February Developer’s Hangout : Are you a Professional?

As a follow up to the DDD Scotland open discussion session on Professional Software Development, this hangout was held to discuss the changes and challenges 2 years on. I’ve included a few notes below that made up the main talking points, and added links where appropriate for those looking for more information. You can see … More February Developer’s Hangout : Are you a Professional?

Originally posted on Enigma People Solutions:
There’s no question that software development is a highly technical skill, but there has been a lot of discussion over whether or not it’s a form of art. While there is no real definition of ‘art’, the creation of something out of nothing comes pretty close. That’s software, so in turn,…

January Developer’s Hangout : Education, education, education

Thanks to those of you who turned up, good chat about becoming a STEM ambassador for Computer Science (see http://www.stemnet.org.uk/content/ambassadors/whoareambassadors for details) and about the stereotypes that put people off IT. Is programming too hard or too boring? Are programmers are socially awkward anti-establishment hackers? Or are we all boring middle-aged men in suits? That’s … More January Developer’s Hangout : Education, education, education