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This morning while I was plucking away with my guitar, a misplacement of my 4th finger reminded me how much I’ve changed in the last 5 months. The momentary physical pain was a very real reminder of where I was just those few months ago and the progress that’s been made. A minor flesh wound marked the end of the beginning, and the beginning of the rest.
Let me explain.
Making the step from complete beginner to intermediate Java developer can be tricky. Maybe you just finished reading a book on the basics or took a crash course, but you haven’t really built anything and are completely overwhelmed by the sudden learning curve of actually building something.
In my last semester of highschool, my chemistry teacher told us: “To succeed in anything, the first thing you have to do is flip the switch.”