Well, here I am, halfway through my third week at the new job. I now know where to find the bathrooms, which fridge contains the snacks for everyone, where to find the developers’ table of release-week treats, and I’ve learned a few people’s names and jobs.
I can also find my way around the 13th floor, where my desk is, without getting lost; and I can find my way from the lobby to the correct elevator bank–no mean feat, considering how confusing the lobby is! Oh, and I have access to the secure bike parking cage, which I still consider to be bike parking nirvana.
I have also learned the difference between TWR and IRR, how to use our WYSIWYG editor and compile a build to the test support environment, and that we select and clear check boxes rather than check and uncheck.