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Abdulsalaam Noibi
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5 Essential Tips for Junior Developers: Advice I Wish I Knew When I Started

I wish I knew these advices when I started as a Junior developer 😮🙌

Here are, 5 advices that a junior developer should inherit 🙂💯

As a fresher or junior developer struggle in making decisions or be confident on what we do.

Follow this advice given by my Seniors that you can inherit if you are a beginner:

1 Don't be afraid to ask questions:

  • It's better to ask and clarify something you don't understand than to struggle on your own and potentially make mistakes.

2 Learn to debug:

  • Debugging skills are essential for any developer. Practice using debugging tools and techniques to help you identify and fix issues in your code.

3 Write clean, organized code:

  • Good coding practices, such as using clear and descriptive names for variables and functions and using proper indentation, will make your code easier to read and maintain.

4 Learn how to use version control:

  • Version control systems, such as Git, are essential for tracking changes to your code and collaborating with others. Make sure to learn how to use them effectively.

5 Focus on learning the fundamentals:

  • It's easy to get caught up in learning the latest technologies, but it's important to have a strong foundation in the fundamentals of computer science and programming.

  • Make sure to spend time learning core concepts such as algorithms, data structures, and software design.

Kindly share the advice you wish you knew when you started as a junior software developer in the comment section.

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