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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 2. Getting started with a “BANG!”: Don’t do what everyone else does

Imagine sitting in a field in the middle of summer enjoying a nice fireworks show. All around you screaming rockets burst into explosions of blue, red, purple, and yellow. You watch as one particular rocket soars high up into the sky and then...nothing. No bang, no explosion, just a fizzle. Which firework do you want your software development career to be like? The one that explodes high in the air with a loud bang, or the one that reaches altitude and then quietly falls back to the ground?

Having a business mindset

Most software developers starting out in their careers make a few huge mistakes. The biggest of those mistakes, by far, is not treating their software ...

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