On my last project, I managed a team developing an application to manage hospitality locations. Given our requirements were constantly in flux, the contracts were on a short cycle, and the team was generally new to enterprise software development, I chose a Kanban style approach to managing and delivering it. I wanted to share with you the rationale, methodology, challenges, and the surprising change to my role while on the project.
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I get this question at least once a year so thought I would write a blog post on it to help others. “How do I make more than $100 per hour?”. I’ve learned a few ways and wanted to share them below. If you want to save time, simply do something other than programming such as flipping houses, investment banking, or being the boss of a mid size company. They make way more money than we do. If you still love programming, but just want to know your options for making more money, read on.
I won’t cover whether money can buy you happiness or not. All I’ll say is that for some people it does, and others it does not.
Many of the financial and tax nomenclature below applies to the USA, but the types of work are the same regardless of country.
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My slides from FITC Toronto 2011. Obviously a lot of supporting code needed for context, but still some good info on their own for getting complex designs into Flex web, desktop, and (some) mobile.
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