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New Programmer's Survival Manual by Joshua D. Carter

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Tip 25Know Your Peeps
White Belt[​​White Belt] You need perspective on your peers (and their roles) very early in the job.

Programming is sometimes a solo activity, like the coding cowboy who gets to call all his own shots. But for the vast majority of the time, it’s a team of programmers building a product together, and you’ll need to work in cooperation with others to be effective.

Roles

First let’s talk about who’s on your team and what they do. These roles vary depending on the company, and there may be specialist roles at your company that I don’t discuss, but they usually go something like this.

Programmers

When most people think of “programmers,” they ...

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