This post was originally published on January 15, 2021 on my blog.
Happy Friday! This week has honestly flown by for me - can't believe I'm already two weeks in to my new job.
Over the course of this week, I've definitely gotten a lot better at leveraging the hours in my day to figure out how to prioritize different items and tasks.
For example, during my workday, I try to spend a bit of time picking up the Ruby language (and will eventually move on to Ruby on Rails!) through an online course - and I've started to block out time right when I start to focus on learning.
If I start in immediately on actual work stuff, I find that the tasks seem to continuously add on to one another, and the to-do item that is 'spend some time working through Chapter 3 in course' gets pushed further and further down the list.
On the other hand, if I make it a priority to get the study time out of the way right at the start, it's something I don't need to worry about at all later on.
I'm currently learning Ruby through the Learn Enough online course. It's really good!
And I always heard this before, but now that I'm experiencing it, I know it's true:
Learning your first programming language is the toughest mountain to climb; and after that, for your next languages, it's definitely easier!
Ahhhh, you love to see it! Have a great weekend, friends.
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