Blog Archives

Changing The World and Taming The Spirit

I started training a great group of new hires at work this week. This is my first time training a group and it’s been exciting. Today I had something interesting pop up that brought me back to something I blogged

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Advice, Career, Mentorship, Software Engineering

Training SE’s: Top-Down Vs. Bottom-Up

As I blogged about a few weeks ago, I am now responsible for training new developers at my place of employment. The training program is in need of an overhaul and I am exploring options. One of the things I have

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Advice, Career, Education, Software Engineering

New Responsibility At Work: New Developer Training

After a few weeks of uncertainty, I found out today that I will be taking charge on new developer training. The chance to help new developers succeed is something that I have desired to do since I first found my passion for software development. This is the reason one

Posted in Career, Education, Software Engineering, Uncategorized

Well, Actually… This Is So True

While perusing twitter today I stumbled upon this blog post Well, Actually by Miguel de Icaza today, and wow this so true. To sum it up, Miguel argues that us software developers suffer from a social weakness, a behavior identifiable by

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Advice, Career, Goals, Mentorship, Software Engineering

Advice to New Software Developers

At my job I have had the unique opportunity to be involved in the hiring process of new software engineers. Where I work, after the initial interview you have a series of second interviews with a subset of the developers.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Advice, Career, Education, OOP, Software Engineering

Software Engineering #1 Best Job for 2011 :)

Apparently I picked a pretty good career! Best and Worst Jobs for 2011 Software Engineering rocks!

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career