Episode 95: Jeff Carouth at ZendCon 2011

Sorry to be so late posting this. I chatted with Jeff Carouth about his day to day worklife as a PHP guy (among other things) at Texas A and M. Learn the A and M mascot name, Jeff’s favorite design pattern, and more 🙂

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Episode 90: White Russian

Heading off to Moscow in a bit, but wanted to touch base with you all before I get on the plane 🙂 The Twitter Bootstrap project looks pretty cool, HP’s Touchpad died an untimely death, and I need a bit of help with some charting. Thanks to ComponentOne for being an indieconf sponsor! 🙂

  • Twitter Bootstrap :: Bootstrap CSS/layout from twitter
  • ComponentOne :: Indieconf sponsor and maker of Visual Studio plugins and tools
  • Indieconf :: Conference for independent web professionals

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Episode 89: MVC directory madness, day camp for developers

Slight rant on what’s been bothering me with MVC directory structures, and a plug for Cal Evans’ Day Camp For Developers in October. indieconf discounts for listeners, and I’ll be in Moscow in September – let me know if you’d like to meet up.

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Episode 88 – mid summer catch up – avoid fixed bid projects

Quick advice – avoid fixed bid projects. Some day I’ll learn my lesson! 🙂 A couple of neat javascript projects have crossed my desk recently, and I’d invite you to vote in our indieconf presentation selection process. NOTE – bit.ly link in podcast is wrong – see show notes on webdevradio.com instead.

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Episode 86: Catch up, estimating and Azure

Just a quick update on what’s been going on with me, some thoughts on estimating, and a new game system for getting started with Azure.

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Episode 85 – Michelangelo van Dam at ZendCon

This is a little late, but I had an interesting chat with Michelangelo van Dam – @dragonbe on twitter – at the 2010 ZendCon.

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Episode 83 – goodbye 2010

Farewell 2010 – it was a great run! A quick update and a few interesting new projects I’ve come across – new interviews in 2011!

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Episode 80 – Quickfuseapps and conference announcement

Last episode I talked about twilio, and this episode I wanted to introduce you to quickfuseapps, and also bring you the announcement I couldn’t quite make last episode.

Indieconf is a conference for freelance and independent web professionals, to be held in Raleigh, NC in November. Visit indieconf.com for more, and use coupon code WDR to receive a webdevradio listener discount!

  • QuickFuseApps :: If Yahoo Pipes was mashed up with Twilio, it would be this awesome
  • Tropo :: Tropo is a Twilio competitor with some compelling features
  • indieconf :: Conference for independent web professionals. Use coupon code WDR when registering
  • CodingQA podcast :: Visit the CodingQA podcast 42 for more on WebMatrix and Razor
  • WatirPodcast :: Learn more about testing with Watir

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Episode 79: July catchup

Just a quick episode catching you up on some of the things I’ve been up to recently, as well as a few recent tidbits of interest.

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