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    Swizec's articles in the "hacking" category

    I aim to write mindblowing emails with real insight into the career and skills of a modern software engineer. "Raw and honest from the heart!" as one reader described them.

    Below are 14 articles filed under hacking. Enjoy ❤️

    How I used indie hacking to sponsor my own greencard

    The longest project of my life
    February 1st, 2022

    How to add Typeform as a Gatsby source

    Every year I ask readers if they're enjoying my newsletter. Then fail to use those responses 😅 This year I said heck it and built a /testimonials page that shows everyone's feedback raw from Typeform. Here's how.
    January 25th, 2022

    How I stopped chasing mice in 2021

    How a focus on long-term games changed my approach to everything and calmed down my life
    December 31st, 2021

    Balancing serious sidehustles and full-time work

    Erik, the author of Developer Hegemony and founder of Hit Subscribe, invited me to chat about balancing sidehustles and full-time work
    November 5th, 2021

    Different medium, different mindset

    Ever wondered what it's like to make a physical book? It ain't as easy as shipping code lemme tell ya 😅
    March 19th, 2021

    That time serverless melted my credit card

    Serverless is pretty cheap. But you *can* get it wrong.
    March 12th, 2021

    Why serverless fits side-projects perfectly

    How do you provision servers for no load most days THEN ALL THE LOAD THIS MINUTE? That's how side-projects work and it's hard
    March 10th, 2021

    How a $12 AWS bill powers a $50k business

    my point is that running server code on the web has become ridiculously cheap *and* easy
    March 9th, 2021

    5 years of books & courses or how I made $369,000 on the side

    5 years ago I moved to America to chase a dream 👉 stop selling time.
    July 21st, 2020

    Why and how I built my own course platform

    Why the heck did I build a course platform for ServerlessReact.Dev when services like Teachable, Podia, Thinkific, and such already exist? Because of friction my friend.
    February 14th, 2020

    It's never been this easy to build a webapp

    We live in exciting times my friend. It's never been this easy to build a webapp and make your first $1,000/month.
    January 21st, 2020

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