Become a Full-Stack EmployeeI've kept the article open in my browser for days. I'm sure I've read similar elsewhere about having or sharing a rounded skill set. My personal belief is that digital project managers either have or should aim to have a similar set of "can do anything" skills in order to augment a project team.
We often hear the term "full-stack developer" used to describe someone who can do everything from server set up to wrangling CSS. If you're striking out on your own, you need to become a Full-Stack Employee. At the very least, you'll need to partner with someone such that the two of you combined form a Full-Stack Employee. A Full-Stack Employee is a full-stack developer that can also do marketing, usability testing, adwords and facebook ads, SEO, make sense of analytics and just has a good general sense of what the product should and shouldn't do. Scott and I together make a Full-Stack Employee, you should find your complement.
Friday, 12 October 2012
I read Steve Klein's post on how he "Quit My Job For Consulting: Two Months Later" and was struck by the following section:
Friday, 31 August 2012
In the modern era, software is commonly delivered as a service: called web apps, or software-as-a-serviceWho should read this document? Any developer building applications which run as a service. Ops engineers who deploy or manage such applications. More: The Twelve-Factor App
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Rob Spectre aka the "Brookyn Hacker" is a "punk rock technolologist having a barrel of monkeys on the Internet." Read about how he made the switch from programmer to sales in his interesting article: What A Hacker Learns After A Year In Marketing.
Blogger Jeff writes about his experiences in learning programming (Ruby) in a six month period. Read more at How to Get a Job as a Developer in Less Than Six Months | Learn With Jeff.
Thursday, 9 August 2012
As I regularly read the book to my pre-lingual son, I began to take notice that it captured Truth about life.