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#DearID Episode 46: Simon Date on Open Source

If you are a ID newbie, or someone who wants to learn a new skill, your number one question is, how can I get experience? I will always recommend that you start making stuff. But where do you get ideas? I have a lot of thoughts on this, my latest one is about civic learning, but our last episode with Simon Date, we talk about open source, the philosophy behind it, and why IDs might want to jump in.

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Other Thoughts on Small Wins

I had been been stuck, stuck, stuck in the doldrums on my latest Free Code Camp project, the Wikipedia Viewer, in large part because I thought, “Hey, I’m learning Angular. It sounds like a good idea to try and make these next few projects a way to practice that!” But oooooh boy did it expose how much I don’t know!

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