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March 2010

Do Research. Don't Be Just A Code Monkey.

by Colin Miller, on Musings, Ramblings, Research, work

I don't think that good developers are good because they're overly smart and well suited for the work. Being smart is definitely a plus as it helps get to the heart of problems faster, but even the blade of the keenest intellect will be rendered blunt by the muffling sheathe of ignorance. Waxing poetic aside, you can't do a good job if you don't know what you're doing. No matter…