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In the Frontmatter podcast, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp interviews authors and special guests about their areas of expertise, from data science to founding startups, and talks with them about their careers, their books, and their experiences as writers.

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In the Frontmatter podcast, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp interviews authors and special guests about their areas of expertise, from data science to founding startups, and talks with them about their careers, their books, and their experiences as writers.

    Joaquim Torres, Author of Digital Transformation and Product Culture

    Joaquim Torres, Author of Digital Transformation and Product Culture

    Joaquim Torres is the author of the Leanpub book Digital Transformation and Product Culture: How to put technology at the center of your company’s strategy. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Joca about his background and career, managing digital transformations in different industries, including internet services, real estate, and more, as well as his book, Digital Transformation and Product Culture; and at the end, he talks about his approach to writing books.

    This interview was recorded on January 25, 2024.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM285-Joaquim-Torres-2024-01-25.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, and almost everywhere else people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 46 min
    Helene Gidley, Author of The Art of Agile Living

    Helene Gidley, Author of The Art of Agile Living

    Helene Gidley is the author of the Leanpub book The Art of Agile Living: A Simple And Powerful Approach To Tame Your Overwhelm. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Helene about her background and career, how she gained expertise in Agile and how you can apply it to your day-to-day life to become more productive, her book, and her experience as an author.

    This interview was recorded on December 28, 2023.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM284-Helene-Gidley-2023-12-28.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137 or with this direct link https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 46 min
    Wim Deblauwe, Author of Modern frontends with htmx

    Wim Deblauwe, Author of Modern frontends with htmx

    Wim Deblauwe is the author of the Leanpub book Modern frontends with htmx: Use htmx with Spring Boot and Thymeleaf to build dynamic and interactive web applications. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Wim about his background and career, his book, the revolutionary promise of htmx, a technology that redefines frontend development, and his experience as an author.

    This interview was recorded on December 13, 2023.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM283-Wim-Deblauwe-2023-12-13.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

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    • 32 min
    Special Guest Dan Holloway, Looking Back on the Book Publishing Industry in 2023

    Special Guest Dan Holloway, Looking Back on the Book Publishing Industry in 2023

    In this special year-end episode of the podcast, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with special guest Dan Holloway about some of the major events in the book publishing industry in 2023, including many of the questions raised and the opportunities presented by the rise of AI.

    As promised in the episode, here’s a link to Dan’s great project WhatWeNeed.Support.

    The aim of this project is to describe the changes, reasonable adjustments, and support needs that disabled and vulnerable consumers want firms, businesses, and institutions to meet, and to describe them in such a way that organizations are able to act on them straightaway.

    This interview was recorded on December 15, 2023.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM282-Dan-Holloway-2023-12-15.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Barret Nobel and Jake Montalbano, Authors of The DadFit Dynasty Manual: Daily Modern Strategies

    Barret Nobel and Jake Montalbano, Authors of The DadFit Dynasty Manual: Daily Modern Strategies

    Barret Nobel and Jake Montalbano are the authors of the Leanpub book The DadFit Dynasty Manual: Daily Modern Strategies. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Barret and Jake about their backgrounds, how they approach being fit dads, the challenges that come with fatherhood and marriage, and how they’re writing a book together to reach more people with their ideas.

    This interview was recorded on December 8, 2023.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM281-Barret-Nobel-and-Jake-Montalbano-2023-12-08.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    • 51 min
    Luca Berton, Author of Ansible Cookbook

    Luca Berton, Author of Ansible Cookbook

    Luca Berton is the author of the Leanpub book Ansible Cookbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Unleashing the Power of Ansible via Best Practices, Troubleshooting, and Linting Rules. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Luca about his background and career, Ansible and automation and open source software, and his experience as a content creator.

    This interview was recorded on November 29, 2023.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM280-Luca-Berton-2023-11-29.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    • 40 min

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