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Discussion on: The Career Adventures of Johnny JavaScript

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Darrell Washington

This was great! Very insightful and I couldn't agree more! Being that I am the youngest dev in the office by a pretty big margin, I run into advice like this by seniors pretty often. I made simple mistakes on my first ticket. Everyone joked about it at first but on a serious not they all preached lesson 5 to me. It was an mistake I can learn and grow from. Everyone should realize no matter what stage you are at you will always run into "Excellent Mistakes"

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Max Antonucci Author

It's great to hear that your senior devs encourage those kinds of mistakes and learning from them. That's one of the best things for younger devs on a team, it's certainly helped me become a more regular part of the workflow at my position. Having a supportive environment is often the difference between "excellent mistakes" and just "mistakes."

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Darrell Washington

Absolutely, keep releasing great information like this it's extremely helpful.