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re: Thanks for taking the time to do this! Your book, POODR, was the first technical/programming book I ever read. I also am enjoying 99 Bottles, and j...
 

First, you should definitely write a book. Painful as writing is (at least for me), having written is a great pleasure, and others will be grateful for your efforts.

As far as topics, I just think of things that I know now that younger, less-experienced Sandi would have benefited from having been told. I think of my past self as eager, capable, but vastly ignorant, and feel very sympathetic to the problems she encountered. I have confidence that she could understand things, if only they were explained well. She's the imaginary reader for whom I write, and my main goal is to make her feel smart.

 

Seconded.

Things that I know now that younger, less-experienced Sandi would have benefited from having been told

This is such useful advice.

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