A Hero’s Journey
with Sophie DeBenedetto
@SophieDeBenedetto author of Programming Phoenix Liveview, discusses her journey to becoming a Pragmatic Bookshelf author.
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For those who prefer to read rather than listen, the following are highlights from the interview.
Sophie DeBenedetto is a software engineer at GitHub and a former teacher at The Flatiron School. At GitHub, Sophie works on tools that power software collaboration around the world.
Her language of choice is Elixir, and it’s no surprise considering all she’s done—and is currently doing—for the Elixir community. Not only is she a contributor and maintainer of Elixir School, a newsletter choc-full of resources for anyone learning to code and working hard to get started in the tech field, she’s also the co-host of the Elixir Mix podcast.
On this episode, Sophie talks about her journey to becoming a pragmatic author and how she is passionate about helping people change their lives through code.
Listen to the rest of Sophie’s story on this episode of the Pragmatic Hero’s Journey podcast.
You can stream the episode here: https://pragprog.libsyn.com/ or subscribe to the RSS feed using the following link: Pragmatic Hero's Journey.
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PragProg Book by Sophie DeBenedetto
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Connect with Sophie DeBenedetto
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