I Am A Web ProgrammerWe can talk about the common platform thatwe all use.The Web Platform.(The Web gets the most attention. Butpopular websites and webapps are morecomplicated than they look.)
Getting ThereDeliberate practice.Language communities.Platform communities.Projects.10,000 hours to mastery.Risk.
Poly DriversProduct startups.Choice of technology.Not dictated by customers.Open source code.
Poly ChallengesNo direct revenue earning potential.No chance to practice.Employers or customers not open.No time for own projects.No focus for open source.