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I was just reading the Documentation thread a few posts down, and I remembered something I've thought about doing for a while now.

The basic idea is a programmers diary.  At the end of the day, or during it some time, just write down what my feelings were on the day.  Did I fix bugs?  Write new code?  Add unit tests?  Did I learn anything new?  Not so much for the purpose of being able to see why something was changed, but to improve myself as a developer.  If I fixed a bug that could have been prevented, it would be written down and the prevention method written down as well.

This wouldn't be to read per-se, but just the act of writing this down would be a huge benefit I think.  Of course I haven't started yet :-) 

Does anyone else do this?  Or something similar?  How do you manage your professional development?

Andrew Hurst
Thursday, January 29, 2004

i maintain a blog on my computer to write down thoughts, ideas, things I do an a daily basis, etc - (personal & professional)

Prakash S
Thursday, January 29, 2004

Prakash,
Is it public? Care to provide the link?

Krish
Thursday, January 29, 2004

nopes, local - don't want to give out ideas on how I will be richer than Bill:-)

Prakash S
Friday, January 30, 2004

Step 1. Write Down Ideas.
Step 2. ......
Step 3. Richer Than Bill Gates!

www.MarkTAW.com
Friday, January 30, 2004

Phew! that was close.....

Prakash S
Friday, January 30, 2004

You should really start blogging...

.NET Developer
Friday, January 30, 2004

---------------------------------
Step 1. Write Down Ideas.
Step 2. ......
Step 3. Richer Than Bill Gates!
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You ppl never get tired of this kind of stupid joke?!

I will be a happy man the day this kind of sad, very very stupid "joke" will cease to exist.

KRAD
Friday, January 30, 2004

>> I will be a happy man the day this kind of sad, very very stupid "joke" will cease to exist.

You're doomed to remain sad...

ignore my ignorance
Friday, January 30, 2004

> how I will be richer than Bill:-)

He didn't say which Bill.

For all we know, Bill might be his brother-in-law!

Portabella
Friday, January 30, 2004

KRUD,

I was so impressed with how you saved valuable time by typing ppl instead of people.

Then you wasted it all with surplus punctuation.

Now I'm confused, is a question or an exclamation?

Ged Byrne
Friday, January 30, 2004

Prakash, what do you use to keep your internal blog?


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