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Episode 11: From Gas Station Attendant to Java Developer

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Empty Pockets by Terry Johnston

This time out we are blessed by the presence of Joël Perras, PHP developer extraordinaire and Fictive Kin brosef of Ed. We explore Joël’s rags-to-riches story: a young academic schlepping coffee and 44oz soft drinks at a gas station, where he’s discovered by a grizzled dev team manager in need of Java skills. From there it’s been a whirlwind of web sites, programming languages, and more ops than you can shake a stick at.

Actually I was sleepy and wasn’t really listening for the first half-hour. I bet it’s good though.

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