Why blogging is a great way to start a career in software development?
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Today I will be going over a couple of reasons why I personally think that:
Blogging is a great way to start a career in software development
But before we go any further, we would need to spend some time explaining the little bits and bytes:
What is blogging?
Why do we write blogs?
How would it benefits us as software developers and developers in general?
Starting with the first question: What is blogging?
According to Google:
Blogging refers to writing, photography, and other media that's self-published online.
Basically, it is like writing a diary, instead this one is on a website! (Blog is actually a short form of "Weblog" ! Yay!)
So now we know what blogging is. Why do we write blogs?
Simple answer: To keep track of what we do on a specific day, like a diary.
Long answer: To capture an experience, to explain things in words, to recap what we have learned, to share it to everyone else and potentially attract people.
Cool. But what does it have to do with Software Development?
Hear me out. Blogging could be very beneficial to us, the developers
- It is a way for us to save information
- It is where you express ideas
- It could be a place where you get sought for jobs and opportunities