A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
December 2nd, 2013 | 1 hr 44 mins
It’s a mailbag special with a hidden message. Mike and Chris discuss burnout a bit more, the pitfalls of bad Q&A, automated UI testing, and the open source projects we’re thankful for this year.
November 25th, 2013 | 1 hr 6 mins
Is the Xbox One the next big App platform? We’ll share theories. Plus where to books fit in for self education? Are they too slow, or is there a place for the printed medium in a rapidly developing industry?
November 18th, 2013 | 1 hr 19 mins
Burnout kills your productivity, creativity, and ability to get things done. The worst part? It can sneak up in different ways. Mike and Chris share how to recognize burnout, a quick fix to get you through, and their personal long term fixes.
November 11th, 2013 | 1 hr 11 mins
A recent snafu has left Mike in a bit of a bind with a client, and technical glitches nearly threatened to toss Chris out on the side of the road.
November 4th, 2013 | 1 hr 10 secs
After discussing recent hardware gadget purchases, and why, the guys jump into the case of Java. Mike’s ready to justify his love, for Java.
Plus a little dev world hoopla, your feedback, and more!
October 28th, 2013 | 1 hr 9 mins
From backups to deployment, we go back to the backend! The new solutions giving us the opportunity to reconsider the infrastructure around our projects.
Plus gearing up for 64bit development, and much more.
October 21st, 2013 | 1 hr 17 mins
With big Google and Apple events on the horizon we look at how Google’s early investment in relative UI layouts will be paying dividends in Android 4.4 KitKat.
Plus: Your emails, our php follow up, a few near-term predictions, and even an RMS rap.
October 14th, 2013 | 1 hr 13 mins
When targeting Linux, developers have to face some tough choices. Mike’s spent a year planning his move and discusses the opportunity and the risk of supporting Linux, how much effort should be put into targeting Ubuntu.
October 7th, 2013 | 1 hr 17 mins
Mike’s making some big changes to his workflow, and sharing the tools in his box. We’ll look at the transition to Ubuntu Linux for Mike and his dev team, and the productivity advantages they see.
September 30th, 2013 | 1 hr 3 mins
Mike and Chris chew on the major problems patent trolls are creating for small and large development shops.
Then it’s a race to the bottom for software prices, and the guys have a few theories on what, if anything, developers can do to carve out a living
September 23rd, 2013 | 1 hr 18 mins
Mike discusses the culture clash between the ASP.Net framework diehards, and the recent converts.
September 16th, 2013 | 1 hr 34 mins
iOS 7 is landing and Mike and Chris discuss what’s in store for developers, and the real reason to put a 64bit CPU in a cell phone.
Plus the core of what’s wrong with Microsoft, practicing security from the start, your emails and more!
September 9th, 2013 | 45 mins 45 secs
We’re joined by two gentlemen from dotCloud, the folks behind Docker. We chat about what Docker is best at, how far out the 1.0 release is, the projects use of Go, the future of Docker, and much more.
September 2nd, 2013 | 1 hr 2 mins
It’s a Monday holiday episode of the Coder Radio show, so we opened up the Skype lines and officially declare this episode a grab bag of topics!
August 26th, 2013 | 1 hr 8 mins
Steve Ballmer’s legacy at Microsoft is controversial. We look over the long list of big and quiet successes and failures under his watch as CEO. Plus what we think the big problem facing Microsoft is going to be long term.
August 19th, 2013 | 1 hr 35 mins
We chat with Dan at the Mozilla about his work on the Persona project, and how Mozilla offers developers a neutral platform for effective authentication.
Plus our thoughts on what’s troubling the Ubuntu Edge project.