How to Do What You Love & Earn What You’re Worth as a Programmer
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How to Do What You Love & Earn What You’re Worth as a Programmer

About the Book

Reg "Raganwald" Braithwaite has been working as a professional software developer since 1986, in roles ranging from Sorceror's Apprentice to Vice-President, Development. This fashionably slim book collects his very best essays about finding and building success as a professional software developer (34 pages).

I read @raganwald's "Do what you love" eBook in a single sitting. Purchase and read it if you haven't already.—Karthik Hariharan, @hkarthink

...Best freelance advice i ever got was from @raganwald 10 years ago, at Starbucks: "Some people aren't qualified to be your clients"Derek Martin

Manufactured from nearly 100% recycled blog posts.

About the Author

Reg “raganwald” Braithwaite
Reg “raganwald” Braithwaite

When he's not shipping CoffeeScript, JavaScript, Ruby, and Java applications scaling out to millions of users, Reg "Raganwald" Braithwaite creates programming libraries such as, Method Combinators, Katy, JQuery Combinators, YouAreDaChef, andand, and others.

He writes primarily about programming. Find out more on his  home page.

Reg “raganwald” Braithwaite

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
  • Making Career Choices
    • Why You Need a Degree to Work For BigCo
    • No Disrespect
    • Interlude: You and Your Research
    • How to get your first job developing software
    • I heard you twice the first time
    • The single most important thing you must do to improve your programming career
  • Interviews (and Job Hunting)
    • Canadian Women Are Waiting For You
    • The Mother of All Interview Questions
    • My favourite interview question
    • Interlude: Idiocracy
    • Take control of your interview
    • Are you thinking of working for a start up?
    • Should you submit your resumé through a recruiter?
    • Disclosing your compensation
  • About The Author

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