Yet Another Podcast #55–David Plat on Why Software Sucks

Talking with David Platt, author of Why Software Sucks about software design, both good and bad


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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses. He was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP.
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  3. Anonymous says:

    Had to stop listening at “20 years ago, everybody who used software also wrote software…”

  4. John Reilly says:

    Great show – I’m always fighting to meet users of my software to see how they actually interact with it (in an effort to make it as intuitive as possible). Frustratingly, it’s hard to persuade the powers that be that this is a good idea 🙁

    One aside, over here in the UK (in fact this may apply to all of Europe) very few people drive automatics. We all drive “stick shifts” – it’s pretty unusual not to!

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