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How you know if you're a competent software engineer | EDN via @edncom

It might sound like the straight line to a stand up gag, but it's no joke: The issue of software engineering competency is only going to become more urgent in a massively connected world. I'll show, however, that there are some things you can do to assess your own competence -- and dramatically improve it if you're disappointed with the result. Not too long ago, a computer science and engineering 4-year graduate could expect to find an entry level position within a professional software engineering organization -- and be placed in a work environment with peers, managers, training, and, most important, formal development methods and best practices. The rule of thumb was that it took about a year of training and practice for such an employee to become a productive member of the team. Today, the combination of a tremendous demand for software programmers to deal with a massiv...

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