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single-threaded: a software developer podcast

single-threaded: a software developer podcast

By Jenn Creighton

Each season, single-threaded tackles a new topic in software engineering. This first season, we're exploring feelings. Why do we like some technologies but dislike others? How do our emotions come into play with our career choices? These are some of the questions we'll be answering this season. Episodes are a mix of guest interviews and solo musings.
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Rachel Nabors on Planning and Preparing for Your Next Role

single-threaded: a software developer podcastApr 04, 2022

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Rachel Nabors on Planning and Preparing for Your Next Role

Rachel Nabors on Planning and Preparing for Your Next Role

Rachel Nabors (@rachelnabors) is here to bestow their wisdom on planning and preparing for your next role. Hint: the job search starts way earlier than you think!

Transcript coming soon!

Apr 04, 202244:37
Kyle Shevlin on Healthy Boundaries at Work

Kyle Shevlin on Healthy Boundaries at Work

Kyle Shevlin (@kyleshevlin) joins the podcast to talk about healthy boundaries at work.

Transcript

Mar 28, 202247:45
Dana Jones on How Managers Help Reports Grow
Mar 14, 202246:25
Helen Hou-Sandi on the Real Value of Contributing to Open Source

Helen Hou-Sandi on the Real Value of Contributing to Open Source

Helen Hou-Sandi (@helenhousandi) joins the podcast to talk about the secrets of open-source software. 

Transcript

Mar 07, 202246:43
Rebecca Murphey on Developer Productivity

Rebecca Murphey on Developer Productivity

Rebecca Murphey (@rmurphey), an engineering manager in the developer productivity organization at Stripe, joins the podcast to discuss, well,  developer productivity. What is it and why do organizations invest in it? 

Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-rebecca-murphey-on-developer-productivity-2m43

Show notes:

The SPACE of Developer Productivity

Managing a Core Server So People Don't Hate It

Product for Internal Platforms


Feb 21, 202249:21
Prince Wilson on Learning through Live-Coding

Prince Wilson on Learning through Live-Coding

Prince Wilson (@maxcell) is here to tell us about his journey streaming code on Twitch. Catch his stream on Tuesdays at 6:30pm EST: twitch.tv/maxcellw

Transcript

Feb 14, 202245:50
Laurie Barth on Seeking Out New Challenges

Laurie Barth on Seeking Out New Challenges

New season, new theme! Laurie Barth (@laurieontech), senior software engineer at Netflix, joins the podcast to share how boredom has helped her seek out new challenges in engineering.

Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/laurie-barth-on-seeking-out-new-challenges-2jgh

Feb 07, 202245:32
Duretti Hirpa on Making Good Trouble

Duretti Hirpa on Making Good Trouble

Principal engineer Duretti Hirpa (@duretti) is here to share her insights on how to make good trouble in the workplace.

Duretti's talk "Making good trouble, or: how to affect change without losing your job": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9H7SGuRrC8


Apr 21, 202144:20
Jeff Lembeck on Hero Culture

Jeff Lembeck on Hero Culture

Jeff Lembeck joins the podcast to talk about saying "no" to your manager and how to breakdown a culture of heroes.

Apr 14, 202149:23
Carolyn Stransky on Crying at Work

Carolyn Stransky on Crying at Work

Carolyn Stransky (@carolstran), software engineer and self-described "eternal crybaby", joins the podcast to talk about crying at work. 

Mar 31, 202147:34
Lauren Tan on Manager vs. Individual Contributor

Lauren Tan on Manager vs. Individual Contributor

Lauren Tan (@sugarpirate_) is here to share her wisdom on switching from individual contributor to engineering manager and back again.


Transcript: Coming soon!

Mar 24, 202141:04
Sara Vieira on TypeScript & The WordPress Problem

Sara Vieira on TypeScript & The WordPress Problem

Sara Vieira (@NikkitaFTW) is here to talk TypeScript... and why you shouldn't use it everywhere. We also reminiscence about Angular 1, explain The WordPress Problem...and maybe sing some Linkin Park.

Transcript: Coming soon!

Show notes:

Mar 17, 202130:18
Faduma Mohammed on Code Reviews & Compliments

Faduma Mohammed on Code Reviews & Compliments

Faduma Mohammed (@FadumaFaralacag) joins the podcast to talk about code reviews, pull request pairing, and why Github is a volcano of miscommunication.

Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-faduma-mohammed-on-code-reviews-compliments-562f

Mar 03, 202147:23
Crystal Martin on the Value of "I Don't Know"

Crystal Martin on the Value of "I Don't Know"

Crystal Martin (@codermeow) joins Jenn (@gurlcode) to explore why developers hesitate to ask for help, how to handle our mistakes, and the value of saying "I don't know".

Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-crystal-martin-on-the-value-of-i-don-t-know-4mki

Show notes:

Follow Crystal on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codermeow

Her personal website: https://www.crystalmartin.co/

Crystal's talk at JSConf Hawaii 2019: JavaScript is asynchro-WHAT!?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=el9fhSbby5E


Feb 24, 202147:55
Erin Fox on Interviewing

Erin Fox on Interviewing

Erin Fox (@erinfoox) joins Jenn (@gurlcode) to talk about one of the most stressful parts of being a software developer: interviews. We talk about why interviewing in tech is nerve-racking, how to handle rejections and why, like dating, you should never commit too early.


Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-erin-fox-on-interviewing-4f4l


Show notes:

Follow Erin on Twitter

Questions Erin asks a company when interviewing

Erin's “interviewing red flags” article


Feb 16, 202148:02
Teaser 01

Teaser 01

Each season, single-threaded tackles a new topic in software engineering. This first season, we're exploring feelings. Why do we like some technologies but dislike others? How do our emotions come into play with our career choices? These are some of the questions we'll be answering this season. Episodes are a mix of guest interviews and solo musings. Coming February 2021.

Jan 04, 202101:57