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Working Code Podcast – Episode 97: Expectations Of Professional Software Engineers

Published: October 19, 2022

This week on the show, we review Mike Acton’s talk, “Everyone Watching This Is Fired”, by way of Adam Johnson’s article, Expectations of Professional Software Engineers. This talk outlines 50 characteristics – both technical and non-technical – that go into making you and your team fit for building products and dealing with customers. Some of these line-items make us feel seen while others leave us feeling attacked! Listen to find out which ones are which!

All that and more on this week’s show:

… featuring these beautiful, beautiful people:

With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

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