You can’t learn everything, but don’t stop trying
Recently, I have been having Eureka moments more and more …
A few weeks ago, it was the discovery of NodeRed, an environment that helped you wire together an application system using a beautiful drag and drop interface.
Skeptical? So was I …. Check it out here.
So, I keep bumping into new stuff I don’t know and it humbles me.
Makes me see that the world around me is amassing knowledge much-much faster than I can comprehend and even more, assimilate.
You should have seen me writing mocha tests and debugging Node with Visual Studio Code like I’ve been doing it all my life.
I learnt a whole lot of things that blew my mind.
Want an example?
var arr = require("./file-path.json")
I was focused on finding out how to use the
fs (file-system, I guess) object to do the job when I stumbled upon that.
Maybe I’m more hyper than I should have been, but I was thrilled.
Who was behind this idea? Someone give him/her a Nobel.
Just yesterday, I’d listened in on a conversation between two Unity game developers and remembered how I once wanted to learn to make games. This while I had just begun developing for the web.
I’d completely forgotten about that dream, and their conversation was enough to re-ignite that passion.
No fear, it’s being repaired as I write this … but attempting to fix it has made me explore so many parts of my computer I might never have gone to before.
In all these learning adventures, I’ve come to realize this …