A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
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!
December 22nd, 2017 | 56 mins 6 secs
Plus Linux’s new fight, Amazon’s big wins & the things that have really gone to hell.
December 18th, 2017 | 46 mins 54 secs
Microsoft makes one of their boldest moves into OSS yet, Mike’s got new wheels and turns it into a chance to reflect on building for voice interfaces, Amazon’s got a new way for devs to make money & we continue to ponder the best ways to achieve CI bliss.
December 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Mike shares some recent lessons he’s learned trying to scale his team, some tools they tried & the processes that have stuck.
But first we kick it off with some of your feedback, a bit of Hoopla & wrap it up with a quick touch on hardware.
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.