7
votes
6answers
560 views

Should I be looking for developers with specific skill sets or generalists that need to learn?

Thanks to the great help of this site and SO, I've been able to make a prototype of a software I want to sell but unfortunately although the prototype works I think my code quality is very low. I ...
94
votes
14answers
12k views

Learn programming backwards, or “so I failed the FizzBuzz test. Now what?”

A Little Background I'm 28 today, and I've never had any formal training in software development, but I do have two higher education degrees equivalent to a B.A in Public Relations and an Executive ...
11
votes
5answers
312 views

What do you feel is the best way to increase colleagues knowledge?

Our team recently joined up with a few smaller teams, and as we had some direction and standards to our development it was decided that it would be best to train those up in our chosen languages and ...
13
votes
3answers
565 views

How can we improve overall Programmer Education & Training? [closed]

Last week, I was just viewing this amazing interview by Kevin Rose of Phillip Rosedale, of Second Life. And they had an amazing discussion about how to find, hire and identify good programmer's, and ...
4
votes
1answer
470 views

MSFT released “ASP.NET Developer Guidance” PDF… What's missing in your opinion?

Microsoft created this ASP.NET documentation map that aggregates a ton of great links into a single PDF. ...