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Being A Developer After 40 – Bangalore 2016

Being A Developer After 40 – Bangalore 2016

Is age an impediment or an advantage when you are a software developer? How does experience work? What are the consequences of your decisions in your professional life? Some thoughts from a self-taught developer over 40.

Read the complete speech:
https://akos.ma/being-a-developer-after-40/

Presentation given in Bangalore, India, on September 16th 2016, at http://www.developermarch.com/mds/

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Adrian Kosmaczewski
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September 16, 2016
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  1. being a developer after 40 @akosma – @mobiledevsummit – September

    16th 2016
  2. https://twitter.com/SciencePorn/status/578075637274955776

  3. 1997

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  22. 2:14 am August 29th, 1997

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  24. my first job

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  30. It looks like you’re talking about Windows NT in the

    Mobile Developer Summit 2016 in Bangalore. Would you like help? •Wat •Vade retro, Clippy
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  32. 6920 days

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  39. twelve tips

  40. 1. forget the hype

  41. 1997 CORBA & RUP 2000 SOAP & XML 2003 MDA

    & Software Factories 2006 Semantic Web & OLPC 2009 Augmented Reality 2012 Big Data 2015 Virtual Reality & Bots (?)
  42. https://twitter.com/joewalnes/status/563691487586549761

  43. plateau of productivity slope of enlightenment technology trigger peak of

    inflated expectations trough of disillusionment visibility maturity
  44. https://twitter.com/0xced/status/554591574257336321

  45. 2. choose your galaxy wisely

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  47. 3. learn about software history

  48. https://twitter.com/jmalvpal/status/669781283732631553

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  52. https://twitter.com/iamdevloper/status/600972743631347713

  53. https://twitter.com/hisham_hm/status/675845003709702144

  54. 4. keep on learning

  55. two simple rules

  56. a. learn one new programming language every year

  57. http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2015/12/24/0747-melodys-guide-to-programming-languages/

  58. b. read six books every year

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  60. https://twitter.com/codinghorror/status/695072624322293760

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  62. 5. teach

  63. https://twitter.com/Jexx/status/602943242024390656

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  65. 6. workplaces suck

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  67. https://twitter.com/jochenWolters/status/718175220637392897

  68. 7. know your worth

  69. 10x engineer

  70. https://twitter.com/mendezfe/status/579559198247260160

  71. 8. send the elevator down

  72. https://twitter.com/nslater/status/545592700289155072

  73. https://twitter.com/codeinthehole/status/540117725604216832

  74. 9. llvm

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  77. https://twitter.com/clattner_llvm/status/568128101625933824

  78. 10. follow your gut

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  80. https://twitter.com/kibblesmith/status/534421408575922176

  81. 11. apis are king

  82. https://twitter.com/BenedictEvans/status/696035630875152385

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  84. 12. fight complexity

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  87. https://twitter.com/mattisfrommars/status/558373483798073344

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  89. conclusion

  90. age does not matter

  91. 2035

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  99. https://twitter.com/ImRegularJohn/status/555114601222643714

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  107. thanks

  108. @akosma #AccessibleIndia It looks like your presentation in the Mobile

    Developer Summit 2016 in Bangalore is finished. Would you like help? •!"#! •अलिवदा! •Adiós, amigos!