Software Developer

  • 2h 31m
  • Jill Clarke
  • BCS
  • 2020

This career guide explains the software developer role in the context of the industry, including the relevant skills and competencies you will need to become a software developer. Discussion of popular programming languages is covered, as well as tools and techniques of the trade. Career progression tips and software developer case studies round off the book, providing you with the insider knowledge you need to kick start your software development journey.

About the Author

Jill Clarke is a freelance developer and enthusiastic software development trainer. She runs her own company (Bear Computer Services Ltd) and does development work for both enjoyment and profit as well as to keep her skills fresh. She is a member of BCS and volunteers on the BCS Women committee and at the National Museum of Computing.

In this Book

  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Introduction
  • Overview of Software Development in Context
  • The Role of Software Developer
  • Programming Languages
  • Tools, Methods and Techniques
  • Career Progression for the Software Developer
  • Case Studies—Developers in Their Own Words
  • References
  • Further Reading
  • Useful Websites
  • Endnotes


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