Complete Developer Podcast

Technology Podcasts

A podcast by coders for coders about all aspects of life as a developer.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast by coders for coders about all aspects of life as a developer.

Language:

English


Episodes

12 Week Year Overview

1/26/2023
Parkinson's Law is an adage that work will expand to fill the time allotted for its completion. We typically understand this law to mean that allotting too much time to a task will cause the task to expand and waste time. However, it is much more useful viewed in the reverse, that allotting less time will make you more efficient. Read more › The post 12 Week Year Overview appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:56:00

Everyone Listening Is Fired

1/19/2023
We react to Mike Acton's 2019 talk "Everyone Watching This Is Fired" by going through his "50 things he expects of developers" and discussing them, or as many as we can in an hour. If you haven't watched his video check out the link in the show notes. Read more › The post Everyone Listening Is Fired appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:55:47

Time Management Baseline

1/12/2023
This year's theme is time management. However, if everything is chaotic, it's kind of difficult to build a robust time management system that you can trust. Read more › The post Time Management Baseline appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:52:20

Predictions 2023

1/5/2023
It's been an interesting year for many of us, with lots of changes. There have been both upsides and downsides to this year, and most of us have had to grow a lot. This is the first episode of 2023. Read more › The post Predictions 2023 appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:45:18

Resolutions 2023

12/29/2022
2022 was an interesting year. It brought a lot of unexpected yet not entirely unwelcome changes for both of us and for the podcast. As we review our resolutions we'll see how SMART our goals really were and then we'll discuss the yearly theme. Read more › The post Resolutions 2023 appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:55:54

Time Management Mistakes

12/22/2022
Have you ever wanted to write a book, start a business, learn a new skill, learn to play a musical instrument, change careers, or simply become world class at something you like to do? Did you try for a bit, only to realize that you didn't have time to do it, that you couldn't achieve your goal? Read more › The post Time Management Mistakes appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:52:38

Being A Good Follower

12/15/2022
We hear a lot about how to be a good leader, but rarely about how to be a good follower. If we are all leading then who is following? Following isn't about blindly agreeing with leadership but instead is the ability to work within any role to improve yourself, your team, and your organization. Read more › The post Being A Good Follower appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:49:44

Creating A Nightly Routine

12/8/2022
Many people will tell you the importance of a morning routine, however without a nightly routine our evenings are all over the place and we are left with sleepless nights, but not in Seattle. To improve sleep and rest we have to look at habit formation and building routines and rituals into our evenings. Read more › The post Creating A Nightly Routine appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:59:06

Integration Code Smells

12/1/2022
Integration points in complex systems have a tendency to surprise you, usually in an unpleasant fashion. While it takes a while to discover the underlying antipatterns that caused the system to have problems, there are certain "smells" you can look for that indicate common sources of issues. Read more › The post Integration Code Smells appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:49:18

Add Value On Your First Day

11/24/2022
So you got a new job and you are starting in a couple of days. You are probably both excited and anxious. What will the first day be like? If you are like many people, your first day at a new job will be something that happens to you, rather than something you control. Not ideal. Read more › The post Add Value On Your First Day appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:55:28

Millionaire Mindset

11/17/2022
The millionaire mindset is a common phrase in the hustle culture of people who are working hard to better themselves and make their world a better place. But what exactly does it mean? Read more › The post Millionaire Mindset appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:01:01:53

10 Rules To Be A Good Engineer

11/3/2022
You write code and solve problems, but are you a good engineer? Are there things you can do to improve yourself and be a better developer? What does it take to be a good software developer? Read more › The post 10 Rules To Be A Good Engineer appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:48:45

Downsides of Self Employement

10/27/2022
Lots of developers are self-employed. While many are happy, there are some pitfalls to the process that can trip up the unwary. From taxes, to interpersonal relationships, being self-employed will teach you a lot of things, but you really don't want to learn the hard way. Read more › The post Downsides of Self Employement appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:43:32

Layoff Resilience

10/20/2022
There is definitely a cycle to the financial system. Things get easier for a while, and then things get harder. While we don't want to delve into the reasons too deeply, there's a pretty good chance that some rough times are coming. Read more › The post Layoff Resilience appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:53:03

Today Is The Day To Stop Procrastinating

10/20/2022
Procrastination is an insidious venom that slowly eats away at us by making us think we have plenty of time to do the things we need to do but may not want to do. Today is the day to stop procrastinating! Read more › The post Today Is The Day To Stop Procrastinating appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:50:22

Managing Large Refactorings

10/13/2022
As a project becomes more successful, it almost always gets larger. Over time, teams usually get larger as well. Eventually, this means that the previous structure of the application becomes insufficient and needs to be refactored. Read more › The post Managing Large Refactorings appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:41:24

Difficult Conversations

10/6/2022
Difficult conversations are not easy or fun, hence the term difficult. Maintaining interpersonal relationships in the workplace involves problem solving and a fair amount of compromise when dealing with difficult situations. Read more › The post Difficult Conversations appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:42:18

Database Indexing Mistakes

9/29/2022
If you aren't constantly dealing with the database, you probably have some misconceptions about how indexes work. These misconceptions not only tend to bite you, but they tend to do so at the worst possible time, when your system is under load or when you've just rolled out a new feature. Read more › The post Database Indexing Mistakes appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:39:58

Basic Psychological Needs of Motivation

9/22/2022
What motivates you when the rewards seem far off? What drives you to keep pushing when you are tired and worn out? It's not likely the pay or some big reward at the end. It is your own intrinsic motivation. Read more › The post Basic Psychological Needs of Motivation appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:47:38

Tradeoffs of Single Page Applications

9/15/2022
In many development shops, Single Page Applications (or SPAs) are the user interface of choice, especially if they are already in use in other systems. While this is often a laudable and reasonable choice, it's a good idea to understand the tradeoffs of going with this approach. Read more › The post Tradeoffs of Single Page Applications appeared first on Complete Developer Podcast.

Duration:00:46:51