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SXSW Interactive 2013

Rise of the Brogrammer

In today's startup scene, a new kind of developer has emerged. The Brogrammer has become the new standard for fresh out of
college developers. Not only can they code you a back end CMS in ruby, they can also crush 9 beers in 2 minutes. You have a laid back clothing policy? They have 13 lax pinnies that they will wear every day. We'll explain the Brogrammers role in today's environment, debunk common myths surrounding them and predict what the future holds for them.

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  1. What is a Brogrammer?
  2. What is the difference between a Brogrammer and a regular developer?
  3. What are the biggest myths surrounding Brogrammers?
  4. How do I properly manage a Brogrammer?
  5. How do I identify a Brogrammer during the interview process?



Bruno Germansderfer, Product manager, Raizlabs

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  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: WTF and Beyond
  • Track 2
  • Level: Advanced
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