|Tip 33||Find Your Place|
|[Black Belt] This topic looks far into the future. Don’t worry about it yet—but don’t ignore it forever, either.|
At this point, you’re getting your footing in the industry. Figure on five to ten years of building experience and credibility. What lies past that for a programmer? I mean, aside from obscene wealth, a big house, and a fast car?
First of all, there’s programming. For some, that’s what you’re put on Earth to do, and you can make a good living doing it, so why stop? Many companies have acknowledged the value of very skilled programmers, and your pay can keep climbing—you don’t need to go ...