From Developer to Lead to Manager, everything changes at each step and it’s not easy. You don’t get to code anymore and need to sit back and wait while others fix problems you know you could fix immediately. You find yourself in lots of meetings and they are frustrating. It isn’t easy.
Having done it twice, I’ll try to show you what I’ve learned in the process and ways to make a success of it.
I've spent the last 9 years building, supporting and improving high traffic websites. Some of the biggest in the world. I've worked as a developer, lead and manager and throughout it is all I've have learned a lot and had a good time.