The Application Development Experiences of an Enterprise Developer

Top-10 Developer Skills

Posted by bsstahl on 2009-04-18 and Filed Under: development 

Justin James at TechRepublic posts his top-10 list of skills developers will need over the next 5 years.

His list:

  1. One of the “Big Three” (.NET, Java, PHP)
  2. Rich Internet Applications (RIAs)
  3. Web development
  4. Web services
  5. Soft skills
  6. One dynamic and/or functional programming language
  7. Agile methodologies
  8. Domain knowledge
  9. Development “hygiene”
  10. Mobile development

The areas where I have concerns are 5, 6, 9 & 10. What about you?

Tags: skill professional development 

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