Lauro Silva

A product strategist, occasionally a software engineer.

Technical Case Studies for Developer Portfolios

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A badass developer portfolio contains "proof of work" one way to demonstrate existing work is through a Technical Case Study

Case studies clearly show how you planned, designed, and built your portfolio project.

A blog represents a specific point in the process of creating a portfolio project, while a case provides the big picture understanding of how the project was made from start to finish.

Anatomy of Technical Case Study

A case study has the following characteristics:

Writing a Technical Case Study

Questions to keep in mind when writing a technical case study:

What makes a great technical case study?

Who is the audience of your technical case study?

How does your audience change the way that you write your case study?