We invite three experienced developers & engineering leaders from to share their top two most important things they should know from the book: 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know book|
We want this to be an interactive session where we would like you to ask panelists questions on the most important things every programmer should know!
- Arjun Anand is the VP of Engineering at BeenVerified.com now Lifetime Value Co. which develops technology to make public records easy, affordable, & accessible to everyone. He has been in the startup world in NYC for the last 10 years in everything from early to late stage companies. Arjun also is a member of the SEED-Stage VC firm Primary Venture Partners' "Primary Expert Network" supporting founders through key operating challenges. Arjun has worked with Google, American Express, & was an early employee of Crowdtap, which he helped grow from a 4 person startup to an over 100 person successful startup in NYC. When he isn't actively working to grow his managers & developers at his day job, he enjoys mentoring new entrepreneurs, teaching & meeting with folks in the tech industry.
- Dan Dela Rosa is a Ruby on Rails & Angular senior developer working for the advertising group Epsilon. In a past life, he was the lead iOS engineer at a startup called Makr, named Best of 2014 by Apple, nominated for a Webby Award, & purchased by Staples. Dan contributed to an assortment of mobile apps, including Martha Stewart CraftStudio & The Oregon Trail: American Settler.
- Steven Solomon is a Lead Software Engineer, & Manager, at Stride Consulting in NYC. He has been writing software professionally since 2007, & has used several programming languages across many different business sectors. Steven is passionate about writing great software using techniques based on Extreme Programming (a flavor of agile), including test-driven development, pair programming, & the sustainable delivery of working software.
Panel Discussion focus:
- "Code in the Language of the Domain"
- Code is Design
- Code Reviews
- "The Golden Rule of API Design".
- "The Single Responsibility Principle"
- "Write Tests for People"
Retroboard for any questions before the meeting:
(all in Eastern Time zone)
- 5:30pm Meeting start, welcome
- 5:40pm First time attendees introductions, ice breaker
- 6:00pm Panel start
- 7:00pm Jobs & Hiring Announcements