55 episodes

Three developers building a software business on our own terms.

FounderQuest The Honeybadger Crew

    • Technology
    • 4.8, 25 Ratings

Three developers building a software business on our own terms.

    How To Unlock The Gold Standard of Webhooks

    How To Unlock The Gold Standard of Webhooks

    This week Josh and Ben talk webhooks and announce a new product from Honeybadger. Testers wanted! They also touch on managing contractors, fallout from the Hey vs. Apple saga, and decide that there's really no right or wrong way to pick up dog poop.

    • 36 min
    Spoiler Alert! The Apple Vs Hey Fight Explained and Who’s Right?

    Spoiler Alert! The Apple Vs Hey Fight Explained and Who’s Right?

    The Badgers break down DHH's spat with Apple and Ben correctly predicts how it ends (this episode was recorded June 19th). It's freaky! They also discuss Hey and if it's worth the hype and how Honeybadger's new pricing has impacted business.

    • 36 min
    How Many Hours Does It REALLY Take To Start A Company?

    How Many Hours Does It REALLY Take To Start A Company?

    This week the hosts debate how many hours per week it takes to bootstrap a company. Other topics include politics and podcasting, SOC 2 compliance, and whether to treat free accounts the same as paid accounts. Also, in light of current events, we are taking a brief hiatus after this episode.

    • 37 min
    Updating Our Pricing With Gravy And Special Sauce

    Updating Our Pricing With Gravy And Special Sauce

    This week the crew talks about decisions around Honeybadger's recent pricing changes as well as the new mild and spicy plans. The discussion gradually fades to black when the topic of dark patterns creeps in, sparking rants about purposely poor UX. Listen now, we're the gravy on your Friday!

    • 37 min
    Kickin It With Mike Perham, Author Of Faktory & Sidekiq

    Kickin It With Mike Perham, Author Of Faktory & Sidekiq

    Mike Perham of Sidekiq and Faktory fame joins us on FounderQuest this week. We talk about the origins of Sidekiq, COVID impacts, and having a plan for your business if you, the sole proprietor, kicks the bucket. Can you kick it? Yes you can!

    • 43 min
    Is GitHub Codespaces Basically Just X Windows?

    Is GitHub Codespaces Basically Just X Windows?

    Question everything this week!?!? Can you use proprietary drivers and truly be an opensource developer? Is Codespaces really just X Windows? Did Elon Musk secretly create DuckTails for propaganda purposes? Listen before Big Brother takes this down!

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Corey Haines ,

Must listen for all indie/bootstrapped founders

By far the great podcast intro of all time. Also, the cover art. But the content is seriously great and appreciate these guys sharing so much about their journey and what they’ve learned along the way. It’s always a fun (and insightful) listen!

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