A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
May 19th, 2014 | 57 mins 29 secs
Mike and Chris discuss how, even when a laptop seems like the obvious choice, sometimes a desktop may be a better fit. Then, will the fate of Microsoft be slowly and embarrassingly slipping into irrelevance?
And of course your feedback and much more!
May 12th, 2014 | 38 mins 40 secs
It’s a day filled with war stories, we start off by sharing how things have blown up in our laps this morning, and cover your excellent feedback.
Then - Chris shares his new gadget purchase, and how it’s making him re-think some of his firm opinions.
May 5th, 2014 | 1 hr 41 secs
Mike and Chris celebrate 100 weeks of Coder Radio by reading some great feedback, discussing new hardware choices, and why the future of desktop Linux is a little worrying.
April 28th, 2014 | 1 hr 6 mins
We double down on your follow up. Working remotely, scratching your itch while at your current job, why we missed Heartbleed, and the video that will make you never again complain about how hard something is.
April 21st, 2014 | 1 hr 7 mins
Chris and Mike face the limitations of remote workers, and the challenges they’ve experienced. We take your live calls, and discuss the projects you're working on.
Why you should write code every day, the hard numbers about mobile games, and more!
April 14th, 2014 | 59 mins 5 secs
The Heartbleed bug has ignited a new round of open source doubters, but are the renewed concerns about the open source development model unfounded? And what can be done to avoid catastrophes like this in the future? We discuss.
April 7th, 2014 | 59 mins 8 secs
Microsoft shocks the developer community by open sourcing some of their crown .Net jewels. Mike and Chris discuss the ramifications for Java, and the overall strategy Microsoft could be shifting too.
March 31st, 2014 | 1 hr 12 secs
Are your projects cursed with knowledge of the present? Mike and Chris discuss the tendency to blame the last guy, and in some cases even scapegoat the absent. And why its only human to see all the mistakes of those who came before you.
March 24th, 2014 | 59 mins 37 secs
Android growth is exploding, and showing no signs of slowing down… So why are big players still avoiding the platform? We’ll challenge some common misconceptions on why developers avoid Android.
March 17th, 2014 | 59 mins 17 secs
The Rails community was blasted by a distinguished, and disgruntled member. But does his criticism hold up? And is there a larger problem at play here? Plus our thoughts on Amazon’s rumored new console, and a great batch of your feedback!
March 10th, 2014 | 49 mins 14 secs
We embrace Daylight saving time with a special call-in edition of Coder Radio. We discuss DRM, feedback, Mozilla’s Persona being put out to pasture and much more!
March 3rd, 2014 | 54 mins 14 secs
Oren Eini from Hibernating Rhinos joins us to discuss their “second generation” document database written in .NET. We have an insightful conversation about RavenDB, a flexible data model designed to address requirements coming from real-world systems.
February 24th, 2014 | 57 mins 2 secs
Florian Motlik from Codeship joins us to discuss how Codeship’s hosted continuous integration and continuous deployment platform is bringing much needed relief.
February 17th, 2014 | 1 hr 15 mins
Responding to criticism for an open source project, or a closed commercial project can be a very tricky things. Mike and Chris share their thoughts on how you can properly set expectations and respond to negative feedback.
February 10th, 2014 | 1 hr 12 mins
Mike and Chris use the recent drama around Paper and Flappy Bird to have a wider discussion about the forces against Indie developers. And our reactions to the CEO change at Microsoft.
Plus some great feedback, and more!
February 3rd, 2014 | 1 hr 8 mins
Mike and Chris address a number of topics this week, from open source project’s properly communicating with the media, Google selling Motorola to Lenovo, and a debate about Microsoft’s rumored CEO choice.
Plus your feedback, and more!