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How to differentiate between a full-stack engineer, full-stack developer, and someone who isn’t full-stack.



He finally felt like he could say he was a full-stack developer


Last week I talked one of my closest friends from college, and before we ever had the chance to see each other in person he proudly proclaimed he finally felt like he could say he was a full-stack developer. We haven’t seen each other in years, but I was aware he had moved away a bit from being on the marketing/financial side of startups to the technology side based on the changes in his vernacular. Heck, he practically has the same title as me at the new startup he works for and I made my own title because I own the business!

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Success is variable.


Steve Jobs proudly holding what is arguably his most innovative “one more thing,” the iPod. Jobs is the best representative of “variable success,” failing and succeeding more in one lifetime than anyone thought imaginable.

Mark Caine, author of the 1962 novel The S-Man, once said, “The first step towards success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” This alludes to the idea that success is purely situational, and the factors that affect it must be situational in nature

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