Meet the Developer: Introducing Julia Nash

“Give Me a Good Visual Experience” It’s easy to put developers in a box. And, while trends are supported by the anecdotes we are generating in this series, the delight is in the details. So is the insight. Developers like Julia Nash crave an uninterrupted visual experience. Maybe it’s because she came to love programming through gaming and game development. Julia doesn’t mind native advertising. In fact, she prefers it. If she trusts the publisher and the information is valuable, she’d rather have a uniform visual experience and discover the content was sponsored once she’s clicked on it—not before. [...]

By |2019-05-10T15:39:17-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Oana “Quality Ad, Quality Product” Mancu

It’s easy to put developers in a box. When you have a skeptical technical audience, you can feel like you are messaging to deaf ears. However, developers like Oana Mancu have sympathy, even empathy, for companies trying to provide a product — especially if you deliver an entertaining, high-quality ad, a high-functioning product website, and are willing to listen to her feedback. Tell me about yourself. Where did you grow up, where do you live now, what do you do? I grew up in and still live in Bucharest, Romania. I went to the University of Bucharest for my [...]

By |2019-03-18T21:08:30-04:00March 27th, 2019|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing James “Establish Trust” Mullineux

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers.  Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. James Mullineux works in London in advertising technology (ad tech), and he participates in the Simple Programmer developer community. I had the great pleasure of talking with James about himself and what draws him to an [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:04:29-05:00November 28th, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Ted “Be Straight With Me” Neward

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you— the marketer—insight into individual developers. Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. I had the great pleasure of corresponding with Ted Neward. Ted is the director at Smartsheet, and is also a well-known software consultant, writer, and speaker. Ted understands that advertisers are trying to sell something to him. [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:04:37-05:00November 21st, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Zsolt “Keep It Simple” Nagy

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers.  Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. Zsolt participates in the Simple Programmer developer community. He started contributing there because of a common interest with founder John Sonmez, the game of poker, and a desire to start sharing what he knew. He has [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:04:45-05:00November 15th, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Anupam “Show Me the Code” Chugh

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing and advertising to developers, you absolutely should. “Meet the Developer” helps you discover the person behind the code. Learn who they are, why they write about developing, and how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. I had the great pleasure of corresponding with Anupam Chugh. Anupam is a contributor to the developer-to-developer community, JournalDev. He likes to share his knowledge as well as learn from others. If you want him to click on an ad [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:04:53-05:00November 7th, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Jeff Fritz

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you— the marketer—insight into individual developers. Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. I had the great pleasure of corresponding with Jeff Fritz, or just “Fritz,” as he likes to be called. Jeff is a bit of a celebrity in the developer world. He has a live-coding show on Twitch [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:05:00-05:00October 24th, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Michael “Show Me the Info“ Washington

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers.  Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. Michael visits Alvin Ashcraft’s blog regularly to keep abreast of the rapid changes in his industry. He appreciates how Alvin curates his list of what is going on instead of relying on some kind of algorithm. [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:05:09-05:00October 10th, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Peter “I Can Be Bribed” Kvis

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers. Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. Peter Kvis (a.k.a. “Sonko”) participates in the Simple Programmer developer community. He started contributing there because the site helped him so much as a student. He still feels like he gets more out of it than [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:05:16-05:00September 26th, 2018|Meet the Developer|

Meet the Developer: Introducing Mark “Context Is Everything” Downie

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers.  Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing at them. Mark follows Scott Hanselman’s blog. In addition to following Scott’s blog, he has contributed as an interviewee on Scott’s podcast, Hanselminutes. Funnily enough, it was Mark’s own blog, poppastring.com, that indirectly motivated him to first reach [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:05:25-05:00September 12th, 2018|Meet the Developer|