… Here’s what you need to do:
Remember what it was like to be a junior programmer
Teach others to avoid the mistakes you made so they don’t stay junior for long
Know about the next generation of technology coming down the pike …
Ah yes, the fabled advice to know what the next big thing will be and not be left behind. I have written before at a somewhat high level about the future, and I have also expressed my own concerns that I try to stay up on the latest and greatest. That is partly the reason behind the Code H’yungs my severely-delayed re-implementation of The Project.
I haven’t gotten specific, though. What are the specific languages, tools, and ideas that are up and coming right now? Let me share my findings, categorized of course.