How to REALLY Survive Your First Year as a Developer
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published October 15, 2012
The inside story on making it as a coder. Oh, and veterans could learn a thing or too as well.
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Are You a Software Developer -- or a Leader?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published September 19, 2011
Managing a software development team is about more than technical expertise.
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Should Younger Developers be Paid More?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published January 18, 2011
If younger developers know hot new technologies, does that justify a higher salary?
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Are Developer Certifications Worthless?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published March 15, 2010
Some developers disdain IT certifications, yet in a tight job market they can make all the difference. A veteran project manager talks about his experience with a team of developers.
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Are There Enough Smart Developers for Google?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published January 18, 2010
Maybe, maybe not, but either way, there is more than one for a software developer to be smart.
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Why Developers Get Fired
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published September 20, 2009
There are many reasons developers get fired. So take off the ear buds, close down your 20 Skype threads and take some time to think about what you can do to prevent this from happening to you.
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Too Old To Write Software? Or Just the 'Wrong Era'?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published June 29, 2009
Rightly or wrongly, age is considered when hiring developers, yet a more important indicator is what micro-era in software history a programmer belongs to.
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Developer Salary Levels, 2004-2009
By James Maguire | Article Published May 19, 2009
For developer salaries, the last five years have brought good news and not so good news.
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Is Calling a Software Engineer a 'Programmer' an Insult?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published February 17, 2009
Software programmers whoops, we mean developers have a very definite sense of how they should be referred to. The hierarchy of job titles is clear.
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The 2008 IT Salary Guide
By James Maguire | Article Published November 01, 2007
The IT Salary Guide lists salaries for many tech positions, including pay levels for various U.S. regions. Plus: salary incentives for specialty IT skill sets.
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