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/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 76: No, YOU'RE a Tool
May 10, 2016 @ 11:23:15

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted its latest episode: Episode #76: No, YOU'RE a Tool.

Chris and Ed sit down to talk about their recent travels to conference both near and far and to also discuss what tools and languages they have been using at their day jobs.

Some of the topics mentioned include:

  • Editors like PHPStorm, Nano and Vim
  • Libraries/tools like Vue.js, HTTPie and Docker
  • Languages besides PHP including Javascript and Python

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed and get the latest shows as they're released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-05-08/no-youre-a-tool/

Free the Geek:
Episode 16 - Talking Testing and Building YOUR Dream with Chris Hartjes
Apr 20, 2016 @ 09:13:51

The Free the Geek podcast, hosted by Matthew Setter, has posted their latest episode (#16), a chat with Chris Hartjes about testing and "building your dream" based on some of his own experiences.

In this episode I chat with Chris Hartjes, the Grumpy Programmer himself, about the ins and outs of testing and what it’s like to spend part of your working week building your dreams, instead of someone else’s.

Amongst the talk on testing, we cover a range of interesting points, such as monkey patching, mutation testing, and how TDD is more a design process than anything else. When it comes to building your dream, Chris shares some personal insights in to what prompted him to build grumpy learning, and who some of his greatest mentors have been.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show for listening at your leisure. If you enjoy the show be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for more updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://freethegeek.fm/episode/episode-0016

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 74: Raise MentalHealthError
Mar 28, 2016 @ 11:16:01

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted its latest episode: Episode #74 - Raise MentalHealthError.

In this episode we were extremely lucky to get Kenneth Reitz on the show to discuss his experiences when he had a mental health event that resulted in a stay in the hospital and some major life changes as a result.

Normally we’re a comedy podcast that focusses on technology, but issues surrounding mental health are very important to us. We’re extremely grateful that Kenneth came on and was very open about what happened to him. We hope you enjoy what was a great, open, freewheeling discussion about how the symptoms of some mental illnesses appear beneficial from the outside.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show be sure to subscribe to their feed too and get this and more great shows as they're released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-03-25/raise-mentalhealtherror/

That Podcast:
Episode 27: A little less Grumpy
Mar 25, 2016 @ 09:20:01

In the latest episode of That Podcast (episode #27) hosts Beau Simensen and Dave Marshall talk with Chris Hartjes a.k.a. the "Grumpy Programmer".

Beau and Dave talk to Chris Hartjes, commonly known as the Grumpy Programmer. They talk about how Chris grew his personal brand to support his collection of educational products, testing and testing tools, frameworks and components, and OpenCFP.

Other topics mentioned in this episode include the Paircasts, Chris' "Minimum Viable Tests" book and Marionette, an automation tool used to control the UI of a Gecko-based browser (like Firefox). You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show. Be warned, though, that there were technical difficulties and the show is shorter than usual. If you enjoy listening, though, be sure to subscribe to their feed for information on new episodes as they're released.

tagged: thatpodcast ep27 podcast interview chrishartjes grmpyprogrammer

Link: https://thatpodcast.io/episodes/episode-27-a-little-less-grumpy

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 73: Old Guys Last Longer
Mar 14, 2016 @ 11:17:47

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode #73: Old Guys Last Longer.

This time out we had PHP community icon Cal “Doesn’t Follow Chris On Twitter” Evans on to discuss the traveling minstrel show known as NomadPHP, the awesomeness of Day Camp 4 Developers, his thoughts on how Mailchimp handled The Mandrill Issue, and helped trigger Chris in to an epic rant. Chris also hopes that Cal has not noticed he hadn’t finished that thing he was supposed to do for him yet. It will be done really soon!

Other topics mentioned include Day Camp 4 Developers, the Slim framework, Icicle and other PHP community members like Josh Lockhart, Rob Allen and Sara Golemon. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show directly. If you enjoy the episode, consider subscribing to their feed to get the latest updates as future episodes are released.

tagged: devhell podcast ep73 oldguys calevans chrishartjes edfinkler

Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-03-12/old-guys-last-longer/

Full Stack Radio:
37: Chris Hartjes - Getting Started with Testing
Mar 09, 2016 @ 13:22:10

The Full Stack Radio podcast has posted their latest episode, Episode #37, featuring an interview with Chris Hartjes, most well known for his promotion and teaching about writing tests (unit, functional, integration, etc) for your applications.

n this episode, Adam talks to the Grumpy Programmer himself about getting started with testing PHP applications.

Topics include: recommended testing tools, PHPUnit vs. phpspec, Mockery vs. Prophecy, the benefits of defensive programming and how to convince your manager to let you write tests.

They also mention Chris' new book "Minimum Viable Tests" and the Patchwork monkey patching library. You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the episode directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter for more information as new episodes are released.

tagged: fullstackradio chrishartjes testing gettingstarted tools defensive programming manager

Link: http://www.fullstackradio.com/37

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 71: Bespoke Tokens
Feb 03, 2016 @ 09:23:39

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 71: Bespoke Tokens.

On this episode you get twice the guest because we invited two of the three folks behind WonderNetworks to join us.

Paul Reinheimer and Gemma Anible came on (and even did video via Skype so they could tell when we were getting bored) and talked about how WonderNetworks got started, Paul and Gemma’s preferred development style and Paul seemed determined (as he always is) to tweak Chris.

Topics mentioned in the episode include (obviously) WonderProxy, space leggings, BulletPHP and PHP-GTK. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. Be sure to subscribe to their feed if you enjoy the episode and want yo hear more.

tagged: devhell podcast ep71 tokens wonderproxy sponsor chrishartjes edfinkler

Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-02-01/bespoke-tokens/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 70: Anti-Canuckite Leanings
Jan 26, 2016 @ 12:19:23

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Ed Finkler and Chris Hartjes has posted their latest episode: Episode #70: Anti-Canuckite Leanings.

During the discussions for topics for this episode, Chris went to the bathroom for some quiet time. When he came back Ed had asked dedicated grumpy-Canadian hater Amanda Folson to join this episode to talk a bit about the life of a developer evangelist, Greg LeMonde, the Battle for PHP CoC, how Composer saved PHP, and CodeMash.

Along the way Amanda and Ed ganged up on Chris showing their hatred for their peace-loving neighbours north of the 49th parallel and during the aftershow drove him away with talk about audio recording equipment.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed to keep up with the latest episodes as they're released too.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-01-20/anti-canuckite-leanings/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 66: Aquinas on Customer Service
Oct 09, 2015 @ 11:57:23

The /Dev/Hell podcast, with hosts and PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 66: Aquinas on Customer Service

Episode 66 was recorded live right after the inaugural Pacific Northwest PHP Conference. We make fun of our sponsors, talk about smelly tests, Thomas Aquinas, remote pairing with juniors, and new stuff happening with OSMI.

Topics mentioned in this episode include the PNWPHP conference, Sara Golemon, Smelly Tests and The Last Starfighter. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Also be sure to subscribe to their feed or mailing list to get notified when new episodes are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-10-07/aquinas-on-customer-service/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 63: Made in Ontario
Aug 12, 2015 @ 12:47:11

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode #63: Made in Ontario.

So we recorded this nearly two months ago, but some family stuff delayed the release of this and Episode 64 (coming very soon). On this episode we talk about large developers, cars, Ed learning Java against his will, and Chris re-learning how to teach people.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed or sign up for their mailing list to get information about episodes as they're released.

tagged: devhell podcast ep63 ontario chrishartjes edfinkler

Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-08-09/made-in-ontario/