Allison Kaptur gave a keynote at Kiwi PyCon 2015 in New Zealand on effective learning for programmers. There were two pieces to the talk: one about the mindset needed by programmers for learning and one about particular strategies that software developers can use.
Large organizations present serious challenges, but for the manager of such an organization they typically revolve around managing managers, not just programmers.
Programmers are not like the other kids. They cannot and should not be managed like normal people if your intent is to produce high quality software. The things you would do to make the process go faster will actually make things go slower. This session gives you insight on the care and feeding of programmers, […]
Here is our monthly selection of knowledge on programming, software testing and project management. This month you will find some interesting information and opinions about organizational debt, product owner types, flat structures, mature developers, keeping your head cool, working with UX, technical requirements management, software architecture, group problem-solving techniques and thinking slow in software development.
Every moment of every day there’s a new language, framework, format, protocol to learn. Nobody has a more dynamic skill set than a web developer. We’ll look at the one metaskill to rule them all: The ability to come up to speed and stay there, over and over again.