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Marcin Kraszewski

A Conversation with Jon Skeet: The Chuck Norris of Programming, on the Yellow Duck Podcast

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Did you know that when Jon Skeet’s code fails to compile, the compiler apologises? What about the fact that when Jon does a search on Google, the only result is “I’ll be right back?” Source: Stack Overflow

For those of you who don’t know, Jon Skeet is a Senior Software Engineer at Google in London, UK. While some of the wilder claims about him still need to be verified, what is definitely true is that he is the only user of Stack Overflow with a reputation over 1,000,000.

Since 1998, this guy has contributed over 34,000 answers to the site, generating over 230,000,000 views! So what do you ask the guy who has already answered every question imaginable?

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Haseeb Qureshi on software bootcamps and software career development on the Yellow Duck Podcast

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Haseeb Qureshi is one of the kind. His history of getting from playing poker as a teenager earning $100,000 to becoming involved in software development is well known. So instead of rehashing old history we are going to more generally speak in this podcast about: software boot-camps, software development techniques, career development and more. Read More