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Episode 082 | Erik Hatcher - Principled Priorities

Episode 082 | Erik Hatcher - Principled Priorities

Erik Hatcher talks with Dave Rael about changes in software development, abusive environments, and facilitating learning and growth

Erik Hatcher is the co-author of “Lucene in Action” as well as co-author of “Java Development with Ant”. Erik has been an active member of the Lucene community - a leading Lucene and Solr committer, member of the Lucene Project Management Committee, member of the Apache Software Foundation as well as a frequent invited speaker at various industry events. Erik co-founded and works as a Senior Solutions Architect at LucidWorks.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Erik Hatcher
2:29 - Erik's passion for Lucene
3:25 - Erik's definition of value
4:29 - The things that "light Erik up"
5:24 - The importance of search
7:31 - How Erik got started with software
8:53 - Erik's story of failure - naming gaffe
12:59 - Erik's story of success - contributing to community creation and growth, better naming
16:43 - Erik's exper