DEV Community


The Rabbit HoleThe Rabbit Hole

186. 10x vs 1x Developer

The Rabbit Hole Play Button Pause Button

What is best, a 10X developer or a 1x developer? And on what would you base the decision of hiring the one versus there other? It seems that a 10X developer is a legend. It's someone out there that has the strength of 10 men, or women. Whereas, a 1X developer is someone that is empathetic about the work that they do and they may not know everything but are willing to Google the solutions for certain things.

Episode source