10 questions developers should ask themselves.

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So you want to become a web developer?

Well then it’s time to put down that “Learn Super Duper Language v8.3 in 24 hours” book. Instead, make it a habit to ask yourself these 10 questions every day.

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10 questions developers should ask themselves.

  1. So you want to become a developer?
  2. Well then it’s time to put down that “Learn Super Duper Language v8.3 in 24 hours” book.
  3. Instead, make it a habit to ask yourself these 10 questions every day.
  4. Is there a pattern here?
  5. Looking for patterns in what works and what doesn’t leads to deeper understanding.
  6. To understand is to perceive patterns - Isaiah Berlin
  7. How can I make this simpler?
  8. Always strive for the simplest possible solution.
  9. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - Leonardo da Vinci
  10. Why does it work like that?
  11. Knowing that something works and knowing why it works that way are two very different things.
  12. Has somebody done this before?
  13. Whenever you find yourself inventing a complex algorithm you are probably on the wrong track.
  14. Unless it's for a PhD thesis…
  15. If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton
  16. Who said it first?
  17. Always go to the original source.
  18. If you don’t know where an idea started how can you follow where it's going?
  19. Do I love what I’m doing?
  20. To stay at the top of your game you will need to commit to a lifelong process of learning and research.
  21. If you don’t love what you are doing you don’t have any chance of keeping up with the guys who do.
  22. Do what you love and the necessary resources will follow. - Peter McWilliams
  23. Where else could I use this?
  24. One of the biggest limits I see developers placing on themselves is a failure of imagination.
  25. Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. - Albert Einstein
  26. What did I fail at today?
  27. One of the easiest ways to increase innovation is to lower the cost of failure.
  28. Be brave.
  29. Try something.
  30. Fail.
  31. Learn.
  32. Try again.
  33. Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. - Benjamin Franklin
  34. How can we make this possible?
  35. In the world we live in there really is very little that is impossible.
  36. (with a few exceptions)
  37. Start from the assumption that whatever you want to do is possible and then work your way back.
  38. It always seems impossible until its done. - Nelson Mandela
  39. Who can I learn from?
  40. You should never work anywhere where you are the smartest person in the room.
  41. Pick jobs and companies where you can work with people who inspire you and challenge you to be better.
  42. Being competent isn’t good enough anymore.
  43. Do you stand out from the crowd?
  44. To read the complete blog post click the link below www.aestheticio.com

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