Moving from beginner to a junior developer

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October 12, 2019

Moving from beginner to a junior developer

Understanding the growth of the African tech ecosystem; and Nigeria as a case study. I spoke about the challenges beginner developers face while coming into the tech ecosystem. From the lack of resources to the various other Nigerian factors.
I also spoke about the nonprofit #Laptops4Developers program and how we are using it to support budding developers into tech by providing Laptops, mentorship, courses and access to tech hubs to provide internet, co-learning space and electricity.

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October 12, 2019
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    3 SULTAN? @hackSultan - Frontend developer - ConsonanceClub - Developer

    advocate - Scotch.io/@hacksultan - If I look at you and call your name in my mind, you’ll look at me.
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    5 You’re a beginner if( You’re just diving into tech,

    either you’ve chosen a tech major or not. @hackSultan
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    6 If you haven’t worked on any project yet, even

    if you feel confident on your skills. @hackSultan
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    7 Doesn’t matter if( • You’re learning 3 or 4

    languages at once. • Started one language, dropped it and started another. • You’re an expert in another field. • You’ve spent more than 2 years just passively learning. @hackSultan
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    10 1 2 3 4 RESOURCES ELECTRICITY GOOD COMPUTER INTERNET

    ACCESS ACCESS TO A CURRICULUM @hackSultan
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    13 COME INTO TECH THE RIGHT WAY ü MAKE your

    RESEARCH ü Speak to people ü Get a guideline ü Join a community (Imposter syndrome)
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