Episode 331 | John Callaway and Clayton Hunt - Professional Craftsmen

from Developer On Fire
by Dave Rael

Published 19 April 2018 (1 month ago) • Duration: 43 minutes

Guest: @ Clayton Hunt and John Callaway talk with Dave Rael about testing, Test-Driven Development, influences, influencers, teaching, writing, and soft skills Clayton has been programming professionally since 2005 doing...

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Clayton Hunt and John Callaway talk with Dave Rael about testing, Test-Driven Development, influences, influencers, teaching, writing, and soft skills

Clayton has been programming professionally since 2005 doing mostly web development with an emphasis on JavaScript and C#. He has a focus Software Craftsmanship and is a signatory of both the Agile Manifesto and the Software Craftsmanship manifesto. He believes that through short iterations and the careful gathering of requirements that we can deliver the highest quality and the most value in the shortest time. He enjoys learning and encouraging other to continuously improve themselves. A Microsoft MVP, John has been a professional developer since 1999. He has focused primarily on web technologies and has experience with everything from PHP to C# to ReactJS to SignalR. Clean code and professionalism are particularly important to him, as well as mentoring and teaching others what he has learned along the way.

Clayton's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Always be learning
  2. Know the job of the person above you and below you
John's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Always be improving, including learning new skills
  2. Work on T-shaped skill - increased both depth and breadth
  3. Share your knowledge

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