My first six months as an engineering lead

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It’s a transition that’s been rehashed by many before me: going from developer to manager. I’ve been making this transition over the last six months at Cratejoy and thought I’d share what I’ve learned so far. For context, Cratejoy is a relatively small startup with about a dozen engineers. Before myself, there had only been two other engineering managers (our CTO and my boss). You could definitely say my “training” was ad hoc. continue reading →