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Discussion on: Navigating the Spooky World of JavaScript

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Anna Simoroshka • Edited

I so have the "shiny object syndrome"! It is even worse when you are a newbie who is trying to make something bigger than a tutorial-based project. The feelings of "I chose the wrong things!", "The architecture needs to be rewritten, this cannot work", "That tutorial was outdated and put me off-track", "Me-6-weeks-ago was so dumb" are severely amplified.

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Ali Spittel Author

Totally -- just know that the learning process for those things makes the learning process for the next thing faster! Even though they may feel like roadblocks, they're super important learning experiences. In fact, I think learning from failure, especially with code, is crucial.