re: The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it? VIEW POST


1 hour challenge
Survived: false
Cheated: true
Cheat method: iPhone hotspot
Access denied (no net) count: 7
Access Denied List:

  • npm install
  • google to look up error
  • slack message reference
  • email reference
  • dev.to bookmark
  • aws connection within code
  • itunes album

Better Dev from experience: true
Reason for being better:
forced to use man and read local docs. Forced to think and use my memory to dig up answer.
I honestly feel like this is a great way to learn to work without leaning heavily on the internet for your answers. Forces you to use your memory and to remember your knowledge, not just reference them. Is it realistic, probably not. Would I do it again, maybe but doubtful.

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