Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

> Nobody I met came with any of those skills out of college.

Exactly. Experience is key.

> Meanwhile, management applies pressure to ship new features.

This quantity over quality mindset, combined with the industry's rampant ageism and veneration of newness over all else, is making things worse at an alarming rate.

Guidelines | FAQ | Lists | API | Security | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact