New Job

I don’t usually like writing about myself, but I thought I would let everyone know that I have accepted a position at Asynchrony Solutions.It was a tough decision to leave MedAssets. I really enjoyed the people I worked with at MedAssets.Asynchrony Solutions will be a fun place to work. I will get to work with Brian Button. For the last several years, Brian has been a big influence on my career. Brian introduced me to agile development and TDD. I am looking forward to learning from Brian and the rest of the folks at Asynchrony.

Job Dreaming? – Not without C/C++

Over the last several days, I have been “Job Dreaming”. What would it be like to work at Google, Apple, Yahoo! and Amazon? I thought I would take a look around to see what jobs are available. Most of the jobs posted, for each of the companies, want 5+ years of C/C++ experience. What does this mean? Is my generation of programmers left out?I think that I was one of the last students to take C/C++ in my college. Today most of the students, I know, start with Java (or insert new language here). Am I wrong? Am I missing something? Continue reading