How to Create a Developer Resume with Latex
July 15, 2020
Latex // is a typesetting system that is mostly used in scientific world.
Why Use Latex?
You may be wondering why one should spend much time to use Latex rather than use a wordprocessing software like Google doc, MS Word…
Here are some points I think you should considere in order to get an answer to the question above. As devs, we:
- usually want to keep track of our project
- like to organize our project in a cool structure
- like to see the magic happens by typing commands on CLI tools
Let’s analyze each point.
Track the project
When I say tracking, I’m refering to the possibility to use Git and GitHub as they can allow us to keep snapshots of our resume. For instance, I can have three or four resumes in a projet: one that fit for front-end role with a focus on React, an other focuses on Angulas, an other for full stand, and the last one for back-end developer.
Yes, I know that you can do this with a wordprocessing software. So, Latex is not at all a winner for this point.
Spliting a project into small chunks help us easily handle