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Build your first open-source project and get your first 100+ stars

· 8 min read

100 stars

After of years of learning new technologies, I was sick of doing the same tutorial over and over again. You know what I mean, you want to learn a new programming language, you read the documentation and then you start doing the classic to-do list project until you get sick of it.

I wanted to do something different, something that could help me to learn a new technology and at the same time, be more interesting and useful than a to-do list project.

Also, I wanted to give back to the community. I had learned a lot from open-source projects and I wanted to contribute to the community and have a positive impact on the ecosystem.

This is how I got into open-source. I found it fascinating so I decided to write this blog post to help you discover the majestic world of open-source as well.

Engineers and Salespeople: Get off your bubble!

· 3 min read

Engineers and Salespeople fighting

In the fast-paced world of business, engineers and salespeople often face a silent conflict. Engineers, focused on designing technology, sometimes lose sight of customer needs and the broader business context. Salespeople, driven by the excitement of closing deals, may overlook the intricate technical aspects of their products. This disconnect hinders both individual performance and overall business growth.

Mastering 1-1s: A Guide to Boosting Your Engineering Team

· 3 min read

1-1 Meeting One-on-one meetings (1-1s) are a vital part of a tech lead's role when working with an engineering team. In this blog post, we'll explore how to conduct effective 1-1s, emphasizing the benefits they bring, and providing practical tips for getting the most out of these meetings.

Sleep is not the cousin of death

· 2 min read

I never sleep, 'cause sleep is the cousin of death ~ Nas

In the fast-paced world of hustle and ambition, sleep often takes a backseat. So many things to do, but so little time. We're told that burning the midnight oil is the path to success. But is that really the case?