O'Reilly logo

The Nomadic Developer: Surviving and Thriving in the World of Technology Consulting by Aaron Erickson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER SEVENTHRIVING

To get past survival and focus on thriving is your real chance to turn your occupation from a means of making a living to a means for making things better for not just you, but your fellow man as well.

If you are a software developer, even if it isn’t true for you now, there was probably a time when you were so into what you were working on that it seemed as though the workday was simply ending way too early. Unless that was the day your network administrator allowed you to install an XBox on the company network so you could play Halo at work, chances are those days when you were really into what you were doing were probably some of your most productive.

Thriving in this business depends on, among other factors described ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required