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triastowo8293dwow.. you just got a job by being honest of your skill.
Demolishun11742293dI interviewed for a job where they wanted to write an app in Java. The job would have been okay, it was just other requirements of the job that didn't work out. So instead I am doing C++ full time. Yeah, sometimes you just program in whatever someone needs.
Lensflare2446292dPicking up a new language is relatively easy.
Using a foreign SDK, especially Android, this is where you will fail as a beginner.
I always cringe when people act like a new language is the hardest part of new tech.
beleg3377292d@Lensflare Sure the language is not the hard part, but it's hard when you're learning a paradigm through a language.
Android SDK itself is very well documented and once you understand basic mechanics like threads, activity lifecycle, intents, etc. it is actually pretty easy to read from source.
corscheid2584291dKotlin is where it's at. I just got back into Android development in the past few weeks. a LOT has changed since I last looked at it, when Java and Eclipse were the way to go and Android Studio was in beta. Android studio is pretty awesome now.
Midnight-shcode3000288dyeah, i learned java in 2 weeks while being paid to make an end-semester project in it for an it uni student who has had java lessons for 2 years and didn't know shit of it.
i agree stuff like that is something to be proud of :)
faptain804275dI nailed my first job offer just like this, it was about a simple front end role. They gave me a mockup and just like that, by evening it was ready. Sadly lost the offer due to covid. I think thats how you learn things and move up.