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5 Things You Can Do to be a Better Programmer in One Day

Who wants to spend a Sunday beefing up their coding skills? For those of you waving your hand enthusiastically, Seth Bicknell provides five ways to improve today.

Sunday, Coding Sunday

Spend some time just getting to know your text editor; considering how much you must use it, it pays to learn the ins and outs. Learn UNIX/Linux command line basics and make or find a cheat sheet for future reference. Learn some regular expressions too, though it can be tricky, and Bicknell concedes it will likely take more than a day to master. While you are it, pick up a version control system like Subversion. Finally, join Stack Overflow, because it is basically the bee hive of coding knowledge. You can read Bicknell’s full post here: http://todaymade.com/blog/be-a-better-programmer/

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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