Anti-brogrammer Open-minded Cross-platform Excited and engaging
Is what you learned in college still applicable to what you do? Was it ever? How do you get a view of what’s important? Where do you meet people with similar mindsets?
Education is not additive, it’s transformative Where are you getting yours? What sources do you use?
Code Camp Day of .NET CNUG MS free training CodeMash That Conference T4 Give Camp
"Every developer should have a blog.“ – Hanselman Subscribe and discuss Twitter is a great venue as well Meet online and realize IRL
Get to know people in your field outside of work Leave before your job makes you stupid A job is not a marriage. An interview is not cheating.
T4 – attend and present Read blogs Attend industry events ◦ This is an investment in yourself. If the company says no, should that stop you? ◦ There are lots of online free training bits ◦ There are free weekend events ◦ … but don’t forget that people are the greatest engine of change and growth Volunteer
You have a limited number of heartbeats left. Use them wisely. Leon Gersing, the Ruby Buddha “I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” - Harun Yahya