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7. So You Need to Hire a Coder

A Crash Course In Technical Recruitment

Patrick Gleeson

(1)London, UK

We’ve so far looked in plenty of detail at software development, both the technical process and the way in which it can be integrated into a business. We’re now going to turn to look more closely at software developers, and this will be the focus for the rest of the book. I want to explore the psychology of the coder, and specifically those aspects of how coders think that you need to know about if you’re going to be managing one or more of them.

You’ll notice that this chapter and the ones that follow it are shorter than the earlier chapters in the book. It’s ...

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