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Articles by Stephen C Young (Articles: 3, Technical Blogs: 12)

Articles: 3, Technical Blogs: 12

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Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 7,540   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.41
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
Object oriented design in web development
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 12,880   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 0
Here are 10 videos that every web developer should watch
Posted: 8 Jun 2015   Updated: 8 Jun 2015   Views: 36,700   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 45   Popularity: 7.35
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 0
Why you must tame complexity to become a better programmer

Average blogs rating: 4.78

Shell and IE programming
IE Programming
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 7,310   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
Functional Programming
Web Security
General
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 4,630   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Google I/O 2014 Recap for web developers
Amazon Web Services
General
Posted: 7 Nov 2014   Updated: 7 Nov 2014   Views: 18,950   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 0
How to become a web developer that stands out from the crowd
Programming Tips
Design and Strategy
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 31,460   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 59   Popularity: 8.63
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 0
Why is your code so hard to understand
General
Posted: 30 Mar 2015   Updated: 30 Mar 2015   Views: 36,840   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.54
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 0
How to become a better programmer by learning how you understand code
Design and Architecture
General
Posted: 11 Nov 2014   Updated: 11 Nov 2014   Views: 10,400   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.62
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 0
Here is a list of 12 skills that you need to build a damn good web app
Posted: 13 Jan 2015   Updated: 13 Jan 2015   Views: 9,300   Rating: 4.64/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 21   Downloaded: 0
Web application architecture
Work Issues
The Developer's Life
Posted: 7 Nov 2014   Updated: 7 Nov 2014   Views: 10,740   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.72
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Here is a list of 10 questions that web developers must ask themselves everyday
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 8,210   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to become a web developer - larger projects
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 6,850   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.19
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Here are 5 more questions developers should be asking themselves
Posted: 11 Nov 2014   Updated: 11 Nov 2014   Views: 13,170   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.34
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12 Attributes of a good web application architecture
Reviews on Third Party Products and Tools
Community Reviews
Posted: 6 Nov 2014   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 5,510   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.07
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How to get ahead by focusing on principles and not technologies
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Stephen C Young
Architect Allan Gray
South Africa South Africa
Since I was young I always preferred teaching myself to learning from a structured syllabus.

This didn’t always make me popular with my teachers. I guess sleeping through the whole of Romeo and Juliet in an English class doesn’t make a great impression. On the other hand I formed an obsession with always researching something.

Over the years these obsessions would jump from topic to topic ranging from physics to lean manufacturing. Photography to functional programming. Cognition to physiology and strength training. Kitesurfing to fire poi. My obsessions may be random but are always led by my curiosity.

Over time I noticed that I was forming connections and finding patterns in unrelated fields and using knowledge I gained from studying the rudiments of things like cognitive psychology when trying to figure out why I was seeing certain behaviours in the teams I was working in.

I'm interested in communicating those underlying principles and connections in a way that is useful to others.

I have been working as a programmer, architect and manager for the last 12 years so there is a strong bias to helping junior programmers and software development teams improve.

I focus on underlying principles and not technologies.