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Summary: DevDiscuss is the first original podcast from DEV, a global community of software developers of all backgrounds and experience levels. The show covers burning topics that impact the daily lives of programmers and beyond, hosted by Forem Co-Founder, Ben Halpern, as well as a rotating cast of Forem developers.

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 S4:E3 - Code Splitting and the Long List of Things You Need to Know About Writing JavaScript | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:26

In this episode, we talk about code splitting and the long list of things you need to know about writing JavaScript with Laurie Barth, staff software engineer at Gatsby and instructor at

 S4:E2 - A Critical Look At Distributed Conferences | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:10

In this episode, we talk about the grand experiment that is distributed conferences with Paul Campbell, founder of Tito and creator of Ull Conference, and Angela Andrews, associate solutions architect at Red Hat, and avid conference attendee.

 S4:E1 - This Is How You Have Effective Meetings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:56

In this episode, we talk about how to have effective meetings with Andy Goodman, co-founder and director of The Goodman Center, who teaches a popular workshop called, “Meetings for People Who Hate Meetings.”

 S3:E8 - The New Normal for Developers with Scott Hanselman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:43:57

In this episode, we talk about the new normal for developers with Scott Hanselman, partner program manager at Microsoft, author of several books, and the host of the Hanselminutes podcast, and the YouTube channel, Computer Stuff They Didn’t Teach You.

 S3:E7 - What Makes a Good Designer? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:29

In this episode, we talk about design with Lisa Sy, lead product designer at Forem, and Kuan Luo, designer and entrepreneur, who co-founded Elpha, and was formerly at Etsy and Cockroach Labs.

 S3:E6 - How to Gamify Coding | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:33

In this episode, we talk about gamified coding with senior curriculum developer at CodeCombat, Charlotte Cheng, and lead developer of TwilioQuest at Twilio, Kevin Whinnery.

 S3:E5 - Improving Your Onboarding For Early Career Devs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:43:40

In this episode, we talk about onboarding early career developers with John Britton, founder and CEO of, and Carolyn Stransky, software developer and author of the DEV post, “Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips."

 S3:E4 - Explaining Code Through Analogies and Visualizations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:06

In this episode, we talk about explaining coding concepts through analogies and visualizations with Lydia Hallie, software engineering contractor, and Kevin Kornonenko, product manager at Tulip Interfaces and creator of the CodeAnalogies blog.

 S3:E3 - Is Vim Worth Your Time? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:23

In this episode, we talk Vim with Allan MacGregor, director of engineering at Hopper, and Alex Smith, software engineer at Forem.

 S3:E2 - Demystifying Architecture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:16

In this episode, we talk everything to do with architecture with David Whitney, independent software consultant at Electric Head Software, and author of the DEV post, "Architecture for Everyone."

 S3:E1 - Developing in Minecraft and Roblox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:46:49

In this episode, we talk about coding in Roblox and Minecraft with Genevieve Johnson, senior instructional designer at Roblox, and Gabriel Simmer, community and partner engineer at CircleCI, who at 16 built NodeMC, a tool that can be used to build dashboards and spin up servers in Minecraft.

 S2:E8 - What You Need to Know About Site Reliability | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:46:29

In this episode, we're talking SRE with Logan McDonald, senior site reliability engineer at BuzzFeed, and Molly Struve, lead site reliability engineer at Forem. We get into what site reliability is, the history, some SRE horror, what developers can do to make an SRE's job easier, and more.

 S2:E7 - Serverless and the Cloud 101 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:47

In this episode, we talk about the past, present, and future of serverless and the cloud with Erica Windisch, principal software engineer at New Relic and founder of IOpipe, and Yan Cui, AWS Serverless Hero and principal consultant at The Burning Monk.

 S2:E6 - How to be an Entrepreneur | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:19

In this episode, we talk about entrepreneurship with Courtland Allan, founder of Indie Hackers and host of the Indie Hackers podcast, and Kelly Vaughn, CEO and founder of The Taproom, and co-host of the Ladybug podcast.

 S2:E5 - How to Harness Radical Candor in Code Reviews | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:08

In this episode, we talk about using the principles of radical candor to give effective code reviews, with Rina Artstain, software engineer at Dropbox.


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