A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
September 29th, 2014 | 50 mins 43 secs
Google is requiring debs to submit their physical address, and the Apple community has outed the manager behind the botched iOS 8.0.1 update. Are we seeing a dangerous threat or just a frantic response? Plus great questions, when to lawyer up & much more!
September 22nd, 2014 | 46 mins 3 secs
Developers all over the web are chiming in on the short comings (or lack there of) of Xamarin’s tools. Have developers been sold a hope and a lie?
Plus why Android continues to come in second for developers, your feedback & more!
September 15th, 2014 | 45 mins 2 secs
Did Microsoft buying Mojang come around because Notch was burned out? Is the problem systemic to independent developers who just love to code?
Plus we respond to your strong feedback regarding privacy & much more!
September 8th, 2014 | 48 mins 58 secs
The debate over whose responsibility it is to protect your cloud data heats up, we discuss how to get your confidence back & some Vala feedback.
Plus the recent Markdown drama, the systemd hater club & much more!
September 2nd, 2014 | 59 mins 20 secs
We take live calls, and discuss why .Net rules a Linux Admins life, learning OOP. Then, in light of the recent celebrity photo hacks, do developers have a moral obligation to protect the uninformed public?
August 25th, 2014 | 41 mins 41 secs
August 18th, 2014 | 43 mins 44 secs
Where does TypeScript fit in, and are the many criticisms lobbied at it legitimate? We discuss the state of scripting, and the new dark pragmatism that seems to be setting in.
Plus picking your ideal client, package managers for Windows and Mac & more!
August 11th, 2014 | 50 mins 8 secs
Mike and Chris share their perspective on successfully cultivating a contact development business, and the biggest gotchas that hurt the most.
Plus hosting on your own vs shared services, a little Dart love & the Linux user who bought a Mac.
August 8th, 2014 | 52 mins 17 secs
Mike and Chris record a bonus episode of Coder Radio for you this week. We discuss the possibility of Steam selling productivity apps for Desktop Linux, how Overcast.fm could set the trend for future mobile apps, and thoughts about the Oculus Rift DK2.
August 4th, 2014 | 1 hr 3 mins
Mike discusses what his business has noted after using Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms. Plus we bust some myths, discuss use cases and advantages, the disadvantages.
Plus you great feedback, some follow up and more!
July 21st, 2014 | 44 mins 28 secs
Chris makes the case for splitting Microsoft up into a consumer and services split, and why that would be the best possible outcome for developers.
Plus some great feedback, more on selling free software and more!
July 14th, 2014 | 49 mins 22 secs
Have Interface designers led us down a false path? Mike discusses the shortcomings of some of our favorite tools, who is on the right track, and what the real solution seems to be.
Plus some great feedback and Chris begins a new kind of challenge.
July 7th, 2014 | 41 mins 11 secs
Mike reflects on his transition from dedicated developer to business management, what makes a business “big” vs “lean” and what the guys feel is a good fit for their goals.
Plus when to cut yourself off from a pet coding project and more!
June 30th, 2014 | 43 mins 9 secs
Mike and Chris cover some great follow up on new hotness burnout. Then we discuss what impressed us and what tempers our excitement from Google I/O 2014.
Plus why AndroidOne could be the Android of the future and a quick chat about Rust.
June 23rd, 2014 | 52 mins 20 secs
Mike ponders if we can trust ourselves to walk the line between comfort, laziness and experience?
Plus you great feedback, a few more I/O thoughts and a framework you can take home to mom.
June 16th, 2014 | 49 mins 46 secs
Our top 10 hopes from Google I/O 2014. Is this the year Google pushes developers on design, will Google+ take a backseat?
Plus: The challenges facing openGL, why the Nexus program will die, coping with information overload & getting your confidence back.