Mobile Couch

A fortnightly podcast about creating great apps for mobile
devices, hosted by Ben Trengrove and Daniel “Jelly” Farrelly.

97: Javascript Dishwashers

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Ben takes Jelly on a journey through his favourite points from the book Pragmatic Programming: From Journeyman to Master, which details points that you’ll want to learn if you want to be a better developer. Along the way they discuss everything from philosophy to buying dishwashers, and maybe even a little actual code here and there.

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96: Why Are Manhole Covers Round?

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Jelly recounts his experience with interviewing for a developer position within a big tech company. He and Ben reveal a little insight into what the process is like, what you should know going in, and what you can take from the process to apply to the interviews at your own company.

Show notes:

We'd love it if you got in touch! We are @_mobilecouch on Twitter and @mobilecouch on App.net. You can even email us at hello@mobilecouch.co, if you're so inclined!

95: Quickly Close It Again

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Ben and Jelly run through a quick and dirty primary of Git, one of the most popular version control systems around today. Starting from the very basics, they run through all the things you need to know to use it in your day to day work, why you should be using some method of version control, and the clients they use to make things nice and easy to manage.

Show notes:

We'd love it if you got in touch! We are @_mobilecouch on Twitter and @mobilecouch on App.net. You can even email us at hello@mobilecouch.co, if you're so inclined!

94: Smells Like a Duck

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Once again, the Apple developer community has been host to scandal! Not a pair to leave this opportunity behind, Ben and Jelly discuss how developers can learn from this, looking at the mistakes that were made, how to avoid them, and what you need to remember when things go bad.

Show notes:

We'd love it if you got in touch! We are @_mobilecouch on Twitter and @mobilecouch on App.net. You can even email us at hello@mobilecouch.co, if you're so inclined!

93: Expanding Your Mind, Man

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With Ben in London, Casey Liss rejoins Jelly on the couch to talk about leaving .Net behind for a career in the Apple ecosystem, his experience with RxSwift, and wrapping your brain around new things. Meanwhile, Jelly reflects on his recent GIFwrapepd update and his approach when migrating it from Objective-C to Swift.

Show notes:

We'd love it if you got in touch! We are @_mobilecouch on Twitter and @mobilecouch on App.net. You can even email us at hello@mobilecouch.co, if you're so inclined!