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My thoughts and ideas on life, programming, and books.

The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday - Highlights

you can focus your energy exclusively on solving problems, rather than reacting to them. When you worry, ask yourself, What am I choosing to not see right now? We are A-to-Z thinkers, fretting about A, obsessing over Z, yet forgetting all about B through Y. Think progress, not perfection. Okay, you’ve got to do something very difficult. Don’t focus on that....

February 15, 2021 · 2 min · Saeed

A few ideas for your next Go project

Have you ever been out of idea on what to code for your next open-source or side-project? As a beginner, you can find many resources and tutorials on different beginner-friendly projects out there. But when you pass that level, you just cannot come up with any interesting ideas to work on while you’re learning. You can take any of these ideas for your next project, and dont' forget the purpose of doing this, is learning....

January 21, 2021 · 4 min · Saeed

Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl - Highlights

Nietzsche: “He who has a Why to live for, can bear almost any How.” Life is not primarily a quest for pleasure, as Freud believed, or a quest for power, as Alfred Adler taught, but a quest for meaning. The greatest task for any person is to find meaning in his or her life. Frankl saw three possible sources for meaning: in work (doing something significant), in love (caring for another person), and in courage during diffcult times....

January 17, 2021 · 4 min · Saeed

2020 in a Nutshell

In March 2020, the government announced a lockdown. No one allows to go out except for shopping, and everyone must work from home. First of all, despite of the hard situation for every business, I was lucky that I didn’t get laid off and my salary remained untouched. After a few days of passing time at home, playing video games, and watching movies, I felt guilty that I’m not as productive as I should be and I’m not using my time efficiently....

January 14, 2021 · 5 min · Saeed

Build a Simple Deployer with Go by Using the Github Webhooks

In my journey to learn Go, I decided to start write about the topics that I’m learning. This technique known as Feynman Learning Technique. I have done this long time ago when I wanted to learn PHP, I started a blog in Persian, and start to write about everything I was learning about PHP. These articles might not be useful for experienced programmers, but it helps me to have a deep understanding about the stuff I’m going to learn. In this article, I want to write a simple deployer by using Github Webhooks. Anyway, please let me know if you find any issues or mistakes. We can disscuss about it and we can learn together. ...

May 11, 2020 · 9 min · Saeed