CHAPTER 23: David Heinemeier Hansson Partner, 37signals by Jessica Livingston

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CHAPTER 23David HeinemeierHanssonPartner, 37 signals

imageDavid Heinemeier Hansson helped transform 37signals from a consulting company to a product company in early 2004. He wrote the company's first product, Basecamp, an online project management tool. He also wrote companion products Backpack, Ta-da List, and Campfire.

In July 2004, he released the layer of software that underlies these applications as an open source web development framework. Ruby on Rails has since become one of the most popular tools among web developers and won Heinemeier Hansson the Hacker of the Year award at OSCON in 2005.

In July 2006 (after this interview), 37signals president ...

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