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Alex Hyett

Software Developer with over 13 years worth of professional experience and many more before that. Self-confessed geek with a passion for programming and all things tech.

Education

Masters in Physics, University of Bath, UK

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He/Him

Work

YouTuber and Tech Educator

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Giving back as a developer

Giving back as a developer

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Overcoming personal expectations

Overcoming personal expectations

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SEO 101 for Software Developers

SEO 101 for Software Developers

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The Good and Bad of Remote Work

The Good and Bad of Remote Work

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Open Source: An Antidote to Closed Source Vulnerability

Open Source: An Antidote to Closed Source Vulnerability

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Combining Digital and Analog for Better Note-Taking

Combining Digital and Analog for Better Note-Taking

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The Art of Abstractions

The Art of Abstractions

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Protecting Privacy: Can Software Developers Make a Difference?

Protecting Privacy: Can Software Developers Make a Difference?

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Navigating Docker like a Wizard

Navigating Docker like a Wizard

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Decentralisation, Our Past and Our Future

Decentralisation, Our Past and Our Future

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What should a Junior .Net Developer know?

What should a Junior .Net Developer know?

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How to do Performance Testing with k6

How to do Performance Testing with k6

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Good Engineers Perform Root Cause Analysis

Good Engineers Perform Root Cause Analysis

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Why software developers quit after 2 years

Why software developers quit after 2 years

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Idempotency - What it is and How to Implement it

Idempotency - What it is and How to Implement it

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Your privacy is optional

Your privacy is optional

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EU VAT & Moving Paid Plans to Patreon

EU VAT & Moving Paid Plans to Patreon

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5 Design Patterns That Are ACTUALLY Used By Developers

5 Design Patterns That Are ACTUALLY Used By Developers

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Decluttering my digital life

Decluttering my digital life

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The Interface Segregation Situation

The Interface Segregation Situation

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Should software engineers learn DevOps? 🛠️

Should software engineers learn DevOps? 🛠️

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What happened to the remote working dream?

What happened to the remote working dream?

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Every great developer has this one trait 🧠

Every great developer has this one trait 🧠

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CI/CD Pipeline Using GitHub Actions: Automate Software Delivery

CI/CD Pipeline Using GitHub Actions: Automate Software Delivery

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Why is the market so tough for junior engineers right now? 😭

Why is the market so tough for junior engineers right now? 😭

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Startup vs Corporate - Which is best for you? 🏢

Startup vs Corporate - Which is best for you? 🏢

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What’s Inside My Digital Toolbox 🧰

What’s Inside My Digital Toolbox 🧰

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How to Manage Technical Debt 📉

How to Manage Technical Debt 📉

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How to Build a Project That Will ACTUALLY Get You a Job

How to Build a Project That Will ACTUALLY Get You a Job

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Happiness is ... 🙂

Happiness is ... 🙂

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SOLID Principles: Do You Really Understand Them?

SOLID Principles: Do You Really Understand Them?

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How to Manage Your Time as a Software Developer ⌛️

How to Manage Your Time as a Software Developer ⌛️

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Specialist vs Generalist ⚒️

Specialist vs Generalist ⚒️

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Knowledge Management for Software Developers

Knowledge Management for Software Developers

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Engineering Manager vs Tech Lead 🧑🏻‍💻

Engineering Manager vs Tech Lead 🧑🏻‍💻

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Should you be blogging as a software developer?

Should you be blogging as a software developer?

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When is the Right Time to Quit Your Job? 🚪

When is the Right Time to Quit Your Job? 🚪

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health as a Software Developer 🧠

Taking Care of Your Mental Health as a Software Developer 🧠

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Recursion explained with the help from Inception

Recursion explained with the help from Inception

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How to Break a Monolith into Microservices

How to Break a Monolith into Microservices

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5 Hard Truths No-One Is Telling You About Software Engineering

5 Hard Truths No-One Is Telling You About Software Engineering

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Software Engineering Promotions: Increase Your Chances of Getting to the Next Level 🚀

Software Engineering Promotions: Increase Your Chances of Getting to the Next Level 🚀

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Domain-Driven Design: Simple Explanation

Domain-Driven Design: Simple Explanation

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Don’t Build Your House on Someone Else’s Land

Don’t Build Your House on Someone Else’s Land

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10 Questions You Should Be Asking at your Technical Interview

10 Questions You Should Be Asking at your Technical Interview

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Life Lessons Learned from the Stoics

Life Lessons Learned from the Stoics

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What is Event Driven Architecture?

What is Event Driven Architecture?

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You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

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AI Can’t Do This - SECRET to being a SUCCESSFUL Software Engineer

AI Can’t Do This - SECRET to being a SUCCESSFUL Software Engineer

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Does software development have an age limit?

Does software development have an age limit?

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Backend Developer Roadmap 2023

Backend Developer Roadmap 2023

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The Feynman Technique: Learn Quickly

The Feynman Technique: Learn Quickly

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Best Coding Habits to Start Now

Best Coding Habits to Start Now

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Can we replace junior developers with ChatGPT?

Can we replace junior developers with ChatGPT?

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Monolithic vs Microservice Architecture - Which Should You Use?

Monolithic vs Microservice Architecture - Which Should You Use?

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Stop caring what other people think

Stop caring what other people think

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Top 5 Programming Languages to Learn in 2023 (to Get a Job)

Top 5 Programming Languages to Learn in 2023 (to Get a Job)

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1000 Subscribers in 5 Months: My Strategy

1000 Subscribers in 5 Months: My Strategy

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Is there such a thing as job security?

Is there such a thing as job security?

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Types of Software Testing Explained

Types of Software Testing Explained

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