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Episode 049 | Dave Thomas - Programmer First

Episode 049 | Dave Thomas - Programmer First

Dave Thomas talks with Dave Rael about new ways of thinking that shake things up, a history of delivery, balance in doing vs delegating, and escaping local maxima

Dave Thomas is recognized internationally as an expert who develops high-quality software–accurate and highly flexible systems. He helped write the now-famous Agile Manifesto, and regularly speaks on new ways of producing software. He is the author of many books, including the best selling The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master. He's probably responsible for bringing Ruby to attention of Western developers with the book Programming Ruby and was one of the first adopters of Rails. He's a programmer, trainer, author, speaker, and publisher.


0:28 - Dave Rael introduces the show and DaveThomas
2:24 - Timeshare of work on programming vs publishing, training, conferences, etc.
3:41 - Dave's longevity in software and the types of machines and software over the decades
5:28 - Change in software -