17: Focus

1 October 2012

On heels of our discussion of burnout Chris and Mike discuss a lead cause of burnout: a lack of focus. For developers, focus can mean a lot different things: raw concentration, choosing a single platform, or sticking with a project even when the grass looks a whole lot greener elsewhere.

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This Week’s Dev World Hoopla

What is Focus and Why Do I Need It?

  • What is focus?
  • How does it help developers
  • Effects on open-source projects

The Multiplatform Question

  • At what point does multiplatform become an issue?
  • Doesn’t abstraction help?

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