The Code Review

The Code Review

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A weekly web development podcast where two full-stack developers and IRL friends discuss code, culture, and surviving the fast paced software development industry. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thecodereview/support


Hybrid vs Native vs PWA, SEO, and Bad Marketing 💸
Jul 16 • 37 min
We are back at it again and this week we are discussing the differences between Hybrid, Native and Progressive Web Apps for mobile development, technical SEO practices that are often neglected and examples of bad marketing. In this episode we reference…
Scaling, Company Compliance, and Lean Expenses
Jul 7 • 29 min
We are back with a follow up episode on running your own shop. We cover how and when to hire help, annual company compliance requirements and keeping your startup costs low. As with previous episodes, if you have questions, ask a local attorney or…
Leaving Your Job, Hobbies, and Complimentary Skills
Jul 5 • 30 min
OUR 20th UPLOAD! How neat. Welcome back everyone, we are in the office talking about more mental health tips and what we do for fun. Thank you to one of our listeners for suggesting the first topic, we certainly hope something we said helps. If you are…
Nowadays: Cloudflare Outage, D-Wave Leap, and AI Driven Marketing Blogs
Jun 28 • 8 min
NOWADAYS Cloudflare had a major outage and shifts the blame to Verizon, D-Wave Leap program allows developers 1 free minute of quantum computing time, and thismarketingblogdoesnotexist.com is a terrifying example of AI generated fake news. Deeper insight…
Nowadays: Facebook’s Libra, Magic Leap vs Nreal & Dishwashing Robots 🤖💸
Jun 19 • 7 min
NOWADAYS the world is still harping about the revolution of blockchain technology, intellectual property theft and over engineered robots that threaten job security. We talk about it all on this episode. + Dylan swears more than he usually does, viewer…
Burnout, Resource Management, and Evergreen Content
Jun 19 • 27 min
This week we talk about how to handle your personal resources like a company. This episode is all about your personal brand and how to curb burnout before it happens. We give tactical tips on better ways to manage your “internal departments”, revelant…
Version Control, Modern Frameworks, and Testing
Jun 2 • 31 min
We are back in the office this week and we are discussing a lot of “for beginner tips”. What is version control, how do modern frameworks throw off beginner devs and testing your code. We discuss where you should be focusing your time and some common…
Nowadays: Pixi v5 & 90,000 USB Cables - All On Fire 🔥
May 29 • 5 min
WELCOME BACK! This week in the office we have another edition of Nowadays. Pixi v5 is out with WebGL front and center of it’s platform. In other news, Target recalls 90,000 USB cables for burning fingers. Pixi v5: https://www.pixijs.com/ Target USB Cable…
👹 Contractor Nightmare Stories Special
May 25 • 39 min
THIS WEEK we are back in the office talking about the worst case scenarios of contracting and what you can do to identify red flags and keep yourself out of trouble. We cover easy clients, uninterested clients, arbitration, NDA’s, non-compete language and…
Nowadays: Google Passwords In Plain Text & Instagram Influencers EXPOSED 🍆
May 22 • 6 min
This day on Nowadays it’s a security shit show. Google saves GSuite passwords unhashed in a secured server for either 5 months or 14 years ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. We also talk about a data breach which left private contact information of Instagram influencers EXPOSED…
Measuring Performance, Infusionsoft API and Building a Portfolio
May 18 • 22 min
KPIs, APIs and FYIs this week in the office as we discuss the awkward nature of being measured as a developer, a new Node.js Infusionsoft REST API library developed by Dylan and building your GitHub portfolio. We give tips and examples of each topic and…
Nowadays: Apple Antitrust Lawsuit & Netflix’s Love of Python
May 15 • 8 min
We are back in the office and this week we are giving you a quick update on the Supreme Court decision to allow an antitrust lawsuit to proceed against Apple over appstore commissions and Netflix’s love of Python. Opinions and facts on this edition of…
Learning Code in 2019, College vs Self-Taught, and Networking
May 14 • 29 min
WE ARE BACK and Dylan’s sister Emily is joining us in the office this week because she is learning to code! We thought it would be a great opportuninty to discuss learning code in 2019 with someone who is just beginning the journey. We also explore the…
Nowadays: Electron 5 & Web Assembly Package Manager (WASM WAPM)
May 14 • 6 min
We renamed our short segment to NOWADAYS! We are back in the office and this week we are giving you a quick update on Electron 5 and a new package manager for Web Assembly WAPM. We say WASM WAPM one too many times and break down some of the key notes of…
IMO Vue, Azure Outage, and BBVA Fintech
May 4 • 28 min
Back with our full episode on our new twice a week schedule! This week we discuss our opinions on Vue.js, the May 2nd 2019 Microsoft Azure outage, the relatable pains of data/systems migration, and the Open Platform fintech API by BBVA. Vue.js:…
Twosday: Facebook F8 & Vue 3
Apr 30 • 7 min
It’s Twosday! We are back in the office and this week we are doing things differently. The Code Review will now release episodes twice a week with a short news highlight episode on Tuesday and our full weekly episode on Friday. On our very first Twosday…
Staying Healthy, Contracting vs Salary, and Marketing Your App
Apr 24 • 40 min
HAPPY EASTER! We are back in the office and this week we discuss how to stay healthy at your desk job, being a contractor vs a salaried employee, and marketing yourself/your app. Some hot tips in this episode involving tax benefits, specific tips to…
Live Coding Music, Lisp, and Cryptocurrency
Apr 16 • 52 min
Welcome back everyone! This week we have Jason Dufair in the office, a senior developer for Purdue University and all around programming OG. We talk about live coding music (programming music in real-time for an audience), Lisp, and cryptocurrency.…
Interviews, Surviving The Dev Team, and Imposter Syndrome
Apr 8 • 38 min
This week we have guest Chad Q. Brown in the office who is the President and Founder of Profile, a behavioral profiling company that specializes in workplace personalities. We talk about tips for dev intereviews that goes beyond the whiteboard, surviving…
Exploring Sass, Node_Modules, and Chrome Alternatives
Apr 2 • 41 min
This week we talk about a great way to supercharge your CSS workflow with Sass, wrapping your head around the mystery of node_modules, and alternative browsers for Chrome users. App of the Week: https://tinypng.com/ (its just rad) Special thanks to David…
Formatting Code, Admin Dashboards, and Node vs Rust
Mar 27 • 37 min
This week on The Code Review, Brandon and Dylan discuss formatting code, admin dashboards, and Node vs Rust. As our first full episode we are very eager to hear feedback and suggestions for future episodes! Please reach out to us at…
Welcome to The Code Review
Mar 27 • 3 min
Welcome to The Code Review! We are launching our weekly podcast where we discuss web development, tech news and more over a few beers. Please subscribe to the podcast to catch the next episode and share it with your friends. It would mean the world to us.…