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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161. Debugging Strategies

June 23, 2020

No-one likes bugs, and while we can’t entirely avoid them, there are some tried and tested techniques to squash those little pests. In today’s show, we dive into some of these strategies. While Mike’s initial reaction is denial and he runs the code ...

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160. Programming as a Story: How we tell three different stories when developing apps

June 16, 2020

A lot goes into writing an application that knocks it out of the park. One of the ways to look at the different components of success is to view programming as a story with three layers. In this episode, we dive into these separate, but very ...

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159. Bug Bash

June 9, 2020

Unless you’re William and write perfect code every time, as a developer, you’ll likely have encountered a bug or two in your time. One way to get rid of these pests, is through a bug bash, which we talk about in today’s show. While we have come a ...

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158. Positive Reinforcement and Agile

June 2, 2020

We know that we can learn a great deal from the animal kingdom, so today we’re exploring the relationship between positive reinforcement for dogs and Agile. We kick the show off with Dave sharing some of the lessons he learned from Don’t Shoot the ...

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157. Vue - New Hotness or New Hype?

May 26, 2020

We know with JavaScript, there’s a new framework basically every week, so it can be hard to separate the hotness from the hype. If you're ready to move on from jQuery, then Vue is a worthy candidate. Since its inception in 2013, Vue has steadily ...

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156. Surviving Remote Work - Pandemic Edition

May 19, 2020

We have spoken about working remotely before, but working remotely during a crisis is a very different reality, so today, we share our thoughts on working from home during this pandemic. We kick off the show by finding out more about William’s ...

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155. I don't know anything -- It's OK to not know, It's what you do after you know you don't know

May 12, 2020

Admitting that you don’t know something can often be a bitter pill to swallow. Rather than beating yourself up about it, why not see it as an opportunity to learn something new? So rather than saying, “I don’t know,” choose to say, “I don’t know ...

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154. Releasing Software in Big Bang Fashion -- What to avoid...

May 5, 2020

When it comes to making changes and updates to software, there is one of two options: either you make incremental changes or you roll out a large update in a big bang fashion. But we’re not talking about life-or-death software like pacemakers or ...

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Remix - Comparing Programming Languages with Sandi Metz

April 28, 2020

We are very excited to welcome the amazing and wonderful Sandi Metz as our guest on this episode of The Rabbit Hole! We are going to be talking to Sandi about her book 99 Bottles of OOP and the new edition that is currently in the works. This new ...

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153. Google Design Sprint and you - Part 2

April 21, 2020

It’s Tuesday morning at the Google Design Sprint. We all have our Crocs, our snacks, and our playlists... For part two of our series on the Google Design Sprint, we had Kirsten Nordine and Stephen Meriwether join us again to share all their ...

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