S1 E12 – Brian Plummer: Working for the New York Times, Mobile Development in 2010, GraphQL, Fakes vs Mocks, Code Reviews and more!

Today’s guest is Brian Plummer – veteran mobile developer, speaker & developer at the New York Times, Nike, TouchLab & currently OKCupid.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How he got started in development
  • What mobile development was like in 2010
  • His experience working at the New York Times
  • How he got into public speaking
  • His philosophy on code reviews
  • His thoughts on GraphQL
  • Fakes vs Mocks when it comes to testing
  • And more!

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