Article’s Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)
In every article in this series, we set out to accomplish one or more objectives (the “O” in OKRs), and the success of these objectives will be measured by or determined by some key results (the “KRs” in OKRs). The key results are the specific concepts or ideas you will learn and the steps you will take to accomplish the objective(s).
In this article, we set out to accomplish the following objectives, all of which you will realize when you read the article and complete the exercises at the end:
- Understand why you need a goal and a purpose before you make any plans and commitments for a career in programming.
- Understand how your goal and purpose will help you succeed in your programming education and your career.
- Find your goal and purpose, and use them to make definitive plans for your programming career, including your selection of the ideal career path, courses, and coding school.
We discuss the key results at the end of the article.
Your goal—that is, why you want to become a programmer—determines which specific programming career path you should choose, which type of coding school you should attend, and which courses you should take. And your purpose (whether a desire for a reliable and handsome salary, wealth,