In this episode we go back to the design pattern well that we’ve been away from for so long. We cover the Command, Repository and Mediator design patterns. It was hard for us to believe, but it’s been almost a year since our last design patterns episode!!! Come on in for fun, learning, and of course, our tips of the week. [Read more…]
This week on Coding Blocks, Joe changes a different kind of string, Allen drools over the Hellcat, and Michael shares his random thoughts. We span a collection of topics including GraphQL framework envy, bash on Windows, and whether it takes two to Django.
Are you an Advanced Programmer? We dig into the final section of Robert Read’s fantastic writing: How to be a programmer. Also, how to cheat at Jira, a lazy butcher and if learning web development is worth it. [Read more…]
In Episode 38, we dug into the first section of the essay by Robert Read on what it takes to be a programmer. In that episode there was a lot of great information on what to expect and what should be expected of you as a developer. In this episode, we go into the second section of that essay which gives Mr. Read’s thoughts on what it means to be an intermediate programmer. As we do, we share our thoughts on each of the various topics for intermediate programmers. [Read more…]
Talking about the short book “How to be a Programmer”, which covers a huge spectrum of important topics for developers of all levels.
We wrapped up 2015 with another favorites of episode and a chance to win a gray Coding Blocks T-Shirt just by leaving a comment on the show notes page! Tools are anything from hardware, to software or a service that we feel is integral in our daily needs as programmers. There’s a total of 20 picks in all – each of our top 5 and then a consensus top 5. We’d love to hear your thoughts on any tools you find are invaluable so please head over to the show notes and leave a comment!
For a detailed set of show notes including all the links and goodies and the chance to win the T-Shirt just click in to this episode!
Welcome back to the dramatic conclusion of our discussion on the 12 factor app. This time we’re talking dev/prod parity, logs, and admin processes. Oh, and Call of Duty!
It’s time for more DevOps fun as we continue learning about the Twelve-Factor app. This week we dive into the next three chapters: port binding, concurrency, and disposability.
The holidays are coming sooner than we realized, so we gotta get our wish lists together. After all, no one wants to sit around the Festivus Pole without their favorite dev toys. This week we discuss some of the toys we love, as well as the ones we drool over, and even the ones we’re not so crazy about.
We’re headed back to the Twelve-Factor app territory and this time we’re picking up with the next three chapters – backing services, building and releasing and processes. Jump in to get the shownotes and listen to the next three pieces of building a manageable and scalable twelve-factor app. [Read more…]