Andy Hunt

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Andy Hunt is a programmer turned consultant, author and publisher.
He co-authored the best-selling book "The Pragmatic Programmer",
was one of the 17 founders of the Agile Alliance, and co-founded
the Pragmatic Bookshelf, publishing award-winning and critically
acclaimed books for software developers.

Andy started writing software professionally in early 80's across
diverse industries such as telecommunications, banking, financial
services, utilities, medical imaging, graphic arts, and of course,
the now-ubiquitous web.

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Andy Hunt Hi -- no, I'm not familiar with Bruce Lee's philosophy, so that wasn't a motivation. But many people have discovered these concepts. Perhaps that's a …moreHi -- no, I'm not familiar with Bruce Lee's philosophy, so that wasn't a motivation. But many people have discovered these concepts. Perhaps that's a sign we're on the right track ;)(less)
Andy Hunt Perhaps for a better understanding of the fundamentals, you'd be better off in a less magical environment.

To master the machine, you should have an un…more
Perhaps for a better understanding of the fundamentals, you'd be better off in a less magical environment.

To master the machine, you should have an understanding of OS internals (a book covering Linux would be helpful here). For programming, I'd suggest learning plain old C to understand pointers, memory, and data structures, and something like Ruby to understand OOP. Then maybe something like F# or Elixir to get a grasp on functional programming.

But as far as "professional" goes, if you provide value that someone is willing to pay for, then you're professional ;).

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The Pragmatic Programmer, 20th Anniversary Edition

Written as a series of self-contained sections and filled with classic and fresh anecdotes, thoughtful examples, and interesting analogies, The Pragmatic Programmer illustrates the best approaches and major pitfalls of many different aspects of software development. Whether you���re a new coder, an experienced programmer, or a manager responsible for software projects, use these lessons daily, and

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“Only dead fish go with the flow.”
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