32: Up Your Game
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- Rails Conf 2016
- Some classic Aaron Patterson puns
- Being a developer after 40 by Adrian Kosmaczewski
- Firing People by Zach Holman
- (A large) List of programming languages
- Quiet by Susan Cain
- The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
- Oliver Pattison is a badass
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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