There are many great software developers in the market. However, some developers only think they are only great, actually they are not. Want to know how to identify a great software developer? Read this post and know interesting talks. 

What makes developer a great? Some might thinks his positive attitude while some thinks his experience. Certainly, everyone has different thinking about developers and they have worked with those whom they thought were excellent.

However, many a time their judgement is not created on the basis of coding quality and hitting of deadlines. It simply based on less relevant criteria such as whether or not the developer knew the names of their colleagues, how confident they sounded when talking about their work or how many lines of code they productivity.

Regrettably, their best developers don’t deliver positive result. Here, we come with some traits that one must look after spotting a great developer.

Part 1


Challenging Tester to Find Bugs in His/her Code

Have you noted that how many developers possess such kind of attitude? Almost 90% of developers think that tester’s job is to search out bugs. But, it doesn’t mean he/she can take bugs for granted.

A person with quality of greatness or a great developer should always challenge to tester to search out bugs from his/her code. He must have confidence that his code doesn’t contain any bug.


Never Stop Knowing Latest Things

Software development is an active environment as the latest techniques and methodologies emerge in the new dawn at very rapid speed. It is totally not required to keep your eye on every new initiative, but making yourself aware of some techniques are must to make yourself up to date.

Researching a lot may lead you to wrap up that some methodology is not worthy learning in brief. However, the key point is you have created an informed decision.


Bug Is A Question of his/her Ability

A A software developer’s activities include fixing bugs. Obviously, bug is one of the worst enemies of developer. But, how many developers are thinking about following points while fixing bugs.

How did I tolerate this bug to run away my eyes?

What I could have done to avoid this bug in the first place?

How do I avoid the same mistake next time?

That’s true, some developers are thinking on such issues.

Those developers, who want to become a great developer, should consider a bug as a danger to his position, his creditability and of course, his programming skills. Having this attitude will surely make him/her a great developer.


 Code Quality- No Compromise

Developer should have to give prime importance to coding quality that includes making the code more maintainable using proper design, the right coding standards, code refactoring and so on. But, how many of us are not considering code quality for reasons that known to us?


Don’t Be Overconfidence

Those developers, who want to become a great developer, should have confidence in his ability. However, he shouldn’t be so arrogant towards his colleagues.

No matter how knowledgeable he is, he should always remember his part in a team that is working to attain project’s goals.


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