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Arjun Vijay Prakash
Arjun Vijay Prakash

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Consistency Is All That Matters! Lessons from Atomic Habits 🌱🚀

Consistency means doing something in the same way over and over again. It's like following a pattern or a routine.

It's like a habit of doing something consistently, whether it's practising a skill, working on a project, or pursuing a goal.

It's just "showing up every day."

Work done towards that routine can vary but can't break. That breaks the learning cycle.

For example, if you want to get better at playing the piano, consistency means practising every day, even if it's just for a short time.

In coding, consistency might mean dedicating time every day to work on programming projects or learning new concepts.

It's about committing to your coding goals and making steady progress by consistently showing up and putting in the effort, day after day.

And hence, it's said that "Consistency is the key to success."

These 5 principles inspired by Atomic Habits will ensure you are consistent with coding:


Don't care about being correct whenever you start.

Have fun with programming!

Write a 100-line messy code for a number guessing game and post it on Twitter or share it with friends.

You enjoyed - that's what matters.


Do not attempt to make a ChatGPT clone as your first project.

Build simple stuff - a calculator that can add 2 numbers or an app that tells me how many letters I have in my name.

You need to build confidence slowly.


See how much programming professionally pays, or plan how your dream app could make you a millionaire.

Feel motivated? Now go make it a reality.


Like gaming, programming is only fun when it gets a bit harder with each level you clear.

Done with the basic calculator app?

Now make it take complete expressions like 2 + ((2 / 3) * 8) or use third-party APIs to solve complete equations.


Announce your journey on Twitter or code together with your buddy - so when you lose all motivation, they'll poke you and get you back to coding.

This is something very useful.

🙌 Final Thoughts

For the last few months, I've been doing a lot of coding every day.

I've made some cool stuff.

It's been super fun and I've learned a ton

I even grew my blog to freaking 300K+ views and 26K+ followers.

It's going so well, I can't stop now!

Comment about this topic and your views about it!

Okay, that's it for today!

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Happy Coding! 🚀
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