Technical Blogging is very important for developers of the current era. As it can not only help developers learn and grow but also help other people to learn new things from them. At the same time, documenting our learnings and experiences in the form of a blog is a very good practice while working as a developer in the IT industry. Through this blog, you'll figure out why it is so important to write technical blogs and also how you can get started with it.
All the learning that we gather together defines our knowledge. And when we put this knowledge into writing, by providing direction, instruction, explanation, and empathy, we call it Technical Blogging.
But, why do we have to do this?
If we look at it from our own perspective, it’s really helpful for us to grow as an individual. Because documenting our learning process for a particular subject, in one place, in a complete manner is, first of all, self-help! There are two benefits in it:
What, apart from these?
If you are someone who wishes to be around a technical community or a network of people, technical blogging is so your thing!
One technical blog can help many learn and grow, just as you grow personally. After all, we look for blogs when we try to learn something new. So, we can definitely be one of those bloggers whose writings are read by others as they try to learn something new.
But what if you suffer from imposter syndrome?
“What if I am not proficient enough to write a blog? What if I don’t have the skills to do it? What if I am not knowledgeable enough?”
Well, you don’t need to be a pro in order to write a blog. If you’re a very keen learner, you can always use your learnings to start writing blogs.
And whatever we learn is our knowledge. Hence, each one of us is absolutely eligible for writing technical blogs.
Let’s explore a few things we can use as best practices while writing blogs.
These are the steps I try to follow when I am writing blogs. The best thing about writing blogs continuously is that your writing improves every time. And that is learning too.
To wrap up, It is not really hard to write a technical blog. The very first thing you really need to do is get started. And slowly the quality of your writing and content will improve over time. Believe in your capabilities and write everything you can to explain your content at its best! The blogs you write can help many other people while satisfying your own curiosity/learning goals. It is mutually beneficial, for you and the audience you’re writing the blog for.
That’s all for this blog. I hope this was useful for you. Please feel free to drop your thoughts in the comment section below.