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,…
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