Programming languages, Work Cultures Abroad and finding Joy with Abdullah Zaiter - 110

Programming languages, Work Cultures Abroad and finding Joy with Abdullah Zaiter

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My friend and colleague Abdullah Zaiter joins us for this episode today  
He shares thoughts on using different programming languages, shares his experience working in different organisations abroad and explains his feeling of fulfilment in staying results oriented and adding value.

Enjoy!

Connect with Abdullah Zaiter: 

https://zaitech.dev

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zaitera

https://adplist.org/mentors/abdullah-zaiter

Full episode on YouTube ▶️

https://youtu.be/pS8Psy5DPv4

New episodes every Wednesday with our host ⁠⁠⁠ Patrick Akil⁠⁠⁠!  

Big shoutout to ⁠⁠⁠⁠Xebia⁠⁠⁠⁠ for sponsoring this episode!

OUTLINE:
00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:29 – Abdullah and Patrick worked on the same project
00:03:19 – Calling Hernani
00:04:08 – Abdullah is using Go
00:06:22 – When not to use Go
00:10:44 – Market adoption and time to market
00:13:57 – New programming language adoption
00:16:55 – Using reddit to get the latest info
00:17:58 – Why facebook is not like reddit
00:20:11 – Reddit blackout
00:21:13 – Interactions on reddit
00:22:55 – Abdullah got locked down in Jordan
00:25:39 – Work cultures abroad
00:28:07 – Different amounts of work holidays
00:30:41 – Abdullah built robots
00:32:46 – It's all about perspective
00:33:39 – How Abdullah transitioned to different roles
00:35:34 – The value of ideas
00:37:08 – Achievements and fulfillment
00:38:27 – The process vs. the numbers
00:41:52 – Podcasting as an introvert
00:43:01 – Improving and iterating
00:43:59 – Habbits that add value
00:47:01 – The joy of podcasting
00:48:31 – Rounding off