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lindiBanner (1) – Interview with Lindi Emoungu

In, we chat with developers about their passion for programming: how they got into it, what they like to work on and how.

Today’s guest is Lindi Emoungu, a Software Engineer at Google, who has worked on the Google Search and Google Maps products. She has 15 years development experience, having made the leap to computing from her studies in Environmental Engineering and Urban Planning at MIT.

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Focusing on Developer Happiness with Humane Development – Interview with Ernie Miller

In this interview with Ernie Miller, VP Engineering at nVisium, we discuss Humane Development – a development approach that prioritizes developer happiness and the human element of software development. We discuss what Humane Development is, its benefits and how to put it into practice.

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An interview introducing Allie Schwartz, our VP of People. Allie is a long-time Creeker and is one of our new 4-person management team who leads Fog Creek.

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4 Features That Made Atlas Switch to FogBugz Ocelot

We spoke about switching to FogBugz Ocelot with Domagoj Klepac, Software Architect at Atlas. He’s part of a 7-man IT team that support their 300 employees and the infrastructure and applications they all use.

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Cultivating a Code Review Culture – Interview with Derek Prior

We’ve interviewed Derek Prior, a Developer at Thoughtbot and host of The Bikeshed Podcast. We discuss how to build a code review culture, diving into the benefits of code reviews, the essential elements to make them effective and how to handle conflict if it arises.

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saronBanner – Interview with Saron Yitbarek

In, we chat with developers about their passion for programming: how they got into it, what they like to work on and how.

Today’s guest is Saron Yitbarek, a developer currently leading the Tech Jobs Academy program at Microsoft.

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Killing Off Wasabi – Part 2

This post takes a look at Roslyn, Microsoft’s open source compiler platform for .NET, and describes how we used it to help us kill of Wasabi. We also detail the release of Wasabi’s new code generator as open source software.

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A Developer’s Guide to PR and the Media – Interview with Conrad Egusa

In this interview with Conrad Egusa, founder of Publicize, we discuss how to get press coverage for startups and side projects. We dive into how to get press, the format and content of a press release, how to identify journalists to reach out to and the common mistakes made by those seeking press coverage.

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Farewell Rich!

We’re very sad to announce that our COO, Rich Armstrong, has left the company to work on his own startup. In the seven years Rich Armstrong worked for Fog Creek Software, nobody did more to personify our dedication to being a company that puts people first. Read more about Rich’s role at Fog Creek and what’s next.

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LR Senergy on Making the Switch from FogBugz for Your Server to FogBugz Ocelot

LR Senergy is an integrated exploration, production and energy services consultancy. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, they have a staff of more than 600 spread around the world, including 50 developers. We spoke to Tim Martin, ODM Production Manager, about their experience of switching from FogBugz for Your Server to FogBugz Ocelot.

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