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Strategy vs. Tactics in Coding Standards

I’m starting a new job on March 7. As I wrapped up my time with the company where I’ve spent the past 3 years, I spent some time thinking about the decisions and responsibilities that I was given, and that I took on, while there. One

March 16, 2011
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What is a Senior Programmer?

My friend and co-worker Nate recently wrote about some hurdles he has encountered in pursuing his┬áprofessional ambitions as a software developer. I know what he’s going through because I entered both my internship and my first post-college job with tragic misconceptions (non-conceptions really, in the case

November 14, 2007
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Where will your programming job be in 7 years?

There’s been a lot of noise recently about the future of programming, as a profession. Okay, let’s be honest, people have been talking about the imminent programming crash for a long time. But they didn’t know what they were talking about. When I graduated college a

September 12, 2007
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