TIME-MANAGEMENT SYSTEM — POMODORO

An effortless way to stay focused and don’t procrastinate

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The Pomodoro Technique Book — Francesco Cirillo

What is the Pomodoro Technique?

It is a technique to divide time and focus on your task. It’s based on sessions and resting time. Improving your concentration and helping you to finish your tasks on time.

Meet Francesco Cirillo, the creator.

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Francesco Cirillo — Creator of the Pomodoro Technique

Francesco Cirillo is an informatics engineer, productivity expert, and senior agile coach, who created the Pomodoro Technique in the late ’80s and gradually refined until it was finally defined in 1992.

How this technique was created?

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

In his student era, it was hard for him to focus and learn new things, he felt lost with every new task, and without enough time to complete them, also he thought that. Until one day, thinking about how to improve his productivity, he went into the kitchen and saw one of those tomato-shaped kitchen clocks, and challenged himself to concentrate for at least 10 minutes, but, he did not achieve a good effect since he did not focus as he expected, but he discovered that in those minutes he was trying to get focused, he felt a real motivation! He did not lower his arms and continued with sessions of 10 minutes, and after several attempts, he realized that he could concentrate longer, and thus he reached 25 minutes and set it as standard, and then a 5 minutes resting time. …


FREELANCER TIPS

Tips all freelancers need to know

Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it
Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it
Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it

All the advantages of being a freelancer (Flexibility, give your work the cost you think it has, spends time with family/friends, workout, and many others that we are not going to cover today) may put your world upside-down, and lead you into a chaotic situation!

Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it
Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it
Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it

For that reason, here are 5 tips that may help in your freelancer career.

Clean Environment

Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it
Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it
Being a good freelancer and don’t die trying it

Make your bed - Clean your room - pickup all your toys - open windows

Those are all mom’s phrases, and you may wonder why we should do those things if we are going to break that harmony in a while? I will play with my toys again, so, why should I put them into the box again? …


Required skills for a JR+ (Junior Advanced) Web Ui Developer — Part 3/8

Hello, devs! me again! hehe! This is the third part of this ‘What does a {} web UI need to know?’, so, you missed the previous ones? don’t worry, here is the Interview Killer and the Junior (JR) parts, so, move on…

3) JR+ (Junior Advanced)

Here we are going to start seeing new things and also we need to start showing improvements in our previous topics, so, let’s start with a brief recap.

Previous knowledge:

We have talked about:

HTML: Structures.
CSS: Selectors, Layout, Box Model.
JS: Basic Language Concepts, DOM manipulation.
JS Library: jQuery.

All those concepts we talked, now should be a little bit higher than in the previous position, so, now you can have some errors but your code should not be very buggy, it doesn’t expect it is bug-free but fewer than in your previous role. …


Required skills for a JR (Junior) Web Ui Developer — Part 2/8

Hello, devs! The last time we saw it was for this post (What does a web UI need to start?). Today we are going to continue with this series of skills required to be a web UI dev, from JR to Architect!

IMPORTANT:

What does a JR  web UI need to know  Required skills Web Ui Developer
What does a JR  web UI need to know  Required skills Web Ui Developer
Photo by Will Porada on Unsplash

All that we have talked in the last post will be almost the same for this because when you start working as a dev at any company with the previous knowledge, your first position will be JR (if you have experience and your knowledge is higher, you, probably will be hired at other classification), so, we are not having a long post today, but, we are going to use this one to clarify some concepts. …


Required skills for a web UI developer interview — Part 1/8

What does a web ui developer need to start? Passing interview Required skills for a web ui developer interview
What does a web ui developer need to start? Passing interview Required skills for a web ui developer interview
So isn’t that what we’re all asking in our own lives? ‘Where’s MY elephant?’ I know that’s what I’ve been asking. — Kent Brockman (for IT, will be ‘What does a web UI developer need to start?’)

Yes, there is a Simpsons-moment for everything! And this is not an exception!

Today I’m going to let you know (based on my personal experience, which means it can be different to other developers) how I think a Web UI developer will need to start in a company, the basic knowledge for a starter/intern/noob/novate/{whatever you wanna call them} developer! I’ll separate this into 8 parts (yeah, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8!), in fact, they are 7 positions and the first one is the ‘required’ knowledge to start.

1) Required (interview killer)

If this is your first time to take an interview, maybe you will be fell kind nervous, which is normal, so, don’t be afraid, just nervous! That feeling is because you don’t know what the recruiter is going to ask and if you are being able to answer that! so, I’ll give you some topics that they are going to be asking for. And one thing, there are some interviews that the main purpose is just leveling interviews, that means they are going to hire you, but they need to know if you are a JR, SSR, SR, or an Architect (if you are here, I assume you are going to be a jr, but…. …


MY OWN PERSONAL DEFINITIVE GUIDE

This is how I made a progress in my IT career (+10 years SD Web UI DEV)

Hello all, today I’ll give you guys some tips that helped me to make some good progress in my career (as a web UI developer) and how I learned those tips (Good & Bad experiences). But, first, let me introduce myself.

Who I am?

How to progress at your IT career This is how I made a progress at my IT career SD Web UI DEV
How to progress at your IT career This is how I made a progress at my IT career SD Web UI DEV
How to progress in your IT career — Who I am? — Mister X

I’m an SD (Software Designer) web UI developer with more than 10 years in the business, I’m not the best developer but I’m not the worst, so, if we want to measure it in a range from 1 to 10, I think I’m a 7 (Yeah, 7, there is a lot of things I need to learn), so, in this 10 years working in different companies and with a lot of clients, I learned (or I think I did) how to escalate positions faster than when I started, and this post is not just about to positions, is about knowledge. …

About

{ JS } Guy

Just a web UI developer, with more than 10 years experience, trying to share my own personal knowledge.

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