Whether wielding a keyboard or a whip, Josey knows how to get results, and has the right persona on tap to ensure success: Darth Securitas finds your lack of security disturbing; her Rogue Verbal Alchemist mixes unique social story combinations; and Love Sudo keeps those personas contained. She is proud of her ever growing rubber duck army.
June 20th, 2019 | 59 mins 21 secs
contractor, fired, freelance
Josey and Chris both found themselves on the freelance/contractor chopping block this past month. With the experience still fresh in both their minds, they explore various reasons a company/freelancer/contractor can find themselves removed from a contract early and reveal just what they think about being fired. Listen to us roar!
May 30th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
contract, dev, freelance
Chris and Josey start the Freelance version of Documentation Not Included with a Primer on topics they will discuss including contracting, freelancing, and managed services.
May 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
dev, horrorstories, stories
Anthony join Chris and Josey again, this time to share strange and funny stories from the dev and tech world. Bit thanks to our listens who sent in their own horror stories!
May 16th, 2019 | 59 mins 31 secs
dev, qa, testing
Developers love QA right? ...right? Anthony Keenan joins Chris and Josey to look at what QA is, isn't, who should be doing it and who shouldn't. At no point do we have disagreements about this topic...what side do you fall on?
April 25th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
coding, development, tech debt
Chris and Pat are joined by Mark Walsh, a start-up focussed lead developer to talk about tech debt and how to handle it.
April 11th, 2019 | 1 hr 13 mins
community, dev, events, inclusivity
Paul Verbeek-Mast joins the DNI team as we dig in to developer communities and events, their impact, how they have changed over the years, and how to get involved.
March 28th, 2019 | 53 mins 50 secs
companies, corporate culture, managers
I want to be BIG! Chris and Josey, with the text based Patryk, dig into the difference found in working for large and small companies!
March 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
communication, dev, junior, senior, sysadmin
We've all seen it, the US vs THEM mentality. Be it bean-counters, juniors, sysadmins, developers, and others. Dan Howarth joins us this episode to discuss who US and THEM are, is separation bad, the effects of this mentality, and what we can all do to just get along!
March 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 secs
it jobs, on-call, overwork, support
The mysterious infrastructure admin "Gareth" appears to discuss the challenges of working in a 24/7 profession.
March 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
data structures, databases, firebase, graphql, postgres
Chris & Josey are joined by Gordon Johnston from Lineup Ninja to talk about Postgres, GraphQL, Firebase, and the world of data storage. Interspersed with the tech talk, are moments of developers ranting about their frustrations; you know, a normal gathering of developers.
February 28th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
developer, devops, job security, sysadmin
Chris and Josey discuss the good and bad sides of being an indispensable IT worker, be it developer, devops, sysadmin, or other, and whether or not it is by choice or by circumstance.
February 21st, 2019 | 59 mins 51 secs
containers, dev, docker, kubernetes
Thornton Phillis joins us to discuss Docker, Containerisation, and more.
January 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
infosec, privacy, security
The team start talk about security in the IT world and development and discuss the impact they have on each other.
December 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
crunch, enterprise dev, game dev
Gareth “Gazimoff” Harmer joins the team to talk about interchangeable lessons for enterprise and game development.
December 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
development, investors, saas, user adoption
Hamid Shojaee joins the DNI team to discuss taking a SaaS idea and turning it into a profitable one.
November 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
Bradley McAvoy-James joins us to discuss lessons learned from Fallout 76 and more...