Relevance of constantly updating ones skill
I promised you an article on the , so here are 10 things you can do to improve your technical skills, regardless of your current skill level:1.
Read technical books One of the best ways to improve your technical skills is by reading books.
Such groups usually welcome new members of any skill level.
Contact one of them and attend a meeting as a guest to see if you like it.
Books in their second edition or later are a great choice because they’ve already been through at least one round of testing in the marketplace.2.During the early 80s, I spent many long hours typing in BASIC programs from and similar magazines (it took me a long time because I hadn’t yet learned to type).While I think print magazines are less useful today — the same info can often be found online for free — they’re an inexpensive way to improve your general technical skills, especially if you’re unlikely to push yourself in other ways.Visit Amazon.com, search for a book on a particular topic you wish to learn, and check the reviews and ratings.
Look for books with at least 4 out of 5 stars (I usually don’t buy any with less than 4.5 stars).
Take your time previewing books in the bookstore or online, especially if cost is a concern.