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Drew Baker - Founder, Technical Director @ Funkhaus

David and Drew talk about being creative as a developer, finding your niche, and solving problems that free up time.

Jonathan Stark - President @ Jonathan Stark Consulting

Jonathan and David talk about making your boss look good, how to use your skills and passions, and focusing on the outcome.

Erick Herring - CTO @ Vynyl

Erick and David talk about surrounding yourself with good people, culture fit, and the hiring process.

Pirijan - Creator of Kinopio.club and co-creator of Glitch.com

David and Pirijan discuss good communication, when to prioritize performance, and having empathy for the user.

Justin Higgins - Founder @ 24hourhomepage.com

Justin and David talk about humble communication, constrained creativity, and self evaluation.

Erin Mckean - Developer Relations Program Manager @ Google

David and Erin discuss having a mindset of learning with joy, being comfortable with asking 'dumb' questions, and defining clear goals

Gregor Martynus - Maintainer of the JavaScript Octokit, GitHub's official JavaScript SDK

David and Gregor discuss building and maintaining open-source software, how to be a valuable asset to your team, and growing through communication.

TJ Kinion - Program Manager, Career Services Director, Director of Admissions @ LearningFuze

TJ and David talk about things you must expect in an interview, setting yourself apart as a junior developer, demystifying job postings, and emphasizing the soft skills you already have.

Jacob Thornton - Sr. Staff Software Engineer at Coinbase

David and Jacob talk about why Bootstrap was created, building open-source software, the web development scene in the early 2000's and how to learn quickly.

Sam Sweeney - Senior Software Engineer @ Trivvy, Google, Uber, Wealthfront

David and Sam talk about working at Google, Uber, and Wealthfront, utilizing boring technology, how to practice for interviews and adding skills that will help you in the future.

Tracy Lee - CEO at This Dot Labs, Modern Web Experts

Tracy and David talk about helping the software community, the benefits of helping, what Tracy looks for in a junior developer, and how to grow as a developer.

Nader Dabit - Developer Relations at Edge & Node

Nader and David talk about overcoming the intimidation of learning new languages and frameworks, the software community, and what the traits are of a good team member

Jim Bumgardner - Senior Engineer at California Office of Digital Innovation

David and Jim talk about software engineering at Disney, how to utilize frameworks, not being afraid to ask stupid questions in the workplace, and how to not get stuck building software when there is not a whole lot of guidance.

Thom Meredith - Partner, Director of Technology at Kley

David and Thom discuss key points to progress your career, the abstraction of careers, and the best traits a junior dev can have.

Matt Pinner - Software Engineer at Amazon

Matt and David talk about building your community, finding passion in your freelance work, and utilizing your professional experience to grow your career.

Kent C. Dodds - Software Engineer Educator at Kent C. Dodds Tech

Kent goes through his journey from full-time software engineer to full-time SE educator, the mindset of a junior dev, ways to solidify one's knowledge, and best ways to get a job.

Sam Scott - Cofounder & CTO at Oso

Join David and Sam as they discuss the similarities between open-source and entrepreneurship, what it means to be in constant communication, and how to learn more about cyber-security!

Brian 'Redbeard' Harrington - Chief Architect at CoreOS

David and Redbeard talk about developing your personal network through core communities, how teaching can improve your own knowledge, and that genuine conversation can lead to some amazing opportunities.

Ask The Experts w/ Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds Part 3

Take a journey with Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds as they answer questions about getting from Junior to Senior!

Ask The Experts w/ Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds Part 2

Take a journey with Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds as they answer questions about getting from Junior to Senior!

Ask The Experts w/ Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds Part 1

Take a journey with Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds as they answer questions about getting from Junior to Senior!

Aaron Crow - VP of Engineering at SPIDR Tech

Aaron and David talk about the differences of confidence and arrogance, how constant collaboration saves projects, and the beginner mistakes all devs make.

Rand Fitzpatrick - Senior Manager of Product Management at Hashicorp

Rand and David go through motivational mindsets of engineers, positive teamwork skills, and how to frame your career so it best works for you.

James Hush - Lead Engineer at Remo.co

David and James have a lively discussion about the origins of a startup, the differences between corporate and startup life, managing your peer's expectations, and taking ownership of your work.

Daniel Winter - Co-Founder & CTO of Salusion

Daniel and David go on a journey discussing how to build your brand as a developer, aligning your intentions with your work, and the ever-evolving ecosystem of tech.

Lauren Tan - React Data Team Engineer at Facebook

Lauren and David go in-depth about looking beyond code, how experience doesn't correlate to core skills, and how companies can use their hiring process to their advantage.

Keith Hoerling - Founder and CTO of Dimension Software

Keith and David discuss the power of attitude, how thinking like Product can help your career, and how a little more effort in communication can have a profound impact on building your network.

Dave Gullo - Co-Founder, CEO Videate

Dave brings up important aspects of career life in his discussion with David where he discusses the cultivation of skills, the importance of passion and persistence, and some fun stories on how not to do an interview.

Nate Murray - Founder of Newline.co

Nate and David discuss misconceptions about blog posts, qualities of successful devs, as well as healthy habits to achieve your goals.

Amelia Wattenberger - Senior Journalist-Engineer at Polygraph/The Pudding

Amelia and David discuss their career growth paths and how they discovered the careers that work for them, as well as how to stand out from the crowd and find jobs that carry personal importance