Category Archives: Super

Seven Traits of Effective Programmers

1. Learn new tech and everything around it Bad programmers learn new technical skills just in time. Good programmers learn the skill a year before. Great programmers learn new technical skills and all skills, technology, design, paradigm around it a … Continue reading

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The Death of Knowledge Worker and the Rise of the Knowledge Networker

Why Knowledge workers era of supremacy is over ? 1- Speed of change today: An individual or self-contained group of individuals may know all the vital facts of their field in this very instant, but the speed of change can … Continue reading

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How do you recognise Good Programmers

How do you recognise good programmers if you’re a business guy? PASSION and Enthusiasm. How do you know passion/Enthusiasm? 1- Home Projects in their spare time. 2- Self-Learning new technologies. No need for training classes. Love learning. 3- Up-To-Date: Talking … Continue reading

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How do I learn to program?

Inventor of Ruby on Rails – David Heinemeier Hansson : “Programming because I needed to. Programming because I gave a damn about what I was writing and I wanted it done sooner rather than later. That’s how I learned to … Continue reading

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How to Hire the Best ?

Interview their achievements and let them explain why, and let them code some features in front of you. This is the best way to interview and get the best programmers to work for you. Gone are the Microsoft’s days: “Why … Continue reading

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Hacker vs Professor

Who is the best ? a hacker who knows how to code and has no CS degree, or a CS graduate who does not know how to code ? It depends in which field you are comparing ? In programming, … Continue reading

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