A Podcast About Programming

100: Episode 100

November 28th, 2017 (42 minutes)

99: It's a slippery slope

October 20th, 2017 (40 minutes)


October 14th, 2017 (25 minutes)

97: Minisode

August 3rd, 2017 (36 minutes)

Pam and Justin record a "minisode", which ends up being not all that mini.

96: Brian Douglas on JAMstack

July 10th, 2017 (44 minutes)

We talk with Brian Douglas about JAMStack and getting started in the industry.

95: Conferences

June 26th, 2017 (31 minutes)

We discuss various conference tips and tricks.

94: Interviewing

June 12th, 2017 (40 minutes)

We discuss tips and pitfalls of job interviewing and getting a job as a developer.

93: Back From Hiatus

May 30th, 2017 (49 minutes)

After many months, we're back with Season 2.

92: Creating React Apps

August 25th, 2016 (28 minutes)

Bagels, keeping talks relevant, and Pam drinks caffeine

91: Paul Fenwick

August 5th, 2016 (50 minutes)

Paul Fenwick joins us to chat about robots, Jeep hacks, and the future.

90: Push the Record Button

August 3rd, 2016 (45 minutes)

The DNC, closed penitentiaries, tech salaries, and John McAfee.

89: TacodaExplicit

July 14th, 2016 (29 minutes)

Tacos, math, and CS books

88: Web webExplicit

July 7th, 2016 (33 minutes)

Kubernetes, web web, and containers and stuff

87: Allegedly BetterExplicit

June 28th, 2016 (43 minutes)

"Serverless" programming, ethics of AIs, and opinions about code reviews

86: The World TakesExplicit

June 22nd, 2016 (44 minutes)

85: This Podcast, Comedy Shows, and Litter Boxes

June 10th, 2016 (37 minutes)

Pam and Justin brainstorm on what the podcast might look like in the future, comedy shows in Philly, and how our cats go to the bathroom.

84: Philly Tech Week

May 25th, 2016 (29 minutes)

83: Computers-N-Stuff

May 18th, 2016 (24 minutes)

Programming in bed, meta keys, HBO shows, and CrossFit.

82: The Jearvon & Justin Show

May 11th, 2016 (48 minutes)

Jearvon & Justin talk about their favorite programming-related topics, which are apparently video games and food.

81: Joel Burget

May 5th, 2016 (40 minutes)

80: Breakfast Burrito

April 22nd, 2016 (39 minutes)

A chat about takeout food, PhillyETE, Justin tries Swift, et Pam apprend français

78: Framework of the Week

March 26th, 2016 (20 minutes)

77: Ice Cream!

March 18th, 2016 (47 minutes)

We get a recap of Pam's Argentina work-cation, discuss how to buy headphones or any other product, talk about Jearvon's Elixir experiences, and decide that all podcasting software is terrible. Also, ice cream!

76: Corpuscular

March 9th, 2016 (35 minutes)

75: Bonnie Eisenman, author of Learning React Native

February 26th, 2016 (54 minutes)

We talk with Bonnie Eisenman, author of Learning React Native, about React Native, Big Company open source, book writing, and not-programming.

74: 2015 RetrospectivesExplicit

February 6th, 2016 (43 minutes)

We do a 2015 retrospective and look forward to 2016.

73: My Perfect WorldExplicit

January 16th, 2016 (25 minutes)

72: Inevitability and what have youExplicit

December 18th, 2015 (36 minutes)

71: Just start with somethingExplicit

December 2nd, 2015 (36 minutes)

We talk about Len's Funemployment, React, React Native, Clojure, ClojureScript, giving better conference talks, and Angular 2.

70: The extent of my spice knowledgeExplicit

November 24th, 2015 (34 minutes)

We talk about Apple TVs, BarCamp, Spices, Self-Organizing Teams, Productivity and Project Tracking Systems.

69: Slack UpExplicit

November 11th, 2015 (38 minutes)

We talk about Slack, React, and more.

68: Recipe for SadnessExplicit

October 19th, 2015 (38 minutes)

We catch up on work trainings, side projects, our current podcasting setup, and more.

67: Back From ConferencesExplicit

October 9th, 2015 (36 minutes)

For our first time together in quite some time, we recap the conferences we've been attending: HashiConf, StrangeLoop, and Open Source & Feelings. We also chat about the iPhone 6s and live coding.

65: Just Because I can

September 25th, 2015 (28 minutes)

We talk about Strange Loop, AIs, Robotics, forming project ideas and of course a bit about editors.

64: Motion Creates Emotion with The Changelog

September 18th, 2015 (62 minutes)

63: Buy Me a Pepperoni PizzaExplicit

September 10th, 2015 (30 minutes)

We debate the best way to sleep on a plane, headphones and hoodies for travel, and lament our future AI overlords.

62: Katherine FellowsExplicit

August 28th, 2015 (45 minutes)

Katherine Fellows on Distributed Systems, Functional Programming Stuff, and ClojureBridge

61: Raquel Vélez

August 21st, 2015 (55 minutes)

60: Like 75% AccurateExplicit

August 14th, 2015 (35 minutes)

While Justin's on vacation, we talk about Nebraska, React/Flux, Len's conversion to Emacs, and web browsers.

59: Evil LeaderExplicit

August 7th, 2015 (43 minutes)

Surprise! More Elixir! Also some upcoming conferences, the future of our economy, Emacs, and HitchBOT's demise.

58: All Things Potato

July 31st, 2015 (31 minutes)

More Elixir, the Philly Popepocalypse, and Emoji!

57: Mudit AmetaExplicit

July 24th, 2015 (76 minutes)

Mudit Ameta joins us to talk about bringing Haskell knowledge to JavaScript,

56: Circuituatuous

July 22nd, 2015 (38 minutes)

The inevitability of single-page apps. Also the many facets of exercise, a game called Rocket League, and some GopherCon recap.

55: Apple Music, Go, and Elixir

July 14th, 2015 (45 minutes)

We debate streaming music services, get jealous of Len's new home, and ponder

54: Katrina Owen

July 3rd, 2015 (49 minutes)

We discuss learning, practice, exercism.io, and programming in Go with Katrina Owen.

51: Paper SEO

May 29th, 2015 (43 minutes)

50: Non-Minimalist Keyboards

May 20th, 2015 (36 minutes)

We talk about Minimalist Shoes, Non-Minimalist Keyboards, Vim, Dokku, ActiveRecord and more.

49: Interviewering

May 11th, 2015 (52 minutes)

Ransoming your infrastructure for fun and profit, semaphores versus mutexes, and interviews from the other side of the table.

48: Silent Dance Parties & The Future of Rails

May 1st, 2015 (44 minutes)

We theorize on the technical feasability of silent dance parties, discuss DHH's RailsConf keynote, and talk about Elixir.

47: Jessica Kerr on Programming with Contracts, Generative Testing

April 24th, 2015 (45 minutes)

Jessica Kerr on Programming with Contracts, Generative Testing

46: Aditya Mukerjee on Big Data, Go and moreExplicit

April 17th, 2015 (67 minutes)

Aditya Mukerjee joins us to talk about Big Data, Go, and more.

45: 'athonsExplicit

April 13th, 2015 (46 minutes)

Benefit from the evilness.

44: Recursive KeyboardsExplicit

April 1st, 2015 (45 minutes)

Justin tries really hard to make a good recursion pun, but gets stuck in a loop. Also, keyboards!

43: Going Indy and Back with Michael EatonExplicit

March 25th, 2015 (41 minutes)

Today we're joined with Michael Eaton to talk about going Independant and back to full time employment.

42: Learning New LanguagesExplicit

March 17th, 2015 (47 minutes)

For this episode, we discuss ride-sharing services, start Twitter wars, and learn about yet another package manager.

41: What education do you need to be a programmer?Explicit

March 9th, 2015 (43 minutes)

Discussing the difficult life of full-season-at-once releases, The CrossFit Open, and "what kind of education" it takes to be a programmer.

40: SetupsExplicit

February 24th, 2015 (43 minutes)

39: Clearing our Backlog.Explicit

February 16th, 2015 (28 minutes)

We go through some issues in our backlog and talk about editors, signing our work and time management.

38: Water[fall/wheel] and RewritesExplicit

February 6th, 2015 (32 minutes)

We discuss "Waterwheel", Agile, Lean, and Rewrites.

36: End-to-End TestingExplicit

January 23rd, 2015 (34 minutes)

Pam gets back from her sunny remote office, Len tells us about board games at CodeMash, and we discuss the pros and cons of end-to-end testing.

35: Accessibility with Austin SeraphinExplicit

January 16th, 2015 (41 minutes)

We talk with Austin Seraphin, a blind Ruby developer and accessbility consultant, about accessibility, art, and programming.

34: 2014 RetrospectiveExplicit

January 2nd, 2015 (38 minutes)

33: Flattening CombinatorsExplicit

December 31st, 2014 (33 minutes)

The Silly Premise

32: Holiday SpectacularExplicit

December 24th, 2014 (26 minutes)

It's the best way to not get disease.

31: Writing Software your Entire CareerExplicit

December 16th, 2014 (30 minutes)

You can't handle the heat.

30: (Developer) HappinessExplicit

December 5th, 2014 (40 minutes)

If you have a lifestyle…

29: 3... 2... 1... GoExplicit

November 27th, 2014 (33 minutes)

Not the same degree of early

28: Umlauts are Metal with Kelsey Gilmore-InnisExplicit

November 18th, 2014 (56 minutes)

Users are the enemy of your computing.

27: AgileExplicit

November 7th, 2014 (40 minutes)

The most agile thing I've ever *****ng heard.

26: InterviewsExplicit

October 31st, 2014 (38 minutes)

I just throw my hands in the air.

25: Jana Veliskova on Getting Started in the IndustryExplicit

October 24th, 2014 (44 minutes)

24: TrustExplicit

October 20th, 2014 (30 minutes)

Ridiculous ridiculousness

23: Teaching

October 14th, 2014 (34 minutes)

Kids can be punks.

21: The iPhone 6 is too bigExplicit

September 26th, 2014 (38 minutes)

iPhone gripes, squirrels, StrangeLoop, and vim.

20: Generalist vs. SpecialistExplicit

September 19th, 2014 (29 minutes)

Accept no substitutions

19: QuittingExplicit

September 12th, 2014 (34 minutes)

The greatest thing in the world.

18: Screaming "cupcake rabbit" at your computerExplicit

September 5th, 2014 (35 minutes)

There's reducers then there's transducers.

17: write/speak/code, Junior Developers and Apprenticeships with Rebecca Miller-WebsterExplicit

August 29th, 2014 (43 minutes)

16: Devops

August 22nd, 2014 (35 minutes)

With everyone returning from Midwest.JS and Steel City Ruby, we reminisce about the conferences, complain about the post office, and debate what Devops is.

15: Code ReviewsExplicit

August 18th, 2014 (35 minutes)

You need to be replenished.

14: Pair Programming with Joe Moore

August 8th, 2014 (36 minutes)

The one where we pair-podcast with @joem

13: Self-Promotion

August 4th, 2014 (29 minutes)

12: Why Rails is Awesome/Terrible

July 25th, 2014 (43 minutes)

There's so much stuff in it.

11: Quality

July 18th, 2014 (42 minutes)

Uh, Whatever

10: Estimation (or, 80% Done)Explicit

July 11th, 2014 (48 minutes)

The one where we earn an explicit rating.

9: Distributed Teams

July 3rd, 2014 (45 minutes)

iPad on a Segway

8: Off By One Error

June 27th, 2014 (45 minutes)

Alan Turing, Static Site Generators, and Pam's book

6: Productivity

June 20th, 2014 (34 minutes)

Sometimes I use a smaller glass.

5: Continuous Learning

June 13th, 2014 (31 minutes)

The best people for the cheapest price.

4: All The Bugs

June 11th, 2014 (30 minutes)

3: Origin Stories

May 20th, 2014 (39 minutes)

People passionate about their craft usually have an origin story. We'll explore ours today.

2: TDD is Alive again

May 12th, 2014 (36 minutes)

Pam tells us about India, we discuss the developer job market, and debate TDD a bit more.

1: TDD is Dead?

May 5th, 2014 (35 minutes)

We mourn the death of TDD.