Burnout happens in every profession but it seems like it hits developers harder than most. Tight deadlines and a fast-moving landscape of technologies makes it easy for developers to lose track of how long or hard they are working until it’s too late. Listen as Mario Peshev and Cal Evans are joined by special guests Adam Culp and Joe Ferguson to discuss burnout and how developers can recognize and avoid it.
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We all know that developers need to know how to code. Developers also need other skills though to be successful. In this episode of No BS Engineering, Mario Peshev and Cal Evans talk about the secondary skills developers need to master to be successful in their career.
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Mario and Cal tackle a grab bag of questions around getting a job as a software developer.
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Yes, everybody has to pay their dues, but there is a difference in working a job to pay your dues in an industry and working in a bad job. Join Cal Evans and Mario Peshev as they talk about the difference between paying your dues and having an abusive boss.
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Anyone can learn the basics of writing code, it really isn't that difficult. However, knowing and understanding the basic rules of programming is not hte same as thinking like a programmer. I can buy a big bucket of Lego bricks and build a house, that doesn't make me an architect. Join Mario Peshv and Cal Evans as they discuss thinking like a programmer.
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Whether you are getting ready for your first job interview or your tenth, there are some basic do's and dont's that everybody needs to know and understand. Listen as Mario Peshev and Cal Evans go through their list in hopes that it will help you on your next job interview.
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Tech changes daily. You will either master the skill of learning new things fast, or you quickly become a paper weight. Listen and Olivia Liddell – a professional trainer – talks with Mario and Cal about what it takes to learn how to learn.
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So, you landed your first developer job? What do you need to know? How can you be ready? Listen as Mario and Cal talk about what new developers need to know to get to day one.
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Why do developers write code and release it as open source? It can’t be for the money, the vast majority never make a single cent off of releasing their code. Some say it is for reputation, but you can’t pay the mortgage with reputation. So why? Mario and Cal delve into why developers release their code freely to others and discuss some of the benefits.
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It’s true, developers more often than not leave bad managers. Yes, a lot leave companies with bad culture, but honestly, isn’t that the same thing? A bad culture lets a bad manager thrive. List as Cal and Mario discuss developer attrition and what companies can do to stem it.
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