Most of the programmers I have met over the years are really good at learning. You have to be somewhat good at learning to keep up with constantly and rapidly changing technology. And yet we don't talk much about the details of our own personal techniques for learning. Let's share in the comments our own strategies for quick learning. The more detailed you can get about what you do and why will be helpful. Don't make any assumptions that what you do is already common knowledge to other people.