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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  • Episode 327: Smoked Laptops

    October 1st, 2018  |  32 mins 12 secs
    app store, development podcast, galgo pro, lg monitor wifi interference, macbook pro, macincloud, microsoft, remote development, windows virtual desktop, xcode

    Mike is the extreme laptop killer, with a tale you’ll have to hear to believe. With only a few short hours left on a deadline, it was 24 hours of chaos.

  • Episode 326: I'm a Stakeholder Now

    September 24th, 2018  |  1 hr 25 mins
    .net, code of conduct, coder radio, contractor, developer podcast, github, gryphon, gryphonradar, linus torvalds, linux academy, memory model, metal, microsoft, moltenvk, qt, selling your business, vulkan

    After catching up the guys dig into the “why” Jupiter Broadcasting sold to Linux Academy, the big shift Chris is seeing, and why the timing was critical.

  • Clojure Calisthenics

    September 7th, 2018  |  45 mins 45 secs
    .net, android, async, beam, c#, callbacks, clojure, clojurescript, coder radio, concurrency, development podcast, elixir, erlang, fortnite, functional programming, go, google play, haskell, java, javascript, jvm, kotlin, lisp, project loom, quasar, tornadofx

    Wes joins Mike to discuss why .NET still makes sense, the latest antics from Fortnite, a brave new hope for JVM concurrency, and the mind-expanding benefits of trying a Lisp.

  • Episode 324: Rage Against The Beer

    August 31st, 2018  |  47 mins 18 secs
    coder radio, developer laptop, development podcast, github, gitpod, nativefier, qt licensing, utah beer

    Mike and Chris have a strong reaction to beer from Utah, and then get into the weeds around Mike’s new gear, the situation with Qt, and a few new tools they’ve recently found.

  • Episode 323: Reacting to React Native

    August 30th, 2018  |  41 mins 37 secs
    .net, codetrigage, development podcast, electron, mobile, native, qt, reactive,, travel hack, xamarin

    After digging into some feedback, we react to the big upset in the world of React Native.

  • Episode 322: Not so Qt

    August 14th, 2018  |  46 mins 28 secs
    .net, c++, development podcast, homebrew, lgpl, qml, qt, qt creator, qt licensing, vcpkg, windows 10 packagemanager, zmq

    Mike's adventures with Qt land him on Windows 10 this week battling DLL hell. He shares the latest developments in his attempt to build his next app with Qt.

  • Episode 321: Qt & Me

    August 6th, 2018  |  1 hr 58 secs
    c++, crossplatform, declarative, development podcast, galgo pro, gnome shell, ieee, modern qt, plasma, qml, qt, technical architecture, top programing languages

    Mike shares more first impressions of Qt, the surprising places we’ve found QML in the wild, and why or why not to use Qt.

  • Episode 320: The Big Bezos

    August 2nd, 2018  |  36 mins 29 secs
    development podcast, galgo pro, hardware failures, lenovo t480, linux, qt creator, redhat, system76

    Mike’s ordered a surprise new rig, Chris is getting particular, and do a first impressions of Qt Creator.

  • Episode 319: Nadella Stamp

    July 31st, 2018  |  31 mins 22 secs
    .net, apple, async/await, desktop workstations, development podcast, macbook pro throttling, microsoft, swift

    After we happily avoid the recent MacBook scandals, we deep dive into hardware for a bit.. And then pull it out with a overview of Microsoft Async/await pattern.

  • Episode 318: Losing the Anaconda

    July 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    benevolent dictator, dell, development podcast, google, guido van rossum, instapaper, macbook pro, ml, pip, pycharm, python, seedbank

    We ruminate on Python’s founder stepping down, and ponder if it was inevitable.

  • Episode 317: A Chat with Uno

    July 11th, 2018  |  41 mins 39 secs
    .net, c#, development podcast, jérôme laban, mono, universal windows apps, uno platform, webassembly, wpf, xamarin, xaml

    The Uno platform recently got our attention, and Jérôme from the project joins us to explain a few things, and have a frank discussion about what they've gotten right, that others have missed.

  • Episode 316: When Clouds Go Dark

    July 5th, 2018  |  50 mins 23 secs
    android, bridge crash, coder radio, development podcast, imac pro, ios, microsoft office in electron, project uno, rust, uno playground, uwp bridge, webassembly, xaml

    Mike discovers a new open source project that promises a free UWP Bridge for iOS, Android and WebAssembly. We kick the tires and share our first thoughts.

  • Episode 315: Chicken Farmers

    July 2nd, 2018  |  59 mins 26 secs
    amazon, chicken farmers, coder radio, coding podcast, commoditizing compliments, contracting, development, google, outsourcing, programing, seattle

    Tech companies are taking over cities and becoming more powerful than some nations. Is there a moral stand developers inside these huge corporations should be taking? Or is the shift to a chicken farmer economy truly best for all?

  • Episode 314: Microsoft's Electron Future

    June 26th, 2018  |  1 hr 44 secs
    .net, c#, coder radio, coding podcast, development podcast, electron, microsoft

    Mike's got a dream, and it's a dream where Microsoft saves us from Electron. Now historically speaking, he's been wrong every single time. But this week we'll make the case why we all need to collective pull for his vision.

  • Episode 313: GitLab’s CEO

    June 15th, 2018  |  44 mins 37 secs
    auto devops, ceo interview, coder radio, developer focused podcast, devops, gitlab, remote developers, remote work, sid sijbrandij, team handbook

    We chat with GitLab’s CEO and co-founder Sid Sijbrandij, about the GitLab model, the changes they’ve made since Microsoft purchased GitHub, his thoughts on that acquisition, and his compelling case for 100% remote work.

  • Episode 312: Git with Microsoft

    June 5th, 2018  |  52 mins 39 secs
    apple, arkit, coder radio, dark mode, development podcast, github, gitlab, ios 12, microsoft, nat friedman, siri, swift, wwdc

    Microsoft is buying GitHub, Apple just kicked off WWDC 2018, and we've got a packed show!