Being a competent programmer is hard work. You need to:
- Get feedback on your work
- Regularly practice
- Learn new skills and technologies
Growing Developers is an online community dedicated to helping each other level up our programming skills.
Apprenticeship is a powerful way to level up your dev skills. Dave Hoover shares some of the most effective patterns he's seen from his and others apprenticeships.
Taking initiative is a huge part of being a developer. We discuss what initiative is and how to apply it on a team and your career.
Determining if a candidate is the right person to fit your team is hard. In this episode we discuss what fit is and how to interview for fit
Matt Darby is a shop mechanic turned hacker from Ohio. He works for Neo, runs the Columbus Ruby Brigade, freelances, and still manages to make time for his family.
As developers we often have to take our education into our own hands. In this episode we discuss reading the source, going it alone, and learning from books.
Amber is a software engineer from Southeast Michigan. Her journey has taken her from doing homework on her graphing calculator to automating the paperwork for a bar she managed to full-time coding
We've all been there. We've been asked to do the impossible, or work with the impossible, or finish before anything is possible. In this episode, we talk about how to make the most out of those situations!
How do you overcome introversion at a conference? What is this mysterious hallway track people keep talking about? How do you make new professional connections and leave a good impression? This episode is all about improving your conference experience.
How do you convince your boss to invest in your growth as a developer? Cajoling? Begging? Arm wrestling? However you try to convince them now, this episode is all about helping you do it better.
How do we get feedback when remote or junior? How do we give good feedback? What do you give feedback on? Our first episode tackles this tough topic.