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Sustainability, Subtlety, and Success
September 15, 2022

David Bryant Copeland has been helping small startups accomplish their goals and grow into larger organizations for over 25 years. He's currently the CTO of a mental health startup, but he was also at Stitch Fix in its early days and he spent some time at LivingSocial and Opower. So when it comes to building software that solves the problems of today while keeping an eye toward long-term maintainability and sustainability, David has a lot of personal experience to draw from.

We recently sat down with David to discuss his books, his career, the pros and cons of Ruby, monoliths versus microservices, and much more. David took us on a tour of the evolution of software development, and along the way, he gave us some hints about what might be waiting around the corner. From Ruby and Rails to getting data right and future-proofing your projects, we're sure you'll not only enjoy reading what David has to say, you'll also pick up some tips, tricks, and advice that you can put into practice today.

You can read the full interview with David at https://forum.devtalk.com/t/spotlight-david-bryant-copeland-author-interview-and-ama/73380. And while you're there, be sure to drop a question in the AMA. You'll get a personal answer back, and you'll also get a chance to win a free ebook copy of one of his books.

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