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Matt Lancaster

Husband, Father, Dreamer, Code Hacker, Six-String Slinger, Runner of Roads, and Drinker of Coffee

Location Pittsburgh, PA Joined Joined on  github website twitter website

Education

M.S. Information Assurance and Security

Work

Software Developer II at FedEx

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Share your team-building stories

I'm one of those unicorns. Ya know, the extroverted develo...

How did you first start out learning programming?

I started out in the most mundane way, Junior High School. ...

Removing Comments

Nice article Jason. If anyone is looking to delve deeper i...

Fantastic Personal Websites and How to Make Them

Ali, I just checked out your site and must say it's lovely....

What are your favorite non-technical podcasts?

Reply All, this was one stated in an earlier comment. It'...

Is a Master's/PhD degree worth the effort/money in the Software Engineering universe?

I can personally say, the Computer Security degree I receiv...

Where to Move a Dev's Family while living with Seasonal Affective Disorder?

I struggle with depression and anxiety, but until the past ...

What are your must-read tech books for 2018?

Rebecca, I'm always looking for great books too, and while ...

What are your must-read tech books for 2018?

Jess, this book really should be on everyone's list. It's ...

When working from home, how do you turn off at the end of the day?

Having kids helps, seriously. Not that I'm saying "have a ...

What do you talk about during your one-on-one meetings with your engineering (or other) manager?

I've come from both sides of the coin. My last job I was a s...

I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!

I still haven't found "that" project yet :)

What apps, software, or tools do you use and why?

Here's a not short but not full list of things I use: -GIM...

Whats on your desk?

T3h codes will f34r me!

Whats on your desk?

Other than the landscape of unnecessity, I have the followi...

What are the most interesting, readable software books?

Anything 'Head First' is done well and is actually FUN to r...

Steps to better code

Definitely a well-worded explanation. Breaking something d...

The Best Course I Took

The Software Engineering 2 class is a great learning experien...

What's playing in your headphones while you code?

What music I listen to depends on my mood personally. It cou...

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