How to Recruit a Good Developer When You Don't Code

 

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As a startup founder, hiring your first developer will be one of most crucial decisions you ever make. And if you can't tell the difference between PHP and Python, the decision will be one of the most precarious, too. Without any tech game of your own, how do you know what kind of developer to look for? How can you find someone who’s going to do the job right?

I've been on both sides of the developer hiring process. Over the course of my 15 years in web and mobile as a developer and a manager, I've been pitched quite a bit. And now, as CEO of Touch Lab, an Android dev shop, I’ve had to seek and find my share of quality coders Read more...

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