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Jacob Kim
Jacob Kim

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I'm back!

Sorry for leaving without saying anything. I started university again, and was a bit overwhelmed with the amount of work I had to do. I thought I could continue writing while going to school, but I have grossly overestimated my abilities. As work started piling up, I found myself focusing more on schoolwork than writing.

After the term ended, I had a chance to reflect about the past four months of school. What are my priorities? What are my goals? Why did I even start writing? Hours turned into days, and days turned into weeks. I realized that I must keep writing, because this gives me a sense of purpose and mission. I want to become a positive influence in the developer community, no matter how big or small I get. I genuinely enjoy helping others out, and I have helped many of my university friends with homework and projects. It's a commitment for sure, but I am willing to set aside time to develop my personal brand and provide valuable help that can make someone's day. I felt a sense of void when I ghosted away from this platform and the developer community. I want to keep helping new developers learn, and I want to get feedback from more advanced developers so that I can improve my craft.

The blog has mostly been exclusive to the Go programming language, but I decided to open up the range of topics. I still love Go, and it is still my bread and butter language, but I think to help many new developers, writing about other topics such as C++ or Python would be very helpful as well.

If there are any topics that you'd want me to write about, please comment below!

Thank you so much for your patience.


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Jonas Brømsø

Good to have you back. Remember to take care of yourself, do not feel bad about not posting.

Looking forward to your always insightful posts, whatever the frequency and length.

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