⚙️ How to Keep Your Skills Sharp While on The Job
In this module, you'll learn the strategies used by Jemma Issroff and Rafael França to keep their skills sharp while on the job.
Find out how to explore project ideas that make a positive impact on your team. And explore projects where learning is part of the objective.
In this module, you will find opportunities to be better every day. Learn programming concepts by yourself and figure out where you want to specialize (if you want it).
Learn the strategies that Rafael used to learn Ruby on Rails from scratch, until eventually becoming the most knowledgeable and respected Ruby developer in his company. All in just about a year. And how Jemma asked questions to her role model, and created opportunities to learn on the job.
Do these exercises, build the right learning habits, and you will become the expert in your team. Other developers will start asking you questions and wanting to work with you. Build the reputation and keep on practicing.
In summary, you will take initiative, build the habits, and craft your own opportunities to excel as an expert developer.
About Jemma Issroff
Jemma Issroff works on the Ruby Infrastructure team at Shopify. She recently released the book "Ruby Garbage Collection in Under Two Hours." Jemma also writes the “Tip of the Week” for Ruby Weekly and is a co-host on The Ruby on Rails Podcast. She is the co-founder and co-organizer of WNB.rb, a Ruby community for women/non-binary people. Jemma is excited to share her passion for Ruby with you!
About Rafael França
Rafael França is a Rails Core team member and Principal Engineer at Shopify. He is working to define the future of Ruby on Rails.
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