Article Roundup - February 7, 2020

February 07, 2020 • Article Roundup

Conference Talk Proposal Examples
Speaking at conferences is a great way to help your career, it gets your name out there and helps you learn public speaking. Some companies have internal opportunities to give talks, and those are great for practice but eventually, you’ll need to step up to a larger audience. This article discusses the proposals one speaker has put out and the things they learned along the way.

Effective Mental Models for Code and Systems - Cindy Sridharan
Mental models are an internal representation of an external reality. The term is sometimes used in software engineering to describe the image and understanding of a codebase that each of us has in our heads. Building the right kind of mental models and building code to help create effective mental models can help others understand and better work with your codebase.

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Jason Butz is a software engineer and cloud architect with a strong focus on JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, and AWS. Jason has a love for open-soure software and a passion for building scalable, secure, and reliable applications.