Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 61 in total

James M Snell - System Engineer @ CloudFlare

James and David talk about learning new codebases, avoiding burnout, and being a humble programmer

Gene Chuang - Chief Slacker @ CTO Slackers, Board Of Directors @ Innovate Pasadena, Limited Partner Investor @ Hyphen Capital

Gene and David talk about the skill of communicating, writing maintainable code, and aligning yourself with the priorities of your company

Seth Purcell - Co-Founder and CEO @ Constructor

David and Seth talk about not being afraid to ask stupid questions, falling in love with the problem and not the solution, and good ideas can come from junior developers

Nick Dies - Co-Founder, Partner, Partnerships Director @ Funkhaus

Nick and David talk about interview preparation, putting yourself in the user's shoes, and culture fit

David Subar - Chief Product Officer, Chief Technology Officer @ Interna

David and David talk about providing value for your customers, how to know if you are providing value, and being a good engineer.

Scott Decker - SVP Of Technology, VP of Product Engineering @ Nexstar Media Inc.

Scott and David talk about the different stages of a developer, being a problem solver, and finding your niche early in your career

Tyler Bushnell - CEO @ Polycade

David and Tyler talk about not needing permission to pursue ideas, learning from the development community, and working well with a team.

Drew Baker - Founder, Technical Director @ Funkhaus

David and Drew talk about being creative as a developer, finding your niche, and solving problems that free up time.

Jonathan Stark - President @ Jonathan Stark Consulting

Jonathan and David talk about making your boss look good, how to use your skills and passions, and focusing on the outcome.

Erick Herring - CTO @ Vynyl

Erick and David talk about surrounding yourself with good people, culture fit, and the hiring process.

Pirijan - Creator of Kinopio.club and co-creator of Glitch.com

David and Pirijan discuss good communication, when to prioritize performance, and having empathy for the user.

Justin Higgins - Founder @ 24hourhomepage.com

Justin and David talk about humble communication, constrained creativity, and self evaluation.

Erin Mckean - Developer Relations Program Manager @ Google

David and Erin discuss having a mindset of learning with joy, being comfortable with asking 'dumb' questions, and defining clear goals

Gregor Martynus - Maintainer of the JavaScript Octokit, GitHub's official JavaScript SDK

David and Gregor discuss building and maintaining open-source software, how to be a valuable asset to your team, and growing through communication.

TJ Kinion - Program Manager, Career Services Director, Director of Admissions @ LearningFuze

TJ and David talk about things you must expect in an interview, setting yourself apart as a junior developer, demystifying job postings, and emphasizing the soft skills you already have.

Jacob Thornton - Sr. Staff Software Engineer at Coinbase

David and Jacob talk about why Bootstrap was created, building open-source software, the web development scene in the early 2000's and how to learn quickly.

Sam Sweeney - Senior Software Engineer @ Trivvy, Google, Uber, Wealthfront

David and Sam talk about working at Google, Uber, and Wealthfront, utilizing boring technology, how to practice for interviews and adding skills that will help you in the future.

Tracy Lee - CEO at This Dot Labs, Modern Web Experts

Tracy and David talk about helping the software community, the benefits of helping, what Tracy looks for in a junior developer, and how to grow as a developer.

Nader Dabit - Developer Relations at Edge & Node

Nader and David talk about overcoming the intimidation of learning new languages and frameworks, the software community, and what the traits are of a good team member

Jim Bumgardner - Senior Engineer at California Office of Digital Innovation

David and Jim talk about software engineering at Disney, how to utilize frameworks, not being afraid to ask stupid questions in the workplace, and how to not get stuck building software when there is not a whole lot of guidance.

Thom Meredith - Partner, Director of Technology at Kley

David and Thom discuss key points to progress your career, the abstraction of careers, and the best traits a junior dev can have.

Matt Pinner - Software Engineer at Amazon

Matt and David talk about building your community, finding passion in your freelance work, and utilizing your professional experience to grow your career.

Kent C. Dodds - Software Engineer Educator at Kent C. Dodds Tech

Kent goes through his journey from full-time software engineer to full-time SE educator, the mindset of a junior dev, ways to solidify one's knowledge, and best ways to get a job.

Sam Scott - Cofounder & CTO at Oso

Join David and Sam as they discuss the similarities between open-source and entrepreneurship, what it means to be in constant communication, and how to learn more about cyber-security!

Brian 'Redbeard' Harrington - Chief Architect at CoreOS

David and Redbeard talk about developing your personal network through core communities, how teaching can improve your own knowledge, and that genuine conversation can lead to some amazing opportunities.

Ask The Experts w/ Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds Part 3

Take a journey with Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds as they answer questions about getting from Junior to Senior!

Ask The Experts w/ Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds Part 2

Take a journey with Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds as they answer questions about getting from Junior to Senior!

Ask The Experts w/ Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds Part 1

Take a journey with Scott Hanselman, Wes Bos, Sarah Drasner, Troy Hunt, and Kent C. Dodds as they answer questions about getting from Junior to Senior!

Aaron Crow - VP of Engineering at SPIDR Tech

Aaron and David talk about the differences of confidence and arrogance, how constant collaboration saves projects, and the beginner mistakes all devs make.

Rand Fitzpatrick - Senior Manager of Product Management at Hashicorp

Rand and David go through motivational mindsets of engineers, positive teamwork skills, and how to frame your career so it best works for you.