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How does one become a software developer? Life and career lessons to influence your software developer's journey.
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Software Developer's Journey Timothée Bourguignon

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How does one become a software developer? Life and career lessons to influence your software developer's journey.
If you like what you hear, please leave us a review on the platform of your choice!
Join the discussion on LinkedIn or Twitter @DevJourneyFM
Support the podcast on Patreon."Software Developer‘s Journey" is hosted and produced by me, Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, a crazy frenchman living in Germany who dedicated his life to helping others learn & grow. More about me at timbourguignon.fr or on Twitter @Timothep.

    #155 Sandra Parsick from QA-Engineer to Java-Champion

    #155 Sandra Parsick from QA-Engineer to Java-Champion

    Sandra took us from her selling newspapers to pay for her first computer, to her becoming a freelancer. We talked about her studies in Germany. We brushed over Quality Assurance and her testing mindset. We explored her community involvement and how she became a JavaChampion. We finally talked about Freelancing and... sailing away.

    Here are the links from the show:
    https://www.twitter.com/SandraParsickhttps://www.sandra-parsick.dehttps://cyberjug.de/cyberland2020Credits
    Cover Campfire Rounds by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribeSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2yBfySB)

    • 43 min
    #154 Anand Safi is setting people up for success

    #154 Anand Safi is setting people up for success

    Anand took us from his love for math and puzzles to his management career. First, we brushed over how he discovered that our industry has more roles than just "programmer." Then, we talked about his first job as a QA-Expert and how that influenced the way he approaches problems nowadays. Next, we talked about internships and setting people up for success. Next, we discussed moving laterally toward a management career path. Finally, we talked about why and how Anand mentors people around him.

    Here are the links from the show:
    https://www.twitter.com/anandsafihttps://www.linkedin.com/in/anandsafihttps://anandsafi.medium.comCredits
    Cover Campfire Rounds by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribeSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2yBfySB)

    • 54 min
    #153 Clifford Agius is a developer flying a Boeing 787 for fun

    #153 Clifford Agius is a developer flying a Boeing 787 for fun

    Cliff took us from his apprenticeship at Ford to his love for Xamarin and IoT. But on the way, he told us about his love for flying. First, he told us how he became a pilot flying a Boeing 787. Then, we spoke about how he created a side business as a developer by making the most out of his jet lag and a dent in the 3D printing business.

    Here are the links from the show:
    Cliff's Twitter https://www.twitter.com/CliffordAgiusHis Github Profile https://github.com/cliffordagiusHis homepage https://www.cliffordagius.co.ukThe blog post about the 3D printed prosthetics https://www.cliffordagius.co.uk/post/findingand3dprintingahandHis Talk about "Pilot Decision Management" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsZWye0G9hICredits
    Cover Campfire Rounds by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribeSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2yBfySB)

    • 55 min
    #152 Shawn Wang from the "fine I'll do it myself" team

    #152 Shawn Wang from the "fine I'll do it myself" team

    Shawn took us along on his transition from his very well-paid trading job to his career as a developer. We talked about re-using your skills, boot camps, the power of networks, #LearnInPublic, motivation, and much more.

    Here are the links from the show:
    Shawn on Twitter https://www.twitter.com/swyxPickup What they Put Down Essay http://swyx.io/PUWTPD30% Off Shawn's Book "The coding career handbook." http://learninpublic.org/?c=DEVTO30Credits
    Cover Campfire Rounds by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribeSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2yBfySB)

    • 54 min
    #151 Chris Coyier from ceramics to CSS-Tricks and CodePen

    #151 Chris Coyier from ceramics to CSS-Tricks and CodePen

    Chris took us from playing on his first C64 to his bachelor of arts in ceramics and back to web development. We talked about the different positions he held along the way and how they slowly but surely led him toward web development. We brushed over the creation and recreation of CSS-Tricks, learning in the open and what a good day looks like!

    Here are the links from the show:
    Chris on Twitter https://www.twitter.com/chriscoyierhttps://css-tricks.comhttps://codepen.iohttps://shoptalkshow.comhttps://abookapart.com/products/practical-svghttps://digwp.com/bookCredits
    Cover Campfire Rounds by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribeSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2yBfySB)

    • 52 min
    #150 Ryan Bergman loves terrible code

    #150 Ryan Bergman loves terrible code

    Ryan took us over his atypical journey, proudly working for 3 companies over the span of 22 years. First, he told us about his young love for programming in the 80s and how programming completely left his life until the mid-90s. Next, he told us about his art and city planning studies and how this led him back to graphic design and HTML. We then took us along his long journey toward backend technologies and technical agile coaching.

    Here are the links from the show:
    Ryan's Twitter https://www.twitter.com/ryberCredits
    Cover Campfire Rounds by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribeSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2yBfySB)

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

J. Barshop ,

Engaging & Invaluable Content 🙌

Timothée & his amazing guests provide some extremely compelling & actionable content that’s a goldmine for any Developer looking to level up their skills & mindset.

The great advice they provide, combined with the relatable way in which they deliver it had me hooked from the very first listen. Can’t recommend Software Developer's Journey enough - keep up the great work Timothée! 🙏🙌🙏

ianaya89 ,

Inspiring

It is very inspiring, I really recommend it for any developer (with little or much experience), from each story you will find some value or useful advice.

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