the benefits of
1. what did you notice about how she writes?
2. what did you like about how she writes?
3. what did you learn that you didn't know before?
4. what did you want to read/learn more about?
how do i level up?
hello, hi, yes.
how do i do this?
maybe no one is reading.
maybe no one will.
okay, well, maybe:
i just write for me.
people started reading!
started asking me questions!
started saying thank you!
story of lots of little problems
story of my first year of programming
story of all the things i learned
so, why should you blog?
documentation of you,
how you think,
how you've grown
ridiculously awesome resume
diary for your future self
but it's not just for you, either.
open source contribution
okay but how do you teach through writing?
let's forget the writing part for a second.
let's teach each other.
describe how to sign up for a facebook account without using a computer.
habits of highly-effective technical blogs:
how did you arrive at the solution?
introduce + structure the problem
explore/unpack how it works
Write to please just one person.
writing is a lot easier when you aren't worried about who is reading.
how do i know what to write about?
1/ things we WANT to learn
2/ things that we've already learned
3/ side projects
4/ features we built/designed
5/ new technologies
6/ weird bugs and how we solved them
something to get you started:
All them resources!
ruby, react, ember weekly's
who write amazing blogs,
(WHO HAPPEN TO ALL BE WOMEN!):
MARY ROSE COOK
Get it down.
It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything really good.
– William Faulkner
The Benefits of Technical Blogging
By Vaidehi Joshi