I am constantly espousing the importance of professional development and keeping up with engineering best practices. It’s a necessity if you want to stay relevant, marketable, and sharp in the world of software engineering. (It can also be hard AF, especially when there are other demands in your life. I’m looking 👀 at you two rugrats running around my house.) Recently, I’ve felt like I’ve needed more structure to my approach, so I’m unveiling The Matrix (of Professional Development Excellence)!Read More
[Illustration attributed to Sean Gallo at http://www.seangallo.com]
How do you approach a large project? (The same way you eat an elephant.)
My mantra is to break it down into smaller parts and methodically work my way through. How you work your way through can vary. If it is something you quickly want feedback on I like to iterate, as with agile project management. If the requirements/goal are more static, waterfall may be the appropriate technique.