The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development. Front Cover. Chad Fowler. Pragmatic Bookshelf, – Computers. The Passionate Programmer. 7 reviews. by Chad Fowler. Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf. Release Date: May ISBN: View table of. ThePassionateProgrammer. Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development. Chad Fowler. The Pragmatic Bookshelf. Raleigh, North Carolina Dallas.

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Apr 24, Mark rated it it was ok.

However, the story to back up this tip is how the author was trying to hire from hundreds of candidates in India. The Passionate Programmer 1 5 Jun 02, Above all, you’ll see how you can set the direction of your career, leading to a more fulfilling and remarkable professional life.

I highly recommend it. The Effective Engineer and Rest: All of the praises and criticisms I have seen about this book seem right on point.

In its original form it was a list of tips aimed to help American programmers avoid having their jobs outsourced from under them, written as a series of short blog-style chapters that are not long enough to cover their topic, let alone dive deep enough to provide any insight. Finally, the level of discussion is often too simplistic, glossing over the all the nuances and gray areas.

The Passionate Programmer [Book]

The main theme in the book and what I really got out of it in the end is the suggestion of paying attention to not only acquiring cutting edge skills but also indulging in self-marketing and networking in person. Chad Fowler has been a proggrammer developer and manager for some of the world’s largest corporations. Read books, articles, fowlef papers.


Ebooks are You just can’t give them to other people or sell them.

I heard about this book when it was first published, in Aug 16, Wouter rated it did not like it. Some chapters you’ll gloss over, others you might stop and think, “that’s a good idea, I’ll try that.

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The Passionate Programmer by Chad Fowler

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Sobre conhecimento de tecnologias: It’s an interesting read and gives you exercises to try at the end of each small vignette. Take time to learn and reflect deeply on the industry in combination with what you currently know. Dec 29, Harish Sankar rated it liked it Shelves: This will always be possible excepting a few fowleer the truly great.

Passionatr learn how to build your software development career step by step, following the same path that you would follow if you were building, marketing, and selling a product.

More power to you! It does a solid job of describing many of the realities of being a software craftsman. By using this site you understand and agree to our use of cookies, our Terms Of Useand Privacy Policy. Solid degrees career advice for software developers, worthwhile read for everyone serious about his career in Software Technology.

I would have given 5 stars if the anecdotes would give a more coherent overall picture they are well organized, just not perfectly well and the tasks at the end of the chapters are more equally-sized and therefore actionable some things suggested will take you several weeks to complete, you obviously won’t do that during reading.

Overall, the writing feels too egocentric for my taste.

For a more seasoned developer, the book mainly serves as a guided passuonate with areas such as blogging, speaking at conferences, contributing to open source, understanding the business side of your company, and anticipating developments in the industry. Some of us don’t plan to become managers, but want to be and stay passionate programmers.


Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. We’ll walk through the often-neglected world of marketing, and you’ll create a plan to market yourself both inside your company and to vhad industry in general. The author tries to explain what skills and habits a programmer has to develop in order to be successful.

The Passionate Programmer

Being better at your job: About this Title Pages: Quotes from The Passionate Pr He suggests treating your career as a product that you work on improving non-stop and also marketing it.

I remember reading The Pragmatic Programmer: It may lead to unforeseen opportunities. Oct 01, Josh Hamacher rated it did not like it.

Chad Fowler is co-director of Ruby Central, Inc. Like that dragon thing in the fantastic beasts movie, your tasks will expand and contract within reason to the time that you budget for them. A mediocre employee needs to be told what to do, whereas a good one takes initiative and figures out what to focus on. No more excuses, no more blaming others, you’re not alone, you can do something about. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.