Thank you, Spring!

Greg L. Turnquist
5 min readMar 27, 2024

14 years ago, a young coder with a wife and a baby girl, left his comfy, secure position and struck out to join the recently acquired Spring team. That someone was me.

My daughter’s reaction when I told here I was joining the Spring team!

I had never worked on such an elite team. I had been used to writing functioning code and shipping it out to our users. Of course I’d had feedback on proposed solutions and seen my handiwork reviewed to see if it was correct. But I’d never submitted code that was…

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Greg L. Turnquist

Sr. Staff Technical Content Engineer at CockroachDB • YouTube Content Creator at https://youtube.com/@ProCoderIO • Best-Selling Author • Coffee Lover