Uncle Cal's Career Advice to Developers
Last updated on 2016-08-15
About the Book
Cal Evans has been a developer for more than 30 years. He is not a digital native, he is a digital pioneer who helped settle the wild west of the World Wide Web.
"Uncle Cal's Career Advice for Developers" is the text behind his keynote talk at php [tek] 2017 of the same title. It is a short read in which he gives developers five pieces of advice to ponder when thinking about their career.
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"As usual, Cal knocked it out of the park. His career experiences uniquely qualify him to give this kind of talk, and his passion and charisma shines through." - Steve Grunwell "Flawless. Fantastic advice throughout, entertaining and passionate delivery. There's a reason Cal does keynotes at like every conference - awesome stuff. 10/10 "would silently judge again" :)" - James Titcomb
- Plans are worthless planning is everything
- Your work will not speak for itself
You are responsible for your career
- Look for interesting and high-profile projects
- Be a rainmaker
- Keep a “Me File”
The job will never love you back
- Give Value
- Get Value
- Do all for the glory of God
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