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Career Advice for New and Veteran Developers
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How's this gonna work?
Let's get the obvious out of the way...
Yes, I am another WHITE DUDE
Let The Advice
This isn't the end
have a side project
Understand and accept that you will make mistakes.
You are not your code.
The only constant in the world is change.
Don't be "the person in the room."
Study the fundamentals
Never work for free
*Unless it's for Open Source or charity
Be the engineer that you want to work with
Own Your Career
Q: What's the secret to getting better at programming?
A: There is none - you gotta work your ass off
Q: What's the best programming language?
A: Who gives a shit
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Never Work For Free: Career Advice for New and Veteran Developers
By Joe Karlsson