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Things IT Undergrads
Should Know
(But Don't)

Bryan Bibat
pangkaraniwang developer
1. Purpose
Why are you here?
Why are you here?
What are you studying?
CS/IT/SE is not about
computers, programming,
theory, etc.
Is Piloting about

airplanes?
Is Astronomy about

telescopes?
Why are you here?
What are you studying?
You are here to learn
how to solve problems.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
If you graduate without
knowing how to solve
everyday problems with the
help of a computer...
If you graduate without
knowing how to solve
everyday problems with the
help of a computer,

you probably just wasted a
co...
2. Languages
What is the most
important language?
Hint:

It is found everywhere,
from your mobile phone
to the largest banking and
financial systems.
Structured Query
Language
SQL
SQL
Trick question.
Trick question.
Trick answer.
.NET programmer
PHP programmer
Java programmer
Here's a secret:
Nobody hires
.NET programmers,
PHP programmers,
Java programmers, etc.
Nobody hires
.NET programmers,
PHP programmers,
Java programmers, etc.

Companies hire
programmers.
<?php echo "Hello World!"; ?>

=
PHP programmer
System.out.println("Hello World!");

=
Java programmer
You are here to learn
how to solve problems.
Develop a web-based
inventory and
warehousing system for a
small retail chain.
Develop a mobile app for
surveying with geolocation support and
automatic data upload.
Write a simple
to-do list app.
And besides, a good
programmer can learn a
high-level language in less
than a day.
3. Credentials
Software development is
a Meritocracy.
Software development is
a Meritocracy.
Grades, diplomas, certificates, etc.
do not matter in the long run.
You are here in college to

learn.
College teaches you
fundamentals.
College teaches you
fundamentals.
Everything else you learn
outside college.
Explore
Stay up-to-date
Collaborate
Participate
4. Expectation
What awaits you after
college?
for example:

Project in College
Project in Real World
Requirements change 2
hours before deadline...
In the real world, you are
asked to do the impossible
In the real world, you are
asked to do the impossible
on a daily basis.
By the time you graduate,
you should know how to
solve human problems
effectively and efficiently
using computers.
And the only way to deal
with these "impossible"
tasks is to work on the
human aspect of problem
solving.
More projects fail from
poor communication
rather than
poor programming.
No matter how the media
portrays geeks as socially
awkward individuals...
...you will have to work on your
social skills along with your
technical skills if you want to get
far in the industry.
Thank you for listening!
http://bit.ly/ph-dev-groups-v1
bryanbibat.net | @bry_bibat
speakerdeck.com/bryanbibat
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)
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  1. 1. Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't) Bryan Bibat pangkaraniwang developer
  2. 2. 1. Purpose
  3. 3. Why are you here?
  4. 4. Why are you here? What are you studying?
  5. 5. CS/IT/SE is not about computers, programming, theory, etc.
  6. 6. Is Piloting about airplanes?
  7. 7. Is Astronomy about telescopes?
  8. 8. Why are you here? What are you studying?
  9. 9. You are here to learn how to solve problems.
  10. 10. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  11. 11. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  12. 12. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  13. 13. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  14. 14. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  15. 15. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  16. 16. If you graduate without knowing how to solve everyday problems with the help of a computer...
  17. 17. If you graduate without knowing how to solve everyday problems with the help of a computer, you probably just wasted a couple of years of your life.
  18. 18. 2. Languages
  19. 19. What is the most important language?
  20. 20. Hint: It is found everywhere, from your mobile phone to the largest banking and financial systems.
  21. 21. Structured Query Language
  22. 22. SQL
  23. 23. SQL
  24. 24. Trick question.
  25. 25. Trick question. Trick answer.
  26. 26. .NET programmer PHP programmer Java programmer
  27. 27. Here's a secret:
  28. 28. Nobody hires .NET programmers, PHP programmers, Java programmers, etc.
  29. 29. Nobody hires .NET programmers, PHP programmers, Java programmers, etc. Companies hire programmers.
  30. 30. <?php echo "Hello World!"; ?> = PHP programmer
  31. 31. System.out.println("Hello World!"); = Java programmer
  32. 32. You are here to learn how to solve problems.
  33. 33. Develop a web-based inventory and warehousing system for a small retail chain.
  34. 34. Develop a mobile app for surveying with geolocation support and automatic data upload.
  35. 35. Write a simple to-do list app.
  36. 36. And besides, a good programmer can learn a high-level language in less than a day.
  37. 37. 3. Credentials
  38. 38. Software development is a Meritocracy.
  39. 39. Software development is a Meritocracy. Grades, diplomas, certificates, etc. do not matter in the long run.
  40. 40. You are here in college to learn.
  41. 41. College teaches you fundamentals.
  42. 42. College teaches you fundamentals. Everything else you learn outside college.
  43. 43. Explore
  44. 44. Stay up-to-date
  45. 45. Collaborate
  46. 46. Participate
  47. 47. 4. Expectation
  48. 48. What awaits you after college?
  49. 49. for example: Project in College
  50. 50. Project in Real World
  51. 51. Requirements change 2 hours before deadline...
  52. 52. In the real world, you are asked to do the impossible
  53. 53. In the real world, you are asked to do the impossible on a daily basis.
  54. 54. By the time you graduate, you should know how to solve human problems effectively and efficiently using computers.
  55. 55. And the only way to deal with these "impossible" tasks is to work on the human aspect of problem solving.
  56. 56. More projects fail from poor communication rather than poor programming.
  57. 57. No matter how the media portrays geeks as socially awkward individuals...
  58. 58. ...you will have to work on your social skills along with your technical skills if you want to get far in the industry.
  59. 59. Thank you for listening! http://bit.ly/ph-dev-groups-v1 bryanbibat.net | @bry_bibat speakerdeck.com/bryanbibat
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