An interview with billsedison

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How did you get to where you are today in the developer world?

Keep enthusiasm and curiosity for all new stuff, then keep learning.

What is your best strategy for tackling a project or challenge?

Start to work as early as possible. Read the spec carefully and see if there are any required skill points that I'm not familiar with yet, then try to learn them asap. After I finished the work, keep checking and revising the submission to until all requirements are addressed, all good coding practices are met, a well-formed documentation is provided.

How do you keep up with current trends and advances in this field?

Thanks to Topcoder! Topcoder provides various projects and challenges from different clients, including a wide variety of technologies and fields. Such as Frontend (React/Angular), Backend, Data science, microservice, Block Chain, Chatbot etc… It's possible for us to get into any track and field that we are interested in.

What are you most looking forward to for the TCO Finals?

Meeting all fellow Topcoder members and admins, including old friends and new faces, and try to win the big prize. πŸ™‚

Tell us what achievement you are the most proud of.

Become Topcoder MVP and be able to attend TCO finals as a dev finalist again!

If you wrote your own developer profile, what would it say?

A senior game developer, an enthusiastic Topcoder competitor, reviewer, and copilot.

Offline, what is your favorite thing to do?

Jogging, reading and swimming.

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