Foojay Podcast #19: Working Free For Fun Brings Fame & Fortune

Frank Delporte
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2 min readApr 17

Many developers spend a lot of their time on side projects. It’s an opportunity to learn new techniques and get involved in communities.

But sometimes it can also lead to a new job.

Or even starting a business based on such a project.

Today we are talking to people who achieved such a transition and became famous and rich, or at least some of each…


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Originally published at on April 17, 2023.

Frank Delporte

#JavaOnRaspberryPi - Java Champion - Author of 'Getting started with Java on the Raspberry Pi' - Senior Technical Writer at Azul - Pi4J - BeJUG - CoderDojo