Welcome to The State of Developer Education, a podcast by Major League Hacking. We explore how developers should and are educated to help you - the next generation - prepare for the real world. I'm your host Jonathan Gottfried.
Focus on the Craft of Programming with Titus Winters, Principal Software Engineer at Google
May 25, 2023 • 44 MIN
In this episode, Titus Winters, Principal Software Engineer at Google, joins us to discuss why computing education should really focus on the craft of programming rather than the mathematical side, especially in an increasingly automated world; and just how much the programming industry has evolved and grown over time!
The Transferable Skills of a Developer with Sean Falconer, Head of Marketing at Skyflow
May 18, 2023 • 48 MIN
In this episode, Sean Falconer, Head of Marketing and Developer Relations at Skyflow, joins us to discuss just how transferable the skills of a developer are, as well as the trials and tribulations of running a startup company.
Which Department Does DevRel Really Belong to? With Trey Botard, Developer Advocate at Atomic
May 11, 2023 • 49 MIN
In this episode, Trey Botard, Developer Advocate at Atomic, joins us to discuss how tech and coding can help a lot of people’s problems, especially in the workplace and why your documentation may be the lynchpin to your product.
The Artistic Parallels of Coding and Music with PJ Hagerty, Senior Developer Advocate at Spotify
May 4, 2023 • 50 MIN
In this episode, PJ Hagerty, Senior Developer Advocate at Spotify, joins us to talk about why Spotify is such an interesting place to work, the parallels between coding and music and why the education system needs to change the way it teaches math and coding.
Learning through Failure with Michael Heap, Director of Developer Experience at Kong
April 27, 2023 • 46 MIN
Michael Heap, Director of Developer Experience at Kong Inc., joins us to explain what he learned from his failures and discuss his thoughts on strategic management.
Engineering Problem Solving with Lorna Mitchell, VP of Developer Experience at Redocly
April 13, 2023 • 42 MIN
Lorna Mitchell, VP of Developer Experience at Redocly, joins us to discuss why writing your own tutorials is such a powerful tool for learning and how he deals with a complex workload.
How Developer Evangelism Has Changed Over the Years with Marcos Placona, Director of Developer Relations, at Circle
March 30, 2023 • 44 MIN
Marcos Placona, Director of Developer Relations, at Circle, joins us to share his thoughts on how developer evangelism has changed over the years, as well as his opinions on Web3.
From Chemistry to Tech: A Cultural Pivot with Jennifer Petoff, Director of Program Management of Google Cloud Platform and Technical Infrastructure Education
March 16, 2023 • 40 MIN
In this episode, Jennifer Petoff, Director of Program Management of Google Cloud Platform and Technical Infrastructure Education, joins us to discuss her pivot from chemistry to tech, the culture shock that came with it, as well as what it’s like working for a place like Google.
What it’s Like Working in Web3 with Emily Lin, Developer Evangelist at ConsenSys
March 2, 2023 • 52 MIN
Emily Lin, Developer Evangelist at ConsenSys, joins us to discuss the learning curves that come with working in Web3.
Open Source Coding and Technical Skills: The Importance of Learning Software Development with Nikita Koselev, the Lead Software Development Engineer at Mastercard
February 16, 2023 • 45 MIN
Nikita Koselev, the Lead Software Development Engineer at Mastercard, joins us to share how he got his start in software engineering and highlight the peaks and troughs of the industry. He goes on to speak about how he has been helping people learn open source coding and other technical skills that are highly required in the industry.
Change in the Industry and Technological Magic with Viktor Gamov, Principal Developer Advocate at ‘Kong’
February 2, 2023 • 42 MIN
Viktor Gamov, Principal Developer Advocate at Kong, joins us to share his thoughts on what’s changed within the industry and how to adapt to it.
The Developer Ecosystem with Olivier Poupeney, Director of Developer Relations at Symphony.com
January 19, 2023 • 36 MIN
Olivier Poupeney visits to discuss the exciting professional opportunities that Symphony’s collaboration platform provides for the financial services industry. Topics covered include a retrospective look at the past thirty years of innovation, design principles and practices, skill building, and the future of open source education.
Open Source Education and Developer Relations with Joshua Poddoku, Lead Developer Evangelist at Apache DevLake
January 5, 2023 • 34 MIN
There are huge opportunities for companies that adopt an open-source mindset. Joshua Poddoku joins the show to discuss how to incorporate open-source educational programs within an organization.
Mentoring and Educating the Developers: The Role of DevRels with Vyshakh Babji, Global Lead of DevRel at Shippo
December 22, 2022 • 37 MIN
Vyshakh Babji, Global Lead of DevRel at Shippo, joins us to share his insights on the role of developer relations in mentoring and educating developers.
The Art and Science of Mastering Your Craft with Sandile Keswa, Senior Software Engineer at Google
December 8, 2022 • 58 MIN
Senior Software Engineer at Google Sandile Keswa discusses the role of open source development in his career. He shares his story and offers advice on how to get involved in the community.
The Essentials of an Open Source Mindset with Aliza Carpio, Tech Evangelist at Autodesk
December 8, 2022 • 62 MIN
In this episode, Tech Evangelist at Autodesk Aliza Carpio discusses her incredible journey. She also shares priceless advice, career hacks, and actionable tips.
Building products for a global audience at LinkedIn with Thao Bach
December 6, 2022 • 50 MIN
Thao Bach, a Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn, joins host Jon Gottfried to discuss the peculiarities of international software development, diversity, and educational opportunities for new developers.