Ever Felt Like You're Working Hard, but Spinning Your Wheels? (Plus a Sneak Peek at ZitaFTP Server Progress)
Ever felt like you're working like crazy, but getting nothing of value done? Yep, me too. It happens more often than I'd like to admit.
In a previous video I recommended using deadlines to keep your project on track, and making sure that they're realistic deadlines (or target-dates, if deadlines are too scary).
Lately I've received an increase in queries about the DIY Mini-ITX laptop project that I was working on. Some assume that the project is dead. It's not; it's just sleeping.
I've always been glad that C++ doesn't have a Garbage Collector (GC), because you have little control over when or how long they run.
Us software developers need to learn continually. New technologies arrive, new languages, new ways of doing things.
I'm going to pick on something this week, namely "when it's done." As in, "it'll be done when it's done." Or, "it'll be done in two more weeks." These phrases...
- → Some Things School Taught You Must Be Unlearned
- → Ever Felt Like You're Working Hard, but Spinning Your Wheels? (Plus a Sneak Peek at ZitaFTP Server Progress)
- → How to Set Realistic Deadlines/Target-Dates For Software Development Projects
- → What happened to that DIY Mini-ITX laptop project?
- → Want to be More Productive? Work Less