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The Passionate Programmer

In the Passionate Programmer,  Chad Fowler describes ways you can have “a remarkable career in software engineering.”

He organizes the advice using 5 axes:

  • Choose your market
    • You lead or you bleed. You need to find your competitive advantage and cultivate it.
  • Invest in your product
    • Learn from the best and mentor the rest.
  • Execute your daily strategy
    • Focus on what you can realize in a day and deliver something every day
  • Market yourself
    • Translate your knowledge in c-speak and speak up in your field of expertise
  • Maintain your edge
    • Skills age very fast so make sure you learn and improve your knowledge every day