Published in


Identifying A Fellow Progressive Developer

A few observations of what sets the pseudo-sociopath, sorry, progressive apart from your usual software developer.

Photo by Uriel Soberanes on Unsplash

I’ve always referred to what I think of pragmatic, thoughtful, somewhat philosophical software engineers as progressives.

They’re progressive, simply, because they favour change and shun doctrine.




Everything connected with Tech & Code. Follow to join our 900K+ monthly readers

Recommended from Medium

Internal Training: Is It Worth It?

Social Innovation through Deep Learning and Evaluation

On Starbucks: The Heart Of The Matter

Reflecting Back

All-Hands Meetings : A Survival Guide

Flexible becoming the norm

PWiC Seattle: Resume and LinkedIn Workshop

Spotting A Manager Gone Rogue

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Dr Stuart Woolley

Dr Stuart Woolley

Worries about the future. Way too involved with software. Likes coffee, maths, and . Would prefer to be in academia. SpaceX, Twitter, and Overwatch fan.

More from Medium

The Terms “Junior” and “Senior” Developer Needs an Overhaul — Here’s a Better Model

How to Measure a Programmer’s Attitude

Is the Low-Code Development Hype Cycle Heading for A Crash?

Experienced Developers, Don’t Believe These 5 Deadline Myths to Become More Effective