Chad Fowler - an engineer, musician, and author -  transformed Wunderlist 📋 from a messy monolith to a neat multi-language microservice. Be inspired by his unique view on technology stemming from his background as a musician 🎵 and RPG player 🎮.  Open your mind 🤯and prepare to reevaluate 🤔after you hear from this creative thinker who -in the course of his 25-year career - has worked as both a coder and manager at both startups and enterprise companies in the US 🇺🇸, EU 🇪🇺 and India 🇮🇳. 

Listen to find out:

  • Why we should rethink how computer science is taught 🎓 to get better coders 🧑‍💻
  • **Why **and **how **he used multiple languages in his microservice architecture 🖇️
  • Why startups 🚀should wait before adopting a named methodology (e.g. Agile, scrum, kanban, OKR)
  • Unique applications of concepts touted in the decentralized Web 3️.0  🔮



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Finally, a headless CMS that works for both developers and business users.

Storyblok offers a combination of visual editing tools and highly customizable content blocks. This is built on modern headless architecture that gives developers the flexibility to build fast and reliable digital platforms. 

The big benefit of headless CMS is that content can be streamed to any platform via API without having to manage the content multiple times. For example, customers use Storyblok for their websites, online stores, apps, or send the same content to Twitter, WeChat or Alexa skills. 

Storyblok is now used by over 50,000 developers, product owners and managers in over 80,000 projects in 130 countries.  Customers include Adidas, Marley Spoon, Deliveroo and more.

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