Hi, I'm Sam! 👋

It's really nice to meet you.

Learning to code is hard, getting a job in tech is hard, and growing your career is hard. I'm here to help you as best I can, not by giving you vague motivational speeches that ignore big issues, but by sharing microskills I've learned that can compound and become transformative. For example:

Take what's helpful for you, discard the rest. If you like these, sign up for the Developer Microskills newsletter at the bottom of the page.

During the day, I work as a Developer Advocate Engineer at Auth0. I'm also an instructor for Thinkster and egghead. I live in the PNW with my wife and our scruffy doggo and love spending time in the woods whenever I can.

If you'd like to talk closer to real time, you can find me on Twitter and Twitch.

Teaching Projects

I love making complex topics accessible to as many people as I can. Here are some of my recent projects to check out.

Getting Started in Developer Relations
Get the book
Upgrading AngularJS
Get the course
Angular Basics
Watch on egghead

Thinkster Courses

Recent Articles

Foundational Articles

These articles reflect some of the major lessons I've learned so far on my journey. If you're just getting to know me, start with these:

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Sam Julien © 2015 - Present