining productivity. Let’s reduce it

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At one point in my life, my mind was always racing, thinking of how to solve one problem or another. At night, it was difficult to sleep because my brain would just not shut down. And the following morning, stressed from the night before, I had to dive into my work.

Soon, I realized I was burning out little by little and becoming more stressed as each day passed by.

Stress. The cause of our declining productivity.

After trying several different techniques, I discovered five that have helped me manage my stress level as a programmer.

In this article, I…


The React Build Tutorial: Here is how this works!

My Todo App built with the useReducer hook of React and hosted with Firebase
My Todo App built with the useReducer hook of React and hosted with Firebase
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A Todo app is a software that allows you to create todos, read them, delete them, and sometimes toggle if done or not. In this article, we'll be building a Todo app that possesses all the functionalities above.

In this React build, we are going to be using:

So without further ado, Let's get started!

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An open letter to Zendaya.

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Who else resort to movies to save you from your world of deep thinking?

To engross you in a new world of drama and action away from your much dreaded reality?

Even if it's for the smallest time.

I did.

It might have been meaningless at that point, but I got something I never thought would.

A lesson and a feeling. Not from the movie, but from an actress. But from Zendaya.

Here is what I got.

I never really liked Zendaya. Why? 3 points leads to my answer.

  • I don't watch the Disney channel that much, but one TV…


Soft skills are more important than you think. Here's a detailed breakdown and how you can improve yours.

Soft Skills at Workplace: This is What the Vast Majority of Programmers Just Don’t Understand.
Soft Skills at Workplace: This is What the Vast Majority of Programmers Just Don’t Understand.
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Hey, so I'm not going to bore you with an extensive explanation of what .

But here’s what you need to know.

, 7,925 students graduated with a degree in the Computer Programming field in 2019, and is growing by 10.4%. Plus, the United States has about .

Now, were available in 2019 in the US and are said to decrease by 9% by 2029.

Right now, human resource overpowers the number of jobs. And this will increase rapidly in 10 years' time.

What are you going…


Your solution awaits you right now.

You Shouldn’t Learn What’s on the Futuristic Trend List: 3 Underrated Reasons Why, Your solution awaits you right now.
You Shouldn’t Learn What’s on the Futuristic Trend List: 3 Underrated Reasons Why, Your solution awaits you right now.
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We have all seen popular programming trends like and like .

But the point of trend lists is not the trend itself, but how you use it to your advantage.

At least 97% of us, human, love trends, countdowns, and numbered lists. And yes, I'll be lying if I say I'm not a trend lover.

Why do we love these trends? We want to show up with the latest gist, news. Or to wow our friends with our proficiency in a new trendy skill.

But do we use these trends to our career's advantage? Well, most people don’t.

They…


Hey Friend, you've found your Fantastic 3.

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Going into an interview, you will feel overwhelmed and scared of what might play out. Yes, especially when you plan to crack your first job interview.

How to stop severe anxiety during interviews? I am scared, my interview is tomorrow. Any help?

Go on Google! Tens of thousands of people are asking these same questions and more questions related to those. This shows you are not alone.

Interviews. As nerve wracking as they may be, there and then, you must be prepared to sell yourself — your skills and capabilities. …


These YouTube channels will make up your toolbox.

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"Good design is good business." -- Thomas Watson Jr., businessman, second president of IBM

According to similarweb.com, Starbucks.com has approximately 17+ million visitors in the last 6 months.

What made the site attract more visitors? Is it the message/art direction that intrigues them? Or is it because they serve amazing coffee?

"Design adds value faster than it adds costs." -- Joel Spolsky, web programmer, writer, and creator of Trello

I’m sure the web designers of this site know this!

And I am sure you won't stick to a website if you don't like it.

So, in this article, you…


Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

Use These 12 YouTube channels to Improve Your Web Development Skills.
Use These 12 YouTube channels to Improve Your Web Development Skills.
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I conducted research where I asked some successful freelance web developers what learning resources they use.

I found out this collective group of web developers, who earn an income ranging from $85,000 to $118,000 per year, have something in common.

The YouTube channels they watch.

So, in this article, I will share with you these YouTube channels to learn web development from to get your desired results.

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” — Chinese proverb

Here they are:

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These YouTube channels will bring your JavaScript skills to life.

7 Best YouTube Channels to Follow to Level Up your JavaScript Skills.
7 Best YouTube Channels to Follow to Level Up your JavaScript Skills.
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I spoke a with freelance JavaScript developer who earns $85,000 per year. And something he mentioned piqued my interest.

So, YouTube is his most utilized learning resource. And he didn’t even bother with paid courses.

So if he can do it, you can too!

I dug deeper into what YouTube channels he watches.

So, in this article, I will share with you the 7 best YouTube channels to follow to level up your JavaScript skills.

Here we go:

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The basics of JavaScript.

A weak foundation is the…

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