During the past few years I’ve been working mostly as software engineer focused on the backend side and architecture of the systems I developed. But in the last few weeks I had to get up to speed with some frontend techs that sparked an old flame. How could I’ve been out of this for so long? Today I’m rambling a little about why I think a developer needs to keep in touch with both worlds, with my personal story mixed… and the usual song treat at the end ;)
I guess that’s an easy question, right? Mmm… not so fast. At least read through before passing any judgments.
Hero developers. That breed of super heroes that solve every damn coding problem that arises in our software projects. They are fast, and usually they complement it with lateral thinking, boosting their quickness with solutions that seems taken out of a magic hat. And it seems they are always there when we need them. They have a great commitment to the project, they love to save the day, even on weekends! They seem to have an affinity with programming languages, they even understand the ones they have never seen before… and quickly.