You don’t stop learning just because you’ve landed your first job. You should continue with all the learning you did before but never finished! Now that you have some financial stability, you have the luxury of time to fill in the gaps in your knowledge.

Read technical books cover to cover

In a world of tweets and content-light blog posts, books are an oasis of expertise in the desert of serious technical discussion.

Beware the “Tutorial Trap”— endlessly going through tutorial after tutorial. Go deep on a few important things. If you feel like you want to patch some holes in your CS knowledge, get The Imposter’s Handbook, which covers everything from Compilers to Lambda Calculus, or check out TeachYourselfCS.

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