The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development. Front Cover. Chad Fowler. Pragmatic Bookshelf, – Computers. The Passionate Programmer. 7 reviews. by Chad Fowler. Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf. Release Date: May ISBN: View table of. ThePassionateProgrammer. Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development. Chad Fowler. The Pragmatic Bookshelf. Raleigh, North Carolina Dallas.

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Chax it your responsibility, not your managers? I am glad that the recent ideas about a career as a programmer are written in one book. The author tries to explain what skills and habits a programmer has to develop in order to be successful. Quotes from The Passionate Pr If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

The Passionate Programmer

It also provides great analogies about how being a musician helped him to achieve goals and how you should not fear to lose your programmee against outsourcing but rather become a more valuable programmer. It has to come from within.

See and discover other items: Don’t waste your money on this book. This was a great read. Lists with This Book. And as an Indian, I cannot accept the motivation for the author to write the book- to save Americans their jobs.

Like that dragon thing in the fantastic beasts movie, your tasks will expand and contract within reason to the time that you budget for them. I’ve been having a career for a long time and found it interesting that Chad validates a lot of things I have discovered empirically over the years, particularly about understanding why your employer employs you to have fun writing co I had this book on my phone and read it in small chunks.


The Passionate Programmer by Chad Fowler

Get to Know Us. The author has obviously had a gamut of experience in IT and knows what it takes to succeed as a programmer. For most people this will be common sense that you should keep up to date. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Jul 19, Yevgeniy Brikman rated it liked it. His reasoning was that Sun Microsystems could go down-under any day.

We can stay as engineers if we want to! The author should have backed up his opinions by actual data.

The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development

The Passionate Programmer 2nd edition: Read reviews that mention passionate programmer software development chad fowler open source must read read this book pragmatic programmer went to passioonate years ago common sense job went software developer reading this book software engineer software industry highly recommend practical advice easy to read save your job well written. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

He suggests treating your career as a product that you work on improving non-stop a This is by far the most inspirational book I have read so far this year. Sep 26, Christian Brumm rated it really liked it Shelves: The author realised this, and hence changed the title. To ask other readers questions about The Passionate Programmerplease sign up. This is one book I wish I had at the beginning of my career.


The choices you make about which technologies to focus on and which business domains to master have at least as much impact on your success as your technical fowleg itself–don’t let those choices be accidental.

Feb 14, Emad Mokhtar rated it it was amazing. When suggesting developers should better understand the business they work for something I wholeheartedly agree withI also felt like the author meant well but the wording was just not great: This is an excellent book!

The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development

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Chad is himself really interesting, you can find an interview with him on the pragmatic programmers iTunes feed that was done just after the book was published that’s well worth a listen. A Yes then to a manager becomes more valuable coming from you. The Effective Engineer and Rest: Refactor Your Wetware Pragmatic Programmers.

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