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Welcome to The Rabbit Hole, the definitive developers podcast. If you are a software developer or technology leader looking to stay on top of the latest news in the software development world, or just want to learn actionable tactics to improve your day-to-day job performance, this podcast is for you.

Welcome to The Rabbit Hole, the definitive developers podcast. If you are a software developer or technology leader looking to stay on top of the latest news in the software development world, or just want to learn actionable tactics to improve your day-to-day job performance, this podcast is for you.
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Welcome to The Rabbit Hole, the definitive developers podcast. If you are a software developer or technology leader looking to stay on top of the latest news in the software development world, or just want to learn actionable tactics to improve your day-to-day job performance, this podcast is for you.

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Episodes

81. More Books

9/25/2018
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Welcome back to another episode of The Rabbit Hole. Today on the show we are continuing our conversation on the books we’ve read within the last couple of months. This episode of books is a little different, because none of the books that we’ve currently read were programming books!

Duration:00:19:16

80. Building a scrum team

9/18/2018
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Welcome back to another episode of The Rabbit Hole. Today we welcome Blake Deboer, also from Stride, to help us unpack the topic of Scrum!

Duration:00:25:49

79. GraphQL in Python with Patrick Arminio: Pycon Italia Part 3

9/11/2018
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Welcome back to another episode of The Rabbit Hole. Today on the show we have another interview from Dave’s time at PyCon Italia, the last of a three part series.

Duration:00:14:57

78. Realtime Applications with Django, with Iacopo Spalletti - PyCon Italia - Part 2

9/4/2018
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Today on The Rabbit Hole we give you Part 2 of Dave’s adventures to PyCon Italia. While over there giving his speech, Dave interviewed Iacopo Spalletti, the Founder and CTO of Nephila, an open source and Django web company based in Florence, London, and Zürich.

Duration:00:17:34

77. Make The Lightbulb Want to Change with Mikey Ariel - Pycon Italia Part 1

8/28/2018
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Today’s episode is a field recording all the way from Florence, Italy where our very own Dave Anderson interviewed Mikey Ariel about her presentation at PyCon Italia. Mikey presented a keynote titled “Can We Make The Lightbulb Want to Change?” and Dave gets the low down from her about what this means in the context of documentation and the transfer of knowledge.

Duration:00:23:06

76. Stop talking about Tech Debt with Dane O'Connor

8/21/2018
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Welcome back to another episode of The Rabbit Hole! On today’s show we welcome our friend Dane O’Connor, who is here to tell us why we need to stop using the term ‘tech debt’. As a commonly used phrase in today’s developer community and in so much business, there can be a lot of sensitivity and potential issues that are connected to the term.

Duration:00:29:36

75. GraphQL Hot Takes with Stephen Meriwether

8/14/2018
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On today’s episode of the The Rabbit Hole we are talking GraphQL and getting some hot takes from our guest Stephen Meriwether! Although GraphQL definitely has its proponents, it certainly has its critics and there are a number of reasons for this.

Duration:00:22:25

74. Authorization with Roberto

8/7/2018
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Welcome back to another episode of The Rabbit Hole. Today on the show we are joined by Roberto Pedroso, and we’ll be talking about authorization and how to keep people out of our websites.

Duration:00:29:22

73. Front End Build Systems

7/31/2018
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In this episode of The Rabbit Hole we tackle the world of front end build systems. The field has come along very quickly and things have developed at an almost breakneck space with new systems and frameworks popping up all around us.

Duration:00:24:06

72. Feedback with Meredith and Madelyn

7/24/2018
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On the episode today we welcome our colleagues and friends Meredith Edwards and Madelyn Freed to help us discuss feedback and how to do it properly. As an integral and challenging part of any professional environment, feedback can always be improved and given more attention and that’s what we are here to help you with today! During our discussion we look at just why feedback is so vital to a nurturing workplace before looking at the RAB framework for delivering feedback. We expand on making...

Duration:00:31:23

71. Common Mistakes Tech Leads Make With Kelly Wu

7/17/2018
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Today on the show, we welcome special guest, Kelly Wu. Kelly is a software consultant and as a consultant has worked with many different tech leads and teams throughout her career. Most engineering teams will have a tech lead and have experience either working with a tech lead or actually being one.

Duration:00:30:31

70. Mentorship with Kimberly Suazo and Avielle Wolfe

7/10/2018
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On this episode of The Rabbit Hole we delve into the subject of mentorship! To help us along the path we welcome Avielle Wolfe and Kimberly Suazo who are both developers at Stride.

Duration:00:24:16

69. Becoming a Manager with Kyle Rush from Casper

7/3/2018
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On today’s episode of The Rabbit Hole, we welcome our friend Kyle Rush, VP of Engineering at Casper to help us discuss becoming a manager. Kyle is a great example of a developer who made the change to a successful managerial role, a transition that oftentimes has its challenges.

Duration:00:33:48

68. Why not use Elixir?

6/26/2018
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On today’s show we welcome back our special and esteemed guest Steven Nuñez, as we ask, ‘Why not use Elixir?” Steven is an avid Elixir user and an expert on the question at hand. During the chat he details the switch he made from Ruby and what brought this about, describes some the stand out features of the language and then assesses Ruby and Elixir, side by side and notes their relationship to each other.

Duration:00:27:36

67. Tech Debt and Trust

6/19/2018
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On today’s episode, we welcome two guests, Madelyn Freed and Sam Handler to help us discuss the topics of tech debt and trust. These ideas may not be new to the field of software development but our guests really help us unpack these topics in a way that can be beneficial to all listeners. It is a common experience for coders to come across what is termed ‘tech debt’ and the need to pay back time and energy into code for something that was not written perfectly in the past.

Duration:00:28:18

66. AGILE Principles

6/12/2018
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On today’s episode, we welcome back Kevin Thomas to help us as we unpack the principles of Agile! This discussion takes the form of the team going through each of the twelve principles of the Agile Manifesto and pitching in their experiences and thoughts on each. As we cycle through, the principles are weighed for their utility and thus the whole system is ultimately judged for its impact.

Duration:00:18:22

65. Extreme Programming (XP) with Kevin Thomas

6/5/2018
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Today on The Rabbit Hole we are talking about extreme programming and to help us with this we welcome our very own Kevin Thomas. Kevin is a consultant at Stride and a strong proponent of extreme programming!

Duration:00:23:11

64. Learning Culture

5/29/2018
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On today’s episode of the Rabbit Hole we are talking about learning culture and just how vital it is to a functioning and successful organization. In an industry such as tech, where things are changing at the speed that they do, without a productive learning culture, there is no way a group of people, no matter the size and experience, will not get left behind.

Duration:00:24:09

63. Monoliths

5/22/2018
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On today’s episode, we are talking about monoliths! That’s right, they’re back. Not quite from the dead but definitely from a deep sleep and the unfavored sock drawer. So why exactly are we seeing a resurgence in the popularity of this form of coding right now?

Duration:00:21:42

62. Diversity and Inclusion with Derek Parham

5/15/2018
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On today’s episode we are talking about the important topic of diversity and inclusion and to help us with our discussion we are pleased to host Derek Parham, CTO of JOOR. As much as is said on this issue, for some, it still may seem challenging and so we are here to try and clear up some of the troublesome areas.

Duration:00:29:41