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Know Your Text Editor – Teach Me to Code Podcast

Over the last few weeks I've been using macvim and janus to write code. The more I learn about VIM, the more I love...

058 TMTC Tyler Bye (ABC Network iPad App)

There's a lot more to the ABC iPad app than just the iOS components. There's a HTTP Live Streaming level to this that manages...

057 TMTC Jamis Buck Interview

Jamis Buck is a Ruby on Rails developer working at 37signals. He was part of the Rails Core Team, created the SQLite driver for...

056 TMTC – Tom Preston-Werner (Github Co-founder)

Tom Preston-Werner is one of the founders of Github.com. He's a Ruby programmer who has successfully launched a business used by hundreds of thousands...

55 TMTC – Finding Freelance Clients

Freelancing is a lot of work. One of the hardest parts is finding clients. I've been getting a lot of work lately and I'm...

54 TMTC When to Stop Testing and Get Stuff Done

I got asked the question "When do I stop testing in order to get stuff done?" My answer was "I go faster doing TDD."...

53 TMTC Learn Something New

Every programmer should find opportunities to learn something new. Why? It causes you to confront new problems. It increases your ability to solve problems. It expands your skill...

52 TMTC The DHH RSpec (and other) Debates

You can get the video version of this podcast here. David Heinemeier Hansson sparked a debate on Twitter about Ruby testing frameworks. A lot of...

51 TMTC Being Nice (MINASWAN)

At Mountain West Ruby Conference, Mike Moore brought up that many members of the Ruby community have lost part of the community roots. Particularly,...

TMTC 50 – Chad Fowler and The Passionate Programmer

This week's episode is an interview with Chad Fowler—author of The Passionate Programmer.

TMTC 49 – Hiring Developers

This week I go into hiring developers and how you determine whether or not they'd make a good employee. The hard thing with hiring...

TMTC 48 – David Heinemeier Hansson

This turned out to be a great interview with David Heinemeier Hansson. He's the creator of the Ruby on Rails web framework and...

TMTC 47 – What is an Expert?

I've been reading the Software Craftsmanship mailing list where they were discussing whether software is a craft. Someone brought up the concept of what...

TMTC 46 – Evan Light

This week's podcast guest is Evan Light. I met Evan at the Ruby|Web Conference at Snowbird. He's responsible for Coulda and the Ruby DCamp. Evan...

TMTC 45 – Michael Hartl – Rails Tutorial

Michael Hartl put together a free rails tutorial online. We met at RubyConf and determined to talk about his tutorials. His path into Rails...

TMTC 44 – Finding Balance

So, between family stuff, more work than I can realistically handle, and being sick, I'm afraid I fell behind on the podcast. However,...

TMTC 43 – Dave Hoover

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TMTC 42 – Readable Code

There are a lot of opinions about what makes code readable. This was a short discussion of a few of them. I also recommend...

TMTC 41 – Andy Hunt

Andy Hunt is the author or co-author of several programming books including: The Pragmatic Programmer Programming Ruby (the Pickaxe book) Pragmatic Unit testing in C# with Nunit Practices...

TMTC 40 – RubyConf 2010

Thank you guys so much for helping me make it to RubyConf this year. It was a great experience. I was exposed to a...