Playing: 044: How to Learn New Things Quickly
Potluck - Deploying Applications × Typescript × Live Coding with Twitch × Fullstack Architecture × More!
Potluck - What is "State"? × Web Sockets × Remote Working × Firefox × Machines Taking Our Jobs × More!
Potluck - CSS × Angular × Dev job preparation × Svelte × File organization × Gear × More!
Potluck - Media Queries × NPM Vulnerabilities × Fullstack JS vs JAMstack × Web VR/AR × Switching Jobs × More!
Potluck - Interview Qs × Headless CMS × React Hooks × Resume Design × Redux vs Context × More!
How We Manage Our Lives — Notion, Todos, Notes, Focusing, Calendars, Goal tracking, and more!
Potluck - Changing careers × Repo organization × CSS Grid × Certifications × Freelancing × Spammers × More
Potluck - Where to start with JS × Freelancing × Cron jobs × Split testing × Frameworks in 2019 × More
Potluck - $100/hr × Redux Replacements × Full Stack Designers × JWT × VS Code Tips × More
Potluck - Editor Fonts × Portfolios × Meetup Tips × Switching to Windows × Freelancing Sources
Potluck EP × Remote Work × Headless WordPress × Good Client Questions × Alternate Careers × React API Credentials
Potluck EP × Is Redux Dead × Learning Quickly × Developing Solo × Specialist vs Generalist × Funnest Projects × Wes’ BBQ Course
Potluck EP × Vue.js × Headless WP × Typescript & Flow × Productivity × Server Side Rendering × Yeoman
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Snack Pack — CSS Frameworks, React HOC, Render Props, Coding Designers, Early Career Advice and a sound board!
Hosting & Servers — Heroku, Now, Galaxy, Digital Ocean, Linode, Docker, Netlify and more!
May 2nd, 2018
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Scott and Wes talk about how they learn new things quickly. Scott also tells a crazy story about his weekend.
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- Scott recounts his crazy story about getting Lymphangitis
- Know your learning type
- videos, blogs, docs, source
- no right or wrong way
- Foundational Skills
- Narrow your focus
- Should you learn Redux with React?
- blurring skills hurts future progress
- don't learn too many things at once
- Get excited
- try to reclaim your initial excitement
- flow happens when you are excited
- pick projects around hobbies
- Star wars sucks
- Grind Time
- write code first ask questions later
- break shit
- Submit to yourself that you are going to build this 3-4 times
- iteration driven development
- quality from quantity
- use smarter people
- snippet libs
- style guides
- follow every kind of media you can
- put things on in the background
- permeate into your brain
××× SIIIIICK ××× PIIIICKS ×××
- Scott comes out of nowhere with a story about TEA!