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Three developers building a software business on our own terms.

Three developers building a software business on our own terms.
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United States

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Three developers building a software business on our own terms.

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English


Episodes

MicroConf 2019 Recap, Confronting Ageism In Tech, And Badgercon 2020

4/19/2019
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The guys dish about their experiences at MicroConf. Ben talks about entrepreneurial ADD, Josh explains why the "good old days" at Honeybadger are now, and Starr challenges younger developers to a coding battle royale. There is also a preview of Badgercon (pending wildlife insurance procurement).

Duration:00:31:14

!@#$ Dependencies! Learn How We Are Fighting Our Abandonware Problem.

4/12/2019
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We originally sat down to discuss distractions and Yak Shaving. What emerged was more like group therapy for a team struggling to cope with a spate of JS dependency upgrades. We also discuss purchasing an ice cream truck. Buckle up!

Duration:00:26:32

Personal Productivity - Dealing With Distractions While Getting Sh!t Done

4/5/2019
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Faced with a punishing week of distractions, the crew discusses their own techniques for remaining personally productive.

Duration:00:33:07

Technical Debt - Our Approach to Building Cool Tech Profitably

3/29/2019
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"Suits" vs "hackers" is a trope as old as tech itself. Suits want to make money and cut costs. Hackers want to build cool things the right way. What if you're both the suit *and* the hacker? How do you balance business vs engineering needs and adopt a sane strategy towards technical debt in a small company? This is the subject of today's episode.

Duration:00:25:04

Turning Points

3/15/2019
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Looking at the major events in our lives, we can often trace them back to turning points -- decisions big and small that had outsized effects. In this episode the dudes reflect on some of their major decisions, good and bad.

Duration:00:37:38

Hiring

3/8/2019
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The guys discuss their first full-time technical hire, and the secrets they discovered for attracting high-quality job applicants when you can't compete with the likes of FANG on salary.

Duration:00:26:29

Hackathon

3/1/2019
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In their first episode, Starr, Josh and Ben talk about the company hack-week where they built a small proof-of-concept product with Elixir and Phoenix.

Duration:00:18:21