A podcast focused on the non-technical side of being a developer, because your career is about more than the code you write.
More Career Advice
In the season three finale we take a listen back to all of the advice shared by our guests. Also, bloopers!
Process, Abstraction & Mentorship
There are any number of ways development teams can work together to make sure they are improving as a group and as individuals. In this episode we talk about the benefits of setting up a process, abstracting knowledge and mentorship. We discuss how a team can setup a working process, how to abstract and share domain knowledge and what a supportive mentorship culture looks like. When development teams have a process, knowledge sharing and a learning based culture everyone can grow in their development careers.
Development is not a individual activity, it is a team activity. To grow your development skills and knowledge you need to be able to work collaboratively with other developers. In this episode we discuss methods developers can use for implementing pair programming and the benefits it has for individuals and teams.
Progressing in every aspect in a development career requires being pragmatic. It means to be engaged in what you do and approach things in a sensible and realistic way. In this episode we talk about what it takes to be an engaged developer and why it is important to do so.
The core of having a career in development is focused on writing code. To grow and improve in your career, means improving on the code that you write. To do so, requires insights and feedback from those you work with. In this episode we talk about the benefits of code reviews to help improve the technical capabilities of yourself and your team.
You have one career and many jobs will be stepping stones in that career, so make sure you are taking the right steps. At some point in your career you will need to be prepared to make a change. In this episode we talk about how to prepare for a job transition and what to look for in new opportunities.