Trisha took us from her first years at school, being an outsider, all the way to taking advantage of it as a developer advocate for JetBrains. During this fantastic discussion, we brushed over the people that helped and even pushed her. We spoke about being comfortable with being uncomfortable. We discussed taking a leap of faith, not burning bridges, taking control of your career, working on your brand, important developer skills and building on people.Trisha has developed Java applications for a range of industries and non-profits of all sizes. She has expertise in Java high performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and dabbles with Open Source development. Trisha is a leader of the Sevilla Java User Group, a Java Champion and a true believer in healthy communities. As a Developer Advocate for JetBrains, she gets to share all the interesting things she’s constantly discovering.Note:My audio feed was very low, my questions will be a bit hard to hear at some point. But I managed to save most of it and Trisha sounds fantastic!Here are the links of the show:https://twitter.com/trisha_geePersonal blog: http://trishagee.comImprovements for Java Developers in IntelliJ IDEA 2019.2 Screencast: https://youtu.be/NXfXc95-an4List of Trisha's presentations: http://trishagee.github.io/presentation/public_appearancesDave Farley and Jez Humble Continuous IntegrationKathy Sierra, "Badass: Making users awesome" https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25348796-badassCreditsMusic Aye by Yung Kartz is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.Your hostSoftware Developer‘s Journey is hosted and produced by Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, a crazy frenchman living in Germany who dedicated his life to helping others learn & grow. More about him at timbourguignon.fr.Want to be next?Do you know anyone who should be on the podcast? Do you want to be next? Drop me a line: email@example.com or via Twitter @timothep.Gift the podcast a ratingPlease do me and your fellow listeners a favor by spreading the good word about this podcast. And please leave a rating (excellent of course) on the major podcasting platforms, this is the best way to increase the visibility of the podcast:Apple PodcastsStitcherGoogle PlayThanks!