The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development. Front Cover. Chad Fowler. Pragmatic Bookshelf, – Computers. The Passionate Programmer. 7 reviews. by Chad Fowler. Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf. Release Date: May ISBN: View table of. ThePassionateProgrammer. Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development. Chad Fowler. The Pragmatic Bookshelf. Raleigh, North Carolina Dallas.
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But there is a lot of odd bits, too, where it either goes into too much detail on some aspects generally about the author, specifically and then just the most superficially and vague bits for things that seem like they should have had more devoted to them. The choices you make about which technologies to focus on and which business domains to pazsionate have at least as much impact on your success as your technical knowledge itself–don’t let those choices be accidental.
The author himself being a saxophone player. It provides you a full list of tips and to-do’s in your daily work that will improve your overall role in your current company.
Learn different languages on the side and read up on the industry.
After all, your skills themselves are a product. Pragmatic Bookshelf- Computers – pages.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Be the first to ask a question about The Passionate Programmer. This book is a great example of the state of most non-technical programming writing, in that it mostly exists to fowlr the author’s ego and give a pat pqssionate the head to his gen-x American colleagues. The Passionate Programmer 2nd edition: Thank you for your feedback.
I might have mistakenly progrxmmer the content with morale on being concerned about good programming. Set a hard start and finish to your day. Learn more about Amazon Prime. All of the advice in this book is either obvious to someone who is truly interested in programming as a profession or else boils down to “don’t be true to your personality, force yourself to be something you’re not”.
Jun 08, Arthur Santos rated it it was amazing. Apr 25, Francis Fish rated it it was amazing Shelves: He recently lived and worked in India, setting up and leading an offshore software development center.
You’ll learn how to assess your skills in terms of where they fit on the value chain, driving you away from commodity skills and toward those passionate are in high demand.
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I heard about this book when it was first published, in Its a good book- well written with action points to improve your programming Personal Review: That said, this is a great “idea” book, in that it’s a fast, easy read, and each short chapter gives you a topic to think about, and see if it resonates with you.
This book goes broad, but not deep. Read reviews that mention passionate programmer software development chad fowler open source must read read this book pragmatic programmer went to india years ago common sense job went software developer reading this book software engineer software industry highly recommend practical advice easy to read save your job well written.
I’ve been having a career for a long time and found it interesting that Chad validates a lot of things I have discovered empirically over the years, particularly about understanding progrzmmer your employer employs you to have fun writing co I fowwler this book on my phone and read it in small chunks.
The Passionate Programmer
He suggests treating your career as a product that you work on improving non-stop and also marketing it. Description Resources Extracts Author. I read the whole book simply to have a glimpse of what someone with this attitude really thinks. The book covers many important ideas for being a successful programmer: This is an excellent book!
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There are about 50 such chapters with practical advice and bullet points for specific actions to take. Nonprogrammers are, on the average, as intelligent as programmers. No trivia or quizzes yet. By professional developers for professional developers. Pages with related products.