MAS 039: Yakov Fain

MAS 039: Yakov Fain

Yakov Fain


June 06, 2018

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Show Notes

Panel: Charles Max Wood
Guest: Yakov Fain
This week on My Angular Story, Charles speaks with Yakov Fain about his business adventures, his publications, Angular, and much more! Yakov is a co-author of two editions of Mannin’s book “Angular Development with TypeScript” as well as a number of other technical books on programming. Yakov works at the IT consultancy Farata Systems. A Java Champion, he has taught multiple classes and workshops on the web and Java-related technologies, presented at international conferences, and published more than a thousand blog posts. Yakov lives in New York City.
In particular, we dive pretty deep on: 
  • Episode 185 – past episode with Yakov Fain
  • How did you get into programming? 
    • Yakov was born in Ukraine, went to Russia for studies, back to Ukraine, and then to U.S. in the 90’s.
    • Yakov continues to work in programming now.
  • JavaScript
  • Angular
  • Yakov worked as an independent contractor for a while. 
    • In 2006, that changed for him.
  • Yakov has authored a few books – check them out in Amazon!
  • Yakov trains enterprises and private clients. 
    • Typical class is full of Java developers.
    • Angular
  • Angular team wanted to capitalize on the same name. 
  • What have you done in Angular? 
  • What are you working on now? 
    • Consultanting
    • Among other projects.