Clean Coders

BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he’s used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck’s experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer…

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CC 031: The Greatest Programming Books You’ve Never Heard of with Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin

In the previous episode, Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin mentioned that there are many books that current programmers don’t read anymore. Chuck pressed him and got him to come back and tell us which books those are and why people should be paying attention to them. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Robert Cecil Martin  Sponsors Dev…

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CC 030: Clean Craftsmanship with Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin

Uncle Bob is back to discuss his upcoming book Clean Craftsmanship. He and Chuck discuss the bases for software craftsmanship including the disciplines, standards, and ethics that make up Software Craftsmanship. Uncle Bob once again brings up his Extreme Programming roots and dives into the reasons why the disciplines outlined in it are so important….

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CC 029: Code Cognitive Load with Daniel Markham

Daniel and Chuck jump into the ideas around code complexity and the idea that the number of symbols someone has to understand increases the amount that someone has to keep in their head to understand code. Daniel explains the idea of Code Cognitive Load on his blog For The Love Of All That’s Holy, Use…

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BONUS: How to get Freelance Clients to Come to You

Charles Max Wood explains how he landed his first 4 freelance clients that took him through a few years of freelancing with only 3 years of experience and a few hundred podcast listeners. Funnily enough, they actually came to him, not the other way around. He explains how he made himself attractive to them and…

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CC 010: The Programmer’s Oath with Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin

This is a repeat episode of Clean Coders. Here’s the original link https://devchat.tv/clean-coders/cc-010-the-programmers-oath-with-robert-uncle-bob-martin/ Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial

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CC 028: Building Courses and Changing Jobs with Eric Crichlow

Eric Crichlow is the author of the iOS Development 101 on Clean Coders. Chuck and Eric discuss the course and the process of building a course for Clean Coders. They also discuss Eric’s journey from working at GM to working at a startup. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Eric Crichlow Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator

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CC 027: What is a Top 5% Developer?

This is a repeat episode of Ruby Rogues 485 The Rogues dive into who are top 5% developers, what they’re doing and how to recognize them. They start out discussing how mid-level developers can move up and how developers can grow in more ways that technical skills. Panel Charles Wood Dave Kimura John Epperson Sponsors…

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CC 026: How to Make an Impact on the Development Community

Charles Max Wood takes a solo flight into how to make an impact on the development community and build the career you want at the same time. Chuck starts out summarizing his journey over the last year or so and then dives into his vision of how people can grow into becoming an influencer and…

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CC 025: Self Managing Teams with Sandro Mancuso

Sandro Mancuso has been working on building self-managing teams within his company. The discussion goes into what parts of the work should be managed by the team and what parts should be managed for the team. He explains the tradeoffs of independence and control at different levels. He also explains several of the things that…

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