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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

282. Death By a Thousand IFs with Jacob O'Donnell (Replay)

November 29, 2022

On today’s show, we have the honor of welcoming Jacob O’Donnell as our special guest. Jacob is a consultant at Stride and we are very happy to have such a good friend and experienced programmer join the show this time around.

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281. Centering & Entering (Replay)

November 22, 2022

On today’s show, Dave and William are once again joined by Emmanuel Genard to discuss the idea of centering and entering. The reality of the workplace means that entering a new team or having someone enter your team is likely and some of the ...

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280. Vacations (Replay)

November 15, 2022

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

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279. The Definitive Developers Guide to Career Clarity with Jeff Perry

November 8, 2022

In today’s world of rapidly-changing technologies and job descriptions, it can be difficult to know which path to pursue. As a result, it often feels simpler to fall into a pattern where we are funneled down the path of least resistance, rather than ...

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278. Stand-up and don't hold the team up. Be quick with 3 simple questions

November 1, 2022

Whether you call it a Stand-Up, a Daily Scrum, a Huddle, or a Roll Call this daily check-in is a powerful tool you and your team can use to maximize productivity. During today’s episode, you will learn how to do a Stand-Up, what a Stand-Up consists ...

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277. Spiking Feature Work — Best Practices to Figure the Unknown Unknowns

October 26, 2022

Often, developers will be asked to work on a story, but nobody knows quite how to deal with it. That is why, today, we are discussing spiking feature work. We are joined by Rob O’Brien, one of the partners here at Stride, and a self-confessed ...

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276. How To Stand Out as a Software Engineer? (with Dan and Genesis)

October 18, 2022

Companies receive a large number of applications during the recruitment process which places extra pressure on candidates to stand out amongst the masses. How do you present your resume professionally while ensuring you catch the attention of ...

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275. The Four Rules of Simplicity

October 11, 2022

In this episode of The Rabbit Hole, we're talking about The Rules of Simplicity and why you should be following them when building software. We break down the four Rules of Simplicity first laid out in the book Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace ...

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274. Two Websites to Keep in Your Back Pocket for Javascript

October 4, 2022

Today, we're going to talk about two websites to keep in your back pocket for JavaScript. If you are currently doing JavaScript development in your projects, there are two websites or repositories that can make your life a lot easier. In this ...

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273. Working Agreements

September 27, 2022

The remote work landscape calls for conscious congruity amongst teammates, now more than ever. The best way to ensure everyone’s on the same page is to construct a working agreement that everyone is on board with. In this episode, we explain what ...

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