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Cracking the code of software development

In the latest Behind Tech podcast episode, our host Ollie Lane speaks with Mike Oram, Academy Lead at IO Academy, about the importance of software development, the essential skills needed to succeed, and tips for staying up-to-date in this ever-changing field.

Mike emphasises the importance of knowing development in today's world, where technology is ubiquitous and rapidly evolving. He also stresses the significance of having a strong understanding of computer science fundamentals when learning software development, as it provides a solid foundation for building complex systems.

The conversation then delves into the essential skills required to become a successful software developer, as well as advice for beginners looking to enter the field. Mike shares tips for keeping up with the latest trends and technologies in software development, as well as strategies for continuing to develop one's skills over time.

The podcast also covers some critical topics, such as the build vs. buy debate, and how to pick a good developer for your team. Mike provides insights into choosing the right tech stack for your project and building scalable tech that can adapt to changing user needs.

If you are interested in software development, this podcast is a must-listen. Join Ollie Lane and Mike Oram as they dive deep into the world of software development and share their insights on what it takes to be a successful developer in today's fast-paced technological landscape.

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