2018 Into 2019

Thu Jan 3, 2019 ยท 4 min read

At the beginning of 2018, I created the next Mind Map. To clear the things that I wanted to do this year.

my 2018

I blurred some items in the image because they’re personal ๐Ÿ™„. Anyway, I created this list of things to achieve most of them and let’s check what I achieved in 2018 of this list.

Starting from the right:

Skills (English)

I’m writing this article in English and I’m afraid of making any grammar mistakes. I might have made a grammar mistake in the previous phrase LOL ๐Ÿ˜†. I know my English is not perfect but I’m doing my best. 2018 was the first year for me to write a lot of English Technical Articles.

Writing articles in English might be a slow way to enhance it, but I want to share more tech content with other developers and the main point of enhancing my English is using it in writing and learning more. I hope that I can be better next year. From what I did in 2018, I can say that I achieved this point.

Skills (Angular, JS) โš”๏ธ

Most of the Articles I wrote in 2018 was about Angular, so yes I killed Two birds with a stone. 2018 was the year I refined JS, built more and more JS app for Front-End and Back-End. Most of them are not public :D but I had a lot of experience building them.

Writing โœ๏ธ

I covered most of this point earlier. I wrote an article about my 24th Birthday here. Here’s my medium profile. At that time I didn’t have the chance to start something like that.

However, I had this email on 10 Dec 2018 from Packt company, and this was the most amazing things that happened to me at the end of 2018. Let’s hope that I will do it and start writing this book ๐Ÿ˜‰. write-a-book

Training ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

Offline training was the most common training I gave, I thought of trying to give online training but I still can’t find the chance and time for it. I hope that I can achieve this point in 2019.

Sport ๐Ÿ…

It’s so hard to gather sport and coding together I know that, but I wanted to feel good about my body and to make something different, so I got back to the gym. I feel much better now. What I miss at this point is to learn a new sport. I might find time for it in 2019.

Contribution ๐ŸŒฑ

Helping other people is an amazing thing, especially in the field you master. I wanted to help more people on StackOverflow. I answered some questions there but It’s not the amount that I wanted to answer. Maybe in 2019, I will be more helpful there. For Github, I only shared the code of small apps that I built in the Angular article series.

Traveling โœˆ๏ธ

Traveling and visiting new places is a great hobby. I can’t spend most of my time doing it though. But I’m trying to make some time for it. I visited Dahab this year and it was like WOW. Everything is amazing about Dahab I really want to visit it again soon ๐Ÿ’—. For meeting online friends that I knew on Social networks. I met some of them this year and I hope that I can meet all of them in 2019.

Tech Meetups

I did nothing at this point, I want to attend more web conferences and more meetups but the complexity of managing time and traveling to attend those conferences is the hardest thing that prevents me.

In general, I achieved most of the points that I wanted to achieve in 2018 and I’m going to create a new mind map for 2019 hoping that I can achieve most of it like this year.

I’m writing this post just to remind myself that I can do what I want. And to encourage you guys to put your list of things that you want to achieve in 2019 and let’s meet at the end of it to discuss what we did. I really hope that we can be more productive dreamers โค๏ธ

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