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How Failing Changed My Career

How Failing Changed My Career

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.

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Responsive “Rain” Animation in Java: Tutorial

Responsive “Rain” Animation in Java: Tutorial

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.