Dev by RayRay


Mastery comes from more than doing tutorials. Try, fail, learn, repeat!

Home work station
Home work station
Photo by MORAN on Unsplash.

Tutorials on topic X, Y, and Z. You see them everywhere on the web. I’m a tutorial writer myself. But just following them doesn’t mean you will be a professional developer.

I’m sorry if that has burst your bubble, but tutorials are simply not going to make you the professional developer you dream of becoming.

So what is the purpose of developer tutorials anyway? Why should or shouldn’t we follow them? In this article, I want to show you all the answers to these questions.

1. Why Do We Follow Tutorials?

Why do you follow tutorials about HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or any other language, library, or framework? …


It’s Not About Knowing Everything, It’s How You Deal With Uncertainty!

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash

Every company with software developers have their definition of a senior developer. For some that is the age, length of the experience, but for others, it’s a combination of this.

A lot of junior/medior developers are wondering when you become a senior developer. But the question you should ask is, how do you recognize a senior developer?

In this post, I want to give you my view on this. It’s not for every person or organization the same. But you can use it to define your definition out of it.


I write this is because I’ve heard developers use the term “senior” without understanding what it is. After reading this post I hope everyone understand what a senior developer is. …

Your Body And Brains Need Attention To Be A Better Developer!

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Tim Foster on Unsplash

Last month I’ve worked on the health of my body and mind. The goal was to lose some weight, but feeling good was a thankful side effect of it.

In this post, I want to give 5 tips for developers to get healthier. The health of your body is important, but your mental health is equally important.

We do so much work in our heads, so let’s take care of our body and brains right ☺️

Take Breaks

Taking breaks is one of the most important things to do during our work. I know that awesome feeling that you dive into the rabbit hole and came out 4 hours later. But the side effect from that is, that the rest of the day your brain is almost fried. …


Dev by RayRay

I write stories about Frontend Dev, JavaScript, Typescript, Angular, NodeJS, Serverless Functions, JAM Stack, FaunaDB, Netlify, Apple, iOS—

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store