Ardan Labs Podcast

Web Development and Cloud Computing with Colby Fayock

October 12, 2022 Bill Kennedy
Ardan Labs Podcast
Web Development and Cloud Computing with Colby Fayock
Show Notes

Colby Fayock is currently a Senior Developer Experience Engineer at Cloudinary who teaches the tools of the web and Cloudinary implementation. Colby takes us on a journey through creating websites in highschool to using cloud technologies and landing a job at Cloudinary.

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00:00 Introduction

01:20 What are you currently doing today?

05:35 What were you focused on in high school? 

10:01 Building websites and hobbies in high school

14:52 Finding a major at Penn-State 

19:31 Thoughts on graduate school 

21:37 Finding jobs after university

28:40 Technology for web development / Moving jobs

37:17 Realizing you’re underpaid and moving forward

40:30 Working at ThinkGeek

47:24 Getting ”the boot” / Front-end and back-end relationships

58:10 Exploring for new opportunities

1:02:38 Working at Element84

1:07:45 Using serverless technology

1:15:38 Landing at Cloudinary

1:19:50 What is your current role at Cloudinary?

1:21:36 How is your company measuring success?

1:27:56 Contact info

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