DotNetDay18: Hitchhikers Guide to Growing Your Tech Skills by Julie Lerman

DotNetDay18: Hitchhikers Guide to Growing Your Tech Skills by Julie Lerman

Myriad languages, tools, paradigms and patterns that developers swear by tempt and tease us on almost a daily basis. Even if you have already made the tough choices as to which ones to focus on, how can you incorporate the effort mastering them while still performing the work that your day job requires? How do you stay relevant and productive and continue to elevate your career? Don’t panic! It is possible. Still going strong after three decades of coding, Julie Lerman will share tips and tricks that she uses to continuously evolve her tech skills and keep on top of her game as a coder and a coach as well as one of the top authors on Pluralsight..

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May 29, 2018
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  1. Microsoft Regional Director & 14 Year MVP, Docker Captain about.me/julielerman

  2. decades of change

  3. commitstrip.com/en/2015/09/16/ how-to-choose-the-right-javascript-framework/ commitstrip.com/en/2018/01/08/new-year-new-frameworks/

  4. None
  5. You may already have a long history of re-tooling &

    learning
  6. 1 Discovery 2 Investigation 3 Confusion 4 Frustration 5 Clarity

    6 Joy 7 Sharing Julie’s 7 Steps of Learning
  7. webpagefx.com/blog/web-design/drupal-learning-curve

  8. You can still benefit from pieces without being an expert

    in the full topic Hitchhiker Tip
  9. None
  10. Castle Climbing Center, London

  11. Don’t fear new topics Hitchhiker Tip

  12. “No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,

    YES”
  13. None
  14. Aim for a general understanding of the full topic, even

    as you begin with smaller pieces Hitchhiker Tip
  15. , 2013

  16. bounded

  17. big messy problems

  18. Domain-Driven Design, Eric Evans 2003 small, solvable, contained & interconnected

    problems
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  20. Domain Modeling

  21. Don’t be afraid to explore, even if it’s a surface

    level Hitchhiker Tip
  22. msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/mt149362?author=julie+lerman

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  24. “Asking questions is not a sign of failure” Hitchhiker Tip

  25. “Let it wash over you” - Scott Hanselman Hitchhiker Tip

  26. What should I learn??????? Hitchhiker Tip

  27. You are at a conference! This is the time to

    soak it all in Hitchhiker Tip
  28. You are at a conference! This is the time to

    soak it all in Hitchhiker Tip
  29. Target narrow, individual skills Learn each one well, then •

    Implement • Increment • Combine • Repeat 42 times
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  31. Microsoft Regional Director & 14 Year MVP, Docker Captain about.me/julielerman