Documentation Not Included

The podcast for developers by developers with other IT added for fun!

About the show

Documentation Not Included is a live-streamed development talk show and podcast where Josey and Chris delve deep into all things development.

We're platform agnostic, covering topics such as web development, process work-flows, enterprise architecture, game development, visual effects, community management, virtual assistance and DevOps practices. We also cover a vast array of other topics related to IT in general.

We stream live every Thursday at 7PM GMT on Twitch. Come join us and have your say!

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  • Agents: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

    August 29th, 2019  |  58 mins 18 secs
    consultant, developers, freelancer, recruiters

    Chris uses agents and recruiters. Josey has not used them, and only seen the ugly side from others. This week, Cameron MacGrain from HarveyNash joins the team to help peel back the layers on working with agents and recuiters as developer consultants and freelancers. Can we keep IR35 out of the discussion?

  • Team Culture

    August 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    culture, dev, diversity, management, teams

    Sam Strauss joins Chris and Josey bringing new insight to what is team culture, how to form it, and most importantly, how to survive it!

  • Migration Mumbles

    August 15th, 2019  |  59 mins 25 secs
    code, dev, migration

    Mark Walsh joins Josey and Chris to discuss the "joys" found in doing a code migration. It's all fun and games right?

  • %&[email protected]$!! Contractors - They Took Our Jaaaaabs!

    August 8th, 2019  |  58 mins 43 secs
    company growth, contractor, dev, freelance

    Chris is joined by one of our regular guests, Anthony Keenan, to discuss the employee's perspective on contractors, freelancers, and more. Can Chris keep the topic of IR35 out of the discussion? Listen in to find out!

  • "Working" From Home

    August 1st, 2019  |  56 mins 48 secs
    contractors, freelancers, working from home

    Chris and Josey debate the pros and cons of being contractors and freelancers who work from home. After all, it's all fun and games right?

  • Scope it up, Furball!

    July 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    dev, project management, scope creep

    Can Chris and Josey prevent scope creep during their episode on scope creep?

  • Oi! Freelancer! You're Fired! Part Two

    July 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
    company growth, contractor, dev, fired, freelance

    Chris and Josey continue their discussion about being fired as contractors/freelancers/company. This time, it's all about how to handle it and use it to better yourself, your company, and your relationships with your clients...and yes, we even mean the ones who fired you.

  • In the Black: Freelancer Financials

    July 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    accounting, financials, freelance, ir35, sole trader

    The team have a real accountant join them this week. Chris finds himself shocked about regulations. Josey explains the dangers of relying on word of mouth. And our guest, Simon Young proves that accountants do indeed have a sense of humor...and so much more!

  • Python: The Second Language

    June 27th, 2019  |  59 mins 55 secs
    c#, dev, languages, programming, python

    Owain Williams livesd and breathes C# in his work and as an Umbraco MVP. So what made him want to look at Python? The DNIStream team looks at what it is like to learn a second programming language, and even get into a debate about the very definition of the term "language".

  • Oi! Freelancer! You're Fired!

    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!

  • Freelance Fun - A Primer

    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.

  • Weird Dev Stories II

    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!

  • Enforced QA

    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?

  • (Tech) Debt Consolidation

    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.

  • Breaking into Virtualisation

    April 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    education, hardware, virtualization

    Chris and Pat are joined by Josh Thorman, a student with a keen interest in server virtualization

  • Dev Communities & Events

    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.