In my experience, the best way to ramp up my knowledge in new areas is through a combination of self-driven learning, hands-on experience, and collaboration with knowledgeable team members. I typically start by researching the technology, reading documentation, and working through tutorials or online courses to get a solid understanding of the basics.
Once I have a foundational understanding, I like to apply what I've learned to real-world scenarios by working on small projects or tasks related to the new technology. This helps me gain practical experience and deepen my understanding.
Additionally, I find that collaborating with experienced team members is invaluable for learning best practices and getting guidance on more complex aspects of the technology. I'm a firm believer in the power of learning from others and sharing knowledge within a team.