4 excellent techniques for managing your developers

As my career in web development has progressed, its focus has continued to shift ever increasingly towards management of developers. The more time I spent leading and managing developers, the more I started to recognise behaviour patterns (and foibles!) that they are particularly susceptible to. Using my experience as a developer, and learning through trial and error from those who I was tasked with managing, has allowed me to continually tailor my management style to nurture and gain the best possible results.

Here are some of my tried and tested techniques that I've used to ensure that I'm getting the most out of my developers, ensuring they're happy, creative and productive.

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