It's OK not to be sexy.
Now that I have your attention, and have you wondering if you accidentally stumbled onto a self-help site instead of a tech blog, let me explain.
Everyone wants to work on the "sexy" projects, exciting tasks, and newest tech. I'm here to say we, as developers, need to embrace the boring, the mundane, the proven.
Recently our company has been engaged in an ongoing discussion about testing, documentation and code review. Terms that I can guarantee made more then a few of you cringe.