Kamen takes a look back at his last 10 years working as a software developer and offers some advice that any young developer could learn from.
It’s been more than 10 years since I started working as a software developer. Looking back, I sure have made a lot of mistakes, but I’ve learned a lot from these mistakes too. As I think we all do, sometimes I wish I could go back in time and give some advice to my younger self—it would make things much easier!
If I could go back, these are the five things I'd teach my younger self about programming:
Okay, everyone likes bonus tips (including my younger self), so I’ll give one more piece of advice. Dear younger me…
Based on my experience, these are the six most important things I've learned over the years. What advice would you give to your younger self?
Kamen is software developer and manager of the Fiddler team at Progress. He has more than 11 years of professional experience in software development. Programming has always been his passion and he feels lucky to work his hobby. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, motorcycling, freshly-roasted coffee, and trying new experiences. Geek by design. Writing is a new thing to him and he’ll appreciate your feedback and comments.