part of Birmingham Tech Week

Jake Clarkson

A software engineer by trade (and passion – his wife regularly questions his choice of holiday books, the most recent being “UNIX: A history and a memoir”), Jake has spent 15 years coding, architecting, and managing the delivery of planet scale software systems.

CTO, Good Growth

Junior Developer to CTO - battle-hardened principles to live by

Session Type: 10 Minute Session

Kent Beck once said "I'm not a great developer, I'm a good developer with great habits", but what are these habits, and how should they evolve as one's career does likewise? Using a compression ratio of ~1:1e6, Jake will condense his 15 years' experience into a set of digestible, actionable and memorable principles that will resonate no matter where you find yourself in your career in software.

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