Video Interview with Jeff Atwood aka CodingHorror.com

ASP.NET Team Blog
24 October 2010

Check out this great video interview with the Jeff Atwood who writes the fantastic blog at codinghorror.com:

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Jeff was kind enough to sit down after his session at the 2010 Silicon Valley CodeCamp. The video is filled with some great quotes like this one:

If you can’t come up with at least one interesting thing to talk about every day, you’re not trying hard enough! The world is just full of fascinating stuff. – Jeff Atwood

To understand the context of that statement and hear more, watch the video. In it, Jeff discusses:

  • his popular blog CodingHorror.com
  • StackOverflow.com - his business venture w/Joel Spolsky
  • the tyvek wallet
  • why continual learning is important
  • his internet fame
  • StackOverflow
    • Issues and the other related sites
    • What made StackOverflow so popular?
    • Site is more popular than his and Joel’s blogs
  • His HTML 5 talk
    • HTML 5 local storage
    • Safari and browser cookies issue
  • Responsible advertising
    - Yes, DevExpress advertises on StackOverflow :)
  • Other HTML 5 use cases
  • Advertising and user experience
  • Mobile browsers
    • Why is it’s hard to fully support mobile browser for StackOverflow?
  • Where does his blog ideas come from?
    • Communities and subcultures FTW!
    • He's a google fanatic
    • Internet rubber necking

If you’d like to reach him then contact him via:

Thanks Jeff!

I recommend you watch the video then check out his work at codinghorror.com and stackoverflow.com.

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