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Maximizing Your Impact as a Software Engineer

This collection of interviews with experienced developers provides advice to help you become the best software developer that you can be. They go beyond code, to the often overlooked soft-skills that impact our effectiveness as engineers and the impact that we can have in a software engineering team.


The Effective Engineer – Interview with Edmond Lau

Edmond Lau is author of ‘The Effective Engineer’ and a Software Engineer who has worked for the likes of Google, Ooyala, Quora, and Quip. He discusses ways to maximize your impact as an engineer, lessons learned from engineering leaders and key metrics to measure your effectiveness.