Making Mistakes

Learn that it's okay to make mistakes by going through the list of mistakes senior developers have made.

It is okay to make mistakes

You will screw up, royally. It’s a matter of when; not if. It’s okay. You’ll survive. We have all been there.

It’s not your job to never make mistakes. It’s the job of your seniors and managers to ensure that both you and the company can recover from any mistakes you make.

One junior software developer accidentally destroyed their company’s production database on the first day of the job and was told by the CTO that there would be legal implications. Read the story and all the replies from people who have caused similar incidents. They lived to tell the tale.

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