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Ben Halpern

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What do you wish you had time to learn?

There are only so many hours in the day — which tools and/or disciplines in software development do you wish you could make time for?

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Michael Tharrington

I would love to learn how to use Unreal Engine 5.

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Tawhid

If you know C++ you can learn easily, when I started learning UE4
Cpp seemed extremely difficult to me but after learning cpp and other gamedev principles it was easy to pick up!

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Leandro RR

yes and maybe work in a game company

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Lee

Always, every time I play an awesome game I wish I had something to do with creating it.

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SPABOI

Definitely. It’s one of my favorite game engines in the market. Really hope to get some time one day to learn game development too.

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Adam Crockett

Same! In another life maybe

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abraham2

Me, too! I tried to install it on Raspberry Pi Desktop OS, but it gave me a fsync support error

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Sherry Day

I've really enjoyed following along at Wasm Builders, but just can't find the time to get into Web Assembly.

Wasm Builders 🧱

Learn, connect, and showcase everything to do with WebAssembly; an emerging technology powering web, cloud, IOT, and more!

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Glenn A Miller • Edited on

I'm using Rust to learn WASM. It's been great so far.

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Liviu Lupei

I would like to learn the following things:

  • To be more human
  • To not judge based on nationality, skin color, years of experience, etc.
  • To learn more about the users of the products I'm working on
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CoderZordar

lol poster meant in tech field, but okay. Best of luck!

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Liviu Lupei

Hi @coderzordar
Thank you for pointing that out.

But I did notice that, I always read the posts before commenting.

And I wrote that comment to point out that as a technical person, I should also focus on other areas, and not just learn 84358 libraries and frameworks.

We're not robots.

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CoderZordar

Yup, I understand.

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Constantin

Once the robot uprising has happened you will be sorry for this racist comment against robots

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Bernd Wechner

To play guitar.

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Chris Greening • Edited on

literally everything 😭

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José Muñoz

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, AI in general

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Adriano Lupossa

A lot of things, so I build a roadmap for technologies that I want to learn:

The rules are only learn what I will use to not forget and what I can't learn now I will learn in the next year.

  1. Electron [ ✓ ]
  2. Angular
  3. Typescript [ ✓]
  4. Deno [ ✓ ]
  5. Design systems in depth
  6. Canvas e WebGL
  7. Unreal Engine (C++)
  8. Machine Learn and IA

Sometimes I reorganize some items and add new ones, based in my daily needs and the market.

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Lars Rye Jeppesen

Angular is so amazing. The most modern of the bigger frameworks. Working with observables and typescript is just amazing.

Ngrx/store is imho by far the best state management library. Typed, observable based.

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Bobo Brussels

I'd love to really take the time learn web design instead of just stumbling around.

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pontakornth
  • TypeScript but on backend side.
  • Backend development
  • Deno
  • More things to do beside being a frontend dev. I would like to learn about game development too so I can choose what I want to do for my career.
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Lars Rye Jeppesen

Typescript in backend is so nice to work with, compare do JS.
I feel it especially shines in the backend.

I'm a TS backend developer

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pontakornth

A problem I found about TS is there are so many ways to setup a project. Some of them use ts-node and some use "build and watch". I hope I can learn about that in my internship.

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Matteo

have a look at nest.js

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Italian! I speak French and never use it and I'd like to add another language to my arsenal that I'd get little practical use out of in Portland, Oregon 😆 I signed up for Rosetta Stone this week so hopefully I'll at least get a few basic phrases and words under my belt — it's such a beautiful sounding language.

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Jean-Michel Fayard 🇫🇷🇩🇪🇬🇧🇪🇸🇨🇴

Try out lyricstraining.com/
You will hear music videos in italian, along with 80% of the lyrics.
You task is to find the 20% remaining lyrics.
Best way to learn the language by hearing it :)

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Medea

I would like to learn more JS

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Felipe Armoni

Hey, maybe I can help you there.

I've been working with Software Development and Javascript / Typescript for some time now, and last year my manager introduced me to Functional Programming (FP). I liked it very much, and it completely changed the way I wrote code.

Maybe it can be interesting to you too.

These are some resources I found:

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Medea

Thanks, I’ll check these out!

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Ishaan Sheikh

Machine learning and AI.

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John Carroll • Edited on
  1. Docker configuration, in depth.
  2. Command line tools like grep as well as bash scripting and advanced terminal usage
  3. Regex syntax in-depth
  4. Fundamentals of computer networking and firewall configuration
  5. Javascript ArrayBuffers
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Ece

Since I'm a self thought developer, I wish I had time for an extensive CS course. I'm a law graduate and I got into development after coincidentally attending a course, then I got a job as a junior frontend developer and I've been developing projects with React and RN ever since (3 years). So I kind of learned the stuff I need as I go, that's why I'm pretty weak when it comes to the fundamentals. I am looking into some simplified courses but even that is intimidating lol

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Joao Polo • Edited on

electric guitar!
oh, related to IT... ok, I like to learn node frameworks, I'm testing the Hapi.js, but I tested Meteor, Strapi and others.
(I'm focused on frontend, I'm learning to know a bit more only)
Also, only for entertainment, I re-learned C++... it's simply awesome nowadays, due the improvements of the language and new syntax shortcuts.

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Rense Bakker

I would love to learn how to sleep like a normal person again :P

And maybe some ethereum javascript library for smart contracts stuff.

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Pranesh Chowdhury • Edited on

I would love to learn flutter. Also, I would revise my Java Concepts.

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Lars Rye Jeppesen

Flutter for me as well.. oh the time.. the time

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leob

I would like to learn (beyond the basics) and apply (ideally in a paid job/gig) FP (Functional Programming)!

IMO the most eternally-promising paradigm that's poised to become the Next Great Thing to go mainstream, but somehow never does ...

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Gabriel Pedroza

I'm stuck in some sort of predicament. I want to learn everything because I want to be fully prepared when I start interning at big tech companies and I'm trying to currently do so but it is very overwhelming.

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Jason F

SolidJS. I heard Ryan Carniato discussing Solid on a podcast a month or two ago and it sounds really cool. I enjoy working with RxJS and have really started to embrace FRP. Would love to learn Solid due to its approach to reactivity.

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José Aponte

Meditation. I know it's not software development related, but it helps you a lot. But wishing alone is not enough. I would change the question to:

What activities/things you'd sacrifice in order to make time for the things you wish to learn?

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Manuel Odendahl

I wish I could learn and remember (I always learn kind of enough, and then forget everything):

  • CSS properly
  • infrastructure monitoring
  • marketing metrics and user behaviour tracking
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Eelco Verbrugge

Solo projects and actually creating something to be proud of

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Rishabh Rawat

Oh where do I start. I mostly want to focus on backend related technologies and concepts without completely ignoring the frontend aspect.

I'd say networking (DNS, TCP/IP, how router/switches work, wireshark), AWS services & how they work in coherence, Threejs, how to create elegant UI/UX without riding the frontend train to an endless destination are some of things on my learning goals list.

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taijidude • Edited on

Would love to learn flutter and the Testframework Pester for Powershell

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Khokon M.

Time management!

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eshimischi • Edited on

Typescript and Rust. Japanese language

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Calin Baenen

I wish I had time to learn how to make a game in Rust using ðe Piston library.
I really want to make RuntDeale, but I just haven't gotten around to doing it.

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jmau111

more foreign languages.

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Zeth Schlenker

Dabbled quite a bit in react-three-fiber, but still have never had the time to really sink my teeth into it and build something "real". Really want to!

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Damian Żygadło

react native, cause it has a huge potential plus i can create apps for different platforms without learning the native solutions (well, you kinda have to learn for example c# to make some native code).

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Paul DuBois

The answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything.

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Nadia Zhuk

Web3 development.

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Lars Rye Jeppesen

lol

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Andres Moreno Vasquez

The Satellite industry. Eg. Planet, Maxar, etc. Huge oportunities there I see for software dev.

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Nikhil

Game development. More python or lua to make it happen.

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motuncoded

I wish you learn how to use Vue to build component

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Gianluca Tuscano

I would have time to learn how to work with wood

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Nans Dumortier

Data science.
I believe there are many opportunities that I'm missing just because I don't know enough about what can data science bring to my project!

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Alex Howez

Nuxt/Rxjs

Currently busy with web3/Sol

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Tawhid

I really want to learn vulkan,I know opengl but it is now marked as deprecated and vulkan is the future of gpu API.
Maybe one day.

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Stan ku2ck4

I would say Python is enough. I get stuck with my project. stackoverflow.com/questions/719790...

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Raman Sharma

Design

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Ethan

Would love to learn WASM. 👀

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Michael Kohl

Patience.

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Nicco

I'd like to be able to learn, as a dev, how to say 'no' to my company over daily overtime...

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Jose Daniel Barria Reyes

I'd like to learn testing javascript. I've already bought the Kent C. Dodds testing javascript course but I have never finished it.

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Fogasta Adeola

Codding

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ebrahim khodadadi

AI & Go & Flutter

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Lars Rye Jeppesen

I am a web developer and would like to also learn Flutter well.

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DevFranPR

GodotEngine to make games. But I have enough with improving my current stack to have side projects.