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My Life For The Code

Shawn Rakowski from My Life For The Code interviews software developers who are excited about the work that they do and want to inspire others to find happiness in what they code.
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Aug 31, 2015

In this episode I interview wife to an awesome IT guy, mom, .NET MVP, independent consultant, author, speaker, and conference organizer Sarah Dutkiewicz, aka sadukie. Sarah and I discuss the various ways that she is involved with the software development community, her move to becoming an independent consultant, the origin of her nickname "sadukie", and much more.

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Aug 24, 2015

In this episode I interview dad, developer, FOSS nerd, and mental health advocate Ed Finkler, aka Funkatron. We discuss his Open Sourcing Mental Illness speaking campaign, a campaign with the aim of changing how we talk about mental illness in the tech community. You'll also learn a little bit about graph databases, how Ed got into programming, and much more. 

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Aug 17, 2015

In this episode I interview father, husband, architect, developer, ambitious Sith apprentice, and the host of the Developer on Fire podcast, Dave Rael. We discuss Dave's blossoming podcast, his dedication to his family, his passion for optimizing every part of his life, and much more.

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Aug 10, 2015

In this episode I interview software developer, Pluralsight author, New Yorker, and proud new father Nik Molnar. For the past few years Nik has been working heavily on Glimpse, a tool that shows ASP.NET server side concerns in the browser. He recently joined Microsoft to continue his work on Glimpse as Microsoft moves to ASP.NET v5. We discuss Glimpse, his move to Microsoft, how he got his start as a developer, his love for cooking, becoming a dad, and much more. 

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Aug 3, 2015

In this episode I interview programmer, entrepreneur, open source developer, and Pluralsight author Darren Cauthon. We discuss how Darren went from a fearful programmer to a fearless programmer by adopting TDD. We also discuss Darren's move from .NET to Ruby, his Pluralsight course, his interest in Tae Kwon Do, and much more.

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