Best Programming podcasts — Software development techniques and trends (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.
 
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Functional Geekery
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Functional Geeks, Geeking Functionally
 
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.
 
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Full Stack Radio
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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.
 
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Coding Blocks
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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 ...
 
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Coder Radio
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A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and related technologies.
 
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CodeNewbie
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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!
 
Kubernetes, serverless, cloud, DevOps, & coding. Get the lazy WTF each week, mostly.
 
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Herding Code
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A technology podcast with Scott Allen, Kevin Dente, Scott Koon and Jon Galloway
 
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 http://simpleprogrammer.com, one of the most popular software development blogs, and the author of the best-selling book, "Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual." (http://simpleprogrammer.com/softskills) Geared towards a programmer or software developer audience, but contains practical advice ...
 
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.
 
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!
 
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/dev/hell
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Two angry web developers complain about life in development hell
 
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Developer On Fire
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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.
 
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Kodsnack
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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).
 
Eat Sleep Code is the Official Telerik Podcast (Telerik by Progress). On Eat Sleep Code you'll hear from industry pros and developers just like you. Topics include all things software development and upcoming tech.Progress believes in giving back to the developer community and we do this by writing, speaking and staying in touch with the software development community.
 
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The InfoQ Podcast
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InfoQ.com 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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Test and Code
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I focus on testing and process questions like “How do I know it works?”, “How do I effectively test?”, and the like.But really, anything in the software development realm is fair game.
 
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Code & Cast
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CodeAnd Cast is a podcast hosted by Andrew Carlson, Landon Cline, and Jacob Berthelsen. A few devs talking with cool people who have a common interest in web and software development and having fun.
 
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Developing Up
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A podcast focused on the non-technical side of being a developer, because your career is about more than the code you write.
 
Matt Stauffer, unabashedly geeky, 5 minutes, twice a week. Frontend dev, backend dev, audio, design, podcasts--all fair game.
 
An agile podcast, delivered by agile practitioners, focused on helping agile teams. Bob Galen and Josh Anderson use their decades of agile coaching experience to power your organizations need for agility and scale. If our 100+ episodes don't have what you need, ask us a question and we'll help you out!
 
Why should I even care about this!?
 
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Garbage
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A podcast about technology, much of it garbage
 
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The Full Stack
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The Full Stack is a podcast dedicated to modern software development, with an emphasis on how it relates to web development. Each episode covers current trends, news, and solutions that are used in development.To bring you the full stack, the show is hosted by client-side expert Phil Dutson (author of Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours, jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile: Recipes and Examples, and The Android Developer's Cookbook, 2nd Edition) and server-side expert Casey Doolit ...
 
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
 
The GitHub Community Cast features interesting community stories and news from around the GitHub universe.
 
Podcast by SitePoint
 
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no dogma podcast
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discussions on topics connected with software development; privacy, security, management, tools, techniques, skills, training, business
 
Monthly show on software development topics
 
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Zero, One, Infinity
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A podcast for software developers
 
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XojoTalk Podcast
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Join Xojo Developer Evangelist Paul Lefebvre and Xojo community guests as they talk about Xojo, technology and more.
 
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Course Report
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We talk about everything to do with coding bootcamps and technology education, including gender parity, scholarships, and the latest industry news.
 
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WebAssembly is a low-level compilation target for any programming language that can be interpreted into WebAssembly. Alternatively, WebAssembly is a way to run languages other than JavaScript in the browser. Or, yet another way of describing WebAssembly is a virtual machine for executing code in a low level, well-defined sandbox. WebAssembly is ...…
 
“That was the problem: I was always Tech Matt.” The title says it all. Sponsored by Datadog This episode is sponsored by Datadog and this week they Datadog wants you to know about Trace Search & Analytics. Trace Search & Analytics allows you to explore, graph, and correlate application performance data using high-cardinality attributes. You can ...…
 
Laura Frank Tacho is the Director of Engineering at CloudBees and has been working with Docker almost since its inception. She shares her experiences in running teams that constantly rely on and deploy containers at scale. How have containers changed effectively everything and where are we heading?By scott@hanselman.com (Scott Hanselman).
 
DoorDash is a logistics company that connects customers, restaurants, and drivers that can move food to its destination. When a customer orders from a restaurant, DoorDash needs to identify the ideal driver for picking up the order from the restaurant and dropping it off with the customer. This process of matching an order to a driver takes in ...…
 
Journaling helps you keep track of your life and organize your thoughts and feelings. Doing so on a regular basis will not only provide a place for you to look back on your life but also improve your own thought processes. It helps to organize the way you think about the world around you. Regularly writing in a journal can help you to take the ...…
 
Guest: @ Mitch Liu talks with Dave Rael about user experience, blockchain, media delivery, business, and building cultures that deliver Mitch Liu is the co-founder and CEO of Theta Labs and SLIVER.tv. In 2010, Mr. Liu co-founded Gameview Studios best known for its mobile game franchise with nearly 100 Million downloads. The company was acquired ...…
 
In this episode, Adam continues his event sourcing discussion with Frank de Jonge from episode 85, going deep into how to actually implement event sourcing using Frank's library EventSauce. Topics include: How to fetch and reconstitute an aggregate from its events Using generators to make it easy to transform event streams What it looks like to ...…
 
Cryptocurrency security is a concern to anyone who has a significant amount of money in the form of Bitcoin, Ethereum, or other crypto assets. Most Bitcoin is held in either a Bitcoin wallet or a Bitcoin bank. Your Bitcoin holdings are recorded on a public ledger. You access these holdings by authenticating with your private key. A Bitcoin wall ...…
 
Jeremy Jung talks with David Calavera about zero-downtime migrations and rollbacks with Kubernetes. In this episode we define migrations, rollbacks, and discuss how Netlify was able to migrate to Kubernetes and roll back off of it multiple times without impacting their users. David explains how developers can run old and new systems simultaneou ...…
 
Mike's adventures with Qt land him on Windows 10 this week battling DLL hell. He shares the latest developments in his attempt to build his next app with Qt. Plus some feedback, thoughts on AMP, and why dynamic linking keeps Mike up at night. Sponsored By: Linux Academy: Sign up for a free 7 day trial when you visit: linuxacademy.com/coders Dig ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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.…
 
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 https://www.codingblocks.net/episode87. Sponsors Datadog.com/codingblocks – 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).
 
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 ...…
 
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.…
 
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 ...…
 
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, ...…
 
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://twitter.com/benjiwheeler https://educat ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 Comma.ai developing the open source Android of self-driving cars. Georg ...…
 
Felienne interviews Marian Petre & André van der Hoek on their book Software Design Decoded: 66 Ways Experts Think. We talk about the software design process, which Petre & van der Hoek en discuss about in their book too. While there are a lot of books about software design, their books address designers rather than […]…
 
Chad Fowler was the CTO of Wunderlist prior to its acquisition by Microsoft. Since the acquisition, Chad has become the general manager of developer advocacy at Microsoft. He also works as a venture capitalist at BlueYard Capital, an early stage investment firm. I’ve had a lot of fun talking to Chad, because he can move seamlessly between talki ...…
 
Mike shares more first impressions of Qt, the surprising places we’ve found QML in the wild, and why or why not to use Qt. Plus we answer some questions, share some travel hacks, and discuss the top programing languages of 2018, as declared so by the IEEE. Sponsored By: Linux Academy: Sign up for a free 7 day trial when you visit: linuxacademy. ...…
 
Music collaboration has historically been accomplished by musicians gathering in bands. A band is usually an in-person, physical manifestation: a drummer, a guitarist, a piano player. Or, on a large scale, a symphony of classical instruments led by a conductor. Today, the most flexible instrument that anyone can play is arguably the computer, b ...…
 
In this episode we talk with Jay Miller about productivity for developers. Jay dreamt of helping programmers to achieve their career and life goals, and through that dream and passion he created Productive Developers. As a United States Marine Veteran and IT Professional with over a decade of experience, Jay has trained hundreds Tech Profession ...…
 
Suz Hinton introduces us to the world of open source hardware. She shares interesting projects, both artistic and functional, and breaks down the steps it takes to create a hardware product. She also tells us what it's like to livestream her coding projects on her Twitch channel, and why she keeps doing it even though it can be scary and uncomf ...…
 
In this episode, we share our thoughts on IoT and smart devices in the home. We also talk about how JavaScript can be used to create your own smart devices. To talk with us about the smart devices, we’re joined by our guest, Sarah Showers from LinkedIn.Guests:Sarah Showers - @sarahlshowersPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanJem Young - @JemYo ...…
 
Guest: @ Billy Korando talks with Dave Rael about being a speaker, the benefits of user groups, automated testing and delivery, and gratitude Billy Korando works as a software consultant with Keyhole Software in Kansas City Missouri. Billy has been a developer for a little over a decade and has worked in many exciting industries including insur ...…
 
Java programs compile into Java bytecode. Java bytecode executes in the Java Virtual Machine, a runtime environment that compiles that bytecode further into machine code, and optimizes the runtime by identifying “hot” code paths and keeping those hot code paths executing quickly. The Java Virtual Machine is a popular platform for building langu ...…
 
Julia Evans has been making comics and zines for years. You've likely learned "How to be a wizard programmer" from one of Julia's comics. She's a software developer at Stripe in her day job and on this episode she talks to Scott about how to effectively teach and learn computer concepts. https://drawings.jvns.ca/wizard-programmer/ https://gumro ...…
 
Mike’s ordered a surprise new rig, Chris is getting particular, and do a first impressions of Qt Creator. Plus why we all need to pull back on the AI hype a bit, and more! Sponsored By: Linux Academy: Sign up for a free 7 day trial when you visit: linuxacademy.com/coders Digital Ocean: For a limited time, you can grab $100 in DigitalOcean credi ...…
 
A token is a unit of virtual currency. Most tokens are built on a blockchain-based cryptocurrency platform, such as Ethereum. Building on top of a platform like Ethereum allows these tokens to form their own financial ecosystem while leveraging the scale of an existing currency. Tokens became highly popular in early 2018, with the boom in ICOs– ...…
 
White-Label applications offer an additional level of challenges over “normal” application development. Due to some of these constraints, many simple tasks become orders of magnitude harder or can’t even be done at all. In this episode, we’ll discuss how white-labeling impacts your application after is deployed, because we all know that it isn’ ...…
 
Guest: @ Jakob Heuser talks with Dave Rael about the human side of engineering, training focused on learners, formative experiences, and making an impact Jakob Heuser (HEW-zer) has taken up the mantle of Evangelist for human-centered instruction to help businesses, start-ups and brands retain talent. His unique blend of engineering and instruct ...…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Ben Orenstein about the benefits of pair programming and how to do it effectively. Topics include: The benefits of pairing with someone more experienced than you The benefits of pairing with someone less experienced than you How pairing helps you build things faster Why pairing often removes the need for code revi ...…
 
Medical breakthroughs require medical research. Medical research requires patient testing and data collection. The most common form of capturing patient data is through surveys–and most of those surveys today are done on paper. Surveying patients to understand the side effects or benefits of trial drugs or treatments, and getting accurate resul ...…
 
Jeremy Jung talks with John Doran about fixing a broken development process. In this episode we discuss how a project that started as a desktop application transitioned to becoming a SAAS business that serves thousands of businesses. John tells the story of a business that found commercial success but struggled with outages, a lack of […]…
 
In July two huge coding bootcamps merged, one raised a few million, we look at coding bootcamps vs colleges, and innovative ways to pay for bootcamp! Find out about new coding bootcamps around the world, and hear about our favorite pieces on the Course Report blog.
 
After we happily avoid the recent MacBook scandals, we deep dive into hardware for a bit.. And then pull it out with a overview of Microsoft Async/await pattern. Sponsored By: Linux Academy: Sign up for a free 7 day trial when you visit: linuxacademy.com/coders Digital Ocean: For a limited time, you can grab $100 in DigitalOcean credit when you ...…
 
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By ProgrammingThrowdown@gmail.com (Patrick Wheeler and Jason Gauci).
 
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