Suddenly losing a job can be personally destabilizing. But lots of us have been there and gotten through it.
Kristina Lustig, formerly our Director of Design, explains why she took a new role as an associate software developer.
“In their ﬁrst few years on the job, engineers spend roughly 30% of their workday writing, while engineers in middle management write for 50% to 70% of their day; those in senior management reportedly spend over 70% and as much as 95% of their day writing.” - Jon Leydens
Over the last couple years, I’ve had the luxury of working with and mentoring quite a few beginners. While I’ve obviously witnessed my fair share of programming no-no’s, things are not as black and white as they may seem. There’s a handful of patterns and behaviors I’ve seen consistently throughout beginners. And while some of…
Sascha Wolf started using Stack Overflow as resource for homework help. But it quickly became his community, and a path to new career opportunities.