A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
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.
September 18th, 2017 | 36 mins 46 secs
What’s really the root cause of open source developer burnout? Plus an honest chat about Electron’s bad parts & Mike finally reveals his master plan.
It’s a Coder quickie this week, with Mike back in Florida there is much to be done.
September 11th, 2017 | 35 mins 38 secs
Mike takes refuge from Irma to respond to audience feedback & share some thoughts on future plans.
Chris has some thoughts on hardware that will help you get more work done & neither of us are worrying about Bash on Windows.
August 31st, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
Mike & Chris discuss the types of workloads that better suit Serverless Architecture systems like Lambda & when you should roll a server.
Plus Mike has major hardware woes, makes a surprising move on air & Chris is left pontificating on the future of AR.
August 28th, 2017 | 57 mins 11 secs
The serverless revolution is nigh, we discuss AWS Lambda and Azure Functions, rebuilding jbot, basing the business computers around Pop!_OS & more!