Show Archive

Episode v8.2: Startups - The Reality Gap

Episode v8.2: Startups - The Reality Gap

Joe Atkinson and Gordon Johnston from Lineup Ninja join Josey and Chris to talk about the reality gap that startups run into when launching.

Published: Fri 6 Dec 19
Duration: 59m 45s

Episode v1.3 - 12 Configuration Blues

Episode v1.3 - 12 Configuration Blues

Chris is joined by Steve Collins to talk about the wonderful world of configuration files. What wonders do they hold? How many configuration files does it take to setup an application? How to handle secure connection information across environments? And is it really worth it?

Published: Fri 29 Nov 19
Duration: 61m 22s

Episode v11.9 - Contract Lense: Schedule 1

Episode v11.9 - Contract Lense: Schedule 1

Chris and Josey add Schedule 1 to their contract podcast. What should you NOT include in your contracts? Vacations? Job Titles? Bananas? What is IR35? Did we really go there this episode? Listen in to find out!

Published: Fri 15 Nov 19
Duration: 57m 58s

Episode v11.8: Contract Lense

Episode v11.8: Contract Lense

Our Freelance / Contractor series continues as we turn our eyes to contracts. Chris and Josey get down into the nitty gritty about what a contract is, what should be in it, and what should not.

Published: Fri 8 Nov 19
Duration: 56m 7s

Episode v0.2: Milestone One

Episode v0.2: Milestone One

Documentation Not Included is now older, though perhaps not wiser. Chris and Josey discuss the past year and reveal secrets about the upcoming future!

Published: Fri 25 Oct 19
Duration: 67m 30s

Episode v2.15: Impersonating Developers

Episode v2.15: Impersonating Developers

Gordon joins Chris again, this time as A Time To Change Champion, to look at impostor syndrome and more!

Published: Fri 18 Oct 19
Duration: 60m 45s

Episode v1.2: The Modern Web: Full Stack Frameworks vs Site Generators

Episode v1.2: The Modern Web: Full Stack Frameworks vs Site Generators

Jamie Taylor joins Chris and Josey to discuss the best approach to modern website development. Are full stack frameworks better than static site generators? Are CMS's more appropriate?

Published: Fri 4 Oct 19
Duration: 63m 37s

Episode v2.14: Proprietary Tools: Stagnation or Growth

Episode v2.14: Proprietary Tools: Stagnation or Growth

Bjørn Reiten joins Chris and Josey to discuss working with prprietary tools. Can they stay on topic or will the desire to dig into PLC programming take over the show?

Published: Thu 26 Sep 19
Duration: 58m 12s

Episode v2.13: Workplace Agility

Episode v2.13: Workplace Agility

Mark Walsh is back, and this time it's all about Agile methodologies. What is it? Is anyone truely using it? Did you know there is an Agile Manifesto? That and more this episode!

Published: Thu 19 Sep 19
Duration: 57m 59s

Episode v11.7: The Art of Networking

Episode v11.7: The Art of Networking

Networking. Worth it? A waste of time and/or money? Sarah Phipps joins Chris and Josey this week to discuss all things involving human networking.

Published: Thu 5 Sep 19
Duration: 66m 8s

Episode v11.6: Agents: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Episode v11.6: Agents: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Chris uses agents and recruiters. Josey has not used them, and only seen the ugly side from others. This week, Cameron MacGrain from HarveyNash joins the team to help peel back the layers on working with agents and recuiters as developer consultants and freelancers. Can we keep IR35 out of the discussion?

Published: Thu 29 Aug 19
Duration: 58m 17s

Episode v 2.12: Team Culture

Episode v 2.12: Team Culture

Sam Strauss joins Chris and Josey bringing new insight to what is team culture, how to form it, and most importantly, how to survive it!

Published: Fri 23 Aug 19
Duration: 65m 15s

Episode v2.11: Migration Mumbles

Episode v2.11: Migration Mumbles

Mark Walsh joins Josey and Chris to discuss the "joys" found in doing a code migration. It's all fun and games right?

Published: Thu 15 Aug 19
Duration: 59m 24s

Episode v11.5: %&$@$!! Contractors - They Took Our Jaaaaabs!

Episode v11.5:  %&$@$!! Contractors - They Took Our Jaaaaabs!

Chris is joined by one of our regular guests, Anthony Keenan, to discuss the employee's perspective on contractors, freelancers, and more. Can Chris keep the topic of IR35 out of the discussion? Listen in to find out!

Published: Thu 8 Aug 19
Duration: 58m 43s

Episode v11.4: "Working" From Home

Episode v11.4: "Working" From Home

Chris and Josey debate the pros and cons of being contractors and freelancers who work from home. After all, it's all fun and games right?

Published: Thu 1 Aug 19
Duration: 56m 47s

Episode v2.10: Scope it up, Furball!

Episode v2.10: Scope it up, Furball!

Can Chris and Josey prevent scope creep during their episode on scope creep?

Published: Thu 18 Jul 19
Duration: 65m 4s

Episode v11.3: Oi! Freelancer! You're Fired! Part Two

Episode v11.3: Oi! Freelancer! You're Fired! Part Two

Chris and Josey continue their discussion about being fired as contractors/freelancers/company. This time, it's all about how to handle it and use it to better yourself, your company, and your relationships with your clients...and yes, we even mean the ones who fired you.

Published: Thu 11 Jul 19
Duration: 64m 46s

Episode v11.2: In the Black: Freelancer Financials

Episode v11.2: In the Black: Freelancer Financials

The team have a real accountant join them this week. Chris finds himself shocked about regulations. Josey explains the dangers of relying on word of mouth. And our guest, Simon Young proves that accountants do indeed have a sense of humor...and so much more!

Published: Thu 4 Jul 19
Duration: 66m 10s

Episode v1.1: Python: The Second Language

Episode v1.1: Python: The Second Language

Owain Williams livesd and breathes C# in his work and as an Umbraco MVP. So what made him want to look at Python? The DNIStream team looks at what it is like to learn a second programming language, and even get into a debate about the very definition of the term "language".

Published: Thu 27 Jun 19
Duration: 59m 54s

Episode v11.1: Oi! Freelancer! You're Fired!

Episode v11.1: Oi! Freelancer! You're Fired!

Josey and Chris both found themselves on the freelance/contractor chopping block this past month. With the experience still fresh in both their minds, they explore various reasons a company/freelancer/contractor can find themselves removed from a contract early and reveal just what they think about being fired. Listen to us roar!

Published: Thu 20 Jun 19
Duration: 59m 21s

Episode v11.0: Freelance Fun - A Primer

Episode v11.0: Freelance Fun - A Primer

Chris and Josey start the Freelance version of Documentation Not Included with a Primer on topics they will discuss including contracting, freelancing, and managed services.

Published: Thu 30 May 19
Duration: 63m 23s

Episode v5.2: Weird Dev Stories II

Episode v5.2: Weird Dev Stories II

Anthony join Chris and Josey again, this time to share strange and funny stories from the dev and tech world. Bit thanks to our listens who sent in their own horror stories!

Published: Thu 23 May 19
Duration: 62m 9s

Episode v3.1: Enforced QA

Episode v3.1: Enforced QA

Developers love QA right? ...right? Anthony Keenan joins Chris and Josey to look at what QA is, isn't, who should be doing it and who shouldn't. At no point do we have disagreements about this topic...what side do you fall on?

Published: Thu 16 May 19
Duration: 59m 30s

Episode v2.9: (Tech) Debt Consolidation

Episode v2.9: (Tech) Debt Consolidation

Chris and Pat are joined by Mark Walsh, a start-up focussed lead developer to talk about tech debt and how to handle it.

Published: Thu 25 Apr 19
Duration: 63m 16s

Episode v2.8: Breaking into Virtualisation

Episode v2.8: Breaking into Virtualisation

Chris and Pat are joined by Josh Thorman, a student with a keen interest in server virtualization

Published: Thu 18 Apr 19
Duration: 63m 50s

Episode v5.1: Dev Communities & Events

Episode v5.1: Dev Communities & Events

Paul Verbeek-Mast joins the DNI team as we dig in to developer communities and events, their impact, how they have changed over the years, and how to get involved.

Published: Thu 11 Apr 19
Duration: 73m 43s

Episode v2.7: BIG vs small Companies pt.2

Episode v2.7: BIG vs small Companies pt.2

Patryk's back and boy does he have some opinions on BIG vs small companies, especially in the game development industry!

Published: Thu 4 Apr 19
Duration: 56m 59s

Episode v2.6: BIG vs small Companies

Episode v2.6: BIG vs small Companies

I want to be BIG! Chris and Josey, with the text based Patryk, dig into the difference found in working for large and small companies!

Published: Thu 28 Mar 19
Duration: 53m 50s

Episode v2.5: US vs THEM

Episode v2.5: US vs THEM

We've all seen it, the US vs THEM mentality. Be it bean-counters, juniors, sysadmins, developers, and others. Dan Howarth joins us this episode to discuss who US and THEM are, is separation bad, the effects of this mentality, and what we can all do to just get along!

Published: Thu 21 Mar 19
Duration: 68m 35s

Episode v2.4: The 24/7 Job

Episode v2.4: The 24/7 Job

The mysterious infrastructure admin "Gareth" appears to discuss the challenges of working in a 24/7 profession.

Published: Thu 14 Mar 19
Duration: 60m 1s

Episode v8.1: A Startup Stack - Postgres & GraphQL with Gordon Johnston

Episode v8.1: A Startup Stack - Postgres & GraphQL with Gordon Johnston

Chris & Josey are joined by Gordon Johnston from Lineup Ninja to talk about Postgres, GraphQL, Firebase, and the world of data storage. Interspersed with the tech talk, are moments of developers ranting about their frustrations; you know, a normal gathering of developers.

Published: Thu 7 Mar 19
Duration: 64m 3s

Episode v2.3: (In)Dispensable Developer

Episode v2.3: (In)Dispensable Developer

Chris and Josey discuss the good and bad sides of being an indispensable IT worker, be it developer, devops, sysadmin, or other, and whether or not it is by choice or by circumstance.

Published: Thu 28 Feb 19
Duration: 63m 45s

Episode v10.0: What a Big Docker You Have

Episode v10.0: What a Big Docker You Have

Thornton Phillis joins us to discuss Docker, Containerisation, and more.

Published: Thu 21 Feb 19
Duration: 59m 51s

Episode v2.2: The Developer Interview Process, WTF?

Episode v2.2: The Developer Interview Process, WTF?

Anthony Keenan joins us to discuss (rant about) the developer interview process.

Published: Thu 17 Jan 19
Duration: 73m 29s

Episode v9.0: Shifting Security

Episode v9.0: Shifting Security

The team start talk about security in the IT world and development and discuss the impact they have on each other.

Published: Thu 10 Jan 19
Duration: 63m 35s

Episode v6.1: Not Playing Around

Episode v6.1: Not Playing Around

Gareth “Gazimoff” Harmer joins the team to talk about interchangeable lessons for enterprise and game development.

Published: Thu 20 Dec 18
Duration: 64m 23s

Episode v8.0: Have App Idea, ???, Profit!

Episode v8.0: Have App Idea, ???, Profit!

Hamid Shojaee joins the DNI team to discuss taking a SaaS idea and turning it into a profitable one.

Published: Thu 13 Dec 18
Duration: 72m 34s

Episode v7.0: Virtual Reality: An Overview

Episode v7.0: Virtual Reality: An Overview

With Josey off sick, Chris and Patryk explore the good, bad, and ugly about Virtual Reality.

Published: Thu 6 Dec 18
Duration: 67m 41s

Episode v6.0: Worldwide Game Design Video Game Theory

Episode v6.0: Worldwide Game Design Video Game Theory

Bradley McAvoy-James joins us to discuss lessons learned from Fallout 76 and more...

Published: Thu 29 Nov 18
Duration: 63m 43s

Episode v5.0: Weird Dev Stories

Episode v5.0: Weird Dev Stories

Weird Dev Stories from our hosts, listeners, and other devs we know!

Published: Thu 22 Nov 18
Duration: 74m 18s

Episode v4.0: Player Feedback vs Player Data

Episode v4.0: Player Feedback vs Player Data

Anthony Nardozza joins us to look at how to disseminate player feedback vs player data.

Published: Thu 15 Nov 18
Duration: 71m 15s

Episode v2.1: Old School Development & Burnout

Episode v2.1: Old School Development & Burnout

Anthony Keenan joins to turn back time and discuss old school programming, burnout, and trains.

Published: Thu 8 Nov 18
Duration: 61m 13s

Episode v3.0: Support and Dev: The Symbiotic Relationship

Episode v3.0: Support and Dev: The Symbiotic Relationship

We are joined by Ed, a support monkey, who gives us insight into how we can improve the relationship between support and development.

Published: Thu 1 Nov 18
Duration: 70m 0s

Episode v2.0: The Art of Being a Lead Dev

Episode v2.0: The Art of Being a Lead Dev

Sam Strauss from RealVNC joins us to discuss the differences between Lead Dev, Software Lead, and ninjas more.

Published: Thu 25 Oct 18
Duration: 65m 58s

Episode v1.0: JavaScript

Episode v1.0: JavaScript

The Art of Team Leadership with Sam Strauss from RealVNC. First rule of Lead Dev... you're not herding cats. The second rule, ninjas beware.

Published: Thu 18 Oct 18
Duration: 66m 50s

Episode v0.1: The MVP

Episode v0.1: The MVP

Meet Josey, Chris, and Patryk as they take you through their past, present, and future in development (and beards).

Published: Thu 11 Oct 18
Duration: 74m 45s