Interviews with web developers

Developers from around the world share the stories behind how they learnt to code and got their first development job. They also share useful advice that new developers should know.

Fireside chat

Matt Swanson

A full-stack developer who also likes to build side projects outside of his full-time job. We also talk about code, stimulusJS and career progression.

4 mins

Fireside chat

Mario Laurich

Mario Laurich is a software engineer from Germany who is currently building a YouTube channel with free tutorials and courses about front-end development, specialising in Vue.js

Fireside chat

From full-time employee to writing courses and building his own product

Ryan is a CS graduate who after several years of working in the industry, decided to quit his job in order to pursue his passion for writing tutorials and courses for new web developers as well as building his own product - polished.app

5 mins

Fireside chat

Nick Haskins

Nick Haskins is a web developer who is currently working at CG Cookie, has several side businesses and launched a Rails book! All of this while living in an RV.

Fireside chat

A self-taught developer who now works as a COO

Andrew Bryant is a self-taught developer who learnt how to code from Udacity nano courses. Even thought he started working as a developer, he is now the COO.

2 mins

Fireside chat

After working at Github for 9 years, this developer is now building his own company

Petros Amiridis worked at Github for 9 year as a support engineer, but in 2019 he decided to quit his job in order to start his own company called Heavy Melon.

6 mins

Fireside chat

Building products that solve problems with Nishant Pai

Nishant Pai is a CS graduate who now works as a consultant and making useful products such as a covid-19 info website and website that manages your privacy policy

5 mins

Fireside chat

Interview with Seth Tucker

I interviewed Seth Tucker, a Ruby on Rails developer who runs a freelance studio called Crimson Knight Studios.

7 mins

Fireside chat

Interview with Ivan Raszl

Ivan Raszl talks about how he transitioned careers to become a developer by volunteering to build in-house projects within his company.

3 mins