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Day in the life of a Canva Software Engineer (working from home)

23 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments KaroCodes

I've been working at Canva as a Software Engineer since February 2018. So much changed since then! Especially the culture around flexible and remote working. As Sydney is currently in lockdown, I decided to record a Work From Home edition of my day-...

How I scored my Microsoft Software Engineering Internship and why I failed the Google one (from a current Canva interviewer ) 👩‍💻

10 Jun 2021 7 minute read 0 comments KaroCodes

Hello! 👋 I decided to share with you my internship interviewing experience as a Software Engineering Intern at Microsoft and Google: How I got through the CV stage (CV tips) What I did right and wrong during my in-person and on-call interviews...

How to become a Software Engineering Manager? Read those 3 books about LEADERSHIP!

18 May 2021 6 minute read 2 comments KaroCodes

Have you ever wondered how to become a Software Engineering Manager?Are you interested in a management career path for software engineers? In the above video (transcribed and slightly modified below) I will tell you about 3 books that let me underst...

Read those 5 books to become a better Software Engineer

17 May 2021 6 minute read 0 comments KaroCodes

Do you want to become a better Software Engineer?Do you want your projects to be easier to maintain? Follow good programming practices? Do you want to be able to quickly understand a complex codebase when joining a new company?Do you want to work ef...

My Computer Science Master's Degree in 13 minutes | Software Engineer

16 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment KaroCodes

Does it make sense to get a Master's Degree in Computer Science? Do I regret taking those 2 additional years to study? I'll answer that and a few other questions + run you through all of my CS master's courses and rate them in terms of fun and usefu...

My Computer Science degree in 16 minutes | Software Engineer

13 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments KaroCodes

Have you ever wondered if Computer Science degree is for you?Do you need a CS degree to get a job as a software engineer? In this video I will run you through my CS Bachelor's degree and rate each course in terms of fun and usefulness :) My Computer...

Rating programming languages | Software Engineer

12 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments KaroCodes

Which programming language is the best? Well... it depends 😅 In this video I allowed myself to subjectively place quite a few programming languages on tiers (S, A, B... F) and explain why! Keep up with me on​❤️ YouTube 🖤 GitHub ​🤍 Discord 💙 Twitter ...

What happens when you reject Google's offer? | Software Engineer

10 May 2021 1 minute read 2 comments KaroCodes

Have you ever wondered what happens when you reject Google's offer? One of my dreams as a high school kid was to work for a FAANG company! After initial rejection from Google and successful internship at Microsoft I got an opportunity to try again a...

I rejected Microsoft and Google for Canva! BIG TECH vs STARTUP | Software Engineer

7 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments KaroCodes

Have you ever had to decide between BIG TECH companies vs a STARTUP? I had to make that choice 3 years ago juggling between Google, Microsoft and Canva. In this video I will take you through my decision making process - how the role, tech stack, com...

My Microsoft internship experience in Norway | Software Engineer

6 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment KaroCodes

My Microsoft software engineering internship wasn’t at all what I expected! In this video I will tell you about my whole experience - my intern project, my team, technologies we used, the culture, perks and benefits, all the free stuff we got (yes t...