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A Career in Software Engineering: What I Wish I Knew

A Career in Software Engineering: What I Wish I Knew

Given to some students at NUS to explain the opportunities for a creative career in engineering and small companies.

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Andy Croll

March 08, 2012
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  1. WHAT I WISH I KNEW WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE

    A CAREER IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
  2. @ANDYCROLL DESIGN DEVELOPMENT (CONFERENCE ORGANIZER)

  3. FROM HERE TO HERE -> ->

  4. CTO FOR FIVE PEOPLE NOT THAT IMPRESSIVE

  5. SMALL COMPANIES BIG FUN?

  6. MIND THE STARTUP FICTION

  7. MULTI-NATIONALS DO NOT LOVE YOU FEAR THE BOOT

  8. DON’T LET ANY JOB BECOME A CAGE REVIEW EVERY SIX

    MONTHS
  9. FREELANCING CAN BE TOUGH CASHFLOW LEARNING SALES REPUTATION EQUIPMENT HEALTH

  10. DON’T FREAK ABOUT YOUR GRADE

  11. CRAFTSMAN WHAT WE DO IS CARPENTRY SO ACT LIKE A

  12. 10000 HOURS Malcolm Gladwell ->

  13. YOU ARE NOT A JAVA DEVELOPER YOU ARE A DEVELOPER

  14. LEARNING DOESN’T STOP SO FIND SOMEONE TO LEARN FROM

  15. READ WRITE

  16. LEARN HUMAN SKILLS

  17. KNOW WHAT YOU ARE WORTH

  18. PROJECT MANAGEMENT IS A PART TIME JOB STAY CREATIVE

  19. MAKING STUFF IS FUN

  20. NOW SOME USEFUL LINKAGE

  21. RUBY ON RAILS rubyonrails.org railsforzombies.com pragprog.com peepcode.com

  22. MAY 18TH—19TH RDRC 2012 </advertisement> <advertisement> reddotrubyconf.com

  23. DESIGN alistapart.com abookapart.com fivesimplesteps.co.uk apple.com ;-)

  24. BOOKS REwork Anything You Want The Creative Habit The Passionate

    Programmer
  25. FOLLOW @ANDYCROLL THANK YOU