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Become the best software developer you can be

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Become the best software developer you can be

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English


Episodes

Site Reliability Engineering – Eliminating Toil

5/8/2022
We say "toil" a lot this episode while Joe saw a movie, Michael says something controversial, and Allen's tip is to figure it out yourself, all while learning how to eliminate toil.

Duration:01:31:10

Site Reliability Engineering – Service Level Indicators, Objectives, and Agreements

4/24/2022
Welcome to the morning edition of Coding Blocks as we dive into what service level indicators, objectives, and agreements are while Michael clearly needs more sleep, Allen doesn't know how web pages work anymore, and Joe isn't allowed to beg.

Duration:01:44:36

Site Reliability Engineering – Embracing Risk

4/10/2022
We learn how to embrace risk as we continue our learning about Site Reliability Engineering while Johnny Underwood talked too much, Joe shares a (scary) journey through his mind, and Michael, Reader of Names, ends the show on a dark note.

Duration:01:43:34

Software Reliability Engineering – Hope is not a strategy

3/27/2022
It's finally time to learn what Site Reliability Engineering is all about, while Jer can't speak nor type, Merkle got one (!!!), and Mr. Wunderwood is wrong.

Duration:01:33:44

The Great Resignation

3/13/2022
We're living through the tail end, maybe?, of the Great Resignation, so we dig into how that might impact software engineering careers while Allen is very somber, Joe's years are ... different, and Michael compares Apples to Apples.

Duration:02:00:10

Minimum Viable Continuous Delivery

2/27/2022
We dive into what it takes to adhere to minimum viable continuous delivery while Michael isn't going to quit his day job, Allen catches the earworm, and Joe is experiencing full-on Stockholm syndrome.

Duration:01:45:18

#CBJAM 22 Recap

2/13/2022
We have a retrospective about our recent Game Ja Ja Ja Jam, while Michael doesn't know his A from his CNAME, Allen could be a nun, and Joe still wants to be a game developer.

Duration:01:48:51

PagerDuty’s Security Training for Engineers, The Dramatic Conclusion

1/30/2022
We wrap up our discussion of PagerDuty's Security Training, while Joe declares this year is already a loss, Michael can't even, and Allen says doody, err, duty.

Duration:01:39:21

PagerDuty’s Security Training for Engineers, Penultimate

1/17/2022
We're pretty sure we're almost done and we're definitely all present for the recording as we continue discussing PagerDuty's Security Training, while Allen won't fall for it, Joe takes the show to a dark place, and Michael knows obscure, um, stuff.

Duration:01:29:41

PagerDuty’s Security Training for Engineers! Part Deux

1/3/2022
We continue our discussion of PagerDuty's Security Training presentation while Michael buys a vowel, Joe has some buffer, and Allen hits everything he doesn't aim for.

Duration:01:45:25

PagerDuty’s Security Training for Engineers

12/19/2021
We're taking our time as we discuss PagerDuty's Security Training presentations and what it means to "roll the pepper" while Michael is embarrassed in front of the whole Internet, Franklin Allen Underwood is on a full name basis, and don't talk to Joe about corn.

Duration:01:58:22

What is a Game Engine?

12/5/2021
With Game Ja-Ja-Ja-Jamuary coming up, we discuss what makes a game engine, while Michael's impersonation is spot-on, Allen may really just be Michael, and Joe already has the title of his next podcast show at the ready.

Duration:01:57:23

Designing Data-Intensive Applications – Secondary Indexes, Rebalancing, Routing

11/21/2021
We wrap up the discussion on partitioning from our collective favorite book, Designing Data-Intensive Applications, while Allen is properly substituted, Michael can't stop thinking about Kafka, and Joe doesn't live in the real sunshine state.

Duration:02:19:05

Designing Data-Intensive Applications – Partitioning

11/7/2021
We crack open our favorite book again, Designing Data-Intensive Applications by Martin Kleppmann, while Joe sounds different, Michael comes to a sad realization, and Allen also engages "no take backs".

Duration:01:39:58

The 2021 Shopping Spree

10/24/2021
The Mathemachicken strikes again for this year's shopping spree, while Allen just realized he was under a rock, Joe engages "no take backs", and Michael ups his decor game.

Duration:02:59:32

Should You Speak at a Conference?

10/10/2021
We discuss the pros and cons of speaking at conferences and similar events, while Joe makes a verbal typo, Michael has turned over a new leaf, and Allen didn't actually click the link.

Duration:02:16:42

Transactions in Distributed Systems

9/26/2021
Joe goes full shock jock, but only for a moment. Allen loses the “Most Tips In A Single Episode: 2021” award, and Michael didn’t get the invite notification in this […]

Duration:01:14:42

Docker Licensing, Career and Coding Questions

9/12/2021
Some things just require discussion, such as Docker's new licensing, while Joe is full of it, Allen *WILL* fault them, and Michael goes on the record.

Duration:02:00:46

Why Get Into Competitive Programming?

8/29/2021
We step away from our microservices deployments to meet around the water cooler and discuss the things on our minds, while Joe is playing Frogger IRL, Allen "Eeyores" his way to victory, and Michael has some words about his keyvoard, er, kryboard, leybaord, ugh, k-e-y-b-o-a-r-d!

Duration:01:50:38

Are Microservices … for real?

8/15/2021
We decide to dig into the details of what makes a microservice and do we really understand them as Joe tells us why we really want microservices, Allen incorrectly answers the survey, and Michael breaks down in real time.

Duration:01:57:48