He has been an active participant in the Mac and iOS communities, sharing bits of wisdom on his company blog, the Bitsplitting blog, and on Twitter. He is also one of the familiar voices from the popular indie-developer podcast Core Intuition.
After growing up in Santa Cruz, California, and spending several years earning his credentials as a software engineer at Apple, he moved to the east coast of the United States. He now lives and works outside Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.
Most CocoaConf attendees are here for one overarching reason: to become better at what we love to do. In this opening talk, Daniel Jalkut offers varied advice about becoming a better software developer. From high level inducements to respect yourself and your customers, to specific hints and habits that can improve the overall quality of your work, this talk aims to set the stage for your enjoyment of the more specific technical education that the rest of the conference will offer.