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DODDFW2017 - The Dr. Seuss Guide to Code Craftsmanship

DODDFW2017 - The Dr. Seuss Guide to Code Craftsmanship

Dr. Seuss had it all figured out. He would have made an excellent engineer.

This talk will focus on common pitfalls along the development lifecycle and distill Dr. Seuss’s excellent advice into concise steps developers can take before they write a single line of code.

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DevOpsDays DFW

August 30, 2017
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  1. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Dr. Seuss Guide to Code Craftsmanship

  2. Emily Freeman // @editingemily 1. Easy. I’ve got this. 2.

    Uhh, maybe not. 3. HALP! 4. How did I not think of that?! 5. I AM A GOD.
  3. Emily Freeman // @editingemily

  4. What I know Emily Freeman // @editingemily What I think

    others know Imposter Syndrome
  5. What I know Emily Freeman // @editingemily Reality What others

    actually know
  6. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Humans are flawed.

  7. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Humans are flawed.

  8. Dr. Seuss Theodor S. Geisel Emily Freeman // @editingemily

  9. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Find a mentor. “Sometimes the questions

    are complicated and the answers are simple.” — Dr. Seuss
  10. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Find a mentor. “Sometimes the questions

    are complicated and the answers are simple.” — Dr. Seuss
  11. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Stay curious. “You have brains in

    your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” — Dr. Seuss
  12. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Keep learning. “The more that you

    read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss
  13. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Keep learning. “The more that you

    read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss
  14. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Publicize failure. “Today was good. Today

    was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” — Dr. Seuss
  15. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Pace yourself. “Step with care and

    great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act.” — Dr. Seuss
  16. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Don’t be an asshole. “A person's

    a person, no matter how small.” — Dr. Seuss
  17. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Embrace your humanity. “Think and wonder,

    wonder and think.” — Dr. Seuss
  18. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Quit comparing. “I'm afraid that sometimes

    you'll play lonely games too. Games you can't win 'cause you'll play against you.” — Dr. Seuss
  19. Emily Freeman // @editingemily Life is short. “How did it

    get so late so soon?” — Dr. Seuss
  20. Emily Freeman // @editingemily You have brains in your head.

    You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go. — Dr. Seuss