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Seth Vargo

Seth Vargo
Developer Advocate, Google

Website | @sethvargo

Seth Vargo is a developer advocate at Google. Previously, he worked at HashiCorp, Chef, Custom Ink, and a few Pittsburgh-based startups. He’s the author of Learning Chef. Seth is passionate about reducing inequality in technology. When he’s not writing, working on open source, teaching, or speaking at conferences, Seth enjoys spending time with his friends and advising nonprofits. He loves all things bacon.


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Seth Vargo (Google)
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Got some Chef-related questions? Bring them to Seth. He’ll talk you about how to get started with Chef (with specifics from his upcoming O’Reilly book Learning Chef), along with related topics such as the Chef tooling and ecosystem, ChefSpec and Berkshelf, and internal training and evangelism with Chef. Read more.
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Hi, I'm Seth, and I have OCD. But is that a bad thing? I continuously struggle with misplaced pointers, poorly indented code, unorganized resources, design decisions, and tests. I was considering medication until I realized all the awesome things my OCD does too! Learn how I my OCD shaves 11 minutes from each grocery trip, helps me spot anomalies and anti-patterns, and even lose weight! Read more.