Building Developer Tools Your Coworkers Won't Hate (J on the Beach 2018)

Building Developer Tools Your Coworkers Won't Hate (J on the Beach 2018)

It's easy to complain about bad tools. It's harder to write a great tool yourself. Once you step into the shoes of an internal tools developer, you realize that you're balancing feature requests and constraints from a dozen different teams and an entire universe of complexity behind what should be a simple UI. In this talk, we'll talk about how to gather information about your users' needs, how to balance between conflicting requirements, and ways you can fail to build a tool that your coworkers want to use.

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Amy Nguyen

May 24, 2018
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