Brag Sheets and Better for SWEs

This article will describe an artifact called a brag sheet, ways that a software engineer can use a brag sheet to enhance their career development, and then I will describe a purpose-built tool called starboi that I prefer to the classic brag sheet for essentially the same use cases. What is a Brag Sheet? A … Read more

What do SWE interviews look like?

As part of optimizing the Ladderly curriculum, I am currently conducting an empirical investigation on what the software engineer interviewing process looks like. This article lays out a survey methodology. Not to be studied: Big N uses a 3-stage interview process inclusive of live-coded algorithm interviews with asymptotic and time complexity analysis. FAANG has public … Read more

Announcing Ladderly, Patreon, and More!

I recently created Ladderly, which is a career accelerator and coding bootcamp alternative. Individuals looking for their first job in tech, or experienced programmers looking to level up can leverage this site. The site currently has three components, although more may be added later: A community or social network, currently implemented as a Discord server. … Read more