Episode 106: Freelancing interview with Matchist.com founders

I got a chance to speak with Stella Feyman and Tim Jahn about their new service Matchist, which serves as a matchmaking service focused on the needs of freelancers. Forgive the slight hiss on my audio – I could not determine the source.

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Episode 105: Font tools, design thoughts, parallel deployment, and my Florida road trip

Hello all from sunny Florida 🙂 Recently discovered jquery validation plugin only 6 years too late, and have found some tools that work in conjunction with it, including Pajama, a PHP library. Also have some links to font combination articles and tools, and have recently been using "parallel deployment" in Tomcat 7.

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Episode 104: A few infrastructure services and version control

I’ve found a couple of neat infrastructure services recently and hope you find them interesting and useful. Also… what’s the deal with solo developers not using version control?

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Episode 103: pgmodeler, doppio and some Windows 8 thoughts

doppio is a JVM written in CoffeeScript. Yes, really. There’s a new PostgreSQL data modeler tool out that looks pretty cool, and I recently attended a developer-focused Windows 8 app writing bootcamp, and have some thoughts on that to share with you. Don’t forget – indieconf is coming up in November – register today!

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Episode 101 – rambling lessons learned

I had a couple epiphanies recently that I share in this episode, and found a couple new/cool webdev things in the past few weeks.

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Episode 100 – 7 years and counting!

Happy birthday to wdr! 100 episodes in only 7 years! 🙂

Topics include – plivo, a new VOIP/SMS SaaS; some ramblings on PHP framework support for legacy PHP versions, sparked by a recent CakePHP posting; some cool tools/sites I’ve stumbled on recently, and a call for papers for the upcoming indieconf conference for web freelancers.

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Episode 99 – codestock, mojolive, catchup, ndas and more

A couple of catchup notes on my development life, a recent run-in with someone requesting an NDA, and a new mailing group for webdevradio listeners, an exclusive invite code for mojolive.com and more 🙂

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Episode 98: Dino and Richard – tech bigotry

Discussion with Richard Campbell from DotNetRocks and Dino Gambone about technical bigotry. Initially kicked off with comment from Dino about lack of respect for dot net developers, but it touched on the wider topic of tribalism, bigotry and condescension between developer camps. Hopefully you’ll find the discussion as interesting as I did.

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Episode 97: Mass assignment, vulnerabilities and fun fun fun

Lots of small bits in this one – a lot of vulnerabilities on my mind this month – links in the show notes. Some are platform specific, some are just general "good practices", but all are still problems in 2012. Jetbrains has products on sale for 30% off until April 16 – PHPStorm, Intellij, RedMine, and more. Yahoo open sources Mojito, and the Beach Boys are back together! Name the song at the end of the podcast and win a JSMag PDF of your choice! Email your guess to michael@jsmag.com

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Episode 96: Group announcements and a bit more

Couple of group announcements. If you’re a freelancer looking to join a web freelancer support group, visit http://webdevradio.com/freelance. PHP 5.4 was released with some cool new features. I’m travelling some more, but will be back sooner than last time! 🙂

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