Don't Make Me Code

Don't Make Me Code

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Discussing DX design & the unique challenges of building dev-facing products.
#13, Standing On The Shoulders Of A License
Jan 31 • 39 min
In this episode, Steve and David are joined by Ilan Rabinovich, Director of Technical Services and Evangelism at Datadog. They talk about the different ways companies are being built on open source software.
#12, Security Ergonomics
Aug 31, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of Don’t Make Me Code, David and Steve are joined by Guy Podjarny, CEO of Snyk. The group discuss the current state of developer experience in security tools and practices, the importance of non-engineers on your developer tool team, and…
#11, Dogfooding
Aug 11, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of Don’t Make Me Code, David and Steve have Liz Bennett in the studio. Liz is a Senior Engineer at Loggly, a SaaS based logging company. The three discuss the many benefits of Dogfooding as well as some unique-to-developer-tools pitfalls…
#10, Environment Protection
Jul 19, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode of Don’t Make Me Code, Steve and David are joined by Sean Li, Lead Product Designer at Docker. Sean, Steve & David discuss Docker’s acquisition of Kitematic, the friction of attempting to replace a developer’s existing tool, and the…
#9, Getting Users To Give A Damn
Jun 21, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode, David and Steve are joined by Mikeal Rogers, Community Manager at the Node.js Foundation. The three discuss how best to grow communities around open source software.
#8, I Only Work On Ugly Products
Jun 1, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode, Steve and David are joined by Dom Nguyen, Product Designer at Meteor. The group discuss why developer companies should hire designers, and why designers should want to work for developer companies.
#7, You’re The Developer Of Your Developer Experience
May 18, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode, David and Steve are joined by Matt Harris, Co-founder of Sendwithus. The three discuss the challenges of providing the same great developer experience across multiple different languages, how important DX is to building developer…
#6, How To Train Your Developer
Apr 12, 2016 • 41 min
David and Steve are joined by Gonçalo Borrêga of Outsystems to discuss training developers.
#5, Developers are People Too
Mar 29, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode David and Steve are joined by Justin Baker, Lead Product Designer at LaunchDarkly. The three discuss how developers are people too.
#4, Affordances for Developers
Mar 17, 2016 • 45 min
In this episode David and Steve are joined by Dustin Larimer from Keen IO. They discuss affordances - the visual cues or attributes of a thing that inform you how it works - for developers.
#3, Developer Segments
Feb 22, 2016 • 25 min
In this episode, Steve and David dive into listener Matthias Lübken’s topic suggestion of developer segments. David and Steve discuss all the different types of developers that are using dev tools, and the different ways they design tools with these…
#2, Onboarding Developers
Feb 4, 2016 • 22 min
In this episode, David and Steve discuss the challenges faced when onboarding developers, and how you can make that experience better.
#1, Introducing Steve and David
Jan 20, 2016 • 30 min
In this first episode, Steve and David discuss the origins of the term DX, they share their thoughts on what makes a great developer experience, and they talk about some of the challenges they face when designing developer facing products.