Developer Davo

Thanks for visiting Learn it my way! I created this website so I could share my learning experiences as a self-taught software developer.

Developer Davo

Developer Davo

Thanks for visiting Learn it my way! I created this website so I could share my learning experiences as a self-taught software developer.

Gatsby vs Hugo, a detailed comparison

In this article, I compare two static site generators, Gatsby and Hugo. I discuss framework familiarity, stability, security, tooling, build speed, performance and the community surrounding both.

Learn React with these resources

In this article, I share a list of the recommended resources that have helped me learn React.

Here’s where I am two years after deciding to become a self-taught developer

In this article I revisit my decision of changing careers from structural to software engineering.
Published in freeCodeCamp

Learn JavaScript with these resources

In this article, I share a list of the recommended resources that have helped me learn JavaScript.

A really simple example of TDD

A step by step introduction to Test Driven Development.

How I release updates to my personal website

In this article, I share the tools, processes and practices I use for releasing updates to this website.

Learning material – software development

In this article, I share the learning resources that I have used to teach myself software development, starting with Introduction to Computer Science. I have also included my decision process behind each resource.

What I learned by developing enterprise software for the first time

In this article, I share ten lessons I learned from my first project as a self-taught software developer.
Published in freeCodeCamp

Learn iOS with these resources

In this article, I share a list of recommended resources that have helped me learn iOS development.

Learn how to improve with these resources

In this article, I would like to share the resources I have used that have helped me to improve and attain my goals.

Learn Android with these resources

In this article, I share a list of the recommended resources that have helped me learn Android development.

Learn Java with these resources

In this article, I share a list of the recommended resources for learning Java that have helped me in my career as a self-taught software developer.

Learn how to code with these resources

In this article, I would like to share some resources that I have used to teach myself how to code. These are resources that cover more than one topic and I keep coming back to them because they are so good.

Ensure it is the right job for you by asking these questions

An interview is a chance for you to impress your future employers as a software developer but it is also a chance for them to impress you.
Published on Medium

Interview questions that should not surprise you

A list of interview questions that software developers should be prepared for.
Published on Medium

How to write a cover letter as a software developer

Here I share my tips on writing a cover letter that lead to a job offer! Cover letter included.
Published on Medium

How to write a CV as a software developer

Here I share my tips on writing a CV that lead to a job offer! CV included.
Published on Medium

How to network as a software developer

Networking can be a lot of fun when you do it right. Here are some networking tips that I used that lead to a job offer!
Published on Medium

Why I prefer developing Android apps (instead of iOS)

In this article, I discuss two main reasons why I prefer Android development over iOS.

Was studying worth it?

I have a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and a Master of Structural Engineering. I decided to work as a software engineer. So, was it worth studying for six years?

How I changed careers

At the very beginning it was quite challenging to convince my future employers that I, with my Master of Structural Engineering, was the right person for the job as a software engineer. This is how I made it happen.

Why I changed careers

The number one question I got asked in interviews before changing careers is why I decided to change from structural to software engineering. In this post I share my reasons why.