22 episodes

Software development podcast with a focus on the human side of programming

Developing Fatigue Toran Billups, Kris Van Houten & Brandon Williams

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    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Software development podcast with a focus on the human side of programming

    Take Home

    Take Home

    In the season 2 finale Kris, Brandon and Toran discuss the pros and cons of the controversial take home assignment.
    References
    Take Home
    Force Push
    Toran's Take Home
    Blinkist
    What's Best Next
    TypeScript Decorators
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    • 28 min
    Stuck

    Stuck

    In this episode Toran and Brandon discuss why software engineers get stuck, how they persist and the potential downsides of relentless problem solving.
    References
    Rubber duck debugging
    Amazon ECS
    Docker and iptables
    Focusrite Scarlett Solo
    Splendor
    Do you have feedback about the show? Want to hear more about a specific topic or say hello? Write us at developingfatigue@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @developfatigue

    • 28 min
    Trends

    Trends

    In this episode Toran and Kris discuss various trends in software development. In particular, we cover thick client development, the rise of javascript and atomic css frameworks.
    References
    Frontside podcast with Kris
    Dreaming in Code
    Shaping, betting, and building podcast
    AJAX
    Do you have feedback about the show? Want to hear more about a specific topic or say hello? Write us at developingfatigue@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @developfatigue

    • 26 min
    Success

    Success

    In this episode Toran and Brandon discuss what it takes to be successful in tech. We cover hard skills and soft skills alike in search of useful career advice for both JR and SR engineers.
    References
    Impostor Syndrome
    Gary Bernhardt
    Growth Mindset
    Walking Skeleton
    Why Elixir? Throughput
    Do you have feedback about the show? Want to hear more about a specific topic or say hello? Write us at developingfatigue@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @developfatigue

    • 22 min
    Digital Minimalism

    Digital Minimalism

    In this episode Kris and Toran chat about digital minimalism inspired by the book from Cal Newport. We talk about social media and the role silence plays in the attention economy.
    References
    Digital Minimalism
    Digital Minimalism ebook on blinkist
    Visible
    Spartan Race
    Do you have feedback about the show? Want to hear more about a specific topic or say hello? Write us at developingfatigue@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @developfatigue

    • 19 min
    Trust

    Trust

    This week Kris and Brandon talk about building trust across teams. Their discussion includes a handful of personal stories on the subject including when they felt trusted, frustrated and everything in between.
    References
    Ruby on Rails
    Postmortem
    Enneagram
    Impostor Syndrome
    aws
    Do you have feedback about the show? Want to hear more about a specific topic or say hello? Write us at developingfatigue@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @developfatigue

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

joe-bright ,

Great talks

I like the ‘servant leadership’ perspective. Keep it rolling!

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