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re: I am a full-time freelancer aged 21. I work mostly in PHP and React. Last year I made approximately $75,000 in revenue. AMA! VIEW POST

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re: That's kind of you, thank you! In terms of projects I'm pretty open to things in every direction. I'd just like some variety. By the time my curre...
 

Thanks for all the info Richard :-)

I'd just like some variety.

Yeah, this is the blessing/curse of the freelancer :D

Another thing I've been playing with in my head is building a small SaaS app and see how that goes. The beginnings of it are over at howmuchdoesthismeetingco.st

ah ah, a really neat idea! "Are we wasting time here?" :D

I'd really like to go back to that eventually, because it's just an entirely different work experience, in my opinion.

Yeah I understand, I'm much more productive from home

Taxation is pretty high.

Yeah, more or less like here, depends in which bracket you are

I've recently been very enarmored with Golang. It's actually less about the speed aspect of it, but I generally like the syntax. So that is something I'd be glad to add to my personal skillset. As experiment I actually wrote the RSVP website for my wedding in it.

Ah ah, well, at least you built something useful ;) Go is a good tool to have in the arsenal

My pleasure, really! I talk entirely too much at times. 😅

Yeah, this is the blessing/curse of the freelancer :D

Variety is truly the blessing and the curse. I mean I have no trouble with working on a single for a while, but turns out a year is a long while!

ah ah, a really neat idea! "Are we wasting time here?" :D

Thanks! I've had good feedback so far. Ideally I'd like to formalize it a bit more to enable tracking of meeting output and action points etc. We'll see! Given the amount of meeting overhead I have at work I'll certainly be able to collect lots of ideas.

Yeah I understand, I'm much more productive from home

Yes! Especially considering that on my work laptop all I've got is Windows 10 and no administrative access. It's a struggle at times. And not the good kind.

Ah ah, well, at least you built something useful ;) Go is a good tool to have in the arsenal

That I did! And Go is the first language that addresses my biggest pet peeve: I can have a variable named InvitationToken in Go, invitation_token in the database and invitationToken in JSON all in one statement!

InvitationToken string `json:"invitationToken" db:"invitation_token"`

Coming from PHP where even the standard library doesn't know what it wants to be that is like rubbing Vicks on your soul.

That I did! And Go is the first language that addresses my biggest pet peeve: I can have a variable named InvitationToken in Go, invitation_token in the database and invitationToken in JSON all in one statement!

Yeah, that aspect of Go is truly cool. I only wished it wouldn't use interface{} for practically everything during serialization.

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