What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Software Developer in Montreal:
"Learn programming languages on the fly."
You have to learn all programming languages and their variant changes on your own time while attempting to repair and upgrade the current software tools used by the technical writers in the team.
Software Developer in Vancouver:
"Think. Don't write."
Learn how to read documentation. Figure out what problem you are trying to solve on paper, and think of a logical solution. Don't start writing code until you know exactly what you are trying to achieve.
Software Developer in Montréal:
"Keep Learning And Learning."
This is one job that you'll keep learning forever and you must do it to stay up to date for new stuff and technologies that makes your world better as a good software developer.
Software Developer in Saskatoon:
Be very careful how much personal investment you put into the day to day job. If you're going to work extra hours, do it honing your skills. When they find out you can give 110%, that becomes the new expectation. Don't let the daily stresses get to you and don't give in to unrealistic demands from unreasonable bosses.
Software Developer in Markham:
"Develop various business applications"
Need to keep learning new technologies and new approaches/methods of development.