How Comments Made Me A Better Programmer

One of the biggest hurdles I’ve faced when learning to program is how to transition from tutorials to writing my own code. I think it’s a common problem for anyone who’s new to programming, even though I’m not exactly new to programming. I can read existing code, figure out what it does, and change it to do something different. But writing code from scratch remains a weak point. Hence JavaScript January! Now known as JavaScript February. It lacks that satisfying alliteration, but we’re closing in on Groundhog Day and I’m still messing around with JavaScript.

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Automagically Creating Blog Posts In Jekyll

I like reading about process: how other people work, how people solve common problems, and why people settled on the tools they use to do the things they do. Why one artist likes water colors and another likes ink washes. Why one programmer likes Ruby and another likes JavaScript.

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I'm Tyler, and I blog about marketing, programming, writing, and things I'm working on.


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