This presentation is an exploration of the things programmers can learn by building an application by and for themselves—and the surprising number of lessons that might translate to their work on teams and larger organizations. It was based on my experience building the Japanese-learning site KameSame as a companion app to WaniKani.
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The transcript of the presentation follows: