September 9th, 2019 | 33 mins 27 secs
app store, apple, clue, coder radio, developer podcast, dropbox, emulator, fuzzy finder, fzf, go, google, jupiter broadcasting, macos, perl, perl 6 microsoft, playstation, projectpsx, pry, python, python2, ruby, sherlock, static type checking, typescript, web development
As Python 2's demise draws near we reflect on Python's popularity, the growing adoption of static typing, and why the Python 3 transition took so long.
Plus Apple's audacious app store tactics, Google's troubles with Typescript, and more!
September 2nd, 2019 | 37 mins
.net, advertising, appimage, application packaging, bpython, c#, clojure, coder radio, containers, developer podcast, docker, exploratory programming, f#, flatpak, formal methods, forth, homebrew, interactive development, jupiter broadcasting, litecli, macos, macros, memory safety, monkeypatching, npm, pry, python, rebel-readline, repl, ruby, rust, scripting languages, smalltalk, snapcraft, sql, sqlite, supporting open source
We debate the best way to package scripting language apps then explore interactive development and the importance of a good shell.
June 10th, 2019 | 35 mins 32 secs
7 languages, apple, apple watch, bash, bourne shell, coder radio, developer podcast, fish, foss, frp, gpl, ios, kotlin, macbook pro, macos, macpro, open source, posix, react, reactive programming, shell, software licenses, swift, swiftui, wwdc, zsh
Apple is shaking up the foundations of UI development with SwiftUI and raising developer eyebrows with a new default shell on MacOS.
June 3rd, 2019 | 46 mins 11 secs
We react to Apple's big news at WWDC, check in with Mike's explorations of Elixir, and talk some TypeScript.
May 28th, 2019 | 43 mins 44 secs
app development, apple, c#, coder radio, developer podcast, electron, elixir, engineering, engineering titles, esoteric languages, functional programming, github sponsors, indie business, ios, jon skeet, macos, marzipan, mobile development, nullable reference types, open source development, poll, seven languages in seven weeks, software development, survey, typescript, uno, uno platform, web development, wkwebview
Wes is back and Mike's got a few surprises in store, including a new view on Electron, a hot take on titles, and a programming challenge for the both of them.
April 1st, 2019 | 38 mins 14 secs
Mike explores the state of Xamarin.Android development on Linux, and we talk frameworks versus libraries and what Rails got right.
March 11th, 2019 | 40 mins 3 secs
api shutdown, automation, aws, battery life, breaking change, brendan gregg, build server, chrome, ci, clojure, clojurescript, cloud9, code signing, code-server, coder radio, darter pro, dependencies, developer podcast, ebpf, elementary os, fastlane, firefox, functional programming, generative testing, gitlab, google, google plus, google+, haskell, idempotent, integration tests, ios, laptop review, macos, oauth, omniauth, outage, pop!_os, quickcheck, rails, react, ruby, safari, scale, standards, state, system76, testing, ui tests, unit tests, vscode, wasm, web assembly
Mike has salvaged a success story from the dumpster fire of the Google+ shutdown, and Wes shares his grief about brittle and repetitive unit tests.
March 5th, 2019 | 47 mins 21 secs
Mike breaks down what it takes to build a proper iOS build server, and leaves the familiar shallows of Debian for the open waters of openSUSE.
February 5th, 2019 | 50 mins 3 secs
.net, app store, apple, c#, c# 8.0, certificates, coder radio, compiler, concurrency, developer podcast, edc, embedded development, enterprise, facebook, facebook research, functional programming, google, haskell, ios, ipad, iphone, jailbreak, macos, maybe, ml, monads, mono, nil punning, npe, null, nullable, nullable reference types, optionals, privacy, rust, rustc, safety, sideload, soundness, static types, unity, vpn, walled garden
Mike breaks down the drama around nullable reference types in C# 8.0, and we debate what it means for the future of the language.
January 1st, 2019 | 1 hr 11 mins
2019 development landscape, coder radio, cortex, desktop realism, development podcast, electron, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, macos, microsoft, qt, structure, swift, win rt, xcode
Don’t call them resolutions, lets just call them reasonable goals. Mike and Chris share their plans for 2019’s ground work, and why every single thing is fair game.