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technicallychallenged 203 HN points 31 Oct 22
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technicallychallenged 96 HN points 11 Aug 22
I feel like a pretty slow learner, which may be surprising coming from a self-taught software engineer, but it’s true. I regularly need to learn a new technology, software, or toolset. More often than not I feel like I’m sitting there staring at the wall with no idea where to start. Can anyone relate? I think to myself:
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technicallychallenged 86 HN points 24 Sep 22
Switching “careers” to software engineering literally changed my life. I say “careers” because it’s changed a lot more than my day job. I don’t want to sound overly dramatic, but it’s true. Here’s how it’s affected at least four areas of my life: Financially
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technicallychallenged 2 HN points 30 Aug 22
When I first heard about SwiftUI I was pretty excited. I had already been using React (a declarative UI “framework”) for a few years and thought this might be my entrance into creating my first iOS app. So I decided to try SwiftUI and slowly began working on a bucket-list dream of mine—making my own app.
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technicallychallenged 1 HN points 23 Sep 22
I have to admit that I’m surprised how much I like Notion, I can’t remember why I started to use it last year but there’s a certain type of workflow that I’ve found I absolutely love Notion for. Notion is what I always dreamed Evernote, or Dropbox, or the Apple Notes app could be (I’m a big fan of Apple Notes by the way).
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