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How to spend the first year as a new grad web developer?

Wei Chen
February 18, 2020

How to spend the first year as a new grad web developer?

Three tips for learning as a grad web developer
1. Ask good questions
2. Be process-oriented and reflective
3. Make goals and keep updating them

Wei Chen

February 18, 2020
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  1. How to spend the first year as a new grad

    web developer? Wei Chen 4th Try English LT! for engineers, 2020/02/18 0
  2. Who am I? Name: Wei Chen Birthplace: Jilin, China Languages

    I speak native: Mandarin Chinese second: English third: Japanese Company I work for Classi Corp. (as a new grad 2019) @willsmile 1
  3. General idea VS Programming System/Application Development • Action of building

    specific functions (most of the time, quite explicit) • Practical activity with specific purposes (sometimes implicit) § Improving reliability of services § Creating new values for customers § Enhancing collaborative development process § etc. It is important to learn by doing and also learn from people (domain experts, practitioners)! 2
  4. Three tips for learning as a web developer 1. Ask

    good questions 2. Be process-oriented and reflective 3. Make goals and keep updating them 3
  5. Ask good questions • Process of make questions helps to

    trigger self-explanation and problem definition. § “I faced a problem that error message shows [phenomenon] and I think it might be caused by [hypothesis]. I attempted fixing it by using [solution] but it seem that the problem is still there for another error message [result] appeared. So what is your opinion?” • Hesitate (typically it means “not”) to recommend to use “Japanese developer jargons”. § I completely understood (完全理解) § I know nothing at all (なにもわからない) I like blue color a lot! 4
  6. Be process-oriented and reflective • Do some KPTs! § Keep

    § Problem § Try • There is no 100 percent success or 100 percent failure. § Recognizing “Keep” (what you done well) firstly helps to be active and self-motived. § Considering “Try” toward “Problem” helps to put what you learned into actions. 5
  7. Make goals and keep updating them • Developer is a

    career for life-long learners. • Perhaps, ten years later, most of careers in the world need life-long learners. § That is why we can meet each other at this study group or others in the weekday after work or in the weekends. § It is important to create the future learning environment for next generation learners. § That is the reason why I join the company, Classi Corp. 6
  8. 5IBOLZPVWFSZNVDIGPSZPVSBUUFOUJPO https://corp.classi.jp/careers/ 8FBSFIJSJOH