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  1. Start at the beginning: the importance of learning the basics

    If you're an early-career developer, Twitter is overflowing with people tweeting great tips -- and some absolute rubbish -- about how to improve your skills and become better at your job. I've spoken to more than a few people who've asked me, "how should I start?". And I tell everyone the same thing: **learn the basics.**

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  2. Give yourself a break: lessons from burnout

    I started writing this post a few days ago, and was so exhausted I couldn't actually be bothered to finish it, which tells you a lot really. Here are some lessons from the trash fire of 2020 that we can take over into the slightly-smaller-but-still-burning trash fire of 2021.

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