Posts Tagged "coding"

Taking Things Personally

An interesting takeaway for me too is that I’m realizing the problem isn’t me asking for help, it’s me not asking for help early enough. While some may err on the side of asking for help immediately (without putting in sufficient troubleshooting on their own, first)… I tend to be on the other spectrum. That is: waiting too long to ask for help.

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Getting Burned, Losing Time

For me, I tend to learn best by doing. And in instances like this, I tend to learn best when I get burned and lost time as a result. The lesson of the mistake doesn’t set in unless there’s sufficient pain involved – even if it’s something as stupid as a typo.

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Head Down, Go Go

I’ve been working on a new feature at work this week, and it’s been very all-consuming. The days this week have been pretty solid, with me feeling like I’ve been going full-steam from when I sit down to when I get up to leave. All in a good way.

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A Coding Day, Kinda

Spent a good part of the day coding, today. Though… I guess not really coding. It was more me wanting to code, but then going off and finding various articles and reading things and then finding other articles…

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The Start of the Calm

“Calm” might be too strong a term. Maybe more of an absence. I’ve had a feeling of urgency and tumultuousness for some while, and only recently has that feeling subsided into the background.

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A Good Developer Week

This is just a note for myself, as a kind of reference. Last week, I had a pretty nice week at work. Nothing major, but I’ve felt very positive and productive with my work hours. A lot of good conversations, completed a lot of new functionality, even helped others a bit with some troubleshooting.

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Coding Day

Took the day off work today (as my birthday day off), and how do I spend it? Instead of sitting in front of a computer coding downtown all day, I sit in front of a different computer coding all day. Because apparently, that’s what I like doing in my time off.

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Easy Early Mornings

You know that feeling you get, when you stay up all night cramming for a final? And then when it’s 9AM, there’s a low-level buzzing in the back of your eyes? And it’s a little difficult to concentrate, because you feel slightly removed from what’s in front of you?

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Slowly, Surely

I can tell I’m starting to get the ball rolling more because I’ve started to wake up around 5:45AM, lately. Early mornings are always a good sign.

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