The Buffer Overflow Podcast

The Buffer Overflow Podcast
Join Jordan and Joe from Buffer as they talk, tackle and dissect all sorts of topics about software engineering in a fully remote and distributed company. In this podcast, they’ll cover all of the challenges modern companies face when creating software, how to do it on a team that spans the globe and several timezones and lessons learned along the way creating Buffer. Enjoy hearing from developers across all of Buffer’s engineering teams such as data, infrastructure, web, iOS and Android as we explore the challenges and techniques we encounter to work as a successful remote team.

Accessibility with Amy Lee
Feb 28 • 28 min
Welcome back to the Buffer Overflow show! We’re excited to bring you a brand new season of topics, guests and chats about remote work, software engineering and more. For this season, we’ll be bringing on more guests to talk about interesting work they’ve…
Technical Debt
Dec 13, 2019 • 29 min
This week, Joe and Jordan discuss a common topic found in software engineering: technical debt. While some engineers might consider dealing with it right away a verity of software development, others perhaps think it best to work around it and build…
Handling iOS 13 and Android 10 and Major OS Releases
Nov 18, 2019 • 30 min
This week, it’s all about major operating system releases! With Android 10 and iOS 13 freshly released to the masses, we talk about how we think about the annual cycle of O.S. releases at Buffer and what it means to our mobile team. Each year, we’re…
Why Do Our Teams Work Differently?
Oct 11, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode, Jordan and Joe explore some fundamental differences in the way that iOS and Android go about certain operational tasks. For example, one leans quite a bit into C.I. and automation, whereas another doesn’t. But, why do they work…
Developing the Same Feature on iOS and Android
Sep 18, 2019 • 31 min
The mobile world has two dominant platforms, iOS and Android. At Buffer, we’ve got mobile apps for each of them. In the debut episode of the Buffer Overflow podcast, we’ll discuss how our team goes about developing marquee features that need to ship on…