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Submission + - Lessons From Quirky Software Development Managers (

jammag writes: "Veteran software developer Eric Speigel describes some of the odd and annoying bosses he's worked for during years of coding. The litany runs from the "friend" who wants to hang out (until the crap hits the fan and the screaming starts) to the "hovering micro-manager" who sneaks up behind him. Yet as every coder should know, there are ways of dealing with these difficult personalities, which Spiegel details (sort of — in the end it might be a case of grin and bear it). How do you cope with difficult managers as you code?"

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