Computer Programmer’s Skill Set

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Programmers are intelligent people with sophisticated mental abilities. If you are planning to hire programmers and some of the descriptions in this post did not completely make sense, it would be a wise idea to consult a Programmer or Computer Scientist to help you find other good programmers. The follwing are some of the main important skills aquired by many quality programmers:

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Common Myths About Computer Programmers

Computer Programmers are often viewed as introverted people with poor social skills who spend long hours working in tiny cubicles. This image has been further elaborated in pop culture and movies too. Well, there might be a hint of truth in that, however it should be taken with a grain of salt.

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Good programmers are required to understand the needs and wants of their clients or employers in order to write usable programs, and that can only be achieved when programmers maintain effective and clear communication with their peers and other stakeholders within an organization.

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A Programmer’s Training Background

There is no unified and standardized source that Computer Programmers learn their magic from. I have tried summarizing them in 3 main groups, but I’m absolutely sure there are many exceptions to that. What matters in the end is a programmers knowledge and ability to write amazing software and programs regardless of where that knowledge is coming from.

A Programmers Training Background

Depending on the education and training background, a programmer could belong to one of the following groups:

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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

This is perhaps the most well known job title in the field of Computer Science. Most people know in order to get a computer working, it has to be programmed. A Computer Program is a collection of instructions, logical and mathematical equations that describe a task to be carried out by a computer; in other words telling a computer what to do and how to do it.

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Some examples of modern programming languages are: C, C++, Java, PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python, JavaScript, Action Script, etc …

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rmd Studio Blog is launched and it has already two entries on it! … Yay!

rmd Studio Blog Launch

My first thought was to delay the launch until there are at least 5 or 7 entries on the blog, but then I changed my mind and decided to launch whatever there is and populate it over time. What’s the point of waiting for everything to be absolutely perfect? and will I ever get there?
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