I am a web site programmer. As such, I found this article to be interesting. It talks about some of the key characteristics of a “good” programmer. This article is for programmers and business people alike.
How to recognise a good programmer
How do you recognise good programmers if you’re a business guy?
It’s not as easy as it sounds. CV experience is only of limited use here, because great programmers don’t always have the “official” experience to demonstrate that they’re great. In fact, a lot of that CV experience can be misleading. Yet there are a number of subtle cues that you can get, even from the CV, to figure out whether someone’s a great programmer. <MORE>