The Missing Readme with Chris Riccomini and Dmitriy Ryaboy

This episode is hosted by Kyle Polich of the Data Skeptic podcast. We’re glad to welcome Kyle to the Software Daily team.

Becoming a contributor to an existing software project can be a daunting task for an engineer. A common convention is to add a README file to your repository to serve as a trailhead which gives new visitors step by step instructions for running, exploring, and understanding the structure of the codebase.

The Missing Readme is the recently published book which prepares new software engineers to both survive and succeed.  Learning to code in school, in a bootcamp, or independently can prepare you to write software. This book prepares you to do it effectively in a professional setting.

In this episode, we talk to authors Chris Riccomini and Dmitriy Ryaboy.

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