November 18th, 2016 | 29 mins 39 secs
Amanda and Sean discuss talk prep and slide envy before diving in to Kotlin 1.0.5, UTF-8 identifiers in programming, and responsive layouts in Android.
November 10th, 2016 | 32 mins 1 sec
We talk about a widespread DNS outage and what steps you might take to avoid or limit your application's exposure to these things in the future.
November 2nd, 2016 | 30 mins 46 secs
Derek chats with Ian Anderson about developing a mobile app for iOS and Android with React Native.
October 26th, 2016 | 53 mins 13 secs
We briefly ponder the very nature of our existence before discussing edge cases and interesting bugs encountered in ActiveRecord.
October 19th, 2016 | 50 mins 42 secs
What do we look for when reviewing job applications, interviewing candidates, and pairing with prospective co-workers?
October 12th, 2016 | 27 mins 37 secs
Sean encounters a roadblock in updating Diesel to use Rust’s new soon-to-be-stabilized procedural macros. Derek and Sean discuss the most recent CVE filed for Bundler, which is a lot like the previous CVE filed for Bundler.
October 5th, 2016 | 50 mins 51 secs
We discuss the problems with getting a CVE and the new lightning fast search tool, ripgrep. Sandwiched between those topics, we dive into the colonization of Mars. Yes, that's right, Mars.
September 28th, 2016 | 27 mins 21 secs
Derek and Sean talk through how to handle a security vulnerability that was reported for Clearance, a user authentication library.
September 21st, 2016 | 39 mins
What's appropriate for a web middleware stack to provide? Does Rack do too much? Plus, our thoughts on NeoVim and Vim 8.
September 14th, 2016 | 41 mins 18 secs
Derek and Sean talk through some complex SQL before they examine the calluses developed from years of writing software on OS X.
September 9th, 2016 | 50 mins 11 secs
Sean and Amanda discuss the state of Android Development in 2016. Java, Kotlin, Dependency Injection, and Functional Reactive Programming, oh my!
August 31st, 2016 | 32 mins 52 secs
How can you get your open source pull request merged?
August 17th, 2016 | 40 mins 58 secs
Between thoughtbot's Summer Summit and Sean's vacation, we are sadly without a new episode this week. However, we would love you all to check out thoughtbot's newest podcast, interviewing inspirational designers, developers, and other makers in tech, The Laila & Brenda Show!
Give their latest episode a listen here, and if you like it subscribe to their feed however you listen to podcasts!
August 11th, 2016 | 33 mins 49 secs
Derek and Sean discuss hunting down intermittently failing tests, finding unused code in your application, and why you should never ever change your test framework.
August 3rd, 2016 | 34 mins 48 secs
We talk through design considerations for a user-visible custom query builder for a high volume ecommerce system.
July 28th, 2016 | 43 mins 31 secs
We discuss Pokémon Go and what its success might mean for software developers before Sean lays out his case for replacing the