Presenting Developers Road Ahead by Karthikeyan VK
The job profile of a software architect is an amalgamation of several parts to play. It is a leadership role, a design role, a customer-facing role, and a technical role. Due to its varied range of duties, it is important for a software architect to showcase numerous hard and soft skills while concentrating on personal and professional development. Developers Road Ahead by Karthikeyan VK is a complete guide for software architects to succeed at work and in life.
The journey from a developer to becoming a software architect is fulfilling by itself. Also, every developer must take the decision that he does not want to take the managerial growth path. The journey is a four-step process to learn and build methods to update your technical skills, learn people management, get productive, and become responsible. It is crucial that you carry out the four steps in reverse. This book tells you how you can evolve to become a successful software architect and excel both personally and professionally.
From this book you will learn the following:
- How to ignore politics and climb the corporate ladder
- How to update yourself
- How to learn core concepts faster
- How to see the big picture when architecting solutions
- How to overcome procrastination
- How to overcome the fear of becoming invalid in your company
- How to write a quick architecture document for any project
As an interactive guide, the book also encompasses tips, worksheets, examples, guiding principles, and much more, to cater to the needs of anyone aspiring to be a successful software architect.
Author Karthikeyan VK is an avid speaker and is passionate about all the latest technology. With 15 years of experience in the software industry, he is an expert in cloud-native technology. He has been awarded the Microsoft MVP award for the past four years, for his contribution to the developer community. Currently, he is the VP-Engineering in a well-reputed company. He has also worked with many Fortune 500 companies and has mentored many developers in his career. He is passionate about explaining complex things in simple terms. He has conducted many workshops that have helped developers to take their careers to the next level. His workshop on how to become an architect has been very successful with attendees having given great feedback, it was one of the most celebrated workshops in the Indian region for a software architectural career. He loves to read books, mostly non-fiction books, and is very much interested in behavioral science. Karthikeyan’s passion is to make the developer’s life better by imparting what he has learned from his experience. He lives in Chennai with his parents and shares their home with his wife and two extraordinary kids. He is currently writing a book on serverless technology in the cloud.