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A podcast about career in coding where I (Aderson Oliveira) interview coders, programmers, developers about where they are in their careers and how they got there. If you are a coder and want to start, change or boost your career, this is the place you will learn from other fellow coders.

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A podcast about career in coding where I (Aderson Oliveira) interview coders, programmers, developers about where they are in their careers and how they got there. If you are a coder and want to start, change or boost your career, this is the place you will learn from other fellow coders.

    Saron Yitbarek - DISCO, Audio Courses in Tech

    Saron Yitbarek - DISCO, Audio Courses in Tech

    I spoke with Saron Yitbarek. Saron is the founder of CodeNewbie, which was acquired back in January 2020 by DEV.

    Saron is a coder, a podcaster, a speaker, an entrepreneur. She is currently working on her next business called DISCO, which provides audio courses for people in tech.

    During our conversation we went through details about Disco and producing educational content.

    Saron is a very straight talker. She goes right to the point without any extra fluffy.

    Enjoy the chat.

    • 34 min
    Veronika Kolesnikova - MVP, AI, Speaking and Cultural Differences

    Veronika Kolesnikova - MVP, AI, Speaking and Cultural Differences

    I spoke with Veronika Kolesnikova. Veronika is a Software Engineer and a Microsoft MVP focusing on AI.

    Even though she describes herself as an introvert, she does not shy away from opportunities to present and do public speaking on meetups and conferences.

    We spoke about career, cultural differences, community, dreams and how Aerial yoga helps her to be a better Software Engineer.

    Check out in particular the lesson she got from her driving instructor back in Russia.

    • 40 min
    Caleb Porzio - Full-Time Income On GitHub Sponsors

    Caleb Porzio - Full-Time Income On GitHub Sponsors

    I spoke with Caleb Porzio in this episode. Caleb is a PHP and Laravel open source developer. He is making over $100K a year from his open source projects.

    Caleb is using GitHub Sponsor feature, which allows anyone to support a developer on GitHub with a monthly contribution which can range from a few dollars to a few hundred dollars a month.

    During our conversation we went through exactly how he is doing this. I hope you will be able to apply some of his lessons to your own journey.

    • 56 min
    Jay Miller - Military, Podcasting and Multipotentiality

    Jay Miller - Military, Podcasting and Multipotentiality

    I spoke with Jay Miller. Jay is a Python and JavaScript developer who has been running a podcast called Productivity in Tech for the past several years.

    We discussed about him going homeless for a few weeks because he was just too hard headed to ask his parents for help.

    We also talked about his time in the military and how it has helped him becoming the professional he is now.

    I hope you enjoy this conversation with the self-describing multipotentialite Jay Miller.

    • 56 min
    Yihua Zhang - From Fitness to Coding

    Yihua Zhang - From Fitness to Coding

    I spoke with Yihua Zhang. Yihua is a Software Developer. In 2019 he started to teach React online on Udemy where he has over 45K students.

    Yihua has not been coding for a long time. He used to be in the Fitness industry until he got injured. That was when he stumbled upon coding and decided to learn by joining a bootcamp in 2015.

    We spoke about a lot of things including the value of working for free and how to get hired by a big tech company like Apple, Google, Amazon or Facebook.

    • 53 min
    Josh Pollock - WordPress Plugins and Subjective Reality

    Josh Pollock - WordPress Plugins and Subjective Reality

    I spoke with Josh Pollock. Josh is a community-trained PHP and Javascript developer.

    Josh came out of the WordPress community where he has developed several plugins for the platform over the last few years.

    CalderaWP was the company that he co-created and it was acquired in 2019 by their competitor, Saturday Drive where Josh works now.

    We spoke about his experience of selling his company. The future of WordPress and why he should have seek therapy earlier in his career.

    • 48 min

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