The Secrets of the Strong Developer. Life in the commercial trenches. Dave Cowden Director of Development CoLinx , LLC. About Dave.. . Where I work:. Industrial E-commerce and Logistics services provider A non-profit co-op owned by large industrial companies
Life in the commercial trenches
Director of Development
The size of problemyou can solve
Your value to the organization
Be a superhero
Write Less Code
“Amateurs study tactics, professional soldiers study logistics.
-- General Omar Bradley, WWII
Strong developers are experts at the activities that deliver high quality software on a sustainable basis.
Automate all of the work that is not writing code!
Strong developers can:
With milk money, a developer can single handedly:
Strong developers extend their work to include non-software too. ‘Devops’ is a commonly used term
These folks are Generalists– you can build an entire company around them
If you can architect tech solutions and get it 80% right 80% of the time, you are a superhero in either environment!