9780137059676

Making it Big in Software Get the Job. Work the Org. Become Great.

  • ISBN 13:

    9780137059676

  • ISBN 10:

    0137059671

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/10/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Summary

The Software Insiderrs"s Guide to Getting Hired and Getting to the Top! Herers"s all the information you need to jumpstart your software career: the best ways to get hired, move up, and blaze your way to the top! The software business has radically changed, and this book reveals todayrs"s realitieseverything your professors and corporate managers never told you. In his 20 years at IBM as a software architect, senior manager, and lead programmer, Sam Lightstone has briefed dozens of leading companies and universities on careers, new technology, and emerging areas of research. He currently works on one of the worldrs"s largest software development teams and spends a good part of his time recruiting and mentoring software engineers. This book shares all the lessons for success Sam has learnedhellip;plus powerful insights from 17 of the industryrs"s biggest stars. Want to make it big in software? Start right here! Discover how to bull; Get your next job in software development bull; Master the nontechnical skills crucial to your success bull; "Work the org" to move up rapidly bull; Successfully manage your time, projects, and life bull; Avoid "killer" mistakes that could destroy your career bull; Move up to "medium-shot," "big-shot," and finally, "visionary" bull; Launch your own winning software company Exclusive interviews with Steve Wozniak, Inventor, Apple computer John Schwarz, CEO, Business Objects James Gosling, Inventor, Java programming language Marissa Mayer, Google VP, Search Products and User Experience Jon Bentley, Author,Programming Pearls Marc Benioff, CEO and founder, Salesforce.com Grady Booch, IBM Fellow and co-founder Rational Software Bjarne Stroustrup, Inventor, C++ programming language David Vaskevitch, Microsoft CTO Linus Torvalds, Creator, Linux operating system kernel Richard Stallman, Founder, Free software movement Peter Norvig, Googlers"s Director of Research Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Fellow and Windows Architect Tom Malloy, Adobe Chief Software Architect Diane Greene, Co-founder and past CEO of VMware Robert Kahn, Co-inventor, the Internet Ray Tomlinson, Inventor, email

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