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Last Updated: March 02, 2016
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· itseranga
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Tips to be productive as a programmer

Following are the tips that I'm following

1. Clean workspace

  • Make your workspace clean and simple as much as possible
  • Remove all unwanted stuffs from the workspace
  • Following is my workspace at office

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I'm keeping

  • My MacBook
  • Always keeping Notebook with Pen
  • Always having water bottle (Drinking water puts me in happy mode in all the time)
  • Using earphone (Music + Coding, Marriage made in heaven :))
  • Stick some cheatsheets on the wall (I'm having Vim, Docker, Puppet, Git and Git-Flow cheatsheets)
  • Next the most important tip....... :)

2. Block Facebook

  • Facebook is a time killer for me. So I have blocked it
  • Add following content to /etc/hosts file, It will block facebook
127.0.0.1           facebook.com
127.0.0.1           www.facebook.com
  • Then flush dscache, in order to affect the changes that you have made to hosts file
sudo dscacheutil -flushcache
  • I'm using twitter most of the time, twitter is not a time killer for me :)

3. Try to do a sport

As a programmer, sport

  • Helps to keep my body healthy and fit
  • Trains me, how to work under pressure
  • Trains me, how to deal with changes
  • etc...
  • I'm playing Field Hockey once a week

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4. Now its time to happy coding :)

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5. Tip from Hockey

Don't panic be organize

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Avantar2

Agreed. My workspace is almost the same as you, but a cup of coffee instead of water and mac with HHKB keyboard makes coding more productively.

over 1 year ago ·
19924
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Thanks :) ..

over 1 year ago ·
19948

It's amazing how quickly you're work space can get cluttered if you don't put energy into keeping it simple and clean. It's the problem I have. I'll have to try the sports tip to help get in better shape.

Has anyone had experience with stand up desks?

over 1 year ago ·
19984
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Really helpful! many thanks for the great article!

over 1 year ago ·
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Dac8182499d9d16703b52d653806840b

As a facebook developer I can't agree with point 2 ;)

over 1 year ago ·
20092
Centurio93 hn0mutdp1w q200

I would highly recommend to try pomodor technique.

over 1 year ago ·
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