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The best programmers are teachers

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October 13, 2013

The best programmers are teachers

As presented at RuPy 2013, in Budapest.

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Floor Drees

October 13, 2013
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  3. The best programmer is a teacher

  4. OH RRLY?

  5. It’s awesome to help people

  6. teaching will accelerate your own learning

  7. you can get started right away

  8. Hi!

  9. Looking back...

  10. 1 Start with the basics

  11. 2 JavaScript. Really.

  12. 3 No Bootstrap.

  13. 3 No Bootstrap.

  14. 4 It’s a workflow thing.

  15. 5 Nobody cares about your favorite editor.

  16. The tools that you use, are - to a large

    extend - incidental. Josh Susser, panelist at Ruby Rogues
  17. Life is too short to not be happy with your

    editor. And it’s way the hell too short to not be happy with anybody else’s choice of editor. Chalain
  18. 6 BDD rocks.

  19. 7 Teach them the lingo. (to a certain extend)

  20. 8 Don’t let them fake it till they make it.

  21. and dependency injection in this particular case is great because...

    Said no-one ever.
  22. 9 Get back to it later.

  23. 10 Learn 2 languages. (just maybe not Java)

  24. 11 The matrix.

  25. Did you try turning it off and on again?

  26. 12 Let them teach you.

  27. 13 It is not easy. (stop saying it is)

  28. 14 StackOverflow.

  29. The Downs

  30. Help ignore the people who rain on their parade

  31. Help overcome the imposter syndrome

  32. Quit the dev wars.

  33. Open Source is brutal.

  34. Survival of the fittest in the open source world is

    a pretty brutal mechanism, it works well for pro- ducing quality software. But boy is it hard on newcomers... Google’s Chris DiBona
  35. The 1ups

  36. People rock.

  37. Better way of problem solving.

  38. > dorm rooms and cold pizza

  39. Gamify ALL the learning

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  42. Happy teaching!