To perfect the art of software development, you need three things: intellect, a desire to become better, and a willingness to change. Change, perhaps, is the hardest trait of all to obtain, yet it is the most necessary ingredient.
Welcome. I’m Brandon Savage, and I am a software developer with Mozilla and a developer of web applications. I’m also an author, having written The PHP Playbook and Mastering Object Oriented PHP.
To get started, here are a few entries that you might be interested in:
- Five Tools I Can’t Develop Without A rundown of my favorite software development tools.
- Why I Love Being An Engineer Reasons that I love what I do.
- Why Recruiters Are Bad For Your Career My warning on avoiding recruiters and finding a job without them.
- Adapting The Joel Test To Web Development Using the Joel Test in an adapted form to know the quality of the company you’re about to work for.
Frustrated with your company’s development practices?
You don't have to be!
No matter what the issues are, they can be fixed. You can begin to shed light on these issues with my handy checklist.
Plus, I'll help you with strategies to approach the issues at the organization level and "punch above your weight."