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Books every developer must read

A good book has the power to change yourself and your career. Through the years I have compiled a list of books that I believe every software developer must read. The list represents my personal opnions and preference. It was based on the books I’ve read and conversations about books with colleagues and ex-colleagues.

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Better be idiot for 5 minutes than for a lifetime

Most of us believe that if we ask questions in a meeting people will realise that we don't know everything. But, guess what? We don't have to know everything.

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Information Radiators vs Refrigerators

After giving a tech talk in our Agile Community of Practice about Agile Software Inception, I had an inspiring conversation with a colleague. We were talking about information radiators. She pointed me out to this concept of Information Refrigerators vs Information Radiators.

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"Report to Boss" Stand-Up Anti-Pattern

When the stand-up meeting is just a moment to report the work to the boss.

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How I found a job in Sydney

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My email Policy

When I was working for Atos, the company's CEO started a zero email initiative. His aim was for the employees not to use email for internal communications. I remembered what I thought about it: "It's impossible". Now I believe that he was right. This post explains how I deal with my professional email inbox.

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Illusion of Competence

I did the Cousera’s course Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects. It was a pleasant course with many useful informations and a lot of useful techniques to speed up my learning ability. One point that caught my attention was the Illusion Of Competence and I would like to share with you how I added this knowledge to my day.

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2015: year's resolutions

These are my new year’s resolutions:

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Euler's Journey Problem 1

So I decided to start a project where I gonna implement the same problem in many languages. I always wanted to compare how different programming languages face some coding challenges. I don’t want to prove that any language is better than other, althought I know that this kind of flame will happen. To have a organized list of problems I gonna use the Project Euler problems.

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Roger Almeida

May the code be with you

Hi

I'm a technologist working with software development since 2002. This is my personal blog where I write (less frequent than what I would like) my thoughts about software development.


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