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Episode 45 - 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 ...

Episode 43 - 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...

Episode 42 - 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...

Episode 41 - 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...

Episode 40 - 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...

Episode 39 - 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...

Episode 38 - 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...

Episode 37 - 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...

Episode 36 - 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 ...

Episode 35 - Talking with Stefan Koopmanschap about 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...

Episode 34 - Talking with Matthew Turland About 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...

Episode 33 - Talking with Matt Stauffer about 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...

Episode 32 - Do I Start a Software Consultancy, The Warts and All Account, with Najaf Ali

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...

Episode 31 - Talking Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Privacy and Anonymity with Bruno Skvorc

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...

Episode 30 - Talking Freelancing, Running Your Own Business, and Public Speaking with Robert Basic

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.

Episode 29 - Talking Zend Framework, Career Progression, and Conference Nerves with Matthew Weier O'Phinney

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...

Episode 28 - 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...

Episode 27 - 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...

Episode 23 - Talking About Getting Developers to Communicate (and more) With Opelie Lechat

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

Episode 22 - Talking Online Training and Growing an Online Presence with Wes Bos

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.

Episode 21 - 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...

Episode 20 - 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 ...

Episode 19 - 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...

Episode 18 - Talking Conferences and Mental Health with Matthew Turland

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.

Episode 17 - Talking Conferences and Security with Chris Cornutt

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

Episode 16 - Talking Testing and Building YOUR Dream with Chris Hartjes

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...

Episode 15 - Talking Sunshine PHP, Project Estimates, and Conferences with Adam Culp

In this episode I chat with Adam Culp, founder of the Sunshine PHP, in sunny south Florida, about starting and running conferences, project estimates, and being profes...

Episode 14 - Talking Slim 3, PSR-7, Constraints & Decisions with Rob Allen

In this episode I have a fireside chat with sagely Rob Allen, about being one of the leads on the Slim 3 project, and about the constraints and decisions developers ne...

Episode 13 - Talking Nomad PHP, Laravel, and Conferences with Joe P. Ferguson

In this episode I have a fireside chat with the voice of Nomad PHP, Joe P. Ferguson. Joe shares how he got started as the voice of Nomad PHP.

Episode 12 - Talking about the Magic of TDD and Testing with Tom Oram

In this episode I have a fireside chat about all things TDD and testing with the sagely Mr Tom Oram, otherwise known as @tomphp.

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