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Author: Lee Warrick and Edwin Otero

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Thinking of pursuing a career as a programmer? Lee Warrick and Edwin Otero explore what it's like to break into the Tech field as junior developers as well as how to stay up-to-date on new technology.
36 Episodes
Jason Lengstorf is a Gatsby alumni, Netlify developer advocate, and all-around great guy to talk to. We grill him about how he went from rock band member to rockstar developer (sorry), working with the JAMstack, selling vacuums door-to-door, and how to get a great start as a developer.
This week we talk to Gatsby learning team member Kyle Gill on how he became a web developer, and how you can apply what Kyle learned on his journey to your own job search and career.
Have you ever wondered what goes into running a tech conference? Brian Rinaldi joins us to talk about event organizing and being a developer advocate.
Lee and Eddie talk about their accomplishments and achievements in 2019, as well as resolutions and goals for 2020.
Author and Lecturer Dr. Ana Bell tells us all about teaching python to college students that have never coded before, as well as how she would approach teaching her parents to program.
Eddie's Boot Camp instructor Howard Salter joins us this week to talk about his story as a developer turned soldier turned developer, as well as his experiences teaching boot camp students in-person and online.
Vue Mastery Creator Gregg Pollack joins us this week to share his journey in creating multiple successful Orlando startups, as well as a sneak preview of Vue 3.
This week Irma Mesa joins us to talk about working from home, product management, and giving back to the community. Listen to her story and learn about how she helps her company make their best product possible... from home!
Have you ever wondered what it takes to get a job working with Node? Are you a front-end developer wondering what back-end development is like? Phil Palmieri walks us through the challenges he faces as a Node developer as well as what he looks for in new hires for his team.
The only thing developers are worse at than pseudocoding is prototyping. Marisa Morby walks us through designing our apps and tells us how she approaches user research both at Gatsby and for personal projects. Then we talk about public speaking and Terry Pratchett.
PHP powers a lot of the internet, but developers love to hate on PHP. Matt Stauffer, author of 'Laravel Up and Running' wants to change that. Matt tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of learning PHP and the best way to get started learning.
Do the terms "Passion" and "Culture Fit" make you confused and slightly annoyed when you ask what an employer is looking for in a new hire? We dig into what those things mean and what hiring managers really want in a candidate. Then, Ledge and Megan tell us how to convey those things through our resumes and Linkedin profiles.
Lee and Eddie are celebrating their one year anniversaries in the tech industry! What have they learned, what surprised them, and what advice would they give their past selves?
Data Scientist Amelia Bennett is one part programmer, one part statistician, and one part ...fireball hurling mage? In this episode she walks us through what her role is as a data scientist, as well as how she employs programming and machine learning to solve problems for businesses.
Jenell Pizarro is a local Orlando developer from humble boot camp origins that now leads her own team of front-end developers. We talk to her about her story, community involvement, and UX Microinteractions!
Mad Scientist Gant Laborde joins us to explain how you can get into Machine Learning with a little JavaScript knowledge, no math required. We answer what ML/AI is, how TensorflowJS fits in, as well as make a few Skynet jokes.
Will teaches us how to use Social Media to impress employers and build relationships, how to teach kids to code, and how he stays motivated to learn while juggling being a father of 6 and working 12-hour shifts at his factory job.
We dive into working with AWS and cloud architecture this week with Kurt Kemple, a developer advocate for AWS. Kurt teaches us about AWS Amplify and how to get started with AWS, and then shares his story about getting started in the Tech industry as an Ex-con.
Testing is tough. This week we have Senior Applitools Architect Gil Tayar on the show to explain the types of testing, why you should test, and how to test node without pulling your hair out.
Ever wondered what recruiters do or how they operate? We did. Mike Torres wants to transition to a developer career and was willing to take us behind the curtain of the recruiting world!
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