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From Ed’s blog: http://ridingthecrest.com/blog/2018/07/10/orlando-jug-rockstar.html

Abstract

How in the world can I keep up with all this information coming at me every day?

What can I do to ensure that I keep bringing value to my employer or client and to help ensure continued career success?

What will the practice of software development look like in ten years time?

How do I know where to invest time and effort in stewarding my skillset?

In 2008, Ed Burns interviewed top programmers from a variety of software disciplines for the book “Secrets of the Rock Star Programmers”. Now in 2018, Ed revisits the cross section of secrets (aka character attributes) exhibited by these rockstars for the current world of programming.

Join this session to learn more about these characteristics that can help you become a better programmer.

Purpose of the Talk

Ed interviews some of the best programmers of our time and shares their strategies for success.

Target Audience

  • Any developer wanting to improve their career skills.

Audience Takeaway

A set of concrete, actionable steps you can take right now to become a better developer.

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Notes

Welcome to Codetown!

Codetown is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of Codetown as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Codetown has room for all of your friends.

When you create a profile for yourself you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name or picture and…
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Created by Michael Levin Dec 18, 2008 at 6:56pm. Last updated by Michael Levin May 4.

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