AGL 058: Celebrating Our Expertise – Jay Harris from Arana Software
Today on the podcast we’ve go Jay Harris. I met jay a few years back at a conference. I’ve heard Jay speak several times and thought he would be a good guest for the show and he did not disappoint. He came with good topics and the ideas of celebrating our own expertise as a well to improve overall mental health and confidence in our own abilities. This is a must listen to show for sure.
Jay is a code wrangler, software consultant, and owner of Arana Software. He has been developing on the web since 1995, when the Blink tag lured him away from Visual Basic 3, and has been awarded as a Microsoft Regional Director, ASPInsider, and Microsoft MVP. Recognizing that the greatest application performance bottleneck is a developer’s time, Jay’s continuing quest is for frameworks, modules, tools, and practices that make developers stronger, fitter, happier, and more productive.
Today on the podcast we’ve go Jay Harris. I met jay a few years back at a conference. I’ve heard Jay speak several times and thought he would be a good guest for the show and he did not disappoint. He came with good topics and the ideas of celebrating our own expertise as a well to improve overall mental health and confidence in our own abilities. This is a must listen to show for sure. Jay is a code wrangler, software consultant, and owner of Arana Software. He has been developing on the web since 1995, when the Blink tag […]
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