A list of articles, videos, and sites that have resonated with me.
Mindset of successful Programmers (Video)
This video really hits home – I’ve always struggled with having unrealistic expectations for myself and have wasted a lot of time spending time learning reading about writing software instead of… actually writing software.
How to get out of tutorial hell (Video)
Choc full of great tips for getting some momentum building towards writing software.
Software Engineering Anxiety (Video)
A short overview of two potential sources of anxiety that software engineers face and tips for dealing with them.
Read the docs like a book (Article + Video)
Want to get ahead? RTFM.
Your Approach to Programming Is Wrong (Video)
As the producer writes, this is advice I wish I would have drilled into my head sooner.
Performance Doesn’t Matter…Until It Does (Video)
A Theo rant on trade-offs between iteration speed vs. correctness and performance in the various stages of building a product.
Most tech content is bullshit (Article)
“Don’t consume. Create. Ask questions. Stay curious.”
Stop Taking Programming Notes (Video)
“Default to code, leverage applied learning, get those hands dirty.”