The conversation kicks off with Derick introducing himself and talking about his experience in working at fast food restaurants. Cecil then asks Derick about his introduction into software development. Derick then talks about his blog and describes how he creates the stick figure images that he uses. The conversation then moves to Derick’s training products and the process he undergoes to create them.



Derick Bailey is a developer, entrepreneur, author, speaker and technology leader in central Texas (north of Austin). He’s been a professional developer since the late 90’s, and has been writing code since the late 80’s. Derick has build software for organizations of all shapes and sizes, including contributions to Microsoft’s MDSN library, running several very highly regarded open source projects, creating software solutions for large financial organizations, healthcare organizations, world-class airlines, the U.S. government, and more. These days, Derick spends most of his time working on content for his own entrepreneurial efforts at, playing video games when he gets a chance, and writing code for for his few remaining clients. You can reach Derick at or on twitter, @derickbailey.


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