Start the weekend with this developer tip! I really enjoyed watching the
vue.js documentary, very inspirational.
The documentary shows how
I really like the fact that something you build for yourself turns into something that a million of people use everyday. All this is due to being a leader, pushing true and keeping true to what you want it to do.
Why side projects are important permalink
Side project are an important part of a developers lifecycle, not just because they can become the next
vue.js but they allow you to experiment, try new languages and perhaps help you with personal issues.
How to find your own side project permalink
Re-factor an old application, it's cool to rewrite something you did before, you know the ins and outs, but refactor them in a new language.
Fix a problem you or your friends have... My girlfriend for example did not have a good bookkeeping tool that was free to use, so we are building her own one from scratch.
Start a blog like this or personal blog, so you can keep busy by writing new content and improving the website.
Work on your portfolio, even as developers these are important and define who we are, you can view mine here chrisbongers.com
Try and replicate a dribbble shot in
html/css/js, I will do some of these later but it's a very good exercise.