.NET Rocks!

On Being a Senior Software Developer with Shawn Wildermuth

Episode #1898 Thursday, May 16, 2024

What do you want the last chapter of your software development career to look like? Carl and Richard talk to Shawn Wildermuth about life as a 55-year-old software developer. Shawn talks about being an independent software development consultant for the past twenty years and considering what the next ten should look like. The conversation digs into what's fun and valuable and what you want to achieve before retirement. One thing is for sure - there is no one right way to have a career - but making a plan is important!


Shawn Wildermuth

Shawn Wildermuth has been tinkering with computers and software since he got a Vic-20 back in the early ‘80s. As a Microsoft MVP since 2003, he’s also involved with Microsoft as an ASP.NET Insider and ClientDev Insider. You may have taken one of his more than twenty courses on Pluralsight (http://shawnw.me/psauthor). He’s authored eight books and innumerable articles on software development. You can also see him at one of the local and international conferences he’s regularly attends. He is one of the Wilder Minds. You can reach him at his blog at http://wildermuth.com. He’s released his first film, a feature-length, documentary about software developers today called “Hello World: The Film”. You can see more about it at http://twainfilms.com


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