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Mentoring Junior Developers

Recorded:
December 14, 2021
Released:
December 22, 2021
Modified:
December 22, 2021

Mentors are key to a junior developer's success. They can help you learn skills a lot faster, can guide you to which skills to learn in the first place, or can even help in avoiding common pitfalls like tutorial hell. Just like teaching, mentoring can be done in a variety of ways - some better suited for certain type of learners than others. In this episode, Matt and Mike discuss all the ins and outs of mentoring, including giving code reviews, various teaching types, and much more.

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Show Notes

What is HTML All The Things

HTML All The Things is a web development podcast and discord community which was started by Matt and Mike, developers based in Ontario, Canada.

The podcast speaks to web development topics as well as running a small business, self-employment and time management. You can join them for both their successes and their struggles as they try to manage expanding their Web Development business without stretching themselves too thin.

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The Svelte for Beginners Udemy course is now live! Mike took his experience in teaching and learning Svelte and created a course.

This course will teach you the fundamentals of JavaScript frameworks.

Get it now on Udemy! 👇

Svelte For Beginners

What's This One About?

Mentors are key to a junior developer's success. They can help you learn skills a lot faster, can guide you to which skills to learn in the first place, or can even help in avoiding common pitfalls like tutorial hell. Just like teaching, mentoring can be done in a variety of ways - some better suited for certain types of learners than others. In this episode, Matt and Mike discuss all the ins and outs of mentoring, including giving code reviews, various teaching types, and much more.

Show Notes

  • Urge them to stand out
  • Don’t hand hold but shift focus
  • Allow them to talk
  • Pair programming
  • Connect
  • Level up passed Junior

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