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Episode 261 | M. Scott Ford - Fix It

Guest: Scott Ford @mscottford M. Scott Ford talks with Dave Rael about making something better, the toll of harsh criticism, technical focus, and identifying needs Leading the Corgibytes technical team is Scott, who has been called the “Bob Vila of the internet.” Scott is a polyglot developer who, at last count, is fluent in over twenty programming languages. Scott’s love of software restoration and remodeling began in college where he and his team were responsible for retrofitting...

Duration: 00:44:20

Episode 260 | Matthew Renze - Voice For Data Science

Guest: Matthew Renze @MatthewRenze Matthew Renze speaks with Dave Rael in person at the 2017 Kansas City Developer Conference about updates on his activities, interests, and multiple talents Matthew Renze is an independent software and data science consultant with over 16 years of professional experience building large-scale data-driven desktop, server, and cloud-based applications. He is an author for Pluralsight, a Microsoft MVP, an ASPInsider, an international public speaker, and...

Duration: 00:43:11

Episode 259 | Terence McGhee - Visible Leadership

Guest: Terence McGhee @TerenceMcGhee Terence McGhee talks with Dave Rael about culture, inclusion, exclusion, taking a stand, gaining trust, and doing your business the right way Terence McGhee well versed in many branches of software development and Internet technologies. He has over 25 years of development experience and he's a major proponent for software craftsmanship and professionalism. When not programming, he can be found saving a galaxy, rescuing a princess, or liberating...

Duration: 00:55:12

Episode 258 | Jeff Atwood - Sharing the House

Guest: Jeff Atwood @codinghorror Jeff Atwood talks with Dave Rael about the human side of software development, blogging, connections, tackling problems, empathy, and shared experience Jeff Atwood is an Indoor enthusiast. He's a legendary blogger and co-founder of Stack Overflow and Discourse. He considers himself a reasonably experienced software developer with a particular interest in the human side of software development, as represented in his recommended developer reading...

Duration: 01:05:09

Episode 257 | The Hidden Genius Project - Whole Humans

Guest: Hidden Genius @HiddenGeniusPro Sean Valentine and Landon Miller talk with Dave Rael about the Hidden Genius Project, mentoring and growing young black men, male role models, and human connections The Hidden Genius Project was founded in 2012 by five black male entrepreneurs/technologists who were unnerved by the dramatic juxtaposition between the high unemployment of black male youth and the plethora of career opportunities within the local technology sector. To address this...

Duration: 00:50:42

Episode 256 | Episode 0x100

Guest: Developer On Fire @raelyard Dave Rael reflects on 0x100 (256) episodes of Developer On Fire It has been quite a ride to get Developer On Fire to 0x100 episodes! Thank you for all the joy and memories. This episode is a celebration of journey and a reflection on the first 2^8 episode of the show. - Reflection, growth, attitude, and gratitude Dave Rael on Developer On FireSupport the ShowKansas Developer ConferenceSpencer Schneidenbach on Developer On FireMatt Wynne on...

Duration: 00:12:29

Episode 255 | Aja Hammerly - Fun Pink Dinosaur

Guest: Aja Hammerly @the_thagomizer Aja Hammerly talks with Dave Rael about having a sense of humor, working for Google, mental health, productive environments, and taking care of yourself Aja lives in Seattle where she is a Developer Advocate at Google and a member of the Seattle Ruby Brigade. Her favorite languages are Ruby and Prolog. She also loves working with large piles of data. In her free time she enjoys skiing, cooking, knitting, and long coding sessions on the...

Duration: 00:53:01

Episode 254 | Paul Rayner - Explore DDD

Guest: Paul Rayner @thepaulrayner Paul Rayner talks with Dave Rael about refactoring, learning a domain, Domain-Driven Design, and his Explore DDD Conference in Denver, Colorado USA in September 2017 Paul Rayner is one of the world’s leading Domain-Driven Design (DDD) practitioners. He is a developer, instructor, coach and popular conference speaker. He co-founded DDD Denver and is founder and chairman of the Explore DDD Conference. His company Virtual Genius LLC, provides training...

Duration: 00:44:04

Episode 253 | Kyle Scarmardo - Motivation Matters

Guest: Kyle Scarmardo @growthapex Kyle Scarmardo talks with Dave Rael about being deliberate with your time, the importance of self-awareness, coaching and mentoring, and taking action Kyle spent sixteen years in the Information Technology space for a large financial company, the 20th largest private company in America, where he worked his way up from the bottom to become an executive in 13 years at the age of 35. The latter part of his career heavily involved helping others with...

Duration: 00:58:42

Episode 252 | Felienne - It Doesn't Have to be Painful

Guest: Felienne Hermans @felienne Felienne talks with Dave Rael about teaching kids, teaching adults, the nature of programming, and gratitude Felienne is assistant professor at Delft University of Technology, where she researches programming for everyone, from spreadsheet users to young kids. Felienne’s biggest passions in life is to share her enthusiasm for programming with others. She teaches programming in a community center in Rotterdam every week, she organizes the Joy of...

Duration: 00:51:34

Episode 251 | James Stone - Bridging the Gap

Guest: James Stone @jamesstoneco James Stone talks with Dave Rael about diverse backgrounds, school and education, compensation, and the differences and similarities between design and engineering James Stone is a Design Systems Engineer and a top contributor to the Open Source ZURB Foundation CSS front-end framework. He is most well known for his videos on YouTube which have had over 294k views to date. He has written for UX Pin and ZURB University and is an Adjunct Professor at...

Duration: 00:50:18

Episode 250 | Steve Elliott - The Right People

Guest: Steve Elliott @stevejelliott Steve Elliott talks with Dave Rael about gratitude, the rewards of leading an organization, loving technology, and hiring excellent people Steve founded AgileCraft in 2013 to help leaders excel in their management duties through the use of agile to transform the way they do business. He is passionate about finding ways to help organizations scale all aspects of business operations. Steve has been a senior executive in multiple startups including...

Duration: 00:50:44

Episode 249 | Douglas Hirsh - Democratization of the Art

Guest: Douglas Hirsh @dhirshjr Douglas Hirsh talks with Dave Rael about software careers, learning and teaching, business, and the accessibility of software development Douglas has 16 years of professional back-end and front-end software development experience. Currently, Douglas works as an instructor at The Iron Yard where he helps aspiring developers move into the field of software development. He has worked for companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 50s. In his...

Duration: 00:46:41

Episode 248 | Andrea Goulet - Square Zero

Guest: Andrea Goulet @andreagoulet Andrea Goulet talks with Dave Rael about becoming technical, feeling like an impostor, confidence, taking risks, and practicing empathy Andrea Goulet is the CEO of Corgibytes, a software development shop dedicated to maintaining and modernizing software applications and has been named by LinkedIn as one of the top 10 professionals in software under 35. She’s the founder of LegacyCode.Rocks and hosts a podcast dedicated to changing the way we think...

Duration: 01:02:24

Episode 247 | Kelsey Hightower - Depth and Dedication

Guest: Kelsey Hightower @kelseyhightower Kelsey Hightower talks with Dave Rael about minimalism, work ethic, life at Google, going deep, and helping other be better Kelsey Hightower currently works as a Developer Advocate at Google and enjoys finding simple solutions to complex problems. - Dave introduces the show and Kelsey Hightower - Kelsey and Google - The Developer Advocate Poisiton - The things on which Kelsey works - The things that "light Kelsey up" - How Kelsey got...

Duration: 00:50:56

Episode 246 | Jared Smith - Research and Development

Guest: Jared Smith @jaredthecoder Jared Smith talks with Dave Rael about passion for what he does, security, extroversion, and building your brand Jared is a Computer Security researcher at the US's largest national laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN, where he works on projects ranging from novel security data analytics tools to malware research. He was previously a software security engineer at Cisco Systems internal security team and serves as a technical advisor for several Knoxville,...

Duration: 00:46:30

Episode 245 | BJ Burns - Lead To Learn

Guest: BJ Burns @BowtieBeej BJ Burns talks with Dave Rael about learning to write software, mentors, teaching, podcasting, and helping others BJ Burns is a full-stack developer with the State of Tennessee building API’s in .NET and doing some work on the front end with AngularJS. Occasionally he writes some HTML and CSS. With his mentor Will Gant he host Complete Developer Podcast and hosts a monthly meet up group called Developer Launchpad. Each month he writes a new challenge for...

Duration: 00:50:49

Episode 244 | Ed Finkler - Things That Matter

Guest: Ed Finkler @funkatron Ed Finkler talks with Dave Rael about running a nonprofit organization, mental illness, speaking openly, and making better environments for humans Ed Finkler, also known as Funkatron, started making web sites before browsers had frames. He does front-end and server-side work in Python, PHP, and JavaScript. Ed is the founder and chairman of Open Sourcing Mental Illness, a non-profit 501c3 dedicated to raising awareness and supporting those with mental...

Duration: 00:56:34

Episode 243 | Joe Colantonio - Creating Options

Guest: Joe Colantonio @jcolantonio Joe Colantonio talks with Dave Rael about remote work, podcasting, building an audience, income, motivation, and reward Joe Colantonio a test automation architect for a large Fortune 100 company. He’m able work 100% remotely from home in Rhode Island, which is fortunate because he hates cubicles and commuting. He blogs at joecolantonio.com and is the host of the podcast, TestTalks where he focuses on helping people and organizations succeed with...

Duration: 00:38:49

Episode 242 | Alex Papadimoulis - Inventions And Products

Guest: Alex Papadimoulis @apapadimoulis Alex Papadimoulis talks to Dave Rael about inventions and products, making a mark, DevOps, engineering and marketing, and scaling an organization Alex is a speaker and writer who is passionate about looking beyond the code to build great software. Alex is the founder Inedo, the makers of DevOps tools for the Enterprise, he also started The Daily WTF, a fun site dedicated to building software the wrong way. - Dave introduces the show and...

Duration: 00:58:18

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