A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
April 16th, 2018 | 50 mins
coder radio, developer desktop os, developer workflow, development podcast, history of ibm, linux desktop, mac pro, microsoft, watson, what's wrong with desktop oses
We revisit IBM’s total dominance over the PC industry in the early 80s, how they got there, and how we can apply the IBM model to current events.
April 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 39 secs
celebrity ceos, changing expectations, coder radio, contract work, developer market, development podcast, do you have to be ruthless to run a business, post-mortem business failure, why avoiding conflict is bad
What we can learn from Mike’s first business failing in 2014?
April 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
android, api, coder radio, development focus, development podcast, jack of all trades, james gosling, java, mac arm cpu, next vs sun, oak, oracle, programing, sun microsystems
What is focus for the software industry? And is focus always a good thing, or can it lead to tunnel vision?
March 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
ai, api copyright, azure, coder radio, development, development podcast, fair use, google lawsuite, independent software, microsoft, open source, orcale, sun microsystems
Sun Microsystems was fertile ground for what might be the largest developer upset in ten years.
March 19th, 2018 | 50 mins 47 secs
amazon, aws, business partnerships, coder radio, development, development contracting, gameon api, podcast, small business challenges, system76
Mike and Chris find themselves at similar forks in the road with their business. And they both share raw observations from the front lines of some hard choices.
March 15th, 2018 | 56 mins 57 secs
We have witnessed a massive shift of power. And it’s been happening right under developers noses. From the slowly won battle for control of the server, to Amazon’s to control over the Internet.
March 5th, 2018 | 43 mins 53 secs
Chris is on the road & Mike’s been reflecting. Plus we answer some of your questions, which snowball into some much larger discussions.
Then Mike’s made a list & he’s checking it twice.
March 3rd, 2018 | 56 mins 1 sec
Mike’s back from a conference in New York & to say he’s got a few things on his mind is putting it mildly. Strap in as we rip through myths, lies & salesmen.
February 19th, 2018 | 57 mins
Mike may have cracked the testing pitch, the harsh reason the Junior Developer is dying & a nice batch of audience questions and follow up.
This week’s Coder Radio is just like mom’s cookin', but with a taste of Kotlin.
February 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
Why the hell did Microsoft open source PowerShell Core, .Net Core, Visual Studio Code? What could possibly be in it for them? Chris goes onsite to ask & figure out their angle.
Plus the massive leaps Kotlin seems to be making & more!
February 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 5 mins
Mike's got a Greenfield project he’s fired up & a tale of woes to go along with it. Chris inspires a mini-revolt over the weekend & both the guys have some remarks for the week’s Hoopla.
January 29th, 2018 | 50 mins 9 secs
A special live on location edition of the show, we talk new gear, workflows & how developers can turn a bad situation around.
January 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
Mike and Chris review predictions from years past & check on how well they’ve aged.
Plus we take a look at Microsoft’s big picture strategy with .Net & now PowerShell for every system.
January 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 secs
Code linting is a way to increase code quality & Mike’s standardized his team on one tool. He shares what they’re doing, why they’re doing it & the impact it has made.
January 8th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
After a great batch of feedback we make some bold predictions for 2018, and it’s not your dad’s crystal ball this year.
January 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins
Mike lays it all out for 2017 and makes the case that the small independent development model is fundamentally doomed. We spend the last Coder of the year being very honest about what hasn't worked in our businesses & more!