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Jerod Santo

Jerod Santo

Omaha, Nebraska

Jerod co-hosts The Changelog, crashes JS Party, and takes out the trash (his old code) once in awhile.

2020-05-05T13:48:45Z ago

I love this bit as well:

Being a 1x developer, I make heavy use of conventional wisdom. I don’t have much that’s interesting or new to say about software engineering.

In general, I haven’t found the time to take long stretches away from work, or to take on bigger side projects, or to read really extensively, or to dramatically overachieve. I have little pockets of time here and there.

But I’m feeling ambitious. I would like to become a 1.1x developer. I’m trying to figure out how to get there.

Refreshing honesty and humility on display.

Sean Hoar

Sean Hoar

Washington, DC

IT Professional with 5+ years IT experience, 14+ years overall in support, management, business analysis & consulting. Junior level node.js/full-stack development experience with AWS Certified Developer Associate. Let’s build in the cloud!

2020-05-10T14:37:19Z ago

So I’ve been a professional dev for a little over 2 years, with 3 years of self-learning before obtaining my first dev job. I feel like just by having your experience and ability to document all of this, you are at least a 1.5-2.0 dev(or it would seem to me), if that means anything. I would also assert that a 1x dev “struggles” to get by. I say this because I do. Also assuming that the mythical 10x is something that is more than just frequent spurts of genius, how do we determine what are the other spectrum markers? How is it , or even is it even possible to gradually move up those chains?

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