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Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual

Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual

Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual by John Z. Sonmez Purchasing items linked to by the article give the site a small affiliate reward and helps us keep the lights on.    The Book...

‘The Phoenix Project’ Book Review

‘The Phoenix Project’ Book Review

I’ve decided to start this blog by introducing you to books that greatly influenced my career and I think that you will find useful in developing your career as well. Methodology books have taught...

Happy New Year from Gears of Geek

Happy New Year from Gears of Geek

It’s a new year , and we’re putting together a whole new look,  exciting new content, and new tools for our readys. These will be rolled out over this year to make this site...

Square Peg Round Hole

Is it Right for you? How Size Up a Job

Introduction           When I first entered the work force, I had a much different view the interview process than I do today. Back then I pictured a one-sided discussion where...