Best Software Development podcasts (Updated August 2018; image)
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Software Engineering Radio is a podcast targeted at the professional software developer. The goal is to be a lasting educational resource, not a newscast. Every 10 days, a new episode is published that covers all topics software engineering. Episodes are either tutorials on a specific topic, or an interview with a well-known character from the software engineering world. All SE Radio episodes are original content — we do not record conferences or talks given in other venues. Each episode com ...
Technical interviews about software topics.
Functional Geekery
Functional Geeks, Geeking Functionally
ShopTalk is a podcast about front end web design, development and UX. Each week Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert are joined by a special guest to talk shop and answer listener submitted questions.
Programming Throwdown attempts to educate Computer Scientsts and Software Engineers on a cavalcade of programming and tech topics. Every show covers a new programming language, so listeners will be able to speak intelligently about any programming language. Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Store
Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices.
A podcast featuring panelists of engineers from Netflix, Evernote & LinkedIn talking over drinks about all things Front End development.
A weekly show covering the latest in browser features, standards, and the tools developers use to build for the Web of today and beyond. Each week, hosts Danny, Amal, Leon, and Justin are joined by a special guest to discuss the latest developments and features that you may just want to use in your next project.
UX Podcast
Hosted by @axbom & @beantin, UX Podcast is for those who are passionate about balancing business, technology and people within the realm of digital media. Recorded twice monthly in Stockholm, Sweden.
Full Stack Radio
A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Every episode, Adam Wathan is joined by a guest to talk about everything from product design and user experience to unit testing and system administration.
The Bike Shed
On The Bike Shed, hosts Derek Prior, Sean Griffin, and guests discuss their development experience and challenges with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, and whatever else is drawing their attention, admiration, or ire this week.
User Experience Discussions with Gerry Gaffney
Developer Tea
Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence.With over 7 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), CTO at Whiteboard. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email:
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The UX Intern
The UX Intern is an interview show in which seasoned User Experience Designers share their wisdom and experience with a UX Intern.
Coding Blocks
The world of computer programming is vast in scope. There are literally thousands of topics to cover and no one person could ever reach them all. One of the goals of the Coding Blocks podcast is to introduce a number of these topics to the audience so they can learn during their commute or while cutting the grass. We will cover topics such as best programming practices, design patterns, coding for performance, object oriented coding, database design and implementation, tips, tricks and a who ...
All Angular podcasts produced by - Adventures in Angular - My Angular Story - Angular Rants
Coder Radio
A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
Stories and interviews from people on their coding journey.
A podcast focused on modern application development technologies, the business of software, and technologists that drive our industry. Topics will include .Net, Mobile Development, Soft Skills, Front End, Back End, and everything in-between!
CoolGames Inc
Join Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson as they create a new video game every week -- with your help.
Kubernetes, serverless, cloud, DevOps, & coding. Get the lazy WTF each week, mostly.
Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski are two full stack web developers who like to break down complex topics and make them easy to understand.
DevOps Cafe hosted by John Willis and Damon Edwards
Herding Code
A technology podcast with Scott Allen, Kevin Dente, Scott Koon and Jon Galloway
A weekly podcast discussing the design, development, and business of great software. Hosted by thoughtbot CEO, Chad Pytel, and rotating cast of fellow developers, designers, and entrepreneurs, we delve deep behind the scenes of the products and technologies we love.
The Simple Programmer Podcast is a short podcast that is a mix of career advice, philosophy and soft skills from successful author and software developer, John Sonmez. John is the founder of, one of the most popular software development blogs, and the author of the best-selling book, "Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual." ( Geared towards a programmer or software developer audience, but contains practical advice ...
The Web Ahead
Conversations with world experts on changing technologies and future of the web. The Web Ahead is your shortcut to keeping up. Hosted by Jen Simmons.
It takes more than great code to be a great engineer. Soft Skills Engineering is a weekly question and answer podcast where software developer hosts answer questions about all of the non-technical things that go along with being a software developer.
Arrested DevOps
Arrested DevOps is the podcast that helps you achieve understanding, develop good practices, and operate your team and business for maximum DevOps awesomeness.
The Big Web Show
The award winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It's everything web that matters. Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.
Join us each week as we discuss all things software development. Frequently joined by a far more intelligent guest on the show's topic, we by no means know everything, but love what we do. Topics range from daily developer life, PHP, frameworks, testing, good software design and our experiences using many other programming languages.
A podcast from Karen McGrane and Ethan Marcotte, who interview the people who make responsive designs happen.
The Learn to Code With Me podcast, created by Laurence Bradford, is for aspiring techies and self-taught coders looking to transition into the tech industry. Want actionable insights on how you can get paid for your coding skills? Then you're in the right place!
Do you want to get your first job as a web developer, or level up in your web dev career?? Well, StartHere: Web Development is the show for you! Dain Miller is your new mentor as he shares his industry experience, insight, and resources to help get you from knowing nothing to becoming a full-time web developer. Everyone starts somewhere and you’re starting here.
Designer Notes
Why do we make games? Every designer has a different and very personal answer to that question. Soren Johnson, founder of Mohawk Games, sits down with noted designers to find out by examining their careers as a whole.
Modern Web
Modern Web is a podcast that explores next generation frameworks, standards, and techniques. Visit for more.
Two angry web developers complain about life in development hell
Developer On Fire
Developer On Fire with Dave Rael is an interview podcast with inspiring and successful software professionals telling personal stories about their experiences with delivering value. It is a chance for you to get to know your favorite geeks and learn more about who they are, how they deliver, and what makes them tick. Learn from and get to know special geeks like Matt Wynne, Rob Eisenberg, Udi Dahan, Ted Neward, John Sonmez, Phil Haack, and David Heinemeier Hansson.
Game Design Philosophy
Kodsnack är ett poddradioprogram på svenska om utveckling, kodknackande och allt som hör därtill. Kodsnack drivs av Kristoffer Grönlund, Fredrik Björeman och Tobias Hieta
A podcast by coders for coders about all aspects of life as a developer.
Datassette presents a series of mixes intended for listening while programming to aid concentration and increase productivity (also compatible with other activities).
Boagworld is a podcast about digital strategy, service design and user experience. It offers practical advice, news, tools, review and interviews with leading figures in the web design community. Covering everything from usability and design to marketing and strategy, this show has something for everything. This award-winning podcast is the longest running web design podcast with over 380 episodes.
The Debug Log
Welcome to The Debug Log, a podcast about game development. Hosts Andrew, Obinna, Zack, Ryan, and Eduardo are all professional game developers. From games for health care to AAA mobile games, these guys have experienced it all and have the scars to prove it. That being said, this is not your typical developer podcast. The Debug Log balances in-depth discussions and interviews with a casual and wry sense of humor. Aiming to be both entertaining and informative, the show targets developers of ...
The InfoQ Podcast
Monthly+ is a trusted source of information for over 1, 500, 000 software developers worldwide. Over the last 10 years we have covered all the hottest topics from the industry, in early stages, to make sure that we fulfill our mission to drive innovation in professional software development. On top of news, articles, presentations and minibooks we’ve recently started this podcast series dedicated to software engineers. We’ve interviewed some of the top CTOs, engineers and technology directo ...
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Networking plays an important part in a career in development. Connecting with other people can provide opportunities for personal and career growth. In this episode we talk with Chris Free (@chrisfree), Partner and Creative Director of Chromatic, about the value of being able to network with other people. Chris shares how his career is partly ...…
In the twelfth episode, Liam speaks with illustrator Libby VanderPloeg about how she relates to her uniquely illustrative work, deciding what to share with the world, and what happens when the work takes on a life of its own. Learn more 👉
Jake and Michael discuss all the latest Laravel releases, tutorials, and happenings in the community. Show links Introduction to TOML configuration in PHP Laravel docs workflow for Alfred Tailwind docs workflow for Alfred Maizzle email framework laravel-mail-css-inliner Twenty Percent Time - Giant snowball Laravel Love: likes and dislikes for E ...…
In this episode, Kate and Laura talk about not wasting time making the wrong stuff. You'll be completely unsurprised that what sorts of deliverables you should make for your team depends entirely on who you're making stuff for and what you want out of it. Drink Pairing: Grappa
Panel: Charles Max Wood Shai Reznik Ward Bell Special Guests: Neil Brown In this episode, the Adventures in Angular panel talks to Neil Brown about learning to code and learning to code better. Neil works as a research fellow at Kings College in London where he works in computing education. He is very interested in how people learn to program a ...…
At Google, the job of a site reliability engineer involves building tools to automate infrastructure operations. If a server crashes, there is automation in place to create a new server. If a service starts to receive a high load of traffic, there is automation in place to scale up the instances of that service. In order to create an automated ...…
Stephan Ango, Co-founder and Head of Product at Lumi, discusses merging creative and scientific mindsets in industrial design, the logistics of packaging, developing custom solutions by slowly replacing 3rd party tools, and building your ideal culture while balancing operational needs. Lumi Inkodye PureScript PureScript and Haskell at Lumi Well ...…
For our latest podcast episode, we spoke to Drew McLellan, co-creator of Perch and Perch Runway CMSs. I'm an avid Perch user, I built this very site with Perch, so I was particularly grateful to talk to Drew. We talked about their history and development, where Drew sees them in relation to the host of other CMSs out there (including WordPress ...…
For our latest podcast episode, we spoke to Drew McLellan, co-creator of Perch and Perch Runway CMSs. I'm an avid Perch user, I built this very site with Perch, so I was particularly grateful to talk to Drew. We talked about their history and development, where Drew sees them in relation to the host of other CMSs out there (including WordPress ...…
In this episode, Dave and Jamison answer these questions: I started my first job as a developer 2 months ago. My boss wants me to give talks at meetups and then later, conferences. I have no idea what I can talk about as I am still very much learning. How do I find a topic to research and work on so that I can deliver value to people listening ...…
Rust has been growing and becoming a more commonly used tool in systems infrastructure. On this episode of The New Stack Makers recorded live at OSCON, we caught up with Nathan Stocks, Engineering Manager for Git Infrastructure at GitHub. He told us just why GitHub has been using Rust to help run its Git infrastructure. He's a big fan of the la ...…
Show Description We're answering your questions about proper autocomplete on websites, node based CMS configs, follow up on line length, retina screens, update security, and some quilting drama. ⭐️An Event Apart Every aspect of An Event apart is optimized for the best experience possible—from great food (with plenty of options) to impeccable li ...…
Summary Spencer Schneidenbach talks about REST APIs, what makes a good one, who should design it, how to document it and why developer experience is so important. Details Who he is, what he does. Designing an api, the consumer should drive the design, is the developer the main consumer, is the business a customer? What REST is, RPC, nouns not v ...…
David Heinemeier Hansson is the creator of Ruby on Rails, founder & CTO at Basecamp (formerly 37signals). He's a best selling author, public speaker, and even a Le Mans class winning racing driver. All of that, of course, is awesome. But that's not why I asked him on the show. In 2014, during a RailsConf keynote, he started a discussion about d ...…
In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes discuss how they create courses, design and build curriculum, as well as insights and best practices for content creation. Sentry - Sponsor If you want to know what’s happening with your errors, track them with Sentry. Sentry is open-source error tracking that helps developers monitor and fix crashes in real t ...…
Continuous delivery is a way of releasing software without requiring software engineers to synchronize during a release. Over the last decade, continuous delivery workflows have evolved as the tools have changed. Jenkins was one of the first continuous delivery tools and is still in heavy use today. Netflix’s open sourced Spinnaker has also bee ...…
Something that's interesting about instruments is the asymmetry of the job of each hand for skilled musicians. That's what we're going to be talking about in today's episode, the idea of asymmetry that developers experience. Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Digital Ocean DigitalOcean is the easiest cloud platform to run and scale your appl ...…
In this episode I want to talk about career prospects for developers, This has been something of a hot topic of late with a few of my developer friends and I want to address what appears to be a common theme between them all. I'm going to make a few points I have made before in the show, but I will also pick on some new areas.…
Triggered by Google Next 2018, John and Damon chat with Joseph Jacks (stealth startup) and Ben Kehoe (iRobot) about their public disagreements — and agreements — about Kubernetes and Serverless.
You may have heard of quality assurance and testing, but what's quality engineering? Intuit engineer, Rocio Montes, guides us through the world of quality, and shares why she's so passionate about this piece of the product development process. She also shares her own journey of being a quality engineer and how you can get started on the same ca ...…
Joe’s voice sounds funny, Allen has a theme, and Michael pours one out for Media Play as Michael’s and Allen’s impersonation of Joe is on point (#NailedIt). Reading this via your podcast player? View this episode’s full show notes and participate in the discussion at Sponsors – Si ...…
Joe's voice sounds funny, Allen has a theme, and Michael pours one out for Media Play as Michael's and Allen's impersonation of Joe is on point (#NailedIt).
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On this episode Jen Looper and Diana Rodriguez discuss Vue Vixens an organization of people who identify as women and who want to learn Vue.js to make websites and mobile apps. Jen and Diana share their story of creating and building successful developer community and growing Vue Vixens into a world wide organization.…
Guest: @ Andy Frievalt talks with Dave Rael about career, JavaScript, open source, asking for permission, speaking, and delivering Andy Frievalt is a senior software engineer at Northwestern Mutual, a fortune 100 financial services company in Milwaukee WI. Andy is a customer focused enterprise developer with over 25 years of experience. Despite ...…
In this episode I speak with lead game designer Bernard De Crane at 5th Planet Games about loot crates. Image Source:
In this episode I speak with lead game designer Bernard De Crane at 5th Planet Games about loot crates. Image Source:
In this episode I speak with lead game designer Bernard De Crane at 5th Planet Games about loot crates. Image Source:
A conversation with Chris Short (@chrisshort) and Julian Dunn (@julian_dunn) about the role of Product Marketing Managers.
While video game development has evolved significantly over the past 30 years, there are still some aspects of older titles that have stood the test of time. But what if you took some of those design elements and mashed them together with more modern concepts? Well this is what happened with 20XX and after appearing on Steam late last year 20XX ...…
Klarna is a payments company headquartered in Sweden. Since being established in 2005 it has grown to handling $21 billion in online sales in 2017. Roughly 40% of all e-commerce sales in Sweden go through Klarna. Klarna’s original differentiator was that it allowed users to checkout of e-commerce stores without entering in credit card informati ...…
As a developer, you've probably encountered an offer to pursue remote work. More and more people are working in a nomadic state as opposed to in an office. So it makes sense to do some studying around remote work and the tradeoffs between remote and in-office work. Thanks to today's Sponsor: Reaktor They're looking for great software engineers ...…
After some rumination, Coté thins that the people backing “serverless” are just wangling to make it mean “doing programming with containers on clouds.” That is, just programming. At some point, it meant an event based system hosted in public clouds (AWS Lamda). Also, we discuss Cisco buying Duo, potential EBITA problems from Broadcom buying CA, ...…
Jon: Welcome to episode 270 of The Digital Life, a show about our insights into the future of design and technology. I’m your host, Jon Follett, and with me is founder and co-host, Dirk Knemeyer. Dirk: Greetings, listeners. Jon: For our topic this week, we’re going to chat about the new Department of Homeland Security cyber infrastructure defen ...…
Chris & Derek discuss the world of services, exploring the various forms SOA can take, the oft stated benefits, and some of the pitfalls they commonly see in thewild. The discussion ranges from alternative architectures, guidelines for how to think about services within your platform, and even includes an anecdote about thoughtbot's foray into ...…
Ben Wheeler teaches tech to kids ages 4 to 104. He talks to Scott about how to effectively teach technology, as well as the importance of social context around tech. Everyone's journey to tech is different. How can we as teachers use those journeys to make everyone successful? Robot Owl Newsletter https://educat ...…
The Internet of Things is slowly working its way into our lives, to the point where we'll just call them Things. With so many software projects, open source tools, and hardware devices out there, it can be tough to even make the distinction between a modern sprinkler system and one that is Internet enabled: non-Internet enabled devices are beco ...…
Stripe is a payments API that allows merchants to transact online. Since the creation of the payments API, Stripe has expanded into adjacent services such as fraud detection, business management, and billing. These other verticals leverage the existing customer base and infrastructure that Stripe has developed from the success of their payments ...…
Test driven development is a different way to think about the design, development, and maintenance of applications. It makes it easier to make larger changes to applications without worry about breaking things, makes it easier to get going and keep going while writing code, and can even decrease the rate of errors over time as an application ev ...…
Guest: @ Ed Charbeneau talks with Dave Rael about innovation, community, extra effort, and making good happen Ed is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker, writer, online influencer, a Developer Advocate for Progress, and expert on all things web development. Ed enjoys geeking out to cool new tech, brainstorming about future technology, a ...…
Bridget and Matty chat about organizing conferences with guests Jamesha “Jam” Fisher, Debbie Gillespie, and Christian Herro, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2018. Jamesha “Jam” Fisher is a past organizer of devopsdays Silicon Valley, and they just moved to Minneapolis. Christian Herro is a founding organizer of devo ...…
Serverless has grown to become more than just Amazon Lambdas. Today, there are dozens of implementations, from inside the clouds, to those that are designed to run inside a datacenter, to those that run in Kubernetes. That last batch is where the most interest has coagulated over the past year, and now even more so with the announcement of Knat ...…
Tracy Lee and Jeff Mahoney co-host this podcast and speak to Alex Castillo and Robert Plummer about Neurotech and Machine Learning. Alex Castillo is the co-founder of Neurosity, a new neurotech startup. You can follow him on Twitter at @castillo__io. Robert Plummer is the lead developer of Brain.js, a library that allows you to explore machine ...…
Scott and Wes talk office setups and all things gear. Gotta get the gear! Mlab - Sponsor mLab is the leading Database-as-a-Service for MongoDB, powering over half a million deployments worldwide. Wes and Scott use mLab to host their own databases as well as take care of backups, security, scaling and performance. Try out a sandbox database on y ...…
Panel: Charles Max Wood Guest: Eudes Petonnet-Vincent This week on My Angular Story, Charles speaks with Eudes Petonnet-Vincent. Eudes is the technical lead for Clarity where he spends most of his days reviewing code and working on a fairly large open source project. He first got into programming in his undergrad when he took computer science c ...…
In the smartphone market there are two dominant operating systems: one closed source (iPhone) and one open source (Android). The market for self-driving cars could play out the same way, with a company like Tesla becoming the closed source iPhone of cars, and a company like developing the open source Android of self-driving cars. Georg ...…
Thanks to Breaker for sponsoring today's episode! Breaker just came out with a new option to subscribe without sponsor messages to the developer tea podcast. Developer Tea will continue to offer free sponsor included episodes but we've also partnered with Breaker to offer our listeners an avenue to subscribe for a low monthly rate of $4.99/mont ...…
In this episode, Soren Johnson interviews veteran game designer David Sirlin, best known for his work on Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Yomi, and Puzzle Strike. They discuss why games with more mechanics are not deeper, whether fighting games should also include cake baking, and why he didn’t end up designing Street Fighter 4.…
Advertising and white papers may make AI seem like a pie in the sky proposition, with easy analysis, deep insights, and fair algorithms available everywhere. The reality, however, is that AI can expose an even darker side of our own humanity, acting as more of a mirror than as sky-pie. We saw this when Microsoft put an AI driven bot up on Twitt ...…
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