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Rich Hickey on becoming a better developer

Rich Hickey • 3 years ago

Sorry, I have to disagree with the entire premise here.

A wide variety of experiences might lead to well-roundedness, but not to greatness, nor even goodness. By constantly switching from one thing to another you are always reaching above your comfort zone, yes, but doing so by resetting your skill and knowledge level to zero.

Mastery comes from a combination of at least several of the following:

View basic-mocha-phantom-test.coffee
phantom = require 'phantom'
assert = require 'assert'
{WebServer} = require '../webserver'
class EmptySystem
listSomething: -> [1, 2, 3]
class Browser
go: (uri, callback) ->
phantom.create (browser) =>