An interview with e06widu

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How did you get to where you are today in the developer world?

With more than 6 years of experience, I am working as a full stack developer. Self-studies and TC working experience made me to become much more compatible with javascript and .net related technologies. I am always eagerly waiting for the upcoming technologies and willing to work with those.

What is your best strategy for tackling a project or challenge?

At the beginning of a project or a challenge, I first read the requirement documentation well until I clarify each and every needs of the system to be delivered and the places that I can use the reusable components, and start working for the deadline.

And I am trying to learn from a project and try to apply the latest technologies that will be of value for both the project and for self improvement.

How do you keep up with current trends and advances in this field?

Google.. Google is the helper of me who updates my knowledge on the current trends in the industry. So I always follows tutorials and try to apply that knowledge for the projects.

What are you most looking forward to for the TCO Finals?

TCO finals will be a difference experience of my carrier life and I am waiting for meet the people who met on the forums and gather lot of experience by working with them onsite.

Tell us what achievement you are the most proud of.

Considering my career life, the biggest achievement is being selected for the TCO finals.

If you wrote your own developer profile, what would it say?

Engineering education and over 6 years of experience in IT industry, currently working as a Associate tech lead in a Software Company.

Expertise : NodeJS, Angular JS, ReactJS, Redux, jQuery, JavaScript, Mongo DB, MySQL, MSSql, Microsoft Technologies

Educational Experience: Bachelor of Science of Engineering in Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Offline, what is your favorite thing to do?

Playing cricket, Watching movies and TV series

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