Throughout my career, a multitude of people have asked me <em>what does it take to become a successful developer?</em>
Throughout my career, a multitude of people have asked me what does it take to become a successful developer?
It’s a common question newbies and those looking to switch careers often ask — mostly because they see the potential paycheck. There is also a Hollywood level of coolness attached to working with computers nowadays. Being a programmer or developer is akin to being a doctor or lawyer. There is job security.
But a lot of people who try to enter the profession don’t make it. So what is it that separates those who make it and those who don’t?