24 Mar '13, 10pm

The Secrets to Becoming a Great Programmer

During the darkest hours of the design process when deadlines have passed, bugs are running rampant and the light at the end of tunnel is a dimly lit memory, the search for great programmers begins. These fabled wizards of industry can turn a dying program into a thriving reconfigurable and bug-free product at the drop of a hat. Design teams lucky enough to have one of these magicians on staff hardly understand the pain of delivering a product late, over budget or bug-ridden. Lurking in the back of the minds of engineers familiar with these individuals is a burning question: “What are the secrets to becoming a great programmer?”. It is a question that is best answered by examining the characteristics and traits of great programmers. Only then can an engineer emulate these behaviors in the hopes of one day becoming a great programmer. Great Programmers ….. Write structured,...

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