How to Become an Effective Junior Developer

Released Tuesday, 20th October 2015
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Louisa Barrett of Haught Codeworks tells us about how to become an effective junior developer. We also speak in depth about how to become a better teacher.

Here's what to listen for:

  • 01:54 - Who is a junior developer?

  • 02:59 - How did you go from going to an art school to wanting to learn about code?

  • 06:43 - How long did it take to become a junior developer?

  • 08:14 - How comfortable were you when you first started working out of bootcamp?

  • 09:16 - How well do you feel that the dev bootcamp prepared you for starting a job?

  • 11:39 - Why is networking so important?

  • 14:02 - Why is it so hard to find a mentor?

  • 15:17 - What does a mentor help with?

  • 21:27 - What is the difference between a helper and a teacher?

  • 26:04 - How does one become a better teacher?

  • 28:56 - Once you get out of a boot camp, what kind of companies are best to join?

  • 36:18 - How to junior developers get off on the right foot?

  • 37:48 - Why is pair programming important?

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