Group Chat, an official way to spam

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I have been using group chat applications like Microsoft Teams, Slack, etc. at work. I must say my experience with the way these apps are used is unhealthy for the team.

Group chat that was supposed to be effective communication has become an effective way to spam. The team should…

Life lessons I have learned from my rides

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It has been 4–5 years since I have started doing motorcycle trips to various parts of India. I was shit scared when I went on my first trip. It took me on 100km to start loving the ride and I have done so many rides to date.

These rides give…

Healthy and effective interaction is the key

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I always had my team in one place sitting side by side. But the pandemic changed everything. Now my team is distributed even in different timezones. Probably you too have a distributed team.

The hardest thing with distributed teams is to keep co-workers working together and efficiently. This requires an…

Starting with C helps you understand the basic concepts well

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When you start learning to program, you ask “Which language should I learn?”. There are several languages in the world which one you should pick as your first language.

If you want to pursue a career in Computer Science the first language you should be learning is:

C Programming Language

How to apply the Pareto principle!

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It all started in Italy when Vilfredo Pareto observed that approximately 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. He came up with a principle popularly known as the 80–20 principle that states roughly 80% of consequences come from 20% of causes.

The majority of…

Strategies to make WFH easy

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There was a time when I was more productive and at peace when working from home. WFH helped me focus and I could clear days of backlog in a day or two. …

These skills ease your work

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I have been working as a software developer for more than 16 years. I have developed few skills in my early career that have helped me do my work efficiently and deliver a good quality code. I can not take the credit myself. …

You don’t have to be an expert

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All through my career in the software industry, I have seen many developers who want to learn and underestimate their capabilities. Many of us think we can be a top developer only if we are an expert on the language, framework, and domain.

I am one of those as well…

It was not easy!

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I started as an embedded programmer. For the first five years of my career, I worked on the lowest layer of the software. I mainly coded in C, built protocol stacks, firmware, and media middleware.

A few of my colleagues started an internet company and I decided to join them…

I used to love WFH, but not anymore.

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Work from home was something we all wanted before the pandemic changed everything. It saved us time, no need to commute to work, and more time with the family. Or at least we used to think that way.

I must say, I used to love working from home occasionally in…

Amrit Pal Singh

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