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Arulkumaran Kumaraswamipillai
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How to break into IT without a computer science degree
This is based on my experience. In 1999 I made a career change from being a mechanical engineer to a Java developer. It was much easier then because it was the "Dot com boom" time and if you knew the mainstream language fundamentals, basic SQL, and HTTP bas...
This is based on my experience. In 1999 I made a career change from being a mechanical engineer to a Java developer. It was much easier then because it was the "Dot com boom" time and if you knew the mainstream language funda...
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1 million page views as a technical blogger -- an IT software engineer's perspective
Firstly, thanks to all my followers and readers for your support in reaching this milestone of 1 million page views. Here are a few technical blogging tips based on my experience. 1. You need to be patient and keep at it It took me around 9 months to go fro...
Firstly, thanks to all my followers and readers for your support in reaching this milestone of 1 million page views. Here are a few technical blogging tips based on my experience. 1. You need to be patient and keep at it I...
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What can you do as a programmer to create your own brand?
Many people think that personal branding is just for celebrities or big organizations,  but every one of you is a brand. Have you ever been called a "great programmer" or a "go to person"  by your peers or coworkers? That description is part of your brand. ...
Many people think that personal branding is just for celebrities or big organizations,  but every one of you is a brand. Have you ever been called a "great programmer" or a "go to person"  by your peers or coworkers? That des...
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5 Motivating factors to do well in your programming career
#1: Nitty-gritty reasons like insult, failure, professional embarrassment, and lack of respect. For example,  not getting the job you badly wanted,  being unemployed for a while, leaving a job in unpleasant circumstance, etc. There is no better way to get e...
#1: Nitty-gritty reasons like insult, failure, professional embarrassment, and lack of respect. For example,  not getting the job you badly wanted,  being unemployed for a while, leaving a job in unpleasant circumstance, etc...
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What are the 16 technical key areas and how will they help you fast-track your career?
What are the 16 technical key areas? Language Fundamentals ( LF ) Specification Fundamentals ( SF ) Platform Fundamentals ( PF ) Design Considerations  ( DC ) Design Patterns ( DP ) Concurrency Management ( CM ) Performance Considerations  ( PC ) Memory/Res...
What are the 16 technical key areas? Language Fundamentals (LF) Specification Fundamentals (SF) Platform Fundamentals (PF) Design Considerations  (DC) Design Patterns (DP) Concurrency Management (CM) Performance Considerat...
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My top 5 blogging mistakes as a software devloper
Here are my top 5 mistakes and lessons learned from them. Mistake #1 : Wrote blog posts for adsense and SEO robots . The tell tale sign is checking my adsense income and keyword ranking every hour or so. Lessons learned : Write blog posts for people. Not fo...
Here are my top 5 mistakes and lessons learned from them. Mistake #1: Wrote blog posts for adsense and SEO robots. The tell tale sign is checking my adsense income and keyword ranking every hour or so. Lessons learned: Write...
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Sample Programmer Resume or CV -- Java example
A good Java resume or CV can make a world of a difference to open more doors to your career. Here is a sample resume that is extracted from my book "Java/J2EE Resume Companion" for experienced Java professionals. Even if you are not an experienced professio...
A good Java resume or CV can make a world of a difference to open more doors to your career. Here is a sample resume that is extracted from my book "Java/J2EE Resume Companion" for experienced Java professionals. Even if you ...
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I do specials towards the end of the month. Stay tuned.
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3 reasons why you should consider becoming a freelance programmer and 3 reasons why companies hire freelance programmers
This is mainly based on working as a freelance programmer for a single client on a contractual basis like 6 to 24 months, and not working on smaller jobs for multiple clients. This gives you better job stability. 3 reasons why you should consider becoming a...
This is mainly based on working as a freelance programmer for a single client on a contractual basis like 6 to 24 months, and not working on smaller jobs for multiple clients. This gives you better job stability. 3 reasons w...
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Java Web Service Pre Interview written test Questions and Answers
Q1 . A web service protocol stack from bottom to top consists of a) HTTP, SOAP, description language, UDDI b ) SMTP, XML messaging, WSDL, Service discovery c ) HTTP, XML messaging, WSDL, UDDI d ) HTTP, XML-RPC, WSDL, UDDI e ) HTTP, WSDL, SOAP, UDDI A1 . The...
Q1. A web service protocol stack from bottom to top consists of a) HTTP, SOAP, description language, UDDI b) SMTP, XML messaging, WSDL, Service discovery c) HTTP, XML messaging, WSDL, UDDI d) HTTP, XML-RPC, WSDL, UDDI e) HTTP...
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A mechanical engineer who changed his career to Java Programming through self-study.
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Java freelancer from Australia. As a contractor, attended 100+ job interviews and received multiple job offers. Authored Java career books that sold over 30,000 copies.
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