The Thirsty Developer - Podcast

The Thirsty Developer - Podcast
By Dave Bost
About this podcast
The Thirsty Developer podcast is hosted by Dave Bost, Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Corporation. Each episode Dave talks with various software developers, software architects and technologists about their passion in the software development industry.
In this podcast
Latest episodes
July 22, 2009
This week we are please to bring you an interview with Scott Seely (@sseely), who works as a developer / architect at Myspace.  We talk with Scott about some of the advanced features of WCF and where services are headed in the future. Show notes ”Blind search” comparison tool that Scott Mentioned Scott's recent Book: Effective REST Services via .NET: For .NET Framework 3.5 Internet Identity Workshop  Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD069.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
July 16, 2009
This week we are please to bring you an interview with Andy Theimer (@atheimer), who works for the startup company Lansare and on a side project called Recipe Bridge that aggregates content from across the internet. Show notes Milwaukee’s Technology Innovation Center Microsoft Bizspark for startups Sitemaps definition Bing Webmaster Tools RecipeBook XML Microformats hRecipe Definition Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD068.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
June 29, 2009
This week we are please to bring you an interview with Doc List.  We talk with Doc about Open Spaces and applying those principles to the corporate environment.  Show notes Harrison Owen’s Open Space Technology: A User's Guide Larry’s blog post on applying Open Spaces at work Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD067.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
June 25, 2009
This week we are please to bring you an interview with Dan Nawara (@dnawara) a front end designer about the HAML and SASS technologies.  The first part of the interview was recorded at Bombacigno's J & C Inn in Chicago, IL; one of Dan’s favorite restaurants (until we got kicked out). Show notes Official HAML Site nHAML (.NET version of HAML) SASS (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) Tenplate (Dan’s framework) source code on Github The HAML Wikipedia page has an HTML / HAML Example Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD066.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
June 17, 2009
This week we are please to bring you an interview with Derik Whittaker.  Derik talks with us about the SOLID principles and other coding practices. Show notes Dimecasts – Derik (and his friends) series of screencasts Three of Derik’s favorite tools: Resharper, Reflector and SQL Prompt Scott Hanselman’s interview with Uncle Bob on SOLID Uncle Bob on Stackoverflow Podcast (including apology) Original Whitepaper on SOILD Ted Patison’s Programming Distributed Applications With Com & Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Microsoft Research Code Contracts IOC Containers: StructureMap, Ninject, Spring.NET and Unity Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD065.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd Note The show was updated after publishing due to a problem with the show notes.  Uncle’s Bob’s PDF of his original whitepaper was the original link (now a link to a blog article).  The PDF was incorrectly picked up instead of the audio file.  Sorry for any problems this caused.
June 1, 2009
This week we bring back Steve Murawski (@StevenMurawski) to continue our conversation on Powershell. Show notes We had a request to shorten our episode titles so they are better seen on devices.  Love it?  Hate it?  Let us know! Scripting Games brought to you by powershellcommunity.org and poshcode.org Powershell Templates for Visual Studio Script Center PowerShell SDK Documentation (The SDK is part of the Windows SDK) PowerShell Programmer's Guide (MSDN) PowerGUI PowerShell Plus Sapien's PrimalScript /n Software PowerShellToys Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD064.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
May 26, 2009
This week we have an interview with Aaron Erickson (@AaronErickson), a C# MVP.  Aaron talks with us about F#. Show notes Aaron’s book “The Nomadic Developer” Monte Carlo Simulations ”Expert F#“ by Don Syme "Foundations of F#" by Robert Pickering ”F# for Scientist” by Jon Harrop Milwaukee area’s Geek Book Club Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD063.mp3 Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
May 11, 2009
This week we have an interview with Mike Tai and Matt Stratton of apartments.com.  Mike and Matt share with us some of the things that make their website (which gets over 4 million unique visitors a month) scale. Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD062.mp3 New Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
May 5, 2009
This week we have a special episode where Larry interviews Dave about his recent work on project MEBA.  They also talk about the availability of Windows7 RC and the upgrade process. Show Notes Chicago Code Camp Indy Code Camp Fox Valley Day of .NET Jim Holmes’ post on unit testing by MS Evangelists Jack Greenfield’s blog UMM Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD061.mp3 New Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd
April 27, 2009
This week we have an interview an interview with Chuck Heinzelman, a SQL Server MVP.  Chuck is a Database Administrator who has been working with some of the new development oriented features of SQL Server 2008.  Chuck blogs at: http://devplanet.com/blogs/memydatabaseandi/. Show Notes Books online sparse columns guidelines (% null): http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc280604.aspx Migrating to SQL Server 2008 (podcast): http://thirstydeveloper.com/2009/03/02/TheThirstyDeveloper53MigratingToSQLServer2008.aspx Download / Listen to the Show http://shows.thirstydeveloper.com/TD060.mp3 New Twitter Feed Thirsty Developer has a twitter feed, friend us at http://twitter.com/thirstyd