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How to grow as a Programmer

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How to Keep Growing as a Programmer: I know, I know, you follow eat(), sleep(), code(), repeat() routine.

Follow these tips:

1. Don’t Write Only Codes
I’m not stopping you to write code but saying that learn the fundamentals of computer science and software engineering. For instance, learn about Testing and debugging. Read up on software design patterns. Learn about deployment and production. Implement or see some data structures and searching/sorting algorithms.

Keep learning new things
Make a list of topics that you are weak on or know nothing about, and make an effort to learn more about them.
Find some articles in Magazine, read blogs, listen to podcast etc.

Acquire soft skills
Programmers very well know how to write code but they don’t know how to communicate with peoples. You can consider this as a weakness of the programmer. Read more...

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