Avoid being an expert beginner

Dear new developer, This post by Erik Dietrich covers the situation where a developer becomes an "expert beginner". This is something to avoid as you build your career--don't work in a place where you are isolated or unable to progress. He breaks progress in any area down into a number of components--Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Competent, … Continue reading Avoid being an expert beginner

Job hunting tips for new developers

Dear new developer, Joe Marshall has some interesting tips for new developers (he calls them "junior developers to be" but developer nomenclature is so broken that I prefer the term "new"). They are focused around finding a job (and Joe has a newsletter to help 🙂 ). They range from the simple: "Read coding interview … Continue reading Job hunting tips for new developers