A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
July 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
benevolent dictator, dell, development podcast, google, guido van rossum, instapaper, macbook pro, ml, pip, pycharm, python, seedbank
We ruminate on Python’s founder stepping down, and ponder if it was inevitable.
July 11th, 2018 | 41 mins 39 secs
.net, c#, development podcast, jérôme laban, mono, universal windows apps, uno platform, webassembly, wpf, xamarin, xaml
The Uno platform recently got our attention, and Jérôme from the project joins us to explain a few things, and have a frank discussion about what they've gotten right, that others have missed.
July 5th, 2018 | 50 mins 23 secs
android, bridge crash, coder radio, development podcast, imac pro, ios, microsoft office in electron, project uno, rust, uno playground, uwp bridge, webassembly, xaml
Mike discovers a new open source project that promises a free UWP Bridge for iOS, Android and WebAssembly. We kick the tires and share our first thoughts.
July 2nd, 2018 | 59 mins 26 secs
amazon, chicken farmers, coder radio, coding podcast, commoditizing compliments, contracting, development, google, outsourcing, programing, seattle
Tech companies are taking over cities and becoming more powerful than some nations. Is there a moral stand developers inside these huge corporations should be taking? Or is the shift to a chicken farmer economy truly best for all?
June 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 44 secs
.net, c#, coder radio, coding podcast, development podcast, electron, microsoft
Mike's got a dream, and it's a dream where Microsoft saves us from Electron. Now historically speaking, he's been wrong every single time. But this week we'll make the case why we all need to collective pull for his vision.
June 15th, 2018 | 44 mins 37 secs
auto devops, ceo interview, coder radio, developer focused podcast, devops, gitlab, remote developers, remote work, sid sijbrandij, team handbook
We chat with GitLab’s CEO and co-founder Sid Sijbrandij, about the GitLab model, the changes they’ve made since Microsoft purchased GitHub, his thoughts on that acquisition, and his compelling case for 100% remote work.
June 5th, 2018 | 52 mins 39 secs
apple, arkit, coder radio, dark mode, development podcast, github, gitlab, ios 12, microsoft, nat friedman, siri, swift, wwdc
Microsoft is buying GitHub, Apple just kicked off WWDC 2018, and we've got a packed show!
May 28th, 2018 | 56 mins 41 secs
amazon, assistant, coder radio, coding, coffeescript, developer podcast, devops, echo, gdpr, github, google ai, google assistant for enterprise, microsoft, objective-c, software development, webdev
After a bit of CoffeeScript reminiscing we get down to data and design.And discuss why the bot market has collapsed, and how Google is running the table in AI.
May 21st, 2018 | 51 mins 40 secs
May 14th, 2018 | 45 mins 17 secs
azure, build 2018, cloud lock-in, coder radio, developer podcast, google i/o 2018, kinect for azure, visual studio live share, win10 drone sdk
We get fired up about cloud lock-in, and attempt to find some common ground.
May 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
Focusing on a niche can catastrophically backfire when the market shifts, and Mike goes into full reviewer mode!
May 3rd, 2018 | 47 mins 38 secs
azure sphere, coder podcast, desktop development, development workflow, electron, plasma desktop, workstation grade
Mike and Chris have a workflow hangover, hit rock bottom, and bounce back with a new understanding.
April 30th, 2018 | 51 mins 28 secs
apple, chrome, coder radio, dev podcast, development market, electron, native app development, progressive web apps, uwl, vscode, webapps, webassembly, windows development
The death of desktop apps has reached the next stage, but the long transition to WebAssembly is going to hurt.
April 16th, 2018 | 50 mins
coder radio, developer desktop os, developer workflow, development podcast, history of ibm, linux desktop, mac pro, microsoft, watson, what's wrong with desktop oses
We revisit IBM’s total dominance over the PC industry in the early 80s, how they got there, and how we can apply the IBM model to current events.
April 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 39 secs
celebrity ceos, changing expectations, coder radio, contract work, developer market, development podcast, do you have to be ruthless to run a business, post-mortem business failure, why avoiding conflict is bad
What we can learn from Mike’s first business failing in 2014?
April 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
android, api, coder radio, development focus, development podcast, jack of all trades, james gosling, java, mac arm cpu, next vs sun, oak, oracle, programing, sun microsystems
What is focus for the software industry? And is focus always a good thing, or can it lead to tunnel vision?