The Undefined Podcast

The Undefined Podcast

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The only engineering podcast with a 2 drink minimum! Full stack developers Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler have peer-to-peer conversations with world-class engineers about software development.


Building Your Brand with egghead.io’s Joel Hooks
Sep 11 • 72 min
Joel Hooks is the Co-Founder of egghead.io, an online community of badass web developers. He joins hosts Ken Wheeler and Jared Palmer on the Undefined to talk about what it takes to build a personal brand and level-up as a developer. The gang chats about…
Rockstar Development with Dan Stein (a.k.a DJ Fresh)
Aug 20 • 82 min
Dan Stein is a Principal Software / AI Developer for GLG Group. Prior to that, Dan was an award winning EDM DJ and producer known as “DJ Fresh” with over 2.5 million record sales, two number 1 singles, and two top 6 singles to his name. Dan joins hosts…
React Native Web with Expo’s Evan Bacon
Aug 5 • 60 min
Evan Bacon is a Software Engineer at Expo.io. Prior to that, Evan was a designer at Frog Design and Master Builder at LEGO. He joins hosts Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler on the Undefined to talk about React Native, game development, and his unique origin…
What’s Good in GraphQL with Apollo’s Peggy Rayzis
Jun 18 • 55 min
Peggy Rayzis is the Engineering Manager of Developer Experience at Apollo. Prior to that, Peggy was a Software Engineer at Major League Soccer. She joins us on the Undefined to talk about GraphQL and what’s new with Apollo.
The Future of Work with AWS’s Nader Dabit
Jun 5 • 62 min
Nader Dabit is a Developer Advocate at AWS and Founder of React Native Training. He joins hosts Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler on The Undefined to talk about React Europe, React hooks, the future of work, consulting, and more.
Work/Life Balance with Square’s Jackie Luo
May 18 • 56 min
Jackie Luo is a Platform Engineer at Square. She joins hosts Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler on The Undefined to talk about to talk about work/life balance, React vs. Ember, NY vs. SF, CS degrees, and more.
Fake News and Frameworks with NYTimes Rich Harris
May 11 • 57 min
Rich Harris is a Graphics Editor at The New York Times and creator of Svelte and Rollup. He joins hosts Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler on The Undefined to talk about his gig, the tools he uses to write interactive articles, and about what’s new in Svelte…
How to Save the Web with Expo’s Brent Vatne
May 4 • 67 min
Brent Vatne is a Software Engineer at Expo. He joins hosts Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler on The Undefined to talk about the future of the web, native development, and more.
Smoosh with Formidable’s Jani Eväkallio
Apr 27 • 73 min
Jani Eväkallio is the VP of Engineering at Formidable Labs and the creator of @Smoosh_Comedy. He joins hosts Jared Palmer and Ken Wheeler on The Undefined to talk about the meaning of life, the universe, and everything…JavaScript.
Dank Memes and JS Dreams with Stripe’s Jordan Scales
Apr 20 • 60 min
Jordan Scales is a Software Engineer at Stripe and notorious Twitter memelord. He joins us on The Undefined to talk about dank memes, his origin story, and Stripe’s React component library and frontend developer experience.
Developer Avocado Toast with Dev.to’s Ali Spittel
Apr 13 • 51 min
Ali Spittel is a Software Engineer and Developer Advocate at Dev.to. Prior to her new gig, she was a Lead Instructor of Web Development at General Assembly. She joins us on The Undefined to talk about her new role, the reality of coding bootcamps, and the…
Stop the Standup with Spotify’s Jason Palmer
Apr 4 • 36 min
Jason Palmer is the Product Manager of Web Infrastructure at Spotify and core Jest team member. He joins us on The Undefined to talk about engineering team management, avoiding useless meetings, optimal testing strategies, and getting swole AF for…
Moving the Web Forward with Sunil Pai
Mar 13 • 69 min
Sunil Pai is a Software Engineer at Facebook, React team member, and the creator of Glamor. He joins us on The Undefined to talk about the state of the web, the past, present, and future of editing tools, how he learned to code, and how our community…
The Future of JavaScript Tooling with Sebastian McKenzie
Feb 12 • 29 min
Sebastian McKenzie is a Software Engineer at Facebook and the creator of Babel and Yarn. He joins us on The Undefined to chat about the ups and downs of open source software, what it’s like to work at Facebook, and a brand new toolchain he’s working on…