9780071490832

Secrets of the Rock Star Programmers: Riding the IT Crest

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    9780071490832

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    0071490833

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-13
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

A valuable career-enrichment resource for the millions of software developers and their managersWritten by an experienced programmer who knows the hot topics and trends in the field

Author Biography

Ed Burns is a senior software engineer at Sun Microsystems and a well-known personality in the enterprise IT profession. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's JavaServer Faces:The Complete Reference.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Software Technology Experts
Rod Johnsonp. 3
Fact Sheetp. 3
Introductionp. 4
Soft Skillsp. 4
Hard Skillsp. 14
Businessp. 20
Personalp. 24
Adrian Colyerp. 29
Fact Sheetp. 29
Introductionp. 30
Soft Skillsp. 30
Hard Skillsp. 35
Businessp. 48
Personalp. 51
The Java Possep. 53
Fact Sheetp. 53
Introductionp. 55
Soft Skills, Part 1p. 56
Personal, Part 1p. 67
Hard Skills, Part 1p. 69
Soft Skills, Part 2p. 71
Hard Skills, Part 2p. 77
Businessp. 80
Personal, Part 2p. 85
Chris Wilsonp. 91
Fact Sheetp. 91
Introductionp. 92
Soft Skillsp. 92
Hard Skillsp. 97
Businessp. 102
Personalp. 105
Nikhil Kotharip. 111
Fact Sheetp. 111
Introductionp. 112
Backgroundp. 112
Soft Skillsp. 116
Hard Skillsp. 118
Businessp. 121
Personalp. 124
Hani Suleimanp. 127
Fact Sheetp. 127
Introductionp. 128
Soft Skillsp. 128
Hard Skillsp. 139
Businessp. 147
Personalp. 155
James Goslingp. 161
Fact Sheetp. 161
Introductionp. 162
Backgroundp. 162
Soft Skillsp. 165
Hard Skillsp. 169
Businessp. 170
Personalp. 172
Kohsuke Kawaguchip. 175
Fact Sheetp. 175
Introductionp. 176
Soft Skillsp. 176
Hard Skillsp. 183
Businessp. 191
Personalp. 193
Software Pedagogy Experts
Herb Schildtp. 201
Fact Sheetp. 201
Introductionp. 202
Soft Skillsp. 202
Hard Skillsp. 207
Floyd Marinescup. 221
Fact Sheetp. 221
Introductionp. 222
Soft Skillsp. 222
Hard Skillsp. 233
Businessp. 239
Personalp. 241
Software Development Experts
Andy Huntp. 245
Fact Sheetp. 245
Introductionp. 246
Soft Skillsp. 246
Hard Skillsp. 257
Businessp. 266
Personalp. 267
Dave Thomasp. 273
Fact Sheetp. 273
Introductionp. 274
Backgroundp. 274
Soft Skillsp. 277
Hard Skillsp. 287
Businessp. 290
Personalp. 293
Max Levchin and Libor Michalekp. 297
Fact Sheetp. 297
Introductionp. 298
Soft Skillsp. 298
Hard Skillsp. 302
Businessp. 306
Personal and Historyp. 309
Actual Rock Star
Weird Al Yankovicp. 315
Fact Sheetp. 315
Introductionp. 316
Soft Skillsp. 316
Hard Skillsp. 317
Businessp. 319
Personalp. 320
Index of Common Questions Asked of Intervieweesp. 323
Phillip G. Armour's The Five Orders of Ignorancep. 329
0th Order Ignorance: Lack of Ignorancep. 330
1st Order Ignorance: Lack of Knowledgep. 330
2nd Order Ignorance: Lack of Awarenessp. 330
3rd Order Ignorance: Lack of a Suitably Efficient Processp. 331
4th Order Ignorance: Meta Ignorancep. 331
Indexp. 333
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