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teaching yourself: the 3 day project paradigm

i just came across this video and i liked it so much i wrote down the plan

The 3 Day Project Paradigm

Preparation

* Pick a small project idea
* Eg. web crawler

Day 1

* Get some basic functionality working
* Learn basics of Python
* Make mistakes

Day 2

* Complete functionality | cut scope if too big
* Refractor
* Eliminate bugs

Day 3

* Complete documentation
* Refractor
* Push to online repository
* Etc!

Day 4

* Hands Off

Long term goal

* Have something to show for hard work
* Put projects on resume and LinkedIn