When I graduated from College 20 years ago, I had no idea how much would change in the world of Software Development. Back then, the college I attended taught students COBOL as the primary language (and yes, I realize that some people reading this will not even know what that is).
It is lucky for me that I love learning new things. My entire career has been one VERY long lesson – one that changes on an almost daily basis. Blink and you’ll miss the next great language, platform or tool.
While learning new things never bothered me, the other day a simple exercise demonstrated to me how much of a hit my productivity has taken as a result of all the constant big changes in the .NET world of development.
I have been focused on .NET development ever since it emerged and before that, I was a big Visual…
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