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6 Ways ChatGPT Can Help You Code

ChatGPT is blowing up at the moment, and for good reason. Its capabilities are unlike anything we've ever seen.  Will it take our jobs as developers? No. But, if used correctly, it will transform them completely. Here's how I am already using ChatGPT to turbocharge my productivity. It's fair to say if you're not using this, you're going to be at a significant disadvantage. Here's just a few ways you can use ChatGPT to rocket boost your development work. Provide a starting point If you know what your code needs to do, ChatGPT can quickly fill out the functionality for you: Understanding code A simple example but a great way to get some context on badly named or hard to follow functions.It’s also very good at explaining the different decision paths and giving useful examples. Improving Code Add more functionality to your code based on your suggestions: Give some more suggestions for improvements:  Simplifying code, with explanations I originally wrote this method