In 2017, one of my goals is to become a better developer.
I spend a lot of time troubleshooting with customers for my day job at Automattic, but I don’t have the skills to fix any code.
While I’ve called myself a developer in the past, I’m more of a tinkerer type of developer. I can take someone’s code and modify it to work as I need, but my skills are highly lacking when it comes writing code from scratch.
This will change in 2017.
I found a group of aspiring developers who are challenging each other to spend 100 days of an hour each day working on their coding skills.
I started Day 1 today as I’m pretty sure I’ll only get to 80ish days before being interrupted by the birth of Baby Hartzler.
My plan is to wrap up a lot of the outstanding projects I’ve been putting off for awhile, like some new features to YourWebsiteEngineer.com and work on my plugin in the WordPress Repository As Heard On