How to make your own luck with Shawn Wang (Swyx) from Temporal

JUL 5, 202132 MIN
The Scrimba Podcast

How to make your own luck with Shawn Wang (Swyx) from Temporal

JUL 5, 202132 MIN

Description

Shawn (Swyx) Wang joins us to discuss his book, The Coding Career Handbook. In this episode, you'll learn principles, strategies, and actionable tactics that will help you become a hireable junior developer. For everything else, there's Swyx's book, for which you can receive 30% off using special code, SRIMBA30.


Timestamps

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 1:37 When are you ready to apply for junior developer jobs?
  • 03:40 What is learning in public and why is it important?
  • 07:05 Learning in public is more selfish than alturistic
  • 09:56 How to start learning in public
  • 11:05 Preview of next week's episode 👀
  • 12:30 Introduce a learning exhaust
  • 15:00 The four gears of learning in public
  • 17:47 Why working in the open can be magnetic
  • 19:34 Teaching forces you to learn (and learn in depth)
  • 20.05 Should you apply to lots of companies or just a few you really like?
  • 22.44 How to get "lucky" more often
  • 25.55 Alex shares his experience with learning in public
  • 27:57 Swyx shares his experience learning in public


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