Software developer sounds like more of the same, however with a product for sale at the end. And consultant is, in the minds of numerous, simply someone who does not have a “task”.
Go into “maker”. To quote Wikipedia:
” The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture that intersects with hacker culture which is less worried with physical objects (opposed to software) and the production of brand-new devices (opposed to tinkering with existing ones). Normal interests taken pleasure in by the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronic devices, robotics, 3-D printing, and making use of CNC tools, as well as more conventional activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and, primarily, its predecessor, the traditional arts and crafts. The subculture stresses a cut-and-paste approach to standardized enthusiast innovations, and encourages cookbook re-use of designs released on websites and maker-oriented publications. There is a strong concentrate on utilizing and finding out practical abilities and applying them to reference styles.
So, lets break that down a bit.
I have actually chosen to re-brand what I do – and what I am – as “codemaker”.
The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture
Offering Out and the Death of Hacker Culture( news.ycombinator.com).
There you have it. “Maker” is a term that basically explains what I do along with who I am. It has a certain feel to it that is rather less sterile and maybe a bit friendlier than some of the other names. “Maker” recommends creativity that originates from the heart and implemented by means of a highly developed skill set.
That requires a more adaptive mind. We have to accept the facility that what we welcomed yesterday may not even be a consideration today. And the new thing we are embracing today may be old news tomorrow. As such, we discover to live with “cognitive dissonance” daily.
Ive rarely satisfied a “real” programmer I would consider narrow-minded. Since our market – what we do – is constantly altering, it is essential for us to alter right along with it. We should develop. Or die.
By nature a “real” programmer is a do-it-yourselfer. Ive never satisfied a “real” programmer who doesnt think he or she couldnt make and reword a whole application is “so much better”.
There is a strong focus on using and finding out useful abilities.
What a computer oriented term, eh? “Real” developers like to “clone” existing programs as use already proven performance for new projects. Is that the awareness of “cut-and-paste”, or what?
A watchmaker can be called a ” horologist”, however that seems somewhat snobbish or clinical/academic. Exact same with dressmaker vs. modiste or seamstress.
and using CNC tools, along with more standard activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and, mainly, its predecessor, the standard arts and crafts.
Yes, books can be excellent, however a printed copy is frequently outdated by the time you get your hands on it. (Or, at least it remained in the old, pre-internet days). E-books assist, but they can likewise lose their value quickly. Current online forums and blogs are (normally) better.
motivates cookbook re-use of styles released on websites and maker-oriented publications.
Well, duh. Thats my (our) world. Nothing in the huge world of technology is out-of-bounds for a “genuine” developer.
and applying them to reference styles.
the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronic devices, robotics, 3-D printing.
Yes, programs is more or less a “culture”. Or, at least a “subculture” of the greater tech culture.
representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture that converges with hacker culture..
And, by nature a “real” programmer is likewise a hacker. Who does not wish to peek under the hood to discover how a program “does that”? In this case, interest makes the feline smarter. (Hopefully).
” The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture that converges with hacker culture which is less concerned with physical objects (opposed to software application) and the creation of brand-new devices (opposed to tinkering with existing ones). Typical interests delighted in by the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronic devices, robotics, 3-D printing, and the use of CNC tools, as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and, generally, its predecessor, the standard arts and crafts. Yes, shows is more or less a “culture”. Or, at least a “subculture” of the higher tech culture. “Real” developers like to “clone” existing programs as usage currently proven performance for new tasks.
I am a “codemaker”.
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While its true that “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”, how would you react if somebody came up to you and stated, “Hey, smell this beautiful Hesperrhodos”? A botanist might enjoy the reference, but not the layperson. In some cases context is the winner.
An excellent developer is a lazy developer. Who desires to – and the number of times can you – reinvent the wheel?
The subculture worries a cut-and-paste approach.
When I first began doing this, the only method to get training was by participating in college courses (typically uninteresting), or go to the occasional workshop or conference (often unusual and normally costly).
And, heres the part that really explains me. Yes, in spite of my high-tech task and experience, I have a huge interest in all of those things, particularly CNC tools (which I drool over). Making things with my hands, and not simply my mind, is a complex part of my nature.
Maker Culture( alishasaiyed.wordpress.com).
Thanks to the internet, this is a lot more possible now than it ever remained in the past.
Ive “cloned” regimens and entire programs from websites and forums in the past. Its just part of the “cut-and-paste” mindset, I think.
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