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Play by Play: Problem Solving in a Developer World

by Jon Skeet and Lars Klint

In this course, you’ll learn how to properly construct comprehensive questions, specifically designed to maximize value from the start within the responses from your developer community.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Problem Solving in a Developer World, Jon Skeet and Lars Klint demonstrate the importance of constructing a well researched question from the start, in order to get the right answers. Learn what the difference is between a good question vs. a bad question, the importance for the community to invest time, and how diagnostics can be a great tool for developers and the industry. By the end of this course, you’ll have a clear understanding on how and why it is important to properly structure your questions right the first time through.

About the authors

Jon Skeet is a software engineer (currently at Google) and author.

Lars is a Principal Magician with Arkahna, author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, aspiring Microsoft Azure expert and part time classic car collector. He is heavily involved in the space of cloud computing services, especially Azure, and is a published author, solution architect and writer for numerous publications. He has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years and co-organises the DDD Melbourne community conference, organises developer events with Mic... more

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