Lightning Talk (5 min.)

October 16, 201713:40

Ofir Dagan

Team Lead at Wix

The Secret Life of Side Projects

So you’re a ninja software engineer, and you work at a really cool company. You love your job but a curious mind like yourself might want to expand your horizons and learn a new language / platform, and get a taste of the marketing and product worlds as well. Last but not least last night while having beers with your mates you had a vision of the next big thing and you gotta write it! This is exactly what happened to me. In this lightning talk I will share my two cents about why doing side projects are important for self development and how I was able to learn a new language, write an app, monitor it, write a blog post about it, man hunt the perfect hire candidate using open source and more.


About Reversim

Reversim (רברס עם פלטפורמה) is a Hebrew podcast by Ori Lahav and Ran Tavory which brings together software developers and product, with over 300 recorded episodes and a few thousands listeners.

The summit is our intention to create a conference for developers by developers. Like in the podcast, we bring you the content we are interested in, and we hope you will be too.

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