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
The Secrets of the Strong Developer
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!