About the author

    Dave Rael

    Dave Rael is a dedicated father and husband and a seasoned software professional. He specializes in building distributed systems and understanding problem domains, especially via Domain-Driven Design and Behavior-Driven Development. Outside work, he's usually playing with kids, playing basketball, lifting weights, coaching youth sports, and enjoying dirty jokes. He blogs at optimizedprogrammer.com about writing software and getting the most out of life and is the host of the Developer on Fire podcast at developeronfire.com, where he extracts inspiring stories from successful software geeks.