Episode 172: Becoming A Tech Author During The Pandemic with Aristeidis Bampakos

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Aristeidis Bampakos has written books and blog posts on Angular and he joins us to talk about his tips for writing, including how he decided to write a book, what lessons he learned in the process, and tips for dealing with procrastination.

Recording date: 2022-02-10

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Aristeidis Bampakos @abampakos

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  • 01:48 Guest introduction
  • 03:19 How did you get started in teaching Angular?
  • 08:12 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 09:16 How did you schedule writing about Angular?
  • 11:52 How did you decide when to write a book?
  • 14:52 Dan's intro to tech story
  • 17:17 Craig's origin story
  • 18:02 What lessons did you learn on your journey?
  • 24:14 Any tips for people procrastinating?
  • 25:23 Sponsor: Ionic
  • 26:02 Craig's tips for dealing with procrastination
  • 31:34 What are your motivations for writing?
  • 33:21 What was the process for a second book?
  • 36:03 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.

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