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Technical professionals are constantly refining their development skills to for both their own personal and professional advancement, and also to produce the best possible product for the end user. But how does a developer decide where to invest time and money in developing their skills? David Tucker, VP of Technology at Universal Mind, recently compiled a list of the 10 areas he feels developers should most focus on in order to accelerate their career growth.
Tucker believes the strongest developers will know a basic Agile development process and tool set, master a native mobile platform, and will be proficient in a server-side language such as Java, .NET, PHP or Python. He also provides business-focused recommendations including becoming an expert estimator, learning how to find information quickly, and perfecting time management skills.
For Tucker’s complete Top 10 check his blog post. If you have additional thoughts on what skills developers should add to their tool sets Tweet your suggestion @PerficientLife.