January 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins
Mike lays it all out for 2017 and makes the case that the small independent development model is fundamentally doomed. We spend the last Coder of the year being very honest about what hasn't worked in our businesses & more!
December 22nd, 2017 | 56 mins 6 secs
Plus Linux’s new fight, Amazon’s big wins & the things that have really gone to hell.
December 18th, 2017 | 46 mins 54 secs
Microsoft makes one of their boldest moves into OSS yet, Mike’s got new wheels and turns it into a chance to reflect on building for voice interfaces, Amazon’s got a new way for devs to make money & we continue to ponder the best ways to achieve CI bliss.
December 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Mike shares some recent lessons he’s learned trying to scale his team, some tools they tried & the processes that have stuck.
But first we kick it off with some of your feedback, a bit of Hoopla & wrap it up with a quick touch on hardware.
December 8th, 2017 | 54 mins
A new breed of platform wars is brewing, and developers and users are on the losing side more than ever. Plus Mike updates us on his recent NYC trip, a batch of your feedback, an app pick & more!
November 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
November 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 mins
Plus we share the open source projects we’re most thankful for this year.
November 16th, 2017 | 42 mins 11 secs
Mike’s back from DevFest & shares something new he’s discovered, Kotlin takes a shot at Objective-C & we can all code together, with Atom’s new trick.
Note: There is some rough “skype audio” at times. Totally listenable still & should be better next week
November 6th, 2017 | 52 mins 19 secs
Mike makes the case that he and Chris are dying breeds from a bygone era that need to hunker down & prepare for the cold winter. Plus we respond to a batch of great feedback, chat some contested hoopla & wrap it all up with a bit of small business wisdom.
October 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Mike and Chris accept the fundamental problem in sticking with boring & safe platforms, debate building a brand around FLOSS, get burned by Angular & reflect on some regrets in our business. Plus SQL’s new hype, some feedback & a project pick of the week!
October 23rd, 2017 | 51 mins 53 secs
Mike walks us through Optionals & gives us a specific code example. Plus we launch a new segment long in the making, “Mike Was Right” & it’s a doozy!
October 17th, 2017 | 55 mins 20 secs
Kotlin seems to have a very strong future on Android & Mike and Chris debate the hype vs reality. Plus Mike review’s his new Galago Pro.
Then the guys get rather excited by an astute breakdown of developer workflow breakdowns & more!
October 9th, 2017 | 50 mins 19 secs
After a ninja dance though some “Coder Hoopla” Chris has a go at convincing Mike he might be missing the next big app goldmine.
October 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 17 mins
Wes is back to talk politics and Node.js. Plus, we discuss the purity of native development & the merits of the Web. Then Mike's got some top IT automation tips for managers, we explore concurrency, distributed systems & Elixir's secret sauce.
October 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
Wes joins Mike to chat all things Apple. We discuss the surprising implications of the iPhone X & the exciting possibilities of ARKit. Plus, we debate FaceID and APFS, check in on HomeKit & search for the right level of abstraction for UI development.
September 29th, 2017 | 55 mins 24 secs
While Chris is away Wes joins Mike to chat FOSS Burnout & the dark side of open source communities. Plus, we continue to react to React's recent license change, debate about the Virtual DOM & explain why React Native's license might be more important.