After solving a moral dilemma in our particular kind of way, Mike dishes on some ambitious plans that might kick off a new era of development for him.
Mike makes a shocking admission, and Chris wishes he had a time machine.
Emboldened by his success, Mike takes a victory lap. Little does he know it's all virtual.
Are Linux devs getting upset with the Python community? We weigh in on a nuanced issue. Plus the mass-moderator resignation over at Rust, and Mike's thoughts on setting up a dev environment on Windows 11.
Microsoft has a bunch of new goodies for developers, but Mike is becoming more and more concerned about an insidious new feature.
Chatting about the week's .NET news leads us into a blue-tinted tale of woe. When Microsoft taketh, they also giveth. But is it enough?
We are coming in hot, literally. It's a day of spicy takes.
We visit an alternate reality where Epic wins in their fight against Apple, COBOL reigns supreme, and the halls of great Jedi Temple are lined with Object-C developers.
Some sage developer wisdom is overshadowed by Mike's mad stonk game, while Chris worries Apple's secret M1 tricks charming Linux users.
Mike goes straight for the attack and hits Chris where it hurts, then it's problem-solving time.
After we pine about the way things used to be, Mike shares why he is developing a fondness for C++.
After reflecting on more than 8 years of the show, we get into solving problems and taking names.
Their lives change forever when they meet a handsome, tormented, laptop.
Services and subscriptions get a bad wrap, so we flip the script and talk about the ones we're grateful to pay for.
Mike recalls how he accidentally converted his development shop into a Python house, and Chris experiments with his Minimum Viable Robe.
Mike buys a laptop live on air while Chris worries about the turkey.
Our first reactions to Apple's ARM event, how these new systems will impact developers, and if we're buying one.
We get nerdy about Blueprints, and then wary about the future of software distribution.
A special friend of the show joins us to discuss C++ in 2020 and the growing adoption of Rust.
We reboot the show to capture Mike's love of coupons and update you on what we have been up to recently since the show's fake demise.
As Python 2's demise draws near we reflect on Python's popularity, the growing adoption of static typing, and why the Python 3 transition took so long. Plus Apple's audacious app store tactics, Google's troubles with Typescript, and more!
We debate the best way to package scripting language apps then explore interactive development and the importance of a good shell.
We're back and going crazy about Crystal, a statically typed language that's as fast as C and as slick as ruby.
Mike and Wes burrow into the concurrent world of Go and debate where it makes sense and where it may not.
A strong argument against Python’s batteries included model exposes some bigger problems the community is struggling with.
Mike's back with thoughts on his recent adventures with the Windows Subsystem for Linux and what it might mean for the future of Linux development.
Mike explores the state of Xamarin.Android development on Linux, and we talk frameworks versus libraries and what Rails got right.
We debate Rust's role as a replacement for C, and share our take on the future of gaming with Google's Stadia.
We join the fight between Apple and Spotify, and debate the meaning of 'fair play' in the App Store and the browser wars.
Mike breaks down what it takes to build a proper iOS build server, and leaves the familiar shallows of Debian for the open waters of openSUSE.
The gangs all together and cover your poignant feedback right out of the gate. Then we jump into the psychological trap of freelancing, and imagine a world where app stores are a true level playing field.
We ruminate on Python’s founder stepping down, and ponder if it was inevitable.