X (Maybe Not So Simple) Steps to Become [Insert Title] Software Developer

senior developer
You see that error on line 134? That’s why you’re not a senior dev

So you want to become a senior/staff/mid-level developer eh? Well, hopefully not all of them at the same time, but wherever you are in your career, you’re likely wondering what it will take to get to the next step. Let many authors tell it and you’ll believe that some finite number of steps or projects will land you the next title. It’s rarely that simple or…