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Simple Programmer Podcast

The Simple Programmer Podcast is a short podcast that is a mix of career advice, philosophy and soft skills from successful author and software developer, John Sonmez. John is the founder of http://simpleprogrammer.com, one of the most popular software development blogs, and the author of the best-selling book, "Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual." (http://simpleprogrammer.com/softskills) Geared towards a programmer or software developer audience, but contains practical advice on: Career development Entrepreneurship Fitness Finance Productivity Personal development And more... That anyone can benefit from. Each episode is between 5 and 10 minutes long with at least 3 new episodes each week.
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Dec 2, 2020

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Nov 25, 2020

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Today, I'm gonna do a real quick video today to tell you about how not to be scammed as a freelancer as a programmer because you might be doing some side jobs. It's a really dangerous situation in terms of wasting your time. I've been scammed myself, I've been not paid for things and it's just a real hassle.

Nov 18, 2020

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Today we're gonna be talking about whether or not you should find your niche when you're first beginning as a programmer. We're moving to a world that is much different from the world that existed 30 or 40 years ago. And requires a different set of skills and a different approach to your career.

Nov 11, 2020

I know a lot of you guys are in the junior developer role and you want to figure out how you can succeed how you can climb the little corporate ladder and get your big paycheck at that senior title. I did this, I help a lot of people do this. It's not that hard. But a lot of people don't really tell you what to do when you get your first job, unfortunately.

Nov 4, 2020

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I know that probably many of you that are watching this, you're on the brink of giving up. Things just aren't working for you. It seems so overwhelming. And in this video, I'm going to tell you a little bit about my story. Some heartbreaking news that I had to deal with some trials that I've gone through that that maybe will inspire you a little bit to not give up not today.

Oct 28, 2020

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I want to do a quick video here. Just want to tell you about why you should avoid politics in programming if you're a software developer. This is really important. It's kind of a public service announcement to you guys. And in this video, I'm going to say here is some pragmatic advice. Begin in pragmatism, end in pragmatism.

Oct 21, 2020

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Today I'm going to talk about why you need to stop it with the startup nonsense. And instead, what you need to do if you want to build a business as a programmer is to create a bootstrap company. And in this video, I'm going to tell you, you know, what a lot of people aren't going to tell you which is why it's a bad idea why it's not what you should do.

Oct 15, 2020

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Today we're gonna be addressing the question that I get quite a bit, which is "should you learn more than one programming language as a programmer?" And in this video, we're going to be addressing why a lot of you guys are doing things wrong. And that's why it's taking you so long to become a developer or to become successful as a developer

Oct 7, 2020

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Today I'm going to talk about is getting some passive income as a programmer. I happen to be an expert in this because that's what I did is I built a lot of passive income as a programmer.

Sep 30, 2020

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I think a lot of you are job-hopping. That's fine. It's cool. I get it, but you're not leaving the best trail behind you when you're leaving your job. So in this video, I'm gonna tell you how to quit your job in such a way that you don't screw yourself over.

Sep 23, 2020

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I know a lot of you guys are shy, you might consider yourself an introvert. I don't really believe in the term, to be honest with you. So in this video, we're going to talk about confidence and how to just be confident in a conversation.

Sep 16, 2020

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Today I will give you a topic which I think is a good important lesson in life that even applies to you as programmers. And in this video, what I'm gonna be talking about is something called non-attachment.814

Sep 9, 2020

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I coach many software developers, and they paid me big money to coach them. And one of the reasons why they pay me so much money involves making blogs. And in this video, I'm going to give you some stories that are going to convince you that you're going to need to create a blog today.

Sep 2, 2020

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I have seen videos that say "Five things I wish I knew before starting programming" And in this video, I'm gonna do it better. I'm gonna do six that I wish I would have known before I started programming.

Aug 26, 2020

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A lot of tutorials you can learn about how to pass a programming interview but that's not what gets you the job. It might be surprising to you. And in this video, I'm gonna give you some just kind of off the cuff interview tips that are going to help you as a developer to pass your next programming interview.

 

Aug 19, 2020

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I am constantly amazed by how many programmers software developers are underpaid. And they don't even realize it. How many developers are calling themselves junior developers when they actually could be getting a job as a senior developer. And in this video, I'm going to give you all my secrets, and they're not very secretive, but they're going to be common sense. Ways that you can raise your salary and make a lot more money. And there are no tricks involved here.

 

Aug 12, 2020

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What is the best way to learn to code? This is a question that I've gotten from quite a few developers or wannabe developers. And in this video, I'm going to break down the possible paths that you could take to learn to code

Aug 5, 2020

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There's a lot of really interesting life lessons that I think you can learn from just being a software developer from writing code. And a lot of these lessons have really helped me in many areas of my life. In this video, I'm going to give you some of my life lessons software development or programming has taught me about life.

Jul 29, 2020

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This is something that I'm pretty familiar with as I was a self-taught software developer myself. And in this video, I'm going to tell you why it's better to become self-taught rather than going to college for software development, and how you can do this.

Jul 22, 2020

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This is a question that I get a lot of times. And on this video, we're going to answer this question for once and for all.

Jul 15, 2020

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Simple Programmer https://simpleprogrammer.com/ Why there are so many sad programmers? Why there so many software developers get depressed? Why are they miserable? I was a software developer. To be honest with you. I've been miserable at some point in my life. I think there's a higher rate of depression and social anxiety around software developers in general. And in this video, I want to talk about some ways that you can address that. Ways you can get over that. What I've learned as I have gone through the journey of personal development in my life.

Jul 8, 2020

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Why I left my HIGHLY PAID Software Development Job I've been asked this a lot of times what my story behind why I left my highly paid software development job. And in this video, I'm going to share that story. So make sure you stay tuned at the end because I'm going to give you some tips if you want to be able to eventually quit your job and potentially do what I did. Build your own businesses and become financially independent, become retired, young, and become a millionaire.

Jul 1, 2020

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Does the programming language that you learn actually matters? This is a question I get from a lot of developers, new and even experienced ones, that wonder if they've learned the right programming language or if they need to learn multiple programming languages. So in this video, I'm going to clear that up for you. I'm going to talk about why exactly you might want to be very careful in picking the programming language that you learn, but also why it might not really matter as much as you think.

Jun 24, 2020

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May 28, 2020

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All developers … develop; we all grow and improve all the time—or we ought to! In other words, it doesn’t matter whether you’re less experienced or more experienced than some other developer. Experience is relative, after all, and to some extent, an arbitrary concept. However... If you're really serious about getting that promotion and becoming a senior software developer FAST, you need to watch this video.

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