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Francesco’s Unique Developer Journey

January 23, 2024
February 22, 2024
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Almost everyone has a unique story on how they joined the field in which they eventually made a career, but many aren't as unique as Francesco Ciulla's. His development journey has lead him to work with the European Space Agency as a full-stack developer, developer relations at, become a Docker Captain, and most recently create a massive YouTube following in just a few short weeks. This week Matt and Mike had the pleasure of sitting down and discussing Francesco's unique developer journey at length discussing his previous jobs, education, passion for teaching and much more!


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Unique Developer Journey

  • What got you into coding?
  • How did you get a job at the European Space Agency?
  • What made you go into content creation for developer content?
  • How was it transitioning from a developer role to a developer advocate role with

Docker Captain

  • What is Docker
    - What problems does it solve?
  • What got you so interested in diving deep into the ecosystem?
  • When do you think new developers should learn docker?
  • What are some challenges that developers typically run into when using Docker?

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  • Michael LaRocca
    - Author of the Self-Taught the X Generation blog, at