Which Way Is Up?

B56bb22b3a4b83c6b534b4c114671380?s=47 Todd Motto
February 20, 2016
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Which Way IsĀ Up?

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Todd Motto

February 20, 2016
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  1. WHICH WAY IS UP?

  2. AHOY THERE!

  3. AGENDA JavaScript boom Lost in the ecosystem Sharing knowledge Impostor

    syndrome Outside the comfort zone
  4. MEET JERRY

  5. ABOUT JERRY Knows some JavaScript Likes Angular and long walks

    on the beach Feels a little lost on what to learn Feels out of place in the industry Knows great things, but won't voice them Enjoys the comfort zone Still looking for treasure
  6. WHERE JERRY BEGAN

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  8. $ ( d o c u m e n t

    ) . r e a d y ( f u n c t i o n ( ) { $ ( ' a ' ) . c l i c k ( f u n c t i o n ( e v e n t ) { a l e r t ( ' T h a n k s f o r v i s i t i n g ! ' ) ; } ) ; } ) ;
  9. v a r j q x h r = $

    . a j a x ( ' i n b o x . p h p ' ) . d o n e ( f u n c t i o n ( ) { a l e r t ( ' s u c c e s s ! ' ) ; } ) . f a i l ( f u n c t i o n ( ) { a l e r t ( ' e r r o r ! ' ) ; } ) . a l w a y s ( f u n c t i o n ( ) { a l e r t ( ' c o m p l e t e ! ' ) ; } ) ;
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    c k ( f u n c t i o n ( e v e n t ) { $ ( t h i s ) . a d d C l a s s ( ' a c t i v e ' ) ; } ) ;
  11. JERRY WAS HAPPY WITH JQUERY

  12. JQUERY STARTED THE REVOLUTION

  13. JERRY SAVED UP SOME MONEY AND WENT SAILING

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  15. TIME PASSED, A YEAR WENT BY

  16. JERRY CAME HOME

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  25. JERRY TRIED TO LEARN SOME NEW STUFF

  26. JERRY LEARNED GRUNT

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  28. "THAT'S OUT OF DATE"

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  30. JERRY LEARNED BACKBONE

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  32. "THAT'S OUT OF DATE"

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  34. JERRY STOPPED TALKING TO FRIENDS ABOUT CODE

  35. JERRY KNOWS SOME ANGULAR 1.X SO HE CONTINUED LEARNING

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  48. JERRY FEELS OUT OF PLACE

  49. JERRY STARTS WALKING AROUND FOR SOMEONE TO TALK TO

  50. MEET ERIK

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  52. ERIK CONSOLES JERRY

  53. We are all still learning JavaScript is booming! Don't let

    it scare you You don't always have to use the latest stuff ... but keep an eye on it! ERIK'S ADVICE
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  55. JERRY FEELS GOOD

  56. HE CONTINUES WITH HIS ANGULAR 1.X BUT KEEPS AN EYE

    ON ANGULAR 2
  57. IT'S OKAY NOT TO KNOW EVERYTHING

  58. JERRY TALKS TO ERIK MONTHS LATER

  59. How can I get better as a developer? Am I

    even good enough to share knowledge? Contributing to open source looks scary
  60. Setup a GitHub profile and create some projects Everyone has

    something to teach others Nothing was achieved in the comfort zone
  61. "SETUP A GITHUB PROFILE AND CREATE SOME PROJECTS"

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  64. Repos Issues to fix PRs to review Comments/questions to answer

    Testing Module systems Versioning OPEN SOURCE IS DIFFICULT
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  68. JERRY SUCCEEDED IN THE END

  69. TAKEAWAYS

  70. IT'S INTIMIDATING SHARING CODE

  71. DON'T BE PUT OFF BY NEGATIVITY

  72. HAVE CONFIDENCE IN YOURSELF

  73. KEEP CREATING, KEEP IMPROVING

  74. "EVERYONE HAS SOMETHING TO TEACH OTHERS"

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  82. JERRY KEPT WORKING ON OPEN SOURCE AND BLOGGING

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  85. THIS INSPIRED JERRY TO KEEP GOING

  86. TAKEAWAYS

  87. THE ONLINE WORLD ISN'T ALWAYS KIND

  88. THE POSITIVES OUTWEIGH THE NEGATIVES

  89. SHARING KNOWLEDGE IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT

  90. YOU CAN ALWAYS TEACH SOMEONE SOMETHING NEW

  91. BUILD AND YOU WILL SUCCEED

  92. YOU DON'T KNOW CODE UNTIL YOU CAN WRITE ABOUT IT

  93. "NOTHING WAS ACHIEVED IN THE COMFORT ZONE"

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  96. JERRY STEPPED OUT THE COMFORT ZONE

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  100. TAKEAWAYS

  101. ANYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE TO OPEN SOURCE

  102. YOU CAN LEARN GREAT THINGS OUTSIDE THE COMFORT ZONE

  103. PEOPLE WILL JUDGE YOU BUT HOLD YOUR HEAD HIGH

  104. DON'T BE AFRAID TO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

  105. THERE IS A PIECE OF JERRY IN EVERYONE

  106. JERRY BOUGHT A NEW ANGULAR 2 BANDANA

  107. JERRY WAS CONTENT WITH RAPID CHANGE

  108. JERRY KNOWS NOTHING WILL BE AROUND FOREVER

  109. JERRY WASN'T SCARED OF THE FUTURE

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  111. NOTHING IS ACHIEVED IN THE COMFORT ZONE

  112. GO FOR IT.

  113. @toddmotto speakerdeck.com/toddmotto DANKJEWEL :)