The Standup

The Standup
A podcast that delves into the obstacles and celebrates the successes it takes to create, run, and sustain successful software side projects.
S2E11 - Chuck a Tarball
Jul 17 • 32 min
Jamie - Completed Chronic Started working on GraphQL implementation around the current user Decided that we will require a sign up/registration on launch Talk I completed my talk around Chronic which is called “How to Build an WebSocket API in Elixir” and…
S2E10 - Build Your Own Box Fort
Jun 7 • 30 min
Jamie - Completed Chronic Start/Pause/Resume implemented on web side Alert system implemented using redux Tatsu Flipper Cloud Implemented Basement office Drywall and framing is done Jamie - Next Sprint Chronic Clean up web side (add tests) Share base…
S2E9 - A Really Young Snowbird
May 15 • 31 min
Keith - Completed Only streamed once. Decided that it’s not valuable enough to do right now. Completed the initial implementation of a Workflow. Need to add tests around templates and work it into the web-socket API still. Keith - Next Sprint Going to be…
S2E8 - Straight Geocities for a Moment
May 3 • 31 min
Jamie - Last Sprint Basement finally getting work done Chronic Paired on workflow architecture and implementation Tatsu UI for asynchronous standups (complete not deployed) Working on some edge cases New Company Logo created Talk Finished API Reading Deep…
S2E7 - First Chat of 2018
Apr 17 • 29 min
Keith - Last 4 or 5 Weeks Lots of work stuff Started working on the "Workflow" portion of Chronic doing a little a day by live streaming (on Twitch). Going a little slow because he's a little rusty with Elixir. S2E6 became the first official "lost…
S2E5 - Maybe Chef Doesn’t Suck
Feb 21 • 21 min
Keith - Past Absorbed working on Python 3 course (has since launched) Took time off for family Chronic Deployed a chef server Started working on cookbooks to manage elixir servers Keith - Future Finish configuration management of Elixir servers. Start…
S2E4 - Like a Bear
Jan 24 • 24 min
Keith Created a staging server for Chronic and figured out hot-code deploys Started working on a "Resources" page for CoderJourney Accepted the diminished productivity that comes with Winter and has started having "winter hours" allowing for more sleep…
S2E3 - The Grinch is a Hero
Dec 19, 2017 • 28 min
Keith Finished Chronic mobile-app initial PR Spent a lot of time working on his Linux Academy Python course Jamie Created some designs for Chronic web and mobile Got the Tatsu bot interactions for async standup ready for beta testing Started digging into…
S2E2 - WebSockets are Confusing
Dec 16, 2017 • 24 min
Keith (Non-Chronic) Struggles with Python packaging Bought a lot of PragProg books Still haven't released a video announcing the move to Linux Academy Keith (Chronic) More progress on the mobile app using React-Native Pulled in Phoenix.js to make working…
S2E1 - The Rise of Chronic
Nov 28, 2017 • 30 min
Keith: Never shipped Submissions or Lectern (and lectern is dead) CoderJourney has changed because he is now a Course Author for Linux Academy Working on Chronic Digging into more and more ops related topics Back to working with Python (for his first…
S1E17 - Look at All the Things We’re Not Doing
Aug 3, 2017 • 33 min
Keith's last 2 Switching from Firebase to a custom GraphQL backend for Lectern. Keith's upcoming (before the next season) Launching Lectern on CoderJourney very soon. Launching Lectern in a beta form for public sign up. Jamie's last 2 Vacation break Tatsu…
S1E16 - Game Changer
Jul 4, 2017 • 26 min
Another episode and another two weeks that didn't go as expected. Keith decides to give a binge watching option to his tutorial views and shelves submissions for a few weeks. Jamie runs into the complications that come along with conversation UIs as he…
S1E15 - The Good News of Meditation
Jun 20, 2017 • 27 min
Conference speaking is over for now. Jamie gave talks at a few different conferences over the last few weeks, and Keith gave his first two conference talks at BeerCityCode. All of the talks went well, and now it's back to building up their businesses.…
S1E14 - Onward to Beer City
Jun 14, 2017 • 28 min
Keith falls short again, but he and Jamie workshop the design of the landing page to try to get this redesign launched. Besides the redesign, Keith switches his web app challenge application from being Go to using Elixir. Our…
S1E13 - Too Much Coffee
Jun 7, 2017 • 31 min
Another few weeks have passed and Keith is still struggling to get through the backlog of projects that he's working on. The still isn't finished, but it did lead to a conversation about BEM that was exciting. Jamie takes on more work…
S1E12 - Post Codecation
May 11, 2017 • 27 min
Jamie is back from Seattle and Deconstruct Conf ready to talk all about his codecation. Having not achieved quite as much as he wanted to that doesn't stop him from dropping a ton of knowledge about how he could have a more productive codecation next…
S1E11 - Codecation
Apr 22, 2017 • 27 min
Jamies's Last Two Weeks Tatsu reached had it's two year anniversary! Conversations are ready to be launched to a subset of users. Jamies's been making a lot of progress on callback, using it for some client work. This real world use is giving him more…
S1E10 - Acceptance
Apr 8, 2017 • 29 min
Keith got accepted to talk at his first real conference and also got accepted to write for Digital Ocean. These opportunities will hopefully help him grow as a writer, speaker, and content creator. Doubling down on the YouTube side of CoderJourney, Keith…
S1E9 - Just in Savings Time
Mar 25, 2017 • 24 min
Over the previous 2 weeks, Keith finished the content for his Docker for Developers course and launched the CoderJourney Patreon campaign. Planning to focus on audience building he's going to double down on YouTube, making his channel the best it can be.…
S1E8 - Give the People What They Want
Mar 11, 2017 • 20 min
This week Keith & Jamie both actually make progress on things and neither of them is sick (first time for everything). Keith continues to learn about marketing & copywriting while he tries to spruce up the Developing with Docker sales flow (so that people…
S1E7 - Converse & Snowboards
Feb 25, 2017 • 28 min
S1E6 - Conversations & Customers
Feb 11, 2017 • 25 min
Jamie and Keith are back to discuss their side hustle progress. Jamie managed to get some of his customers over to using the callback API behind the scenes in Tatsu, but ran into a snag for doing multi-tenancy with jobs. They dig into how each of them…
S1E5 - Conferences & Launching!
Feb 6, 2017 • 24 min
Digging into the excitement of 2017. Jamie talks about his conference experience going to CodeMash 2017. Keith digs back into playing drumset. Getting down to business, Keith launched "Developing with Docker" was launched…
S1E4 - Mic Problems & Docker
Feb 6, 2017 • 18 min
Keith and Jamie round out 2016! Keith realizes that he doesn't know how mics work and once again failed to finish his Docker course. Jamie takes steps to move off of Heroku by learning Docker (using CoderJourney!). The landing page for…
S1E2 - Burnout & Jury Duty
Jan 15, 2017 • 25 min
S1E3 - Flu Shots & Ice Cream
Jan 15, 2017 • 26 min
Keith & Jamie dig into important topics. Illness, flu shots + ice cream, Ohio's weather all fit themselves into the intro. Neither Keith nor Jamie accomplishes much of anything, but they try to stay positive about it. Our heroes again discuss how…
S1E1 - Hello World
Jan 9, 2017 • 29 min
Jamie Wright (@jwright) and Keith Thompson (@keiththomps) kick off their first podcast episode, digging into the process of balancing a side business while having a normal income (consulting & day job).