The Rabbit Hole

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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Recent Episodes

266. Continuous Integration (Replay)

August 9, 2022

Continuous integration is the peanut butter to the jelly of continuous delivery, and it’s also the topic of today’s episode. We are talking all things CI, including some of the benefits and downsides and a whole lot more. We kick off with a ...

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265. Product vs. Developers with Rob O’Brien | Part 2 (Replay)

August 2, 2022

In today’s episode, we complete the ultimate showdown between product and developer! In this round, it will be the developers who are on the defensive as Dave and Michael account for their faux pas as developers. Rob O'Brien returns to the show with ...

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264. Product vs. Developers with Rob O'Brien (Replay)

July 26, 2022

In today’s episode, we have the ultimate showdown between product management and developers. Meet our guest Rob O’Brien. His career started in information science technology, giving him a good grounding in app development. He has since gained ...

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263. Circling Back to Programming Idioms (Replay)

July 19, 2022

We had so much fun last time out talking about programming idioms that we thought it was worth revisiting the topic and exploring a few more. To kick things off we talk about the idea of 'bike shedding', the supposed history of the term, and how it ...

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262. Programming Idioms (Replay)

July 12, 2022

Each programming language has its own set of idioms or patterns of code used to express some standard kind of computation. Today on The Rabbit Hole, we’re talking about the programming idioms or expressions that we use on the regular; which are not ...

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261. Psychological Safety (Replay)

June 28, 2022

Today, we’ll be talking about psychological safety. We’ll go into what is psychological safety and how important is it in the work space. Having a team that has more cohesive and safe environment is actually more important for performance of the ...

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260. Vacations (Replay)

June 21, 2022

Vacations help developers stay energized at work and avoid burn out, but sometimes it's hard to pull ourselves away from our computers for even a weekend away.

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259. Remote Pair Programming with Ben Orenstein (Replay)

June 14, 2022

On today’s episode, we are joined by special guest, Ben Orenstein, to talk about remote pair programming. Ben is a developer, who after many years of working for other people decided to strike out on his own. He is the cofounder of an app called ...

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258. Pragmatic Folks Part 3 - The Dogmatic Developer (Replay)

June 7, 2022

On the final episode of our three-part series with Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt, we discuss the nuanced nature of programming and why the idea of a “best practice” is often idealistic and not equally relevant to everyone. When it comes to solutions and ...

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257. Pragmatic Folks Part 2 - Own Your Environment (Replay)

May 31, 2022

Today's episode is the second of a three-part Pragmatic Folks series and we are joined again by Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt, authors of The Pragmatic Programmer, to talk more in-depth about how you are in control of your own destiny even when it seems ...

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