About The Pragmatic Engineer Newsletter

The #1 technology newsletter on Substack. Written by engineering manager and software engineer Gergely Orosz (previously at Uber, Skype/Microsoft, and high-growth startups). Highly relevant for software engineers and engineering managers, useful for those working in tech.

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  • Big tech and high-growth startups, from the inside. Tech is accelerating rapidly: but some fast-moving companies are ahead of the rest of the pack. What are they doing differently and why? I go deep.

  • A pulse on the tech market and scoop worth knowing. What is happening in tech, and why? How is the market changing? What does this mean for hiring managers and for those navigating their careers? I cover patterns and trends heard within Big Tech and high-growth startups in the series The Scoop.

  • An independent viewpoint. I don’t take sponsorships of any kind, and disclose any affiliation I would have with the companies covered. Read more about the lack of sponsorship in the newsletter.

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