Monday, 26 October 2009

Helping to reduce Credit card and loan repayments

I have been working too hard in the last couple of weeks and as such did not have the time to come down here and post a few of my normal piece. I knew it would be hard and time consuming to be posting regularly, but I thought I won't let that put me off from posting just like everyone else.

What seems to be occupying my time is working with come credit card company here in my little town now that the economy has taken a nose dive. Our focus has been to help people deal with loan and credit card issues. Most of our work is based on the phone - so those having problems with repayments can call us and get advice on how they can arrange for their repayments to be reduced.

The code part of the job is that I spend some times on the phone to the banks - acting as the middle man between both parties.

As part of the service that we offer, the calls too are free. By keeping it free, we are able to serve all members of the society regardless of how deep they with their repayments. Although we still provide services through emails and face-to-face appointments, the majority of our clients always prefer to remain anonymous and talking on the phone provides them that anonymity.

No matter what type of industry you are in, you can always bet on it to see those who are deep in either credit card or loan repayments. So, my advice is the earlier you see help the best and sooner you get out of it.

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Open source with Python

Today, I started working on a new project which should eventually become a widely used software. This is an open source project that a friend and I started some time ago but did not have the time and motivation to carry on working on it.

In the last couple of weeks, we decided that it would be great to revive it and hopefully finish it now that we both have started learning more software development. Actually, the project is based on Python as it's the main language we both use now on a daily basis. Will show the screenshot later in the week once the interface is complete.

To even complicate things, we have imported the code into SVN for the first time - this is an awesome experience and we both loving it.

Sunday, 20 September 2009

Learning Software Development

This is my third post, I have been looking into software development with Python and Ruby as they seem to be the most popular languages I hear about more often online.

In my quest to learn these languages, I'm spending more time on forums and newsgroups to see what people think and share with each other. This is by far the most interesting and challenging way so far to learn about software development. Not only does one get to pick the brains of top-class developers, you also get to see solutions to questions asked by others that you were too afraid to ask yourself.

If like me you are just getting into the world of software, I would also recommend you check out this link that has hundreds, if not thousands of important links to free resources for both beginners and advanced developers alike. 

Friday, 18 September 2009

Adsense Sign up

I don't know if  this is a wise move, but I just followed Google's suggestion and signed up for an Adsense account. Although, I've seen it used online, but I'm not totally sure how it works so take it easy while I test them out.

What ever happens, I will just keep an eye out - and follow suggestions that you might throw this way. If you have cool tips on how it works, please let me know.
Thanks for being there :)

Hello World

Hello world, this is my first blog ever, and I haven't got much to say yet. As time goes on, I will sped more time on it and tell you about myself. 

In the meantime, just wanted to say hi to the blogosphere and to see what the fuss is about with blogging. Now that yours truly is here, please check back soon to see if I've finally found something interesting to talk about.

Thanks for stopping by...see you soon.