227: Exotic Car Salesman to Mobile Developer with Ephraim Schmitt

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In this episode Donn sits down and talks to Ephraim Schmitt about how he changed careers from being an exotic car salesman to a mobile software developer. It’s a fascinating and inspiring story for anyone looking to get into software development. 

We talk about the mental and financial struggles, how he learned to start coding, how you can find opportunities everywhere, how to interview better, where to look for positions when you’re just starting out, why volunteering/doing something for free early on is fast way to open doors and build your network and so much more.

If you or anyone you know is looking to break into the software industry, this is the podcast for you. You’ll leave with a couple  pages of notes, tips and the inspiration you need to jump into the world of software development.

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Stoa

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AndroidJobs.IO

  • Job postings are FREE on AndroidJobs.IO during the early release phase (at the time of this recording).
  • Sign up to get notified of new jobs on a weekly basis as well.
  • AndroidJobs.IO

Software Freelancing

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@fragmentedcast or our Youtube channel

@donnfelker and donnfelker (on Instagram)

Freelancing for Mobile Developers (Donn’s YouTube)

kaushikgopal (on YouTube) or jkl.gg/b or @kaushikgopal

Disclaimer: Many of the links we share to products are affiliate links. They help support the production of Fragmented. Thank you for your support.

226: The Reunion – Themes, VS Code and More

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In this episode Donn and Kaushik are back together on the mic. After an extended break, they both returned renewed and ready to dive into all things software, starting off with IDE themes, plugins and what they’ve been up to since they were last on the show together.

Links from the show

AndroidJobs.IO

  • Job postings are FREE on AndroidJobs.IO during the early release phase (at the time of this recording).
  • Sign up to get notified of new jobs on a weekly basis as well.
  • AndroidJobs.IO

Software Freelancing 

Contact

@fragmentedcast or our Youtube channel

@donnfelker and donnfelker (on Instagram)

Freelancing for Mobile Developers (Donn’s YouTube)

kaushikgopal (on YouTube) or jkl.gg/b or @kaushikgopal

Disclaimer: Many of the links we share to products are affiliate links. They help support the production of Fragmented. Thank you for your support.

225: Don’t Give Up – Persevere

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In this episode Donn talks about something not giving up and persevering when the going gets tough in software, your career and more. It’s easy to give up, but the real reward is when you persevere.

Links from the show

AndroidJobs.IO

  • Job postings are FREE on AndroidJobs.IO during the early release phase (at the time of this recording).
  • Sign up to get notified of new jobs on a weekly basis as well.
  • AndroidJobs.IO

Software Freelancing 

Contact

@fragmentedcast or our Youtube channel

@donnfelker and donnfelker (on Instagram)

Freelancing for Mobile Developers (Donn’s YouTube)

kaushikgopal (on YouTube) or jkl.gg/b or @kaushikgopal

Disclaimer: Many of the links we share to products are affiliate links. They help support the production of Fragmented. Thank you for your support.

224: Our Latest Book Recommendations

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In this episode, Donn and Kaushik talk about some of the books that they’re reading and thoughts and recommendations on each.

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Donn’s Books

Kaushik’s Books

AndroidJobs.IO

  • Job postings are FREE on AndroidJobs.IO during the early release phase (at the time of this recording).
  • Sign up to get notified of new jobs on a weekly basis as well.
  • AndroidJobs.IO

Donn’s Book on Freelancing Tactics

Contact

@fragmentedcast or our Youtube channel

@donnfelker and donnfelker (on Instagram)

Freelancing for Mobile Developers (Donn’s YouTube)

kaushikgopal (on YouTube) or blog.kaush.co or @kaushikgopal

Disclaimer: Many of the links we share to products are affiliate links. They help support the production of Fragmented. Thank you for your support.

223: Productivity with TODO Apps and Personal Knowledge Management Systems

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In this episode, Donn and Kaushik reunite for an episode on how they use productivity tools like various todo apps as well as how the organize information for storage and easy retrieval in their day to day lives.

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In this episode, Donn and Kaushik reunite for an episode on how they use productivity tools like various todo apps as well as how the organize information for storage and easy retrieval in their day to day lives.

Links from the show

AndroidJobs.IO

  • Job postings are FREE on AndroidJobs.IO during the early release phase (at the time of this recording).
  • Sign up to get notified of new jobs on a weekly basis as well.
    m* AndroidJobs.IO

Donn’s Free E-Book on Freelancing/Consulting Rates

Contact

@fragmentedcast or our Youtube channel

@donnfelker and donnfelker (on Instagram)

Freelancing for Mobile Developers (Donn’s YouTube)

kaushikgopal (on YouTube) or blog.kaush.co or @kaushikgopal

Disclaimer: Many of the links we share to products are affiliate links. They help support the production of Fragmented. Thank you for your support.