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Developer vs. Good Googler

Scott Hanselman’s reply to developer who asked him the following question: Some time in my mind sounds come that Is that I am really a developer or just a good Googler. I don’t know what is the answer I am … Continue reading

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The Joys of the Craft

In The Mythical Man Month Frederick Brook describes the five rewards that the craft of software development provides to its practitioners. The sheer joy of making things The pleasure of making things that are useful to other people The fascination … Continue reading

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The Difference Between A Developer, A Programmer, And A Computer Scientist

Alan Skorkin wrote an interesting post about The Difference Between a Developer, a Programmer, and a Computer Scientist. I’ve always considered myself a software developer. They write code. Making it well-factored and clean is important, but other factors often take priority. Math skills … Continue reading

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