Author Archives: Jesicka Labud

About Jesicka Labud

Jesicka is a writer, Co-Founder of Tipabl, world-traveler, and loving wife. Her two cats follow her wherever she goes in the world! She's put on hold her past life as a project manager and architect in order to pursue of dream of living life on her own terms while learning how to program.

10 Common Misconceptions About Programming- Part II

working with latte

This article is Part Two of a two part series! Click here for Part One! Once upon a time I used to believe some of these things… It is important to bash these misconceptions fast and get started on learning how to code. Don’t let a few misleading ideas keep you from learning a new skill which is fast becoming the most important skill of the century. Don’t put off working on your minimum viable product for that world-changing idea that’s been in your head for months or even years. The idea Read more […]

Still Looking for Techie to Do Your Work For You? Not me.

I know, I know... it's markup, not code. But you know what I mean.

So you’ve got this great idea… but it’s a web app, or software, or mobile phone app, and too bad, because you’re not a programmer. You’ve never even opened a real text editor before. But…It’s going to change the world! It’s a big idea! Why won’t anyone help me build it!? It’s going to be the next Google or Facebook or Twitter… or… maybe not. But you don’t know how to code. You need a programmer. You search endlessly for someone to help you, to build it for you. Because you’re so awesome, Read more […]

10 Common Misconceptions About Programming- Part I

coding in cafe

This article is Part One of a two part series! Click here for Part Two! Once upon a time I used to believe some of these things… It is important to bash these misconceptions fast and get started on learning how to code. Don’t let a few misleading ideas keep you from learning a new skill which is fast becoming the most important skill of the century. Don’t put off working on your minimum viable product for that world-changing idea that’s been in your head for months or even years. The idea Read more […]

When You Feel Like Giving Up Most: Please Don’t.

dont give up girl

We know how it feels. Nothing seems to be working. There is no productivity hack or motivational speech that can make you feel better at a critical moment like this one: The moment where you feel like there is no hope. Too much time has elapsed with no results. Too much money was spent on useless tasks and acquisitions- such as multiple domain names and web hosting for “coming soon” pages. People are encouraging you to give up, saying things like “it’s OK to quit now.” Family members Read more […]