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With Darryl Ware. The Changing Tech Landscape in Brisbane, Australia, Tech is Very Transitory, and C-based Languages

Want a rollingly good chat about C-based languages, PHP, life in tech in Brisbane, Australia, and what it's like to keep up in tech? Then this is the episode for you. ...

With Doug Bierer. Teaching Yourself to Code, Microsoft vs. Unix/Linux, and Not Throwing More Hardware at the Problem

Come listen to Doug Bierer share his years of experience and knowledge as a developer coding in Basic and Assembler, working with Novel & Dr DOS and Windows and MS...

With Mihalis Tsoukalos. C-based Languages, Code Documentation, & Unix Over Windows

Come listen to Mihalis Tsoukalos share his wealth of knowledge about systems programming in C-based languages, what it takes to be a great developer, the importance of...

With Oliver Davies. Horror Stories From the Road

In this episode, very reminiscent of early episodes of the podcast, Oliver and I have a rip-roaring chat about so many common experiences as developers. From managing ...

With Karl Hughes. Working With Intention In Your Career

In this episode, Karl and I have an absolute blast of a conversation, one which got off to quite an unexpected roller-coaster beginning. We talk not specifically about...

With Andreas Heigl. How to Be a Better Public Speaker and Documentation-Driven Development

Come listen to this warm and friendly chat with Andreas Heigl about how to be a better public speaker, why some developers only work "9-to-5", and what it was like tak...

With Andrey Breslav. Designing Kotlin and How to Learn Software Development

Come listen to this warm chat with Andrey Breslav, the lead language designer of Kotlin at JetBrains. He shares his journey to becoming a professional software develop...

With Cal Evans. How to Be a Better Communicator & WordPress Fun

Come listen to this rousing chat with Cal Evans, voice of the PHP community, talk about how to be a better communicator, which is an essential skill as a developer, pl...

With Joel Clermont. The Principles of Effective Learning, Mastering Laravel + Much More!

Come listen to Joel Clermont share the principles of effective learning, so that you can learn quicker and better than you do now. Joel was kind, generous, and charmin...

With Stuart Herbert. Psychological Safety, Before there were PRs + Loads More!

In this episode, I talk with Stuart Herbert about so many great topics, including psychological safety, PRs before the term was coined, writing code used by organisati...

With Steve McDougall. Streaming, Learning Laravel and PHP + Much More!

In this episode, Steve and I have a wonderful, warm chat about how he started streaming, what got him to use Laravel instead of Slim PHP, what it's like contributing t...

With Matthew Turland. TypeScript, Functional Programming + Loads More!

In this episode, the first one of the new series, I chat with Matthew Turland about loads of things, including TypeScript, Functional Programming, and the Principle of...

Five Tips When Starting To Work From Home

In this episode, I give my five core tips for successfully working from home + a special bonus tip. If you're just starting out working from home, this is the episode ...

With Stefan Koopmanschap. Starting a Software Dev Company, Conference Speaking, Running User Groups and Loads More

In this episode, I talk with Stefan Koopmanschap about starting a software development company, conference speaking, running user groups plus loads more! Stefan shared...

With Matthew Turland. Updating Technical Books and Programming in Multiple Languages + Loads More!

In this episode, I talk with Matthew Turland about the effort involved in updating one of his technical books and programming in multiple languages (PHP and Ruby) plus...

With Matt Stauffer. Laravel, Hiring Developers + Loads More!

In this episode, I talk with Matt Stauffer about how he started Tighten, how he got into Laravel, why he's such an active member of the community, what he looks for wh...

With Najaf Ali. Do I Start a Software Consultancy? The Warts and All Account.

In this episode, I have an extremely interesting, inspiring, but most of all educational chat with my mate Najaf Ali, founder of Happy Bear Software, about what it's l...

With Bruno Skvorc. Talking Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Privacy and Anonymity.

In this episode, I have a very educational, informative, and entertaining chat with all-things cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Mr Bruno Skvorc. I admit, I...

With Robert Basic. Talking Freelancing, Running Your Own Business, and Public Speaking.

In this episode, I have a very informative chat with Robert Basic, a very thoughtful and insightful software engineer, consultant, open source contributor from Serbia.

With Matthew Weier O'Phinney. Talking Zend Framework, Career Progression, and Conference Nerves.

In this episode, I have the absolute pleasure of speaking with one of my mentors, Zend Framework project lead, Matthew Weier O'Phinney. In addition to being a very exp...

Is it Time to Make a Career Change?

In this episode, I'm keen to talk with you about career changes. This is something that I'm currently going through and have been through in the past. It's not uncommo...

Write the Docs Prague, PHP Developer Day 2017, Meeting People, and a Book Promo!

In this episode, I'm very excited to be back after so long away from the mic! I'm so excited that I'm overflowing, effervescing even with ideas, enthusiasm, and passio...

With Opelie Lechat. Talking About Getting Developers to Communicate (and more).

In this episode, I have a fireside chat with Ophelie Lechat, SitePoint's manager of operations

With Wes Bos. Talking Online Training and Growing an Online Presence.

In this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Wes Bos. If you're not familiar with Wes, he's a designer, developer, entrepreneur, speaker, and teacher.

Talking With Dan Allen Asciidoc Project Lead

In this episode I sit down with Asciidoc project Lead, and all round good fella - Dan Allen. If you love technical writing, technical documentation, and documenting yo...

Talking About Finding Balance As A Freelancer

In this episode we pick up where we left off in [episode 19](/episode/episode-0019), with a slight segway. But, instead of starting to look at how to use Twitter, and ...

Talking Trump, Brexit, and Getting Started as a Freelancer

In this episode I decided to go a little off track and have a bit of a rant, a bit of an "letting go" session in light of the recent US election and Brexit. I'm no fan...

With Matthew Turland. Talking Conferences and Mental Health.

In this episode I wonderful chat with Matthew Turland about what it's like speaking at conferences and mental health - especially within the IT community.

With Chris Cornutt. Talking Conferences and Security

In this episode I chat with Chris Cornutt, founder of PHPDeveloper.org, websec.io, and Lone Star PHP about conferences and all things security.

With Chris Hartjes. Talking Testing and Building Your Dream

In this episode I chat with Chris Hartjes, the Grumpy Programmer himself, about the ins and outs of testing and what it's like to spend part of your working week build...

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