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Devs Like Us

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Providing a supportive community for developers of all kinds with a focus on the underrepresented in order to increase entry, retention and success within the technical workforce.
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The Eric Robertson Interview
Devs Like Us Episode #31 | Eric Robertson Interview Eric’s opinions and comments are his own and not a reflection of the companies he is currently working for and has worked for in the past. Connect Wit Eric Robertson https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-robertson-64a1a51/ Connect with Us 🌏 Website: https://devslike.us 📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus 👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/ Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus 🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_ 🐦JB: https://twitter.com/JasBCoding 🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
54:53
March 10, 2022
Head of Engineering at Modern Treasury - Shruthi Murthy Interview
Devs Like Us Episode #30 | Head of Engineering at Modern Treasury - Shruthi Murthy Interview On this episode  JB and Terrence interview Shruthi Murthy  to learn more about how one becomes the head of engineering and more about Modern Treasury as a company. Shruthi has engineering experience at AMD, HP, Google, Zynga, WhatsApp (Director of Engineering), and she is currently the head of engineering at Modern Treasury. Are you  interested in working at Modern Treasury ? Check out the link below for opportunities to join the company: https://www.moderntreasury.com/careers ⌚ Timestamps: 0:00:00 About Shruthi Murthy  0:00:27 Devs Like Us Intro   0:00:45 Career Opportunities at Modern Treasury   0:01:10 How Shruthi Murthy Entered Tech    0:01:40 Tech in the 90s  0:03:08 One thing that you wish you knew earlier?  0:05:20 Advice on how to prepare for next level.  0:09:30 What should applicants look for during their job hunt?  0:12:40 What does modern treasury do?  0:15:30 How do you make tough decisions?   0:17:40 How to deal with ambiguity? Connect with Us 🌏 Website: https://devslike.us 📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus 👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/ Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus 🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_ 🐦JB: https://twitter.com/JasBCoding 🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
20:47
January 27, 2022
Is Facebook Down?
Devs Like Us Episode #29 | Is Facebook Down? On October 4, 2021, at 15:39 UTC, the social network Facebook and its subsidiaries, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, Mapillary, and Oculus, became globally unavailable for a period of six to seven hours. The outage also prevented anyone trying to use "Log in with Facebook" from accessing third-party sites. On This Episode The Devs Like Us Podcast discusses the outages and share their opinions on being on call and troubleshooting production issues ⌚ Timestamps: 0:00:00 Introduction 0:00:40 Cast Round Robin (What's Going on) 0:05:00 Why Facebook is never down. 0:00:40 Cast Round Robin (What's Going on) 0:05:20 Should You Use OAuth2 ? Connect with Us 🌏 Website: https://devslike.us​   📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus​   👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/​   Twitter:  🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus​   🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_​    🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes​   🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
25:54
December 18, 2021
The Myers Briggs Personality Test
Devs Like Us Episode 28 | The Myers Briggs Personality Test ⌚ Timestamps:  0:00:00 Introduction  0:00:35 Cast Round Robin (What's Going on)  0:02:30 New iPhone 13 pro  0:04:25 What is the Myers Briggs Test ?  0:06:15 Myers Briggs Test Results  0:10:00 How to use your Myers Briggs test results  0:24:00 big takeaways  0:24:05 How introverts can learn to be around people?    Connect with Us  🌏 Website: https://devslike.us​    📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus​    👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/​      Twitter:   🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus​    🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_​     🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes​    🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
33:31
October 07, 2021
Dynamics of a Developer Team
Devs Like Us Episode 27 | Dynamics of a Developer Team On episode 27 JB , Clarence, and Terrence discuss the positions that make up a developer team. ⌚Timestamp 0:00:00 Introduction 0:00:45 Developer Round Robin  0:03:57 Dynamics of a Developer Team  What are the possible Roles: 0:04:12 Project Manager 0:11:38 Product manager 0:13:50 Scrum master 0:18:21 Team lead 0:19:01 Tech lead 0:22:03 Types of Developers - Full-stack - Front-end - Back-end - DevOps Engineer  - QA Engineers/Testers 0:29:17 What characteristics of a great developer team? 0:34:17 Develeper Resource Shares 🌐 Shares for the week:   🔗 Free Google machine learning Resources: https://developers.google.com/machine-learning/crash-course/ml-intro  🔗 Interview newsletter: https://github.com/CJcrispy/interview-practiceBit: https://bit.dev/  🔗 Hutch Incubator: https://technical.ly/baltimore/2021/09/08/hutch-incubator-space/ 🌏 Website: https://devslike.us 📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus 👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/ Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus 🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_ 🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes 🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
39:31
September 16, 2021
Is This What Burnout Feels Like?
Devs Like Us Episode 26 | Is This What Burnout Feels Like? On episode 26 JB and Clarence discuss burnout and how to recover from it. Emotional signs and symptoms of burnout Sense of failure and self-doubt. Feeling helpless, trapped, and defeated. Detachment, feeling alone in the world. Loss of motivation. Increasingly cynical and negative outlook. Decreased satisfaction and sense of accomplishment. 🌏 Website: https://devslike.us 📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus 👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/ Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus 🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_ 🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes 🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
31:21
August 19, 2021
I Think We Tested Our Code In Production
Devs Like Us Episode 25 | I Think We Tested Our Code In Production On episode 25 of the Devs Like Us Podcast the crew chats about making mistakes on the job.   Connect with Us  🌏 Website: https://devslike.us    📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus    👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/     Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus    🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_     🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes    🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
29:26
June 26, 2021
Donovan Interview
Devs Like Us Episode 24 | Donovan Interview  On episode 24 of the Devs Like Us Podcast the crew chats with Donovan, a software engineer and entrepreneur. Connect with Us     🌏 Website: https://devslike.us​​​    📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus​​​     👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/​​​       Twitter:     🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus ​​​🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_​​​    🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes​​​    🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
53:19
June 10, 2021
Nvidia Keynote Review
Devs Like Us Episode 23 | Nvidia Keynote Review  On episode 23 of the Devs Like Us Podcast the cast discusses the Nvidia keynote. Nvidia creates interactive graphics on laptops, workstations, mobile devices, notebooks, PCs, and more.    Connect with Us  🌏 Website: https://devslike.us​​   📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus​​    👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/​​      Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus​​    🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_​​     🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes​​    🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
34:18
May 08, 2021
Automation for Developers
Devs Like Us Episode 22 | Automation for Developers On episode 22 of the Devs Like Us Podcast the cast discusses the power of automating the boring and repetitive task of the day and explain how developers can increase their productivity if they put the time in up front.    0:00:00​ Intro   0:03:00​ Our experiences with automation   0:08:40​ Downfalls of automation 0:16:25​ The great things about automation   Connect with Us    🌏 Website: https://devslike.us​​​   📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus​​​    👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/​​​      Twitter:    🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus​​​ 🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_​​​   🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes​​​   🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
31:41
April 15, 2021
Héctor Interview
Devs Like Us Episode 21 | Héctor Interview On This Episode of the Devs Like Us Podcast JB, Terrence, and Clarence welcome Héctor a professional software engineer with more than 12 years of experience. Join us as Héctor shares his developer experience and the state of low code no code platforms and more specifically Outsystems.  Héctor  has also earned the Outsystems Professional Developer Certification. OutSystems is a low-code platform which provides the tools for companies to develop, deploy and manage omnichannel enterprise applications. OutSystems was founded in 2001 in Lisbon, Portugal and is currently headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States, with offices in 11 countries.    0:00:00 About Héctor   0:02:48 What made you want to become a software engineer? 0:08:00 Low level code 0:09:00  What is your experience with no code low code frameworks? 0:22:00  How can developers and others benefit from Outsystems? 0:26:00 How to  stay current in tech    Connect with Us  🌏 Website: https://devslike.us   📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus    👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/    Twitter:    🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus   🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_    🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes    🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
36:55
April 01, 2021
Whiteboard Interviews
Devs Like Us Episode 20 | Whiteboard Interviews  Summary:  JB, Clarence, and Terrence discuss Whiteboard Interviews. Technical interview handbook Technical Interview Study Guide Technical Interview Cheat Sheet LeetCode AlgoExpert (Paid) Connect with Us 🌏 Website | 📰 Newsletter | 👐 Social Twitter 🐦DLU Podcast 🐦Terrence 🐦JB 🐦Clarence
24:58
March 18, 2021
Working Remotely - Everything You Need to Know
Devs Like Us Episode 19 | Working Remotely - Everything You Need to Know   Summary:  JB, Clarence, and Terrence discuss remote work. 🌏 Website: https://devslike.us   📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus   👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/   Twitter:  🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus   🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_    🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes   🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
48:34
March 05, 2021
Should Developers Fear No-Code/Low-Code Development?
Devs Like Us Episode 18 | Should Developers Fear No-Code/Low-Code Development?   Summary: The cast discuss developer of the news including AWS forking Elasticsearch, hack of Florida water treatment plant, and twitter considering a subscription fee for Tweet deck along with low-code no-code.    🔦Tianna Lewis:  📺YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwIILfbH8vE_996NiDTqBcA  🌏 Website: https://devslike.us  📰 Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus  👐 Social: https://www.instagram.com/devslikeus/  Twitter: 🐦Podcast: https://twitter.com/devslikeus  🐦Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_​  🐦JB: https://twitter.com/Jas_b_codes  🐦Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2  Timeline: 0:00:00 Intro  0:00:53 Tianna Lewis  0:01:22 Podcast review highlight  0:02:15 Developer News  0:02:20 Florida water hack  0:07:20 AWS Forks Elasticsearch   0:14:39 Twitter considers subscription fee  0:20:50 Topic of the day no-code/low-code
45:52
February 18, 2021
From Teacher to UI Developer
Devs Like Us Episode 17| Title: From Teacher to UI Developer  Summary: With over six years of teaching experience, Trenisha has done a wide range of things across many different states. From teaching 7th-grade math to creating STEM programs for two different schools to coaching a nationally ranked robotics team. Trenisha is the founder of Awakening STEM where the mission is to provide quality STEM services centered around students of color in the DC area.  Trenisha Social: IG: https://www.instagram.com/awakeningstem/ Twitter: @AwakeningSTEM Website: https://www.awakeningstem.com/ Devs Like Us  Newsletter: https://buttondown.email/devslikeus The cast on Twitter: @tpugh_ @Jas_B_Codes @cedmonds_2
44:20
February 04, 2021
Developer Goals
Devs Like Us Episode 16|Summary: During episode 16 the cast welcomes in the first episode of the new year by sharing their goals and by also sharing current headline developer news from Apple, Microsoft, CES, and OpenHab.   News:  1. Google workers announce plans to unionize:  https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/4/22212347/google-employees-contractors-announce-union-cwa-alphabet  2. Apple launches major new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative projects to challenge systemic racism, advance racial equity nationwide:  https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2021/01/apple-launches-major-new-racial-equity-and-justice-initiative-projects-to-challenge-systemic-racism-advance-racial-equity-nationwide/  3. Microsoft’s Project Latte should bring Android apps to Windows 10  https://developer-tech.com/news/2020/nov/30/microsoft-project-latte-android-apps-windows-10/  4.Smart home projects :   https://github.com/openhab  Let's startup annual planning workbook by Janine Sickmeyer:  https://gumroad.com/l/annual-planning-workbook  Social:  Website: https://devslike.us Instagram: @devslike.us  Cast on Twitter:  Terrence: @tpugh_  Clarence: @cedmonds_2
41:33
January 21, 2021
Educating Engineers for the Future - Dr. Williams Interview
Devs Like Us Episode 15 | Educating Engineers for the Future - Dr. Williams Interview 
01:00:04
December 22, 2020
Inherit Legacy Code Like a Pro - The Allen Interview
Devs Like Us Episode 14 | Inherit Legacy Code Like a Pro - The Allen Interview  Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence welcome Allen to the show and discuss how developers can master the skill of inheriting legacy code.   Cast on Twitter:  Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_ Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2
01:13:12
November 14, 2020
Building up Your Resume
Devs Like Us Episode 13 |  Building up Your Resume  Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss constructing your resume, and how to get noticed from it.   Cast on Twitter:  Terrence: https://twitter.com/tpugh_ Clarence: https://twitter.com/cedmonds_2  Raven's Info for hoodies:    IG: @_simsdesigns  website: https://www.ravensims.com/
40:03
November 07, 2020
Developers In Cybersecurity - The Raven Interview
Devs Like Us Episode 12 | Developer In Cybersecurity - The Raven Interview  Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence interview Raven and learn about her career as a developer and now as leader in the Cyber Security field.  Raven's Info for design:   IG: @_simsdesigns  website: https://www.ravensims.com/
01:08:43
October 29, 2020
The Freelance Developer Debate
Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence debate on freelance work and if it's the dream job or not.
47:22
October 22, 2020
The DevOps Mindset
Devs Like Us Episode 10 | The DevOps Mindset   Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss DevOps. DevOps Books:  The Unicorn Project https://www.amazon.com/Unicorn-Project-Developers-Disruption-Thriving/dp/1942788762/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+unicorn+project&qid=1602774667&sr=8-1 The DevOps Handbook https://www.amazon.com/DevOps-Handbook-World-Class-Reliability-Organizations/dp/1942788002/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=the+devops+handbook&qid=1602774707&sr=8-3 The Phoenix Project https://www.amazon.com/Phoenix-Project-DevOps-Helping-Business/dp/1942788290/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3J6UBRGA3S7GY&dchild=1&keywords=the+phoenix+project&qid=1602774742&sprefix=The+ph%2Caps%2C145&sr=8-2   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg  Website: https://devslike.us  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/
36:09
October 15, 2020
Developer Work Life Balance
**** Want to be a guest on the show? Let us know at https://devslike.us/guest **** Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss how developers can maintain a healthy work life balance. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg Website: https://devslike.us Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
42:06
October 08, 2020
The Self Taught Developer vs Bootcamps and College Education
Devs Like Us Episode 8 | Self Taught vs College Taught Developer **** Want to be a guest on the show? Let us know at https://devslike.us/guest ****  Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss pros and cons of self taught  vs college route when becoming a software developer. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg Website: https://devslike.us  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
29:49
October 01, 2020
The Story of a Cloud Developer
Devs Like Us Episode 7 | The Story of a Cloud Developer   Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence welcome Daryl, their first show guest. They discuss Daryl's journey to becoming  a cloud developer and much more. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg Website: https://devslike.us Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
51:04
September 24, 2020
How to Prepare for Tech Talks
Devs Like Us Episode 06 | How to Prepare for Tech Talks Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss how to prepare for tech talks. News Amazon is hosting a Career Day and hiring 33,000 new employees - CNN https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/09/tech/amazon-career-day/index.html https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/08/progress-snags-software-automation-platform-chef-for-220m/ Tech talks topic Personal experience Best ways to prepare Why you should present Preparing for Q&A Live Demos vs Pre-recorded
49:26
September 17, 2020
Devs Like Us Trailer
Website: https://devslike.us YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg? Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus Email: devslikeus@gmail.com
00:47
September 13, 2020
How to Get Involved With the Developer Community
Devs Like Us Episode 05 |How to Get Involved With the Developer Community Summary: Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss the best ways to get involved in the development community and all of the benefits that come with it. Website: https://devslike.us Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
59:09
September 10, 2020
Developer Life
Devs Like Us Episode 04 | Developer Life   Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss the typical life of a developer. They discuss tickets, bugs, blockers, on call, devops and more.   Website: https://devslike.us  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/  Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
01:00:25
September 03, 2020
Imposter Syndrome
Devs Like Us Episode 3 | Imposter Syndrome  Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss Imposter Syndrome.   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg/ Website: https://devslike.us  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/  Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
58:44
August 27, 2020
Top 10 Soft Skills for Developers
Devs Like Us Episode 02 | Top 10 Soft Skills for Developers   Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss Soft Skills and why they are important for developers.   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg Website: https://devslike.us  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/  Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
52:12
August 20, 2020
Getting the Job
Devs Like Us Episode 1 | Getting the Job Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss how to search for developer positions.   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg  Website: https://devslike.us  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/  Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
01:06:00
August 13, 2020
Why Software Development?
Devs Like Us Episode 0 | Why Software Development? Terrence, JB, and Clarence discuss why they studied computer science and why they started a career as software developers. The cast also shares what their goals are for the Devs Like Us community.   Follow Us! : YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQaCm4q93rCUtTMI-YsaLg/ Website: https://devslike.us Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devslike.us/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/devslikeus
35:06
August 05, 2020