9 minutes | Feb 22, 2021

The Problem With Developer "Scores"

Developer "scores" and assessments can be motivating and a fun gamification element for some.  However, for others, they can be discouraging and misleading.In this episode, I'm sharing some of my thoughts on why I think these kind of developer "scores" are more trouble than they are worth.Chapters00:00 Teaser00:42 Intro01:09 What Are Developer Scores?02:09 What Is The Purpose Of Developer Scores?03:19 What's The Problem With Developer Scores?03:58 Scores Are Unreliable - Gaming The System04:31 Discouraging - Compaison To Others05:31 Potential For Harm06:06 Scores Speak To A Need For Validation07:23 In SummaryShow NotesGoogle's Modern Android Development Scorehttps://developer.android.com/modern-android-development/scorecardPluralsight's Android Associate Developer Assessmenthttps://app.pluralsight.com/score/skill-assessment/android-associate-developerContacthttps://twitter.com/n8ebelhttps://goobar.dev/contact/
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