A Question of Code

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Summary

A career pivot is an incremental change, not a complete one.

Show Notes

This week Ed has some news that puts the future of this podcast in jeopardy (spoilers: not really). We talk about that, as well as the concept of "pivoting". What does a career pivot look like? Have Ed or Tom actually pivoted? What does pivoting look like? And how do you know when a pivot is a good idea? Find out in this week's existential instalment of A Question of Code.

What is A Question of Code?

A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?