In this edition of Business of Coding, Quick Left CPO Joe Stump talks to Head of Engineering at Pinterest, Michael Lopp. Throughout this podcast, Joe and Michael talk about his new position as a manager at a pre-existing company. What are the first things you look to do when entering in as the outsider? Michael explains the importance of the company culture, and the two also discuss the possible red flags and green flags that a person should look for in the organization of a company. Listen to the full podcast here.
We've heard it again and again, like a nagging schoolmaster: keep your Rails controllers skinny. Yeah, yeah, we know. But easier said than done, sometimes. We know we should push it down to the model layer, but what if we want simple models? What about dealing with external APIs?
Time to get custom!
BOULDER, Colo., September 30, 2014 -- Inc. Magazine has recognized Quick Left on its “Principal Financial Group 10 Best Companies For Employee Financial Security 2014” list. The list annually highlights 10 companies throughout the nation that strike the right balance between building a culture that helps employees take control of their financial future, and providing them with the best possible array of benefits.
"Winners get to do what they want" Ricky Bobby
For our 2014 Quick Left Summer Fun Day we hit the ground at top speed to prove just who is the fastest QLer. San Francisco, Portland, and Boulder each hosted their day of fun which included go-karts followed by happy hour!
Sandy is a freshly minted Portland resident after doing time in the software centric Bay Area. He has worked in social media, telephony, healthcare, publishing, and payments and embraces the chance to learn new domains.
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