Coding Blocks Podcast

"Water Cooler" episode talking about sweet sugary C# kisses, JavaScript as a first language, T-shaped developers, how to get addicted to drugs and...Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:39pm EDT

This week we're tackling the first section of seminal Design Patterns book: Creational Patterns.

 

We discuss factories of factories, "bullet hell" games, pathological liars, and Allen's lack of voice.

 

Big thanks to @rajsotweet for calling us out and getting us motivated to record!

 

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-11.mp3
Category:Software Development -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week we're taking pot shots from the peanut gallery!

 

We talk about new features in C# 6. What we like, what we love...and binary literals.

 

We also struggle to define Roslyn and BONUS! poetry reading from Michael Outlaw!

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-10.mp3
Category:Software Development -- posted at: 8:25pm EDT

You down with AOP? This week we're talking with Vlad Hrybok about his spectacular Aspect Oriented Programming Framework: Aspectacular.

 

Highlights include lots of Design Patterns, Acronyms, Buzzwords and...Duff Beer?

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-9.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Q: What do developers love more than developing?

 

A: Expensive accessories!!!

 

This week we're talking about our Christmas in July lists. Dream keyboards, mouses, office furniture and tablets...oh my!

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-8.mp3
Category:Software Development -- posted at: 8:30pm EDT

We discuss the 5 SOLID principles of writing maintainable code, with a focus on C# and .NET, Single Responsibility Principle, Open-Closed Principle, Liskov Substitution Principle, Interface Segregation Principle and Dependency Inversion.

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-7.mp3
Category:Software Development -- posted at: 10:05pm EDT

This week we’re talking about LINQ, what’s so special about .NET, the differences IQueryable and IEnumerable, and another round of “Never Have I Ever”. Oh, and jokes!

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-006.mp3
Category:Software Development -- posted at: 12:32am EDT

We Still Don't Understand Open Source Licensing

This week we're trying to wrap our heads around open source software licensing. We discuss the main types of licenses (and a few of our favorites!), what it means to violate a license, and take a fun look at a few weird questions.

Download the episode on iTunes or Stitcher and make sure to send us your feedback.

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-005.mp3
Category:Software Development -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT

OWASP and You - Application Security in .NET

This week we discuss application security in .NET via the 2013 OWASP top 10.

We discuss the top 10, how to prevent them and give you a examples of famous attacks that successfully targetted these vulnerabilities.

We also give you our predictions for the 2014 top 10 and beyond in a post PRISM world and, as always, our tips and tricks of the week.

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-004.mp3
Category:application security -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Source control stories from the trenches,a game of source control "Never Have I Ever", some fun stuff and our tips & tricks of the week.

Direct download: coding-blocks-episode-003.mp3
Category:source control -- posted at: 12:00am EDT