Coder Radio

A weekly talk show

About the show

A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.

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  • WWDC Predictions 2014 | CR 103

    May 26th, 2014  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Mike and Chris run down their predictions and hopes areas Apple might improve iOS, Mac hardware, and general ecosystem development during next week’s big keynote.

    Plus our thoughts on the state of Qt, re-thinking Linux’s market share, and more!

  • Has Microsoft Lost It's Mojo? | CR 102

    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!

  • Shields Up | CR 101

    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.

  • 0×64 | CR 100

    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.

  • Is That a Weave? | CR 99

    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.

  • Always Be Coding | CR 98

    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!

  • Open Source, Closed Wallets | CR 97

    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.

  • MS Gadget 2.0 | CR 96

    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.

  • The Blame Game | CR 95

    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.

  • Paranoid Android Developers | CR 94

    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.

  • Ruby off the Rails | CR 93

    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!

  • Persona Non Grata | CR 92

    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!

  • Your Database is Slow | CR 91

    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.

  • Get Yourself Tested | CR 90

    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.

  • The Cost of Comments | CR 89

    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.

  • Paper Cuts Deep | CR 88

    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!