North Meets South Web Podcast

North Meets South Web Podcast

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Jacob Bennett and Michael Dyrynda conquer a 14.5 hour time difference to talk about life as web developers.


Tracking bugs in releases, upgrading to Laravel 6, and highly available databases
Oct 7 • 53 min
Jake and Michael discuss approaches to tracking releases in bug tracking software, upgrading apps to Laravel 6, highly available databases with ProxySQL and HAProxy, and building responsive apps with Tailwind CSS and Sizzy.
Refactor a legacy UI, then ping me
Sep 15 • 46 min
Jake and Michael discuss the perils of refactoring the UI of a legacy app, and the SaaS they’ve been working on; thenping.me
Decision folders, escalating AWS bills, and building a SaaS
Aug 25 • 60 min
Jake and Michael discuss the inclusion of a decision folder in your project repo, quickly escalating AWS bills, and building a SaaS.
Monitoring scheduled tasks, Inertia and Livewire, and “microservices”
Aug 11 • 51 min
Jake and Michael discuss monitoring scheduled tasks in Laravel, Inertia and Livewire, and “Microservices”.
North Meets South Meets No PlansTo Merge
Jul 28 • 29 min
Jake and Michael catch up with Caleb Porzio and Daniel Coulbourne at Laracon US 2019 for a day one recap.
Basecamp, old people names, and managing issues
Jun 26 • 40 min
We start the episode with a bit of rambling, slip in some state machines, talk about old mates Ethyl, Beryl, and Dean, and get into discussing how we each manage the barrage of feature requests from our customers.
Scaling databases, dispatching jobs, and taking charge of teams
May 19 • 44 min
Jake and Michael discus the perils of scaling the MySQL database for an application, the handiness of dispatching jobs, and taking charge of development teams.
Theodor Geisel, complex validation, and compiled assets in git
Apr 21 • 53 min
Michael and Jake discuss the books of Theodor Geisel, complex validation and when to reach for form requests, and discuss whether or not you might store compiled assets in your version control.
Getting Shifty with JMac
Apr 7 • 64 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael are joined by JMac to discuss maintainable code, keeping your Laravel codebase up to date, and more.
Laracon Online, payment processing, and handling webhooks
Mar 17 • 55 min
Jake and Michael recap Laracon Online, event sourcing, payment processing, sharing migrations and models, and handling webhooks
Logging stacks, proxying SQL, and database clusters
Feb 17 • 74 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael discuss logging stacks in Laravel, ProxySQL and Galera Cluster, and state machines (which have started to grow on Michael) Thanks to this episode’s sponsor, Andreas Hubenthal!
Queued jobs, web sockets, and exceptional bailouts
Jan 28 • 51 min
Jake and Michael discuss queueing jobs at scale with Laravel Horizon, web sockets implementations, and using exceptions to bail you out of handling falsey conditions.
New year goals, returning to the gym, and snow shovelling alternatives
Jan 14 • 56 min
Jake and Michael return for 2019, sharing their personal and technical goals for the year, talk about refactoring legacy code and introducing tests, and Jake shares more of his adventures with Laravel Nova.
Third annual North Meets South meets Dads in Dev meets TJ Miller meets Chris Gmyr Belated Christmas Extravaganza Podcast
Jan 1 • 84 min
Jake and Michael are joined by David and Andrew of the Dads in Dev podcast, along with TJ Miller (not the actor/comedian) and Chris Gmyr to wrap up 2018 and look ahead to 2019 #cashmoney
Vue transitions, file uploads, and conventional wisdom
Dec 3, 2018 • 49 min
Jake and Michael record a live episode, and discuss Vue transitions, file uploading, and share some conventional wisdom.
Reconstructive surgery, time management, and scaling infrastructure
Nov 18, 2018 • 55 min
Jake and Michael catch up for the 50th episode and discuss Michael’s ACL reconstruction, time management, and scaling infrastructure.
Laracon AU, form building, and advanced learning
Oct 14, 2018 • 50 min
Jake and Michael discuss the very first Laracon AU, designing and building forms, using Bootstrap and Tailwind CSS, and advanced learning.
Type-safety, BladeX, and HTML emails
Sep 30, 2018 • 47 min
Jake and Michael return to discuss the introduction of further type-safety in PHP, BladeX, finite state machines, and rendering HTML emails.
Reinventing form controls, typing ahead, and converting MySQLi to Query Builder
Sep 18, 2018 • 47 min
Jake and Michael return after a two month (!!) summer hiatus
Nova, bootleg live streams, and static site hosting
Jul 24, 2018 • 41 min
Michael and Jake return just in time to talk about the upcoming secret Laravel project, Nova, Laracon US 2018, static site hosting, and more!
Event sourcing, auditing, and finite state machines
May 30, 2018 • 53 min
Jake and Michael make their return to discuss event sourcing, auditing and reporting, and finite state machines after a busy real life schedule kept them away from recording for a month!
ANZACs, queues, and file uploads
Apr 25, 2018 • 36 min
Jake and Michael return in an irregular time slot to discuss ANZACs, scaling Laravel, queues, handling file uploads, and more!
Mechanical keyboards, shared databases, and code thoughts
Apr 8, 2018 • 44 min
Jake and Michael discuss their new keyboards, Michael tells us about an app using shared database models and migrations he got into production, and we both discuss the code thoughts experiment on Telegram.
Stimulus, Glitch, and smart speakers
Mar 12, 2018 • 48 min
Jake and Michael talk about the latest open source contribution from Basecamp, Stimulus, keeping up to date with new technology, and smart speakers.
Work, Books and Movies, and Controversy
Feb 26, 2018 • 78 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael are joined by Cash Money Cowork members TJ Miller and Andrew Del Prete to talk about work, books and movies they’ve been reading, and controversial topics.
Drop sets, engaging stakeholders, and real time stats with Matty Lantz
Feb 11, 2018 • 58 min
Jake and Michael were joined by Matty Lantz and covered such topics as working out, the recently completed Laracon Online, engaging stake holders, and real time stats with Facebook Insights.
Model accessors, style guides, and Nomads
Jan 28, 2018 • 53 min
Jake and Michael return for 2018 and discuss model accessors for relationships, documenting style guides, shared database migrations, and more!
The second annual Dads in Dev meets North Meets South meets TJ Miller Christmas Extravaganza web podcast (Part One)
Dec 10, 2017 • 56 min
Andrew Del Prete, David Hemphill, and TJ Miller join Michael and Jake for their second annual Christmas crossover podcast. We talk about things we learned, best memories, favourite books and movies of 2017 and what we’re looking forward to in 2018, as…
Professor Plum in the library with a wrench
Nov 26, 2017 • 63 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael talk about Clue, Laracon, working with legacy applications and migrations, machine learning, and CSRF protection.
Secret trips, status pages, and communication
Nov 13, 2017 • 42 min
In this episode, Michael teases about the secret purpose of his Sydney trip, before moving on to the topic of status pages and reporting service disruptions, as well as communicating with peers.
Code reviews, view composers, and Stranger Things
Oct 29, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael speak about Thor: Ragnarok and Stranger Things 2, before diving into reviewing code and view composers.
Promises, Empathy, and the Ivy Lee Method
Oct 15, 2017 • 54 min
Jake and Michael talk late into the night about Andrew Del Prete’s JavaScript Promises course, uploading files to Amazon S3 with DropzoneJS, books they’ve been reading, and more.
Aussie slang, deep delegation, and gathering requirements
Oct 1, 2017 • 43 min
Jake and Michael return to share some of the Aussie slang Jake has been learning and cover such groundbreaking topics as this year’s Hacktoberfest, deep delegation, gathering requirements, and more!
Managing timelines, wireframing, and nested Laravel applications
Sep 3, 2017 • 42 min
Jake and Michael continue with their developing journey and share their approaches to managing timelines. They also talk about different wireframing techniques and setup some future episodes with discussion around containing multiple applications in a…
Conventions, configuration, and becoming a lead developer
Aug 20, 2017 • 38 min
Jake and Michael return after a few weeks’ hiatus and discuss Michael’s new role as a lead developer and the slightly softer focus for the podcast moving forward.
Podcasting, side hustles, and the importance of being earnest
Jun 25, 2017 • 73 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael are joined by up-and-coming Laravel community members Caleb Porzio and Daniel Coulbourne for a casual chat about a wide array of topics from podcasting, to side hustles, and the importance of being earnest.
Making users, shared sessions, and production deployments
Jun 11, 2017 • 41 min
In our golden episode, Jake and Michael talk about making users in a Laravel app, sharing sessions between servers and applications, and answer a listener question on our production deployment workflows.
Vue components, chainable jobs, and life after thirty
May 28, 2017 • 36 min
Jake and Michael talk about how simple Vue makes life, chaining jobs in the upcoming Laravel 5.5, and Michael’s upcoming 30th birthday.
Eloquent observers, managing client expectations, and Laravel packages
May 14, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael talk about Eloquent observers and answer listener questions about managing client expectations and packages we use in our Laravel applications.
HTTP clients, container tagging, and foreign keys with Paul Redmond and TJ Miller
Apr 30, 2017 • 77 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael welcome Paul Redmond and the returning TJ Miller to have the HTTP client discussion you were promised last time.
Docker, Rancher, and Geocities with TJ Miller
Apr 16, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael are joined by TJ Miller to talk about Docker, Rancher, and journies in development through Geocities and MySpace.
WordPress, UUIDs, and testing revelations
Apr 2, 2017 • 36 min
This episode, Jake and Michael speak about working with UUIDs in Laravel, Wordpress, and testing mindsets.
Mentoring, upgrading config, and cloud infrastructure
Mar 19, 2017 • 31 min
Jake and Michael discuss self-improvement through mentoring developers new to Laravel, upgrading configuration between Laravel versions, and IAM credentials on cloud infrastructure.
Clouds, queues, and learning to code
Feb 19, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode, Jake and Michael talk about 80 new Pokemon, Jake streaming zip files from Amazon S3, Michael’s woes with queues and Google Cloud Platform, as well as learning to code with PhaserJS.
Non-recording, updating Laravel, and huge manatees
Feb 5, 2017 • 35 min
After a hiccup that led to having to re-record the first five minutes of the show, Jake and Michael talk about manually updating Laravel apps and the virtues of doing so regularly, a brief outburst on politics, and comparing modern JavaScript frameworks…
Screencasting, Markdown to Medium, and Google Cloud Storage
Jan 23, 2017 • 30 min
Michael and Jake return with their slightly tinkered format, where they focus on challenges overcome and things learnt in day to day framework usage.
Holiday catchups, CSS frameworks, and a big announcement
Jan 15, 2017 • 35 min
Jake and Michael return in 2017 catching up after the holiday season, talk about various CSS frameworks, and make a big announcement!
Happy New Year
Dec 30, 2016 • 1 min
Spare 68 seconds of your day to let Michael and Jake thank you for being such terrific supporters of our podcast in 2016
Inaugural North Meets South Meets Dads In Dev Christmas Extravaganza Web Podcast
Dec 21, 2016 • 76 min
Michael and Jake catch up with the hosts of our sister Dads in Dev podcast David Hemphill to round out the year with talk of Christmas, structuring single page applications, JavaScript frontends with client-side validation, and private Packagist.
Mince pies, Laravel 5.4 updates, and Vue server-side rendering
Dec 11, 2016 • 41 min
Michael and Jake managed to record this week whilst Michael’s family was visiting to talk about mince pies, changes coming in Laravel 5.4, new versions of Homestead and Valet, and Vue JS server-side rendering.
PHP 7.1, contributing to Open Source for Christmas, and posting on Medium as a developer
Dec 4, 2016 • 36 min
After some erratic recording, Jake and Michael return for consecutive weeks to talk about PHP 7.1, contributing to Open Source for Christmas, and posting on Medium as a developer.
Giving thanks, verifying max post size, and Vue & ES6
Nov 27, 2016 • 30 min
Jake and Michael record on Thanksgiving to catch up on what they’ve been up to, discuss dealing with overloading max post size, and what Jake learned about Vue and ES6.
Up and Running with Matt Stauffer
Oct 30, 2016 • 62 min
Jake and Michael welcome to the show Matt Stauffer and discuss how he got to where he is today, life as technical director of Tighten Co., hiring and onboarding new developers, and his very soon to be released book Laravel Up and Running.
Denials of Service, MacBooks, and reviewing other people’s code
Oct 23, 2016 • 32 min
Jake and Michael relive the disconnection as a result of the great DDoS attack of October 2016, discuss changes in Laravel 5.3.19, rumoured features of the upcoming (and long overdue) MacBook refresh, as well as talk about working with and reviewing other…
Laravel and Forge improvements, Yarn, and Hacktoberfest
Oct 16, 2016 • 35 min
Jake and Michael return after a short break and talk about improvements to Laravel and Forge, the new package manager unveiled by Facebook, Yarn, and touch on the currently running Hacktoberfest.
Meetups, the Universe, and master plans
Sep 26, 2016 • 31 min
Jake and Michael discuss starting a PHP meetup and becoming a speaker, the GitHub Universe, and GitLab’s Master Plan.
Jake and Michael’s Introduce Adam Wathan in under an hour
Sep 18, 2016 • 49 min
In this, our tenth episode, Jake and Michael (but mostly Jake) talk with Adam Wathan on his journey towards the master of collections, not touching his friend’s privates, as well as his plans for his upcoming Test Driven Laravel course.
Post-Hiatus Catchups, Migrating To Forge And Envoyer, And Certification
Sep 11, 2016 • 34 min
After a brief hiatus, Jacob and Michael catch up on what they’ve been working on, migrating internal servers to using Forge and Envoyer, and tread ever so lightly around the potentially controversial Laravel Certification Program.
No Man’s Sky, HTTP2, and Majestic Monoliths
Aug 16, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode, Jacob and Michael talk about the recently released No Man’s Sky, HTTP/2 middleware in Laravel, MailThief, and how Majestic Monoliths stack up against microservices.
Post-Laracon Crash
Aug 10, 2016 • 33 min
Jacob and Michael catch up for the first time since returning from Laracon, discussing some of their favourite parts, talks, and memorable parts of the three-day event.
Gotta catch ‘em all, developer tools, and mismatched exceptions
Jul 25, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode, Jacob and Michael talk about the latest craze Pokemon go, the tools they use for their daily development and productivity workflows, and handling token mismatch exceptions in the Laravel framework.
Music, Beards, and MMA with David Hemphill
Jul 11, 2016 • 34 min
This episode sees Jacob and Michael interview their first guest, co-host of the Dads in Development podcast, David Hemphill. We get to know a little bit about where David is from, how he got to where he is, and what he does.
Wrong Abstractions, Valet, and MailThief
Jun 28, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode, Jacob and Michael discuss Sandi Metz’s article “The Wrong Abstraction”, Laravel Valet and their experiences with developing on both Mac and Windows, and the new mail testing package from Tighten Co, MailThief.
Refactoring to Laracon
Jun 21, 2016 • 26 min
In this episode, Jacob and Michael talk about the upcoming Laracon US in Louisville, Kentucky and share their thoughts on Adam Wathan’s recently released Refactoring to Collections book.
Introductions
Jun 12, 2016 • 32 min
Jacob and Michael record their first episode, introduce themselves, and talk a bit about what they’ve been working on.