32: Up Your Game

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Things Mentioned

Tips for being thrown into the deep end

  • Don't give up
  • Don't Panic
  • Try to stay positive
  • Read read read! Read the docs, the source, read examples
  • Take notes of docs and examples
  • Find people that have experience and ask questions
  • Don't paste any code that you understand and can't explain
  • Isolate separate pieces of the app and start with things that you might be familiar with
  • Create some type of roadmap with feature specs

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