Neither graduating college with a degree in Computer Science nor working for a Fortune X company makes you a great software developer.
Problem-solving is tough, but one way you can get to a solution more quickly is by asking better questions.
So, you have decided to get into software development. Find your niche as a software engineer and where you want to progress to.
Over the last year, my development team has doubled. These four practices can help any small development team grow into a larger one.
Forming habits around the type of professional you want to become can be a game changer for building confidence in any career.
In my time at Atomic Object, I’ve worked on a small team with only one other developer and on a larger team with seven developers.
Working with your team lead to craft a role leveraging your strengths and aligning with your interests can make your team more productive.
In my time at Atomic Object, I've worked on a range of different projects. I've begun thinking of each project as its own language.
Having trouble moving forward on your task? Do you feel you're getting stuck? I hope these tips will help you get unstuck, on track, and moving.
I've found that when I can make junior developers feel comfortable, they're more likley to ask questions, speak up, and point out mistakes.
We've recently begun to introduce "Developer Archetypes," a set of self-identified labels Atoms can use to radiate their strengths and interests.
Transitioning onto an established team can feel like being a newbie all over again, especially if the codebase, languages, or team dynamics are unfamiliar.