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Discussion on: The "Fake Developer" Conundrum

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Mārtiņš Briedis

I was freelancing for 6 years, I thought I knew a lot. Then I got my first company job and then I understood I know nothing. A good mentor is an enormous help. You gain knowledge basically 10 times faster than on your own. Now I'm always jealous for junior devs that I'm a mentor to, jealous that I didn't have a mentor like me at that time. Could have learned so much more :)

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Mary Thompson

I second the mentor notation. I've come across a few awesome people who really accelerated my understanding of various things.