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Erik Dietrich is the founder of DaedTech LLC. With a bachelor and graduate degree in computer science from two top-five tech universities, he has been a developer, an architect, a CTO, and an executive consultant. He is the author of several books and writes for many corporate blogs under the Hit Subscribe umbrella, in addition to writing for his own well-followed blog at daedtech.com.


Amanda Muledy is an editor who works primarily with tech companies. In addition to her editing work, she writes web copy and articles for engineering publications. She also designs logos, fliers, brochures, and books. But her degree is in literature, and her specialty is helping authors tell a story—even a 1200 word one—in an engaging, clear, and readable way.

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Christian Meléndez is a technologist that started as a software developer and has more recently become a cloud architect focused on implementing continuous delivery pipelines with applications in several flavors, including .NET, Node.js, and Java, often using Docker containers.

Christian’s Blog


Jeff Hoover has experience as a developer, consultant, software craftsmanship coach, and conference presenter. His coaching focuses on the intersection between delivering business value, applying software craftsmanship practices, and the interpersonal skills needed to be a developer in high demand.

Jeff’s Blog


Carlos Schults is a .NET software developer with experience in both desktop and web development, and he’s now trying his hand at mobile. He has a passion for writing clean and concise code, and he’s interested in practices that help you improve app health, such as code review, automated testing, and continuous build.

Carlos’ Blog


KimSia writes under the nom de plume TJ Simmons. He started his own developer firm five years ago, building solutions for professionals in telecoms and the finance industry who were overwhelmed by too many Excel spreadsheets. He’s now proficient with the automation of document generation and data extraction from varied sources.

TJ’s Blog


Rick Beley has written software for over 20 years, mostly for large enterprise corporations. Most recently, he’s spent time as a development lead on two large internal web applications that aggregate data via various sources. A total geek for data and diagrams, he loves to measure, improve, and automate just about anything he can!

Rick’s Blog


Olivier Lafleur is a teacher and a software developer interested in open source and clean code. Java and Scala are his main areas of expertise, and he loves to fiddle around with functional programming languages like F# and Haskell. Olivier also brings his past experience as a Java-focused tech blogger to the Hit Subscribe table.

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