I also get two Rails projects ready to launch (as soon as the clients are ready) and submit a feature I’ve been working on for an open source Rails project. Along the way, I realize how much I need to work on building good test suites, so I pick up Everyday Rails Testing with RSpec by Aaron Sumner.
An upcoming project has WordPress written all over it. As I think about it, I realize some of the projects I’ve done in Rails really would have made more sense in WordPress, too.
So I sign up for the Freelance WordPress Developer Blueprint on Skillcrush.
Oh my gosh - I have serious commitment issues! And I still have no idea what I want to be when I grow up as a developer.
One of these days, I really need to settle down and focus more intently on a smaller number of technologies. I don’t want to go on forever with a skill set a mile wide and an inch deep.
On the positive side…
Teaching is the best way to learn, and I have several opportunities coming up to do some teaching and mentoring.
Since the clients aren’t ready to launch their projects yet, I can try rebuilding them in WordPress and get a feel for the pros and cons of each approach. Whichever version makes it to production, it will be a great learning experience.
Tomorrow is another day…!