A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
October 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Mike and Chris accept the fundamental problem in sticking with boring & safe platforms, debate building a brand around FLOSS, get burned by Angular & reflect on some regrets in our business. Plus SQL’s new hype, some feedback & a project pick of the week!
October 23rd, 2017 | 51 mins 53 secs
Mike walks us through Optionals & gives us a specific code example. Plus we launch a new segment long in the making, “Mike Was Right” & it’s a doozy!
October 17th, 2017 | 55 mins 20 secs
Kotlin seems to have a very strong future on Android & Mike and Chris debate the hype vs reality. Plus Mike review’s his new Galago Pro.
Then the guys get rather excited by an astute breakdown of developer workflow breakdowns & more!
October 9th, 2017 | 50 mins 19 secs
After a ninja dance though some “Coder Hoopla” Chris has a go at convincing Mike he might be missing the next big app goldmine.
October 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 17 mins
Wes is back to talk politics and Node.js. Plus, we discuss the purity of native development & the merits of the Web. Then Mike's got some top IT automation tips for managers, we explore concurrency, distributed systems & Elixir's secret sauce.
October 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
Wes joins Mike to chat all things Apple. We discuss the surprising implications of the iPhone X & the exciting possibilities of ARKit. Plus, we debate FaceID and APFS, check in on HomeKit & search for the right level of abstraction for UI development.
September 29th, 2017 | 55 mins 24 secs
While Chris is away Wes joins Mike to chat FOSS Burnout & the dark side of open source communities. Plus, we continue to react to React's recent license change, debate about the Virtual DOM & explain why React Native's license might be more important.
September 18th, 2017 | 36 mins 46 secs
What’s really the root cause of open source developer burnout? Plus an honest chat about Electron’s bad parts & Mike finally reveals his master plan.
It’s a Coder quickie this week, with Mike back in Florida there is much to be done.
September 11th, 2017 | 35 mins 38 secs
Mike takes refuge from Irma to respond to audience feedback & share some thoughts on future plans.
Chris has some thoughts on hardware that will help you get more work done & neither of us are worrying about Bash on Windows.
August 31st, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
Mike & Chris discuss the types of workloads that better suit Serverless Architecture systems like Lambda & when you should roll a server.
Plus Mike has major hardware woes, makes a surprising move on air & Chris is left pontificating on the future of AR.
August 28th, 2017 | 57 mins 11 secs
The serverless revolution is nigh, we discuss AWS Lambda and Azure Functions, rebuilding jbot, basing the business computers around Pop!_OS & more!
August 17th, 2017 | 49 mins 1 sec
Mike busts the myth of the daily standup meeting & tracks it to its origins. Then we play a little defense for Electron, share the mind of a PMO & wax on about TypeScript. Plus a little taste of Mike’s busy week, an update on Alice & Chris’ upcoming trip.
August 10th, 2017 | 37 mins 55 secs
A special guest and creator of PiCluster joins us to discuss the open source Docker cluster management project. We’ll dig into the tecg they use and what it's all built on, what they love working with, some of our personal projects that are brewing & more
August 3rd, 2017 | 51 mins 53 secs
Mike has a huge announcement towards the end of the show. Leading up to it we discuss the case against Kotlin, the next tech after Flash to die & the obvious reason Bots are going to be big.
July 27th, 2017 | 48 mins 16 secs
We solve some problems, and then go down the rat hole of self hacking to increase work, productivity & our health.
Then we gleefully watch as Coding Bootcamps begin to collapse. Plus Mike shares some straightforward code that solved an annoying problem
July 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 11 mins
Wes sits down with Mike to talk about Starbucks not-so-secret API, the state of the developer ecosystem & difficult challenges faced by FOSS vendors in the medical field.
Plus some fantastic feedback, Mike's true feelings about Swift & a whole lot more!