Sarah Mei has been writing software since before the internet had cats. She’s currently the Chief Consultant of DevMynd Software, where she levels up teams and helps them refactor their way out of interesting messes. She has taught object-oriented design with Sandi Metz, is a director of Ruby Central, co-founded RailsBridge, and has received the Ruby Hero and O'Reilly Open Source awards. She speaks and writes on a wide range of software topics, centering on that spot where code, software design, and teams intersect.
June 14th, 2017 | 41 mins 38 secs
Is your code the kind of cluttered house you might find on a reality TV show? Or the kind of sleek, minimalist house you might find in a architectural magazine? Neither one sounds like a place you could comfortably live. Sarah Mei joins the podcast to talk about Livable Code, what makes a codebase livable, how to negotiate tension between junior and senior developers and how Rails deals with developer happiness.