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S15:E4 - What is Node.js and when might you use it (Danielle Adams)

In this episode, we talk about about Node.js with Danielle Adams, Node core team member, and lead software engineer at Heroku. Danielle talks about what Node is, when you might want to use it, and what her role is like on the Node core team, as well what the best way to learn Node is, and whether you need to focus on and get really comfortable in JavaScript first, or if you can jump right into it. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Node.js Heroku Women Who Code NYC JavaScript GeoCities jQuery React Ember.js NPM SemVer Java C C++ Rust Express.js
2021-03-01
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S15:E3 - How to build an app from idea to maintenance (Kyle Lee)

In this episode, we talk about how to build an app from idea to maintenance with Kyle Lee, senior developer advocate at Amazon Web Services. Kyle talks about having some trouble with JavaScript and then diving into mobile development instead, his advice for learning the basics of mobile app development, and where he draws inspiration from. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Amazon Web Services (AWS) JavaScript Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Swift Objective-C Hackintosh Brain Dump UIKit
2021-02-22
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S15:E2 - How to code without typing (Matt Wiethoff, Tommy MacWilliam)

In this episode, we talk about how to code without typing, with Serenade co-founders, Matt Wiethoff and Tommy MacWilliam. They talk about how Matt?s repetitive wrist injury started to derail his coding career, how they needed to invent the accessibility tool, which one of them literally needed to help build the tool itself, and what stack they used to build it. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Serenade BattleBots C (programming language) Quora David Malan CS50 Machine learning (ML) Artificial intelligence (AI) Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Tendinitis Electron Python TypeScript React C++ QBasic
2021-02-15
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S15:E1 - What are the skills you need to go from developer to entrepreneur (Ben Halpern)

In this episode, we talk about what are the core skills you need to go from developer to entrepreneur with Ben Halpern, co-founder of Forem, which acquired CodeNewbie in 2020. Ben talks about getting into development with entrepreneurship on the brain, building DEV and now his new venture, Forem, and what skills he looks for when hiring developers. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) DEV community.codenewbie.org GeoCities PHP Linux Ruby on Rails Node.js Lynda Egghead Udemy Stripe API
2021-02-08
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S14:E9 - How to build tech for social justice (Alex Qin)

In this episode, we talk about how to build tech for social justice, with Alex Qin, co-founder and CEO of Emergent Works. Alex talks about the challenges she had to face being a woman in tech, how shaving her head caused people to treat her with more respect and launched her on a path toward social justice, and her company?s first in-house app, Not 911. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Emergent Works Not 911 How to go from convict to coder Python Betaworks GIPHY Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race Gamergate Women Who Code Shaving my Head Made me a Better Programmer The New Jim Crow The Fortune Society React Doodle Jump
2020-12-28
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S14:E8 - What is .NET and why is it useful (Maria Nagagga)

In this episode, we talk about .NET with Maria Naggaga, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft for .NET interactive and ASP.NET. Maria talks about how coding was actually a great path because of her dyslexia, what .NET is, what it?s good for and what the learning curve is to use it effectively. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) .NET .NET Interactive ASP.NET HTML IDE Visual Studio Code Visual Studio OpenDyslexic Google Material Theme Git Flatiron School BlackBerry PowerShell Microsoft Teams Jupyter Notebook University of Waterloo The University of British Columbia AWS Azure Java C# F# Visual Basic React Ruby on Rails Docker Django Python JavaScript CRUD GraphQL
2020-12-21
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S14:E7 - How to stay motivated and get your first job ( Danny Thompson)

In this episode, we talk about how to stay motivated and get your first job, with Danny Thompson, software engineer at Frontdoor and the chapter founder and organizer of GDG Memphis, a meetup for providing resources and supporting developers along their careers. Danny talks about going from gas station fry cook to developer, how to maintain drive and motivation on your coding journey, and his four steps to landing your first job. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Frontdoor GDG Memphis freeCodeCamp HTML CSS JavaScript SQL Vanilla JS Java C# Python LinkedIn #100DaysOfCode Angular
2020-12-14
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S14:E6 - What is Typescript and when should you use it (Dan Vanderkam)

In this episode, we talk Typescript with Dan Vanderkam, principal software engineer at Sidewalk Labs, and author of Effective TypeScript. Dan talks about the difference between working on a personal project versus a project at scale, what typescript is, and how it can help you once you move to those larger projects. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) TypeScript Sidewalk Labs Effective TypeScript The Secret Guide To Computers BASIC Mount Sinai Alphabet Inc AlphaGo JavaScript Type Systems C# Turbo Pascal Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs, Third Edition TypeScript Handbook Basarat's TypeScript Deep Dive Basarat's T Programming TypeScript TypeScript Quickly
2020-12-06
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S14:E5 - What are the benefits of learning to code when you?re older (Allison Sheridan)

In this episode, we talk about learning to code when you?re older, with Allison Sheridan, creator of the NosillaCast Mac Podcast, and former IT Fellow at Raytheon. Allison talks about why she picked up coding in her retirement, her challenges and successes on her coding journey, as well as her tips for learning. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) NosillaCast Raytheon Fortran Programming by Stealth Base.cs Podcast Automator HTML CSS JavaScript Git PHP Codecademy Stack Exchange Stack Overflow Programming is My Happy Place Visual Studio Code GitHub Taming the Terminal DEV Notability BASIC
2020-11-30
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S14:E4 - How to use code to build cross-cultural understanding (Laura Gutierrez-Funderburk)

In this episode, we talk about how to use code to build cross-cultural understanding, with Laura Gutierrez Funderburk, data science intern at Cybera?s Callysto Project. Laura talks about how diving into projects and finding mentors helped push her through her coding journey, using Jupyter Notebooks to create curriculums for teachers with the goal of cross-cultural understanding, and why building tech with that mission in mind is important. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Cybera Callysto Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU Co-operative Education BC Cancer Research Centre Anopheles Mosquito Python Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Jupyter Notebook Tla'amin Nation Callysto-Salish-Baskets Callysto-Fish-Traps Vancouver Datajam Pyladies R-Ladies GitHub
2020-11-23
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S14:E3 - Introducing DevNews (Joseph Cox)

In this episode of DevNews, hosts Saron Yitbarek and Josh Puetz, cover how Apple server problems caused slowdowns and crashes for app launching in all versions of MacOS, the rise of school districts being the targets of ransomware attacks, and GitHub reinstating youtube-dl, a program to download videos from YouTube and other video sites, after a Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown. And then they chat with Senior Staff Writer at Motherboard, Joseph Cox, whose piece titled, ?How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps,? shines a spotlight on the location data industry, and who is being targeted. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps Standing up for developers: youtube-dl is back Schools Struggling to Stay Open Get Hit by Ransomware Attacks Apple Addresses Privacy Concerns Surrounding App Authentication in macOS
2020-11-19
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S14:E2 - How to get into spatial computing (April Speight)

In this episode, we chat we talk about spatial computing with April Speight, cloud advocate for spatial computing at Microsoft. April talks about moving from fashion to development, what spatial computing is, and her personal curriculum to learn what she needed to in order to make the switch from project management to the world of extended reality. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Spatial computing Extended reality Project management Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Google Career Certificates Augmented reality (AR) Virtual reality (VR) Mixed Reality HoloLens Magic Leap Program Management Vive Oculus Go Oculus Quest Google Cardboard Udacity Unity Python C# Codecademy Channel 9 Scott Hanselman: Announcing free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET for beginners video courses and tutorials Mixed Reality Toolkit Chatbots Artificial intelligence (AI) Data Science Microsoft Azure Facial Recognition MIT Reality Hack Mixed Reality Academy
2020-11-16
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S14:E1 - How to go from convict to coder (Rick Wolter)

In this episode, we talk about about going from convict to coder with software engineer, Rick Wolter. Rick talks about being sent to prison for murder as a teen, deciding to learn to code while being locked up, and what it takes to land that first job with a felony on your record. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Rick Woltx The Last Mile Python Bucky Roberts Tutorials Khan Academy Adobe Dreamweaver Free Code Camp Big Nerd Ranch FIU (Florida International University) Swift C# .NET Java Object-oriented programming Rails
2020-11-09
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S13:E8 - How to get into data science and machine learning (Jay Feng)

In this episode, we talk about how to learn data science and machine learning, with Jay Feng, co-founder and head of data science at Interview Query. Jay talks about how data science got him back into development after some bad coding experiences, how the different tools for machine learning and data science work together, and if machine learning is really as difficult as it sounds. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Interview Query Kaggle Inflection Jobr Monster Nextdoor Python R SQL Apache Spark Coursera Dataquest DataCamp
2020-09-21
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S13:E7 - What it?s like to build React (Sophie Alpert)

In this episode, we talk about React with Sophie Alpert, engineering manager at Humu, former manager of the React core team at Facebook. Sophie talks about the decision to drop out of college to work full-time at Kahn Academy, what her favorite things about React are, and going from the top open source contributor to React to then building it on the core team. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) React Humu JavaScript Angular Vue React 16: A look inside an API-compatible rewrite of our frontend UI library
2020-09-14
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S13:E6 - How to think about accessibility and empowerment (Sareh Heidari)

In this episode, we talk about accessibility in tech and how tech can be used to empower people from a variety of backgrounds, with Sareh Heidari, Software engineer at BBC News. Sareh talks about transitioning from physics to development, how networking and meetups helped her land her first job, and how the BBC integrates accessibility in their workflow. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Screen reader Codebar Sass BBC News
2020-09-07
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S13:E5 - Why you should consider learning Ruby ( Jay McGavren)

In this episode, we talk Ruby with Jay McGavren, author of Head First Ruby and Head First Go, and web developer at Kajabi. Jay talks about the pros and cons of using Ruby, what coding in Ruby looks like, and if it?s a good language for beginners to first learn. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Ruby Head First Ruby Head First Go Kajabi Commodore BASIC Scratch Visual Basic Perl Programming Perl Unix Scripting language Programming Ruby Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby on Rails Dave Thomas Java Go Stack Overflow New Relic Unit Testing Head First Java Head First Design Patterns O'Reilly Media Keynote Head First HTML and CSS Sinatra MINASWAN The Rails Way
2020-08-31
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S13:E4 - Why you shouldn?t forget about CSS (Hui Jing Chen)

In this episode, we talk about learning and loving CSS, with Hui Jing Chen, UX Developer at Shopify. Hui Jing talks about how playing professional basketball led to becoming a developer, how she became a CSS expert, and why you should always read the specs. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Shopify CSS Drupal Git Sass Susy Floats Responsive Web Design Flexbox CSS Grid HTML JavaScript Codecademy Rachel Andrew CSS Specifications Writing Mode Chrome Canary Firefox Nightly Safari Technology Preview w3c / csswg-drafts CSS Shapes
2020-08-24
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S13:E3 - What?s the deal with auth (Sam Julien)

In this episode, we talk auth, with Sam Julien, developer advocate engineer at Auth0. Sam talks about how he got out a rut and into development with a little help from his friends, what auth is, and what are the things you really need to know about it Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Auth Auth0 Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Codecademy Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Treehouse JavaScript SQL C# jQuery OAuth OpenID Connect React Angular Vue.js Application programming interface (API) Authorization server Multi-factor authentication Developer Advocate DEV Twitch
2020-08-17
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S13:E2 - How newbies can contribute to open source (Janessa Tran)

In this episode, we talk about getting into open source, with Janessa Tran, junior software engineer at Ten Forward Consulting. Janessa talks about being one of a triplet of coders, how contributing to open source early on helped her to level up her dev skills, and what you should look for as a beginner when choosing what open source projects to work on. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Open Source Ten Forward Consulting Acorns The Odin Project Ruby on Rails Node.js Python Learn Python the Hard Way Lorenz system #100DaysOfCode Data for Democracy Ruby Together Ruby Me if me A Beginner?s Guide to Contributing to Open Source Hacktoberfest GitHub Ruby for Good Diaperbase
2020-08-10
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S13:E1 - How live coding can level up your development (Jesse Weigel)

In this episode, we?re talking about live coding with Jesse Weigel, senior software engineer at Dicks Sporting Goods, and YouTube live streamer for freeCodeCamp. Jesse talks about how he got into live streaming his work, the ways in which live streaming has helped him as a developer, and his advice for folks who want to start their own coding livestream. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) DICK'S Sporting Goods freeCodeCamp YouTube HTML Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) C++ JavaScript WordPress freeCodeCamp Codecademy Udacity Open source Git GitHub Twitch Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Gwendolyn Faraday Vue.js noopkat The Matrix StarCraft
2020-08-03
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S12:E9 - Introducing DevDiscuss (Penelope Phippen, Ben Halpern, Jess Lee)

As an industry, tech is not well equipped to accept when people change their names. This problem effects a range of people, including those who have a change of marital status. However, it can especially effect the security of those who are survivors of domestic violence, and those who are trans, who have to suffer through deadnaming by their tech accounts. This constant barrage of deadnaming can be very psychologically and emotionally harmful. DevDiscuss hosts Ben Halpern and Jess Lee speak with Penelope Phippen, director at Ruby Central, and author of the DEV post, "Changing your name is a hard unsolved problem in Computer Science," about this issue and what can be done to make it better. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Ruby RSpec Rails Ruby Central RubyConf RailsConf RuboCop Go Format Changing your name is a hard unsolved problem in Computer Science Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names GitHub One Medical Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity GLAD SheCodes LivingSocial Rubyfmt
2020-06-08
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S12:E8 - How to harness privilege to create equitable design (Aubrey Blanche)

In this episode, we?re talking about how as an industry, tech should strive for equitable design, and how you can harness your privilege to help create diversity, with Aubrey Blanche, director of global head of equitable design and impact at Culture Amp, and Founder and CEO of The Mathpath. Aubrey talks about how the term ?diversity and inclusion? might not be as actionable as you might think, how ?culture fit? may not be the thing you actually want, and how we should all be using our individual privileges to help other marginalized groups. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Culture Amp The MathPath HTML Python (programming language) R (programming language) Plantir Meritocracy Diversity and Inclusion (DNI) Atlassian Atlassian: How to start a learning circle with your colleagues Culture fit Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Textio Diversity in tech too often means ?hiring white women.? We need to move beyond that. How white women in tech can harness their privilege to help create diversity The Diana Initiative Intersectionality Culture Amp: Diversity & Inclusion Survey The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table
2020-06-01
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S12:E7 - What it looks like to be a frontend developer for 20 years (Crysfel Villa)

In this episode, we talk about how frontend development has changed over the past 20 years, and how to keep on learning new skills, with Crysfel Villa, Senior Software Engineer at InVision, and backend lead at Coding Coach. Crysfel talks about how he navigated his english language barrier learning to code 20 years ago, how putting himself out there through blogs and remote and on-site teaching led to the most opportunities, and how he ended up diving into being a backend lead, even with his primary experience being a frontend developer. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) InVision Coding Coach HTML Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) JavaScript C++ C PHP Learning Ext JS 4 Integrated development environment (IDE) JSON Node.js Application programming interface (API) GraphQL Stack Overflow Object-oriented programming Functional programming webpack
2020-05-25
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S12:E6 - Why personal projects are so important (Ze Frank)

In this episode, we?re talking about personal projects, with Ze Frank, former president of Buzzfeed Motion Pictures, and creator of the massively popular website, zefrank.com. Ze talks about his creative process, the wild west that was the internet of the early aughts, and the ubiquity of Flash. He also shares his journey into coding by creating funny and obtuse interactive projects on his personal website, zefrank.com, which won a 2002 Webby Award for Best Personal Website and in 2005, was featured in Time Magazine?s ?50 Coolest Websites.? Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Ze Frank zefrank.com BASIC Adobe Flash How To Dance Properly The Scribbler Flowers TED: Nerdcore Comedy Quake Adobe Photoshop IBEAM Bug Athiest Buddhist Christian The Show True Facts
2020-05-18
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S12:E5 - How to not get bogged down in technical debt (Nina Zakharenko)

In this episode we?re talking about technical debt, with Nina Zakharenko, Principal Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. Nina talks about what causes technical debt, what can happen when it gets out of control, and how we can mitigate the accumulation of that debt. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Technical debt Hanson HTML Yahoo! GeoCities Java Python The Recurse Center Mainframe computer COBOL Technical Debt: The code monster in everyone's closet Style guide PEP 8 Unit testing Code review Git Microsoft Azure Visual Studio Code PyCon US The Ultimate Guide To Memorable Tech Talks CFP Open source
2020-05-11
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S12:E4 - How no-code tools can help your coding (David Hoang)

In this episode, we talk about using no-code tools to aid in your coding journey and your work, with David Hoang, director of design at Webflow. David talks about how he got into code through the fine arts, the utility of using no-code tools both for learning to code as well as in your career, and what some of his favorite no-code tools are. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Webflow Macromedia Adobe Dreamweaver HyperCard Apple II Commodore 64 Microsoft Excel HTML CSS Myspace Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Codeless innovation: experience prototyping with visual programming One Medical Bubble Airtable Quartz Composer Makerpad Ruby on Rails
2020-05-04
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S12:E3 - How to hack legally and penetrate the security field (Karen Miller)

In this episode, we're talking about how to hack legally with Karen Miller, associate cyber security engineer at the Software Engineering Institute. Karen talks about getting into cyber security through forensic and security competitions, reliable and safe resources to learn how to hack, and how to do it legally. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Software Engineering Institute Neopets HTML CSS GitHub Southern Utah University Steganography For loop Wireshark Kali Linux Penetration testing Python Ruby Perl C C# Visual Basic White Hat Hacker Black Hat Hacker HackHub Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) Malware analysis CTFtime picoCTF VulnHub virtual private network (VPN) Hack The Box
2020-04-27
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S12:E2 - What is COBOL and should you learn it (Pete Dashwood)

In this episode, we're talking about COBOL, with Pete Dashwood, CEO of PRIMA Computing, a company that helps other companies move off of COBOL. Pete talks about what it was like to be a programmer working in COBOL in the 60?s, what the programming language is good at, and the current state of COBOL. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) PRIMA Computing COBOL COBOL, a 60-year-old computer language, is in the COVID-19 spotlight High-level programming language Assembly language Java C# Python IBM Basic Assembly Language and successors Mainframe computer BASIC PL/I Von-Neumann Model Object-oriented programming Batch processing Cretaceous COBOL Can Spawn Jurassic Java Object-oriented COBOL Commodore 64 Sams Teach Yourself COBOL in 24 Hours Straight and Crooked Thinking
2020-04-20
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S12:E1 - What is vanilla JS and how can it help you (Chris Ferdinandi)

In this episode, we talk about about vanilla JavaScript with Chris Ferdinandi, author of the Vanilla JS Pocket Guide series, and creator of the Vanilla JS Academy training program. Chris talks about how he went from HR professional to JavaScript expert, the pros of getting rid of all that tooling and learning good old fashion vanilla JS, and why this is relevant, not only from a personal perspective, but from a public safety perspective as well. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Vanilla JS Academy Vanilla JavaScript Pocket Guides CSS HTML PHP Stack Overflow WordPress JavaScript Framework React Vue Angular JSX jQuery virtual DOM (VDOM) Preact hyper(HTML) Svelte gzip GitHub MeetSpace Stephanie's Design and Technical Musings Go Make Things: Daily Developer Tips Wes Bos Courses Learn Vanilla JS gomakethings.com/codenewbie PAWS New England
2020-04-13
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S11:E8 - How to not let imposter syndrome hold you back (Allen Whearry)

In this episode, we?re talking about tackling imposter syndrome and succeeding, with Allen Whearry, software engineer at Yelp. Allen talks about his strategy for teaching himself to code, conquering his self-doubt, and how after applying for job after job, he finally landed a position at Yelp. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Impostor syndrome Object-oriented programming Ruby Python (programming language) Full Stack React Angular JavaScript Pyramid Django (web framework) Front and back ends Objective-C Swift Big Nerd Ranch TestFlight Stanford CS193P iOS 11 Swift 4 Sean Allen Paul Hudson Ray Wenderlich
2020-03-16
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S11:E7 - Why site reliability is so important (Molly Struve)

In this episode, we're talking about site reliability with Molly Struve, lead site reliability engineer at DEV Community. Molly talks about going from studying aerospace engineering, to becoming an options trader, to then becoming a site reliability engineer. She gets into the history of site reliability, what it is, and what it takes to do it well. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Site Reliability Engineering DEV Ruby on Rails Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn Web Development with Rails Water Cooler Meetings LinkedIn Hacker News Aisle50 Kenna Security Elasticsearch Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems DevOps
2020-03-09
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S11:E6 - What are the pros and cons of working in civic tech (Aidan Feldman)

In this episode, we?re talking about civic tech with Aidan Feldman, Technology Director at General Service Administration?s Technology Transformation Services. We get into the pros and cons, and hurdles and hoops of working in civic tech, as well as the skills you need if you want a career in it. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Technology Transformation Services (TTS) C++ 18F COBOL Mainframe U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Data.gov Cloud.gov Login.gov Python Open source Code for America
2020-03-02
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S11:E5 - Why defining your narrative arc is important to getting hired (Caitlin Cooke)

In this episode, we?re talking about getting hired with Caitlin Cooke, former VP of HR at Nava, and current Career Mentor at Pathrise. We get into the difference between getting hired in tech as opposed to other types of industries, the different steps to step up your interviewing, including creating a ?behavioral matrix,? and the pipeline strategy of the job search process, including when to do cold emails and when to use a wide spread approach to send out your applications. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Pathrise GitHub GitHub Accenture Freddie Mac LinkedIn React Trello Airtable Boolean Search Glassdoor Karel the Robot Learns Java Java
2020-02-24
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S11:E4 - How to get into game development (Jonathan Jennings)

In this episode, we?re talking about game development with Jonathan Jennings, software engineer at RelayCars. We get into how he got into game design, the struggles of learning to code, and what it takes to be a successful game designer. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) RelayCars DeVry University NBA 2K Resident Evil Open GL DirectX 3ds Max Flash Temple Run Angry Birds Unity Virtual reality (VR) Augmented reality (AR) C# Unreal Engine C++ JavaScript Newgrounds Game engine Particle system GameMaker Studio Godot Engine Facebook Instant Games Pong Breakout X Reality (XR) Mixed reality Gamasutra Thunder Jack's Log Runner
2020-02-17
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S11:E3 - Why apprenticeships are important for equality, diversity, and inclusion (Ryan Carson)

In this episode, we talk about the necessity of coding apprenticeships in making the tech world a more diverse and inclusive place, with Ryan Carson, CEO and founder of Treehouse. He talks about the limitations of the pure bootcamp model and how apprenticeship programs can lead to real change in terms of equality, diversity, and inclusion. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Treehouse Apple IIe Zork Turbo Pascal Graphical User Interface (GUI) HTML Netscape Navigator AltaVista C++ ColdFusion The New Jim Crow Seeing White Treehouse Techdegree Agile software development Stand-up Full Stack JavaScript PHP How to Win Friends and Influence People PalmPilot
2020-02-10
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S11:E2 - Why all developers should understand the basics of testing (Angie Jones)

In this episode, we?re talking about testing code with Angie Jones, Senior Developer Advocate at Applitools, and former Senior Software Engineer in Test at Twitter. Angie talks about how she got into testing, some of the testing and problems she had to solve while working at Twitter, and why all developers should understand the basics of testing. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Applitools C++ Test automation Java Software widget Library Heuristic Pair programming Faker Application programming interface (API) Boolean expression Test Automation Frameworks Codebase Unit testing UI (User interface) Code review Test Automation University JavaScript Debugging React Ministry of Testing Conditional For loop Data structure Language-agnostic
2020-02-03
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S11:E1 - Why ethics and contributor behavior matters in open source (Coraline Ada Ehmke)

In this episode, we're talking about ethics in open source with Coraline Ada Ehmke, software developer, and creator of the Contributor Covenant, as well as the Hippocratic License. Coraline talks about her coding journey, open source, licenses, and how and why it?s important to create an ethical framework for those licenses. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Mainframe computer TRS-80 Byte (magazine) C (programming language) The Hippocratic License Free software movement The Open Source Definition Open Source Initiative Open Source License PHP GNU General Public License The MIT License Universal Declaration of Human Rights Contributor Covenant MUSH Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
2020-01-27
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S10:E8 - What you should look for in online coding courses (Colt Steele)

With the explosion of coding bootcamps, video courses, and other resources for coding, it can be tough for somebody starting out to cut the wheat from the chaff. We chat with Colt Steele, Colt Steele, developer and bootcamp instructor at Udemy, about his winding road to becoming a coder, what makes a good course, and the best way to find and learn from them. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Git TypeScript Vue React Coursera Khan Academy Burning Man NYU: ITP Physical Computing LEGO MINDSTORMS Udemy Python (programming language) Node Angular jQuery JavaScript Udacity Java (programming language) Parallax Inc
2019-11-11
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S10:E7 - Why you should learn to speak machine (John Maeda)

We chat with John Maeda, Chief Experience Officer at Publicis Sapient, about his journey into combining art and technology, going from working in academia to silicon valley, and his new book, ?How to Speak Machine: Laws of Design For a Computational Age.? Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Design in Tech Report WordPress STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) Square RISD: Rhode Island School of Design Kleiner Perkins Automattic Kickstarter Publicis Sapient
2019-11-04
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S10:E6 - How can we make the future of programming more inclusive? (Tim O'Reilly)

We chat with Tim O'Reilly, founder of O?Reilly Media, about what we?re doing wrong and what we?re doing right with teaching programming today, and how we need to make coding more inclusive for more than just career developers. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Osborne 1 dBase Harvard Business School Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) United States Digital Service Code for America JavaScript Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Graphical user interface Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! R (programming language) Jupyter Notebook C (programming language) Fortran AWK ed (text editor) ex (text editor) Make (magazine) O'Reilly Media GitHub Open Source Amazon Alexa Siri The Last Mile (prison rehabilitation program) NumPy Shell script Minecraft Python (programming language) Common Gateway Interface (CGI) HTML Unix Assembly language PEARL (programming language) sed https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vi WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us The Whole Internet User's Guide & Catalog, Academic Edition
2019-10-28
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S10:E5 - How to be a good manager and a good employee (Lara Hogan)

You can be an amazing developer, but a terrible manager. We chat with Lara Hogan, former VP of Engineering at Kickstarter, co-founder of Wherewithall, a company that coaches and levels up managers, and author of the new bestselling book, Resilient Management, about her background going from web developer to manager, why becoming a manager isn?t necessarily a promotion, and some of the most important skills people need to not only be good managers, but in any supporting role. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) BASIC Dyn Kickstarter Etsy HTML Resilient Management Responsive web design Wherewithall
2019-10-21
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S10:E4 - Building a personal brand early in your development career (Amy Chen)

We chat with Amy Chen, systems software engineer at VMware and creator of the Amy Codes YouTube channel, about her career two years into being a professional developer, getting into coding for distributed systems, and the benefits of creating a personal brand. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Slack Go Virtual Machine Jessie Frazelle Rancher Labs Java (programming language) Amy Codes Docker Swarm Mesos Container Orchestration Ada Developers Academy Omegle Kubernetes
2019-10-14
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S10:E3 - How do you prepare for bootcamp and break into tech? (Ruben Harris)

We chat with Ruben Harris, CEO of Career Karma, and a man with bit of an unconventional background. He?s worked as an event organizer for athletes and celebrities, an investment banker, and professional cellist. We chat with him about how he broke into the startup world, his advice for people trying to do the same, and his app, Career Karma, a resource for people trying to find a coding community and preparing themselves for bootcamps. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Benedict Evans Newsletter Powderkeg Podcast The Learn to Code With Me Podcast Naval Podcast Breaking Into Startups Breaking Into Startups Y Combinator Career Karma StrictlyVC Social Capital Snippets The freeCodeCamp Podcast Software Engineering Daily Jocko Podcast #21DayCkChallenge App Academy
2019-10-07
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S10:E2 - What are the pros and cons of getting paid for open source (Katie Delfin)

For all of the benefits of open source, such as pushing innovation and creating huge collaborative ways to build powerful products, there are also very legitimate concerns in terms of sustainability, exploitation of new developers, and the privilege of who actually has the time and resources to contribute to open source. We chat with Katie Delfin, one of the four software engineers who worked on GitHub's new "GitHub Sponsors" tool, which hopes to solve some of these issues. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) cURL Patreon Rails Pluralsight/Code School Dreamweaver Git ColdFusion Object-oriented programming Java GitHub Sponsors GitHub Open source
2019-09-30
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S10:E1 - What does ageism in tech look like (Ariana Tobin)

Ageism in tech has been an open secret in Silicon Valley for years. We spoke with Ariana Tobin, engagement editor at ProPublica, and co-author of the investigative piece "Cutting 'Old Heads' at IBM," about what ageism in tech really looks like, and allegations of ageism against the tech giant. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Got a Story About Age Discrimination in the Workplace? We Want to Hear From You. Cutting 'Old Heads' at IBM U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
2019-09-23
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S9:E8 - Why you should read the new edition of the Pragmatic Programmer (Andy Hunt, Dave Thomas)

The Pragmatic Programmer was published in 1999 by software engineers Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas, and is considered to be one of the quintessential books on programming. For its 20th anniversary edition, we chat with Andy and Dave about the book?s impact, what?s changed in the new edition, and what remains the same, along with things they?ve learned over the past 20 years. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) CodeNewbie Survey Lisp BASIC Remote Method Invocation (RMI) Don't repeat yourself (DRY) Java C++ Mainframe computers Metaprogramming Agile Manifesto Eiffel COBRA AltaVista Programming by Coincidence Orthogonality JavaScript Elixir
2019-08-26
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S9:E7 - How do you create visual recognition software ethically and responsibly (Nashlie Sephus)

At the time of this recording, the New York Times released a report titled "As Cameras Track Detroit?s Residents a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias," which discussed some of the issues in machine learning such as algorithmic bias, and facial recognition software giving more false matches for black people than white people. We chat with Nashlie Sephus, CTO of Partpic, which was acquired by Amazon in 2016, and now an Applied Science Manager at Amazon Web Services, about her journey into machine learning, developing Partpic, and tackling some of the ethical issues in machine learning in her new role at Amazon. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) re:MARS Algorithmic bias Facial recognition Hex bolt Central processing unit (CPU) Caffe Graphics processing unit (GPU) Shazam Cocktail party effect Artificial intelligence (AI) Machine learning Partpic CodeNewbie Survey New York Times: As Cameras Track Detroit?s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Part Finder Carriage bolt NVIDIA Apache MXNet TensorFlow Computer Vision Music information retrieval Digital signal processing
2019-08-19
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S9:E6 - What is Java good for and why is it still one of the most popular coding languages (Peggy Fisher)

GitHub cited Java as one of the most popular coding languages in 2018, and there is a reason why this language has stood the test of time. We chat with Peggy Fisher, content manager at Linkedin Learning Solutions, and author of the book Get Programming with Java, about why Java is still so popular, what it?s good for, and how to get started. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) CodeNewbie Survey C Sharp (programming language) NetBeans Eclipse Coursera Udemy COBOL Sequential Programming Functional programming Object-oriented programming Get Programming with Java C++ Continuous Integration (CI) Oracle Khan Academy Pennsylvania College of Technology Graphical user interface Linkedin Learning Solutions Java
2019-08-12
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S9:E5 - Why you should understand user interface and design (Mina Markham)

No matter how good of an idea you have for a product, if the design isn't executed well and people don't like the interface, the product might as well not even exist. To talk about the importance of good user interfaces and design, we brought in Mina Markham, senior engineer at Slack and creator of the Pantsuit User Interface for Hilary Clinton's 2016 campaign Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Figma CodeNewbie Survey webpack Task Runner Udacity Pluralsight Code School Smashing Magazine Pinterest Flash Skeuomorphism Markup Bootstrap CSS Animations Pantsuit: The Hillary Clinton UI pattern library Slack Gulp Grunt Jen Simmons Rachel Andrew CSS-Tricks Sketch Memphis (typeface) Inverted Triangle CSS React Component GreenSock: GSAP
2019-08-05
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