Archives for July 2016

Finding Time to Blog

Let’s talk about finding time to blog. Technical bloggers tend to be busy professionals. So much so that I often hear remarks such as, “I would love to do so, but I simply don’t have the time needed to blog”. Some even start a blog, only to stop updating it after the initial enthusiasm wears […]

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Short vs. Long Content Posts

Is it better to write ten 400 words posts, or one 4,000 word post? The answer to the short vs. long content post conundrum, as it’s often the case in life, is “ it depends”. A frustrating answer, I know. But let’s inch our way to a better assessment of what exactly it depends on. […]

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But I’m not an expert

For the past several years I’ve been an advocate of leveraging blogging and social media to boost one’s career (among other reasons). The common objection A common objection I get, particularly from people just starting out in their careers, is: “But I’m not an expert”. Fellow programmers are especially partial to this thought pattern. Listen, […]

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Embedding Code and Formulas in Your WordPress Posts

Recently I wrote a post for my programming blog that included both mathematical formulas and actual code. It got me thinking about the fact that most of my readers here might need to do the same. Those of you who use WordPress will probably know that there are countless plugins to achieve just that. That in […]

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