Clean Coders

Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Code Quality for Mobile Development with Eric Crichlow – CC 032

Eric returns to the Clean Coders podcast to discuss a talk he gave to a bunch of developers at Spotify. He talks about the differences between the mobile development paradigm and the web and other paradigms to set the stage for the different measures and practices involved in evaluating mobile development code. He also gives…

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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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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