This Developer's Life

Stories from people across the tech industry, sharing their motivation, fears, fun, and life!


1.0.6 Abstraction

In this episode Scott and I discuss "what you need to know as a software developer". How many layers of abstraction do you need to understand? How many geek trading cards should you have in your collection? To find out more, we talked to 3 prominent, living-history developers.

  • Ward Cunningham - creator of the Wiki and major figure in Agile/XP programming
  • Charles Petzold - author of many books about Windows and prominent speaker
  • Dan Bricklin - 'Superman' according to Scott. Creator of the spreadsheet and all around amazing guy.

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