Developer's Proust Questionnaire
After finishing reading the Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust, I desperately craved to connect it with my job. It took me a while to realize that the best way to do that is to complete a developer's Proust questionnaire.
The questionnaire has one goal: capture time. We have long term thoughts that we consider defining our identity. But our relationship with those thoughts change through our lifetime. Proust wrote in Search of Lost Time to capture and make us wonder what we've been doing all these years. I suggest you try reading this wonderful book, although i admit it is particularly hard to read.
What do you have to do ? Simply answer the questionnaire. You'll look back to it In maybe 5, 10 or 15 years from now and i guarantee you that your older self will be very surprised how your younger self is (not) that stupid.
My developer's Proust questionnaire
|Languages/environment you master||Java, Ruby, Nodejs, Php|
|Framework you master||Ruby on rails|
|Language you're interested in||Rust, Elixir & Golang|
|Your favorite Guru||Kent Beck|
|The Guru you despise||Bob Martin|
|Your favorite Open source project||Linux|
|Your favorite Design pattern||Null Object Pattern|
|In the air technique you want to practice||CQRS|
|Dream job||Software architect in a small cooperative|
|Your favorite book||Growing Object-Oriented Software Guided by Tests|
|The information website||Ars Technica|
|The most memorable snippet of code||
|The worst coding task||Having to design user interface|
|Your favorite qualities in code||Readability|
|Qualities you achieve in your code||Testability|
|Editor you use||Atom|
|Software company you admire||Github|
|What convinced you to join your current company ?||Being surrounded with talented people|
If you have any suggestion or simply want to talk, you can tweet me @sadraskol.