Jack Finlay - Software Engineer in Melbourne, Australia. Exploring the writing process and developing my skills through the occasional article on life as a programmer. Follow me on Twitter for updates.
How I approach writing a blog postFebruary 14, 2021
My personal process for putting together a blog post
A better interview experienceJanuary 12, 2021
Reflections upon good interview experiences.
You can be a mentor at any levelApril 30, 2020
Mentoring and learning happens at all levels.
Reliving the joys of learning to programNovember 09, 2019
A rediscovery, or, reinvigoration of a love for programming.
Mistakes I made as an intermediate developerSeptember 18, 2019
Previously I made a post about mistakes I made as a junior developer. Since then I’ve made more mistakes, but also learned a lot…
My worst interview everJuly 30, 2019
This is a story of the worst interview I have ever experienced
Why you need technical leadership, and what happens when you don’t have itDecember 26, 2018
Reflections and observations from a project that went poorly.
What to expect as a software developerAugust 30, 2018
Experiences you’ll encounter in the early years of your career
Mistakes I’ve made as a junior developer — and how you can avoid themJune 12, 2018
Reflections on my first years as a software developer
JetBrains’ Rider: First ImpressionsJanuary 02, 2018
I tried out JetBrains’ Rider IDE, here are my first impressions…