21 November 2016


Matt Johnson talks with Dave Rael about being a date and time geek, contributing and connecting, being a Site Reliability Engineer, and delivering

Matt Johnson specializes in the subject of dates and times in computing, including time zones and daylight saving time. He is a core team member of Moment.js, the leading date-time library for JavaScript, and regularly contributes to other time-related projects including Noda-Time for .NET, and the IANA Time Zone Database. Matt is also the author of "Date and Time Fundamentals", a 6-hour long video course available on Pluralsight. In his day job, Matt works at Microsoft on the Azure cloud platform. He also spends a lot of his time advising other groups at Microsoft on time zone concerns. You can find Matt answering Stack Overflow questions for the datetime and timezone tags, or check out his blog at codeofmatt.com.

Matt's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Get involved in open source
  2. Make sure you're respectful and inclusive of others at all times
  3. Don't be afraid to break the rules

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