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Discussion on: What's a promising area that you are investing in for the future?

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Timothy McGrath

Our industry moves so fast that it is impossible to keep up with anything. I don't try to learn every new language and frameworkm I focus on .NET, because that is my day job, but I try to always improve in more general programming and architecture concepts too. So, things that would be useful even in a non .NET position. I believe that as long as I maintain a strong and current foundation switching languages and frameworks should be doable.

I love DevOps and that is something that is necessary for any development job, so I believe it is something worth investing in. Bringing good DevOps practices to a job can make a big impact.

And then outside of my career stuff, I try to improve my investing skills. I work for a company that automates trading for individual investors, so it is a great opportunity to learn and it is a great skill to have because turning your existing money into more money can be an excellent additional income stream.

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Michael Crump Author

Very good points.

I've also started to invest more in DevOps and learn some of the lingo/toolings/process to help me with other projects.

+1 to investing skills - I've focused more on learning how to save and started several small (low-risk) investments.

Anyone else?