Welcome to the Tribe

I don't know why I haven't found this before, but Robert Read's* How to be a Programmer (PDF version) is well worth your time:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original blog entry at: http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2005/05/welcome-to-the-tribe.html

What’s funny is that I run into this essay via del.icio.us few days ago… and skipped it :frowning:

Hey Jeff, I’m enjoying reading this essay, thanks for the pointer!

Like Drazen, it sat in my “favorites” for a while until I got around to it. Definitely worth the read, and certainly better than I expected from an author I had never really heard of.

I’ve now had this one marked to read and finally getting to it. Like Thomas, thanks for the pointer. Now, how to get co-workers to read it. :slight_smile: