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Learning a Programming Language a Year: A Plan

If you’re ever had the privilege of reading “Pragmatic Programmers” then you know that they recommend that programmers learn at least one new language a year. Around this time last year, I made the decision to begin following that practice and chose Ruby/Ruby on Rails as my programming language for 2010. While not directly related to my day job, I wanted to build something in the language. With the help of my friend we were able to build Just for Bands in Ruby on Rails, both learning the language as we went along. Continue reading

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