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*All illustrations in this article are by Ugonna Thelma

If you are familiar with Object-Oriented Programming, then you’ve probably heard about the SOLID principles.

These five software development principles are guidelines to follow when building software so that it is easier to scale and maintain. They were made popular by a software engineer, Robert C. Martin.

There are so many great articles online about SOLID but I rarely see any examples with pictures. This makes it a bit difficult for visual learners like me to learn while staying engaged.

So the main aim of this article is to get a better understanding of these principles using illustrations and emphasizing the goal for each principle. …

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If you’re reading this, chances are you’re bored out of your mind. You feel you’re no longer growing and guess what? You’re probably right.

I was in this position a few weeks ago. Maybe I still am but it’s a LOT better than before.

This phase where you feel unease, boredom, and even frustration is not a bad thing. In fact, I think it’s a good sign, showing that you’re ready for the next level of your career.

I’ll be sharing a question and actions that can help you move past this stage.

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I turned a year older today and I’m definitely not the same woman I was a year ago.

Is this a good thing? Yes. The change was good.

I finally acknowledged that I do have an anxiety problem so I can take better care of my mind.

I finally realised that I deserve better and shouldn’t settle for less.

I also realised that there’s so much to learn and I could learn the way I am comfortable with, only competing with the past version of myself.

This year was a roller coaster of emotions. My mental health struggled a lot but I choose to focus on the good. …


Ugonna Thelma

Software Engineer, UI Designer, Logo Designer, Childrens book illustrator :)

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