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Design Doc

Design Doc

By Brad Cypert
An informal podcast where an experienced software developer interviews other developers about their projects, tools and more. I dig deep into how they've built their project to answer questions other developers might not even know they have.
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Roaring Cat Games w/ Barry Rowe

Design Doc

Roaring Cat Games w/ Barry Rowe

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Binary Noggin w/ Amos King
In this episode, host Brad Cypert sits down with Amos King (Elixir Outlaws, This Agile Life) to talk about starting Binary Noggin, running podcasts, and building developer focused communities.
May 3, 2020
Functional Programming @ ParrotMob w/ Osa Gaius
In this episode of the Design Doc, host Brad Cypert ( sits down with Osa Gaius of ParrotMob to talk about functional programming, elixir and building ParrotMob. Show Notes: 1. Elixir 2. Clojure 3. Rich Hickey Talks 4. Phoenix (Elixir Framework) 5. Clojure for the Brave and True (Daniel Higginbotham) 
February 21, 2020
Developer Advocacy, JAMStack, Blogs, Twitch and more w/ Jason Lengstorf
Host Brad Cypert sits down with Jason Lengstorf to talk about... well, Jason Lengstorf! Topics Covered: Speaking at conferences Developer Excellence at Netlify JAMStack GatsbyJS running his own business running his own blog  running the Learn with Jason twitch stream and much more!
February 12, 2020
Landing the First Dev Job w/ Ethan Miller
In this episode of the Design Doc, your host Brad Cypert sits down with Ethan Miller to talk about landing his first real dev job. We cover how Ethan got into development, what his code boot camp experience was like, and more. If you've ever wondered if a code boot camp is right for you, this is the episode for you.
December 23, 2019
Learning New Tech w/ Shane Burkhart
In this episode, guest Shane Burkhart talks with host Brad Cypert about how he learns new technology and keeps up with the changes in the software landscape. We also talk a bit about react, the JVM, Hacker News,, and much more. Tune in to find out. Show Notes React TypeScript GraphQL GoLang Clojure Kotlin Scala HackerNews As always, you can find Design Doc anywhere podcasts are heard. You can find more of Shane on Twitter, Github, or his website. As for your host, you can find him the same ways: Twitter, Github, personal website.
December 8, 2019
Roaring Cat Games w/ Barry Rowe
In our second episode of the Design Doc Podcast, host Brad Cypert sits down with game developer Barry Rowe to talk about his experience as an indie game developer. We talk about unity, game development, and several other fun pieces of technology. As always, you can follow your host on Twitter or at You can follow Barry Rowe and Roaring Cat Games on Twitter as well. Topics Covered Unity Game Maker Unreal Engine That RPG Game in React (Danger Crew) LibGDX Roaring Cat Games Carkour Louisville Makes Games
November 23, 2019
Dungeon Pad w/ Matt Balmer
In our first real episode of the Design Doc Podcast, host Brad Cypert sits down with software engineer Matt Balmer to talk about one of Matt's personal projects - Dungeon Pad. Matt dives into the project from a high level, his choices regarding which technology to use and talks about some of the issues that he ran into while building Dungeon Pad.  Show Notes NodeJS MongoDB Express ReactJS
November 11, 2019