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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Section 3. Learning

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Albert Einstein

The world of software development is always changing. It seems that every single day a new technology is emerging and what you learned yesterday is now irrelevant.

In this rapid world of change, the ability to learn is extremely important. Software developers who choose to remain stagnant and neglect to develop their skills are soon left behind, miss future opportunities, and are relegated to work on legacy systems of the past. If you want to escape that fate, you need to learn how to learn.

In this section, my goal is to teach you how to teach yourself. I’m going to take you through a 10-step process I’ve developed to learn ...

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