Episode 014: Cancel All Negativity with Ra’Shaun Stovall (Snuggs)
January 4th, 2017 · 1 hr 2 mins
About this Episode
00:16 – Welcome to “DevPunks!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
00:42 – Snuggs’ Background and Origin Story
Ruby on Rails Link Slack Community
Ra’Shaun Stovall: Why Is Open Source So Closed? @ RubyConf 2016
04:41 – Getting Involved in Meetups and Building the Ruby Community
09:08 – Teaching/Mentoring New Developers
OH: In order to make Rails jobs be a thing in the future, you develop Rails people.— Greater Than Code (@greaterthancode) January 4, 2017
12:13 – Hurdling the Massive Casm that is Between “Junior” and “Senior” Developers
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- In-person Mentorship
- Teaching from Jr. Dev Mistakes
- Incentivize Hiring Jr. Devs
- Pair Programming Nights and on Open Source
- Pull Request Review — Closely
- Closer Connections Between Junior and Senior Developers
33:09 – Teaching How to be a Developer: Are “seniors” really the “juniors”?
38:11 – The Best Ways for Juniors and Seniors to Work Together
C.A.N.: Cancel All Negativity
43:13 – What can hiring managers do?
48:34 – What can senior developers do?
Astrid: Being accountable is paying homage to those who helped you get where you are.
Jessica: Your students can make you a good teacher by showing you the solutions you never would have thought of.
Snuggs: Check out Ruby Together and grab yourself some Bitcoins!
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