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

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Chapter 30. Steps 7–10: Repeat these

Now comes the fun part. You’ll repeat the next four steps for each of the modules you’ve defined in your learning plan. The goal of steps 7–10 is to actually learn the material by using my learn, do, learn, teach (LDLT) formula. You’ll start off by learning just enough to get started. Then you’ll play around to learn and gather questions through self-discovery. After that, you’ll learn enough to do something useful. And, finally, you’ll teach what you learned in order to fill in any gaps in your learning and cement the ideas in your head through a deep understanding.

Step 7: Learn enough to get started

There are two common learning mistakes that most people make, myself included. First, there’s the problem ...

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