What makes a developer a "professional developer"? Getting paid? Getting quoted? Publishing a book? Let's take a look at this.This talk will look at the traits that define a professional developer. Not the hard tech skills, those change with the tools being used. These are the soft and quasi-soft skills that developers have to master to be considered a professional developer.Along the way there will be some tweetable moments, and of course, a long line of bad jokes. Hopefully though, you will take away a concept that you need to work on to round out your skills and unlock your "Going Pro" badge.