InfoQ : Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals

This book includes a set of cut-and-dried techniques for improving your cooperation with the business. The main goal of this publication is to give you two key skills: discovering the business needs and managing the conversation in a way that will enable you to collect precise and useful information.

Download the free 87 page ebook from here – https://www.infoq.com/minibooks/conversation-patterns

 

Study Shows Software Developers’ Skills Improve Over Time

There is a perception in some tech circles that older programmers aren’t able to keep pace with rapidly changing technology, and that they are discriminated against in the software field. But a new study from North Carolina State University indicates that the knowledge and skills of programmers actually improve over time – and that older programmers know as much (or more) than their younger peers when it comes to recent software platforms.

Read the paper here – http://people.engr.ncsu.edu/ermurph3/papers/msr13.pdf

Source: http://news.ncsu.edu/2013/04/wms-murphyhill-age-2013/

 

Study Shows Software Developers’ Skills Improve Over Time

There is a perception in some tech circles that older programmers aren’t able to keep pace with rapidly changing technology, and that they are discriminated against in the software field. But a new study from North Carolina State University indicates that the knowledge and skills of programmers actually improve over time – and that older programmers know as much (or more) than their younger peers when it comes to recent software platforms.

Read the paper here – http://people.engr.ncsu.edu/ermurph3/papers/msr13.pdf

Source: http://news.ncsu.edu/2013/04/wms-murphyhill-age-2013/