Golden Rule: a Developer is not a Priest

One may ask what do the two figures can have in common. It’s better explained with a preamble. Today I was reviewing a website (link no longer available, sorry) created by my protégé, when I spotted something that inspired me to write this post. As I usually do, I visited it using several browsers, to check if […]

Overview of a Developer’s Career – What Software Development is not

As I mentioned in the first post, some of the people who asked me how to become a Developer gave me the impression of having the wrong expectations. To avoid disappointment, it’s a good idea to have a look at what not to expect from a career in SD. It’s not a “get rich quick” career […]

Overview of a Developer’s Career – What Software Development is

A demanding and rewarding career As for all professions, Software Development requires time and dedication. It’s one of the jobs you can’t do “just because you didn’t find anything else”. A good Developer cares about what he’s doing, he likes to find his own errors and goes through a path of continuous improvement. A typical […]

Do you want to become a Software Developer?

Since I started contributing to a few blogs related to the world of Software Development, I’ve received several emails in which the readers asked me to give them suggestions and recommendations on how to become a Developer. While reading these emails, I noticed each one seemed to have a different reason for wanting to become […]

A new Path to Enlightenment

Following the suggestions of several friends and colleagues, and thanks to the inspiration given to me by Martyn Chamberlin, a young and energetic entrepreneur who gave me the honour of listening to my advice, I decided to start a blog focused on the world of Software Development. I’m aware that there are tons of them […]