David Nowak

David Nowak

If it is about business, investing, programming or travelling, you can bet he'll be interested. Known to be an easygoing guy with big ambitions and maaaybeee works too much.

Travelling Around the World
19 posts
My 1 Year Reflection on Working as a Frontend Developer cover image
Programming

My 1 Year Reflection on Working as a Frontend Developer

Looking back… it’s crazy to believe that I accomplished my programming related goal and just how quickly the time has gone by! It doesn’t…

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    David Nowak
13 min read
My Indie Hacker, Entrepreneurial, Startup Challenge to Build a SaaS Business in 12 Months cover image
Entrepreneurship

My Indie Hacker, Entrepreneurial, Startup Challenge to Build a SaaS Business in 12 Months

So where did I come up with this crazy idea to build a SaaS business from scratch in 12 months? Well… over the past couple of months or so…

  • David Nowak
    David Nowak
6 min read
The Best Online Business & Entrepreneurship Communities to Learn From And Join cover image
Entrepreneurship

The Best Online Business & Entrepreneurship Communities to Learn From And Join

One of my biggest interests in life is around the topics of business, startups and entrepreneurship. But not just any kind of business…

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    David Nowak
8 min read
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Programming

How to Convert a NodeList to an Array in JavaScript

This article will show you how you can convert a NodeList into an Array, so you can use array methods like map. As a bonus, it will also…

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    David Nowak
6 min read
The coolest and best startup / hackathon events in the world cover image
Entrepreneurship

The coolest and best startup / hackathon events in the world

As someone who is massively interested in entrepreneurship, business and the whole startup ecosystem, you would think that I’m very active…

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    David Nowak
3 min read
My personal experience, thoughts and review of my lone Startup Weekend cover image
Entrepreneurship

My personal experience, thoughts and review of my lone Startup Weekend

I actually participated in this Startup Weekend event a very long time ago and did it in Auckland, New Zealand. It was something that I had…

  • David Nowak
    David Nowak
10 min read
My progress, thoughts and reflections after 6 months of trading stocks. cover image
Investing

My progress, thoughts and reflections after 6 months of trading stocks.

Wow… it has already been half a year since I first started trading stocks! Part of me isn’t sure if I’m any better off than if I didn’t…

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    David Nowak
9 min read
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Programming

3 actionable tips on how to become better at solving programming bugs

I’m assuming you are here because you want to improve your skills at solving programming bugs. The short version of accomplishing that is to…

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    David Nowak
8 min read
How I came up with my massive type C goals, and did I achieve them? cover image
Investing

How I came up with my massive type C goals, and did I achieve them?

A couple years back, I watched a very interesting video on YouTube about the subject of goals. I believe it was forwarded to me from my…

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    David Nowak
7 min read
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Programming

The 5 most useful skills to have as a developer

Are you curious to know what kind of skills are needed to be a good developer? Or if you personally are the “right fit” to be one? Then you…

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    David Nowak
8 min read
The Long Story of How I FINALLYYYY Got my First Developer Job cover image
Programming

The Long Story of How I FINALLYYYY Got my First Developer Job

Are you considering switching careers into tech? Or struggling to get your first developer job? This article will show you what the process…

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    David Nowak
48 min read
Introduction to using React useCallback Hook cover image
React

Introduction to using React useCallback Hook

In React, there is a hook called useCallback. It wraps itself around your function and can be written like the following… As the name…

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    David Nowak
7 min read
How to use React Refs and React Forward Refs - including hooks cover image
React

How to use React Refs and React Forward Refs - including hooks

Are you not exactly sure what a React Ref (or Forward Ref) is? Or how to use it in a project? Then this article will explain the basics to…

  • David Nowak
    David Nowak
13 min read
My story: How my journey towards change all started cover image
Inspiration

My story: How my journey towards change all started

Find out how I first caught the entrepreneurial bug that completely changed my mindset and life direction, which then later on enabled me to…

  • David Nowak
    David Nowak
7 min read
What does a typical day look like for a front end developer? cover image
Programming

What does a typical day look like for a front end developer?

Do you want to get a good understanding for the many things that you would be expected to do working as a future front end developer? I’ll…

  • David Nowak
    David Nowak
11 min read
A Gentle Introduction Into GraphQL - Part 1: Overall Overview cover image
GraphQL

A Gentle Introduction Into GraphQL - Part 1: Overall Overview

In this article you will learn more about the entire GraphQL ecosystem, what GraphQL is, what it is used for and how to use it in a React…

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    David Nowak
16 min read
Investing - A reflection at the end of my first 3 months of trading stocks cover image
Investing

Investing - A reflection at the end of my first 3 months of trading stocks

Oh boy… this was an interesting quarter! After suffering a few setbacks in my first month trading stocks, things had turned around for me in…

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    David Nowak
6 min read
Investing - The Lessons I Learned in my First Month Trading Stocks cover image
Investing

Investing - The Lessons I Learned in my First Month Trading Stocks

Imagine that you were a kid again, standing outside of your house. As you’re standing there, you looked up at your house and truly believed…

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    David Nowak
13 min read
How I went from failure to success in programming and what got me there cover image
Inspiration

How I went from failure to success in programming and what got me there

This is David’s story of how he kept coming back to programming over the course of his life and eventually found success in it! In the past…

  • David Nowak
    David Nowak
12 min read