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Sep 26, 2022

Today’s guest is Mark Miller, a seven-year C# MVP with strong expertise in decoupled design, plug-in architectures, and great user interfaces. He is the Chief Architect of the IDE Tools division at Developer Express, as well as the visionary force behind productivity tools like CodeRush. Mark is a top-ranked speaker at conferences around the world and has been creating tools for software for almost four decades. On top of all that, Mark also streams live C# and typescript coding and design on Twitch.TV/CodeRushed!


Topics of Discussion:

[2:45] Mark lives in Spain without speaking Spanish.

[4:09] Over the recent months, they have made DevExpress free for everyone.

[9:49] How did CodeRush start?

[11:37] Products like CodeRush typically are leaders in innovating new features that are often incorporated into the IDE.

[12:09] Intellicode is a brilliant innovation.

[17:08] Mindset tips on using features to make your product better, and to make the important function available where the user is.

[21:49] Mark shares the key to winning long-term in the IDE world — discoverability.

[26:03] You want it to be easy for your customers to discover how to use the app, and what features are in the app.


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