3 tips for brand-new engineers starting their journey with software development

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Would you like to be a great developer? Now, the time is to get a few tips before starting your great developer journey!

1. Every day, coding!

If you are a brand-new engineer, you might feel software development tough. Because web engineers need to sit in front of their computers the whole day long or the whole weekdays. This is actually true. And sometimes you may feel tired and boring.

But how many hours we spend learning and trying coding is matters for us to be a web engineer. So, the first thing you should do is to prepare a comfortable environment. — A nice chair, a quiet environment, enough time to focus on learning programming.

Also, you might want to prepare some chocolate, coffee, and music for your break.

2. How many errors and problems that you meet make you be a great software engineer

Sometimes, you face a lot of unknown errors and problems, and you might feel scared or bored. Actually, it’s a common thing for brand-new engineers.

But don’t be too much scared.

Rather than trying to avoid errors you face, be willing to solve those problems one by one. And you’ll be a professional who solves a lot of different issues.

Errors and solutions you may face boost you to have great confidence as well as a lot of knowledge and skills.

3. Explain what you got and listen to what they got

We tend to focus on learning and coding by ourselves at home, but actually, that’s not enough.

Explaining to other programmers makes you realize what you understand and what you don’t. Giving and getting explanations would be a great chance to find the lack or wrong of knowledge. This will broaden your view to various solutions to problems as well as enhance your skills.

Conclusion

1. Everyday coding!

I recommend you prepare a comfortable environment first.

2. How many errors and problems that you meet make you be a great software engineer

Be willing to solve those problems one by one.

3. Explain what you got and listen to what they got

Giving and getting explanations would be a great chance to find the lack or wrong of knowledge

Full-stack developer with knowledge in Ruby on Rails, React&Redux, JavaScript, HTML&SCSS+BEM. Learning at Microverse

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