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No programmer can spend the same amount of time coding each day: you have responsabilities apart from coding, and also different states of mind. Sometimes it's better to look through the window during a few minutes before coding, sometimes you need a break because you are not being productive. And sometimes you get into the zone and can keep coding way ...
This question might be more suitable for security.stackexchange.com as they might talk about personal experience. Though I hope this answer will help you along a bit. A friend whom I went to university with always kept a security blog all throughout his studies, and now is working as a security engineer for a big security company. It all depends on what ...
I think the question goes back more to yourself. Would you want to work for a company that looked down on white hat experience? The way I see it, you can use your professional page to not only promote yourself, but also to weed out opportunities that are not going to fit well with you.
Since I've been at my current consulting company, they don't really do anything to further the careers of their software developers I don't think you fully understand why companies -- or employees -- do consulting. Most companies that hire consultants do not have a long-term vested interest in their career development. This is an advantage for many ...
Job experience trumps.. well, everything. You see, a programming bootcamp is all well and good, but only gives a small bump up to the rest of your training. Given the choice of an experience dev and someone who has never had a job, they will go for the experience worker pretty much every time (assuming all other things, eg pay, are equal) Work experience ...
Not really, the company who hired you should already be aware of your skills and weaknesses. Unless they're complete idiots they will expect to have to train you up and will make allowances for that. Take the job, real-world experience is worth far more than any bootcamp.
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