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Software Developer

By (author) Jill Clarke

Publication date: 04 May 2020

Software developers are responsible for producing fully functioning and secure software products, this encompasses design, programming and testing. With a growing need for software for everything from business to games to everyday items such as fridges, there is increasing demand for professional software developers. This book explains the software developer role in the context of the industry, including the relevant skills and competencies you will need to become a software developer. Discussion of popular programming languages is covered, as well as tools and techniques of the trade. Career progression tips and software developer case studies round off the book, providing you with the insider knowledge you need to kick start your software development journey.
Jill Clarke is a freelance developer and enthusiastic software development trainer. She runs her own company (Bear Computer Services Ltd) and does development work for both enjoyment and profit as well as to keep her skills fresh. She is a member of BCS and volunteers on the BCS Women committee and at the National Museum of Computing.

Dimensions: 198x129mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780175010

Ebook ISBN-13: 9781780175034

212 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of Software Development in Context
  3. The Role of The Software Developer
  4. Programming Languages
  5. Tools, Methods and Techniques
  6. Career Progression for the Software Developer
  7. Case Studies - Developers In Their Own Words  
'A clear detailed and concise introduction to the ever expanding Software Developer discipline... a valuable resource for aspiring Software Developers.'

Philomena Callaghan
Software Engineer, BBC