A-list Programmers Reveal How to Develop Breakout Skills
Find out what it takes to push your programming chops to the next level and design killer software by getting inside the minds of today's rock star programmers:
* Rod Johnson, Inventor of the Spring Framework
* Adrian Colyer, Pioneer of Aspect Oriented Programming Tools, Project Lead of AspectJ
* Java Posse--Tor Norbye, Joe Nuxoll, Carl Quinn, and Dick Wall
* Chris Wilson, Lead Architect of Microsoft Internet Explorer
* Nikhil Kothari, Architect of ASP.NET AJAX
* Hani Suleiman, Author of "The Bile Blog"
* James Gosling, Father of Java
* Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Creator of the Hudson Continuous Integration Tool
* Herb Schildt, The World's Bestselling Programming Author
* Floyd Marinescu, Co-founder of ServerSide.com; Founder and Lead Editor of InfoQ.com
* Andy Hunt, Co-founder of the Pragmatic Programmers
* Dave Thomas, Object Oriented Software Pioneer
* Max Levchin, Co-founder and Former CTO of PayPal
* Libor Michalek, Co-founder of Slide.com
* Weird Al Yankovic, The Programmer's Rock Star
Information Technology Training
software developers and programmers, system administrators, other IT trainers (passing leading-edge experience to the mass market), and those whose job requirements are changing to use the latest information technology. All require on-going information technology training to meet personal needs and further their professional growth.
Many times information technology training is not centered on achieving a college degree. Instead, the training if focused on acquiring new skill sets required for an ever changing workplace. The job that was done two years ago, may not exist next year. Ongoing training allows all participants to develop the skills that today's businesses need.
Training is available for the latest in web technology including e-commerce and e-business as well as web design and html. Programmers can find information technology training for Unix, Perl, C++, as well as in using databases such as Oracle. Those involved in networks may be interested in training in network security, Novell, mail server and administration.
Even for those whose jobs are less technical in nature, there is a need for continual information technology training. Office workers can find training available for all Microsoft products and managers may take ongoing classes in project management. Information technology training may be just the thing needed to learn to burn CDs or use a scanner and learn to use the full power of email.
People with all levels of experience in information technology can benefit fro training from the novice to the more experienced staff can anticipate increased productivity through quality training programs which provides knowledge and skill enhancements to help develop success in information technology careers.
Many information technology training classes are taught by experienced computer training professionals having a wide range of experience in the private and public sectors. Classes include hands-on practice, lecture, discussions, and even web exercises to meet the needs of beginning and advanced students.
To make effective use of technology, users need ongoing training and support to refine their skills and learn new applications. Once training has been received, participants must take individual initiative- that is the exploration and sharing and using of the technology. Information technology training is just the introduction - it is the practice which makes you an IT expert.
Anyone involved in IT should make ongoing training a priority. Change, especially in the world of technology happens rapidly. Proper training helps people to change with the technology.
IT Job Stuff on Amazon
With the rise of blogging, many of the world's most talented programmers have become celebrities in the field of IT. These "rock star programmers" are bellwether icons for their legions of readers: IT professionals trying to stay current.
This book is a collection of incisive interviews with A-list programmers centering on the themes of "spotting trends", "staying current", and "how to avoid becoming obsolete".
Moving beyond the realm of technology specific programming books, this book will not be stale by the time it hits bookshelves, nor will it be stale when the current rage of software development methodology changes to "the next big thing".
Join Ed on Facebook
Follow Ed on Twitter
Very Important Thing to Do!
What do you want to know more about or like about this lens?
IT Jobs Poll
Are you looking to become a Rock Star Programmer?