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Delivered as a Keynote at Burlington Ruby Conference on August 3rd, 2013. Learn how to become a better and a more desirable developer.

Delivered as a Keynote at Burlington Ruby Conference on August 3rd, 2013. Learn how to become a better and a more desirable developer.

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  • 1. @markbates Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 2. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 3. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 4. why the tuxedo? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 5. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 6. GET /better Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 7. about 3 years ago Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 8. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 9. what can i do? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 10. how do i improve? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 11. how do i become more desirable? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 12. a quick story Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 13. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 14. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 15. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 16. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 17. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 18. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 19. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 20. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 21. 9 years later... Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 22. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 23. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 24. how do you get to carnegie hall? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 25. practice Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 26. what does this have to do with being a better developer? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 27. EVERYTHING! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 28. being “better” is achievable Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 29. but it involves WORK! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 30. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 31. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 32. practice network itunes write perform Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 33. code network github blog speak Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 34. code! (practice) Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 35. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 36. how do you get to google? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 37. practice Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 38. contribute to other’s projects Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 39. build your own apps Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 40. copy other’s apps Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 41. build twitter Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 42. build facebook Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 43. the list is endless Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 44. write tests for an existing library Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 45. put it on github! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 46. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 47. github (itunes) Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 48. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 49. put it on your resume! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 50. contribute! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 51. post your open-source projects Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 52. fix issues for your favorite libraries Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 53. build your name Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 54. build your style Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 55. work in their constraints Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 56. blog (write) Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 57. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 58. improve communication Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 59. improve documentation Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 60. write about your projects Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 61. dissect other’s projects Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 62. just write! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 63. speak (perform) Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 64. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 65. name recognition Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 66. learn new topics Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 67. meet people Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 68. free beer! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 69. network Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 70. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 71. be an extrovert! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 72. next gig? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 73. new friend? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 74. learn something new! Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 75. code network github blog speak Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 76. is there a shortcut? Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 77. Sunday, August 4, 13
  • 78. @markbates Sunday, August 4, 13