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single-threaded: a software developer podcast

single-threaded: a software developer podcast

By Jenn Creighton
Each season, single-threaded tackles a new topic in software engineering. This first season, we're exploring feelings. Why do we like some technologies but dislike others? How do our emotions come into play with our career choices? These are some of the questions we'll be answering this season. Episodes are a mix of guest interviews and solo musings.
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Duretti Hirpa on Making Good Trouble
Principal engineer Duretti Hirpa (@duretti) is here to share her insights on how to make good trouble in the workplace. Duretti's talk "Making good trouble, or: how to affect change without losing your job": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9H7SGuRrC8
44:20
April 21, 2021
Jeff Lembeck on Hero Culture
Jeff Lembeck joins the podcast to talk about saying "no" to your manager and how to breakdown a culture of heroes.
49:23
April 14, 2021
Carolyn Stransky on Crying at Work
Carolyn Stransky (@carolstran), software engineer and self-described "eternal crybaby", joins the podcast to talk about crying at work. 
47:34
March 31, 2021
Lauren Tan on Manager vs. Individual Contributor
Lauren Tan (@sugarpirate_) is here to share her wisdom on switching from individual contributor to engineering manager and back again. Transcript: Coming soon!
41:04
March 24, 2021
Sara Vieira on TypeScript & The WordPress Problem
Sara Vieira (@NikkitaFTW) is here to talk TypeScript... and why you shouldn't use it everywhere. We also reminiscence about Angular 1, explain The WordPress Problem...and maybe sing some Linkin Park. Transcript: Coming soon! Show notes: Okay, I say TypeScript weird... Loved this course: https://www.executeprogram.com/courses/typescript Mike North's TS course on Frontend Masters: https://frontendmasters.com/courses/typescript-v2/ Effective TypeScript: https://effectivetypescript.com/
30:18
March 17, 2021
Faduma Mohammed on Code Reviews & Compliments
Faduma Mohammed (@FadumaFaralacag) joins the podcast to talk about code reviews, pull request pairing, and why Github is a volcano of miscommunication. Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-faduma-mohammed-on-code-reviews-compliments-562f
47:23
March 3, 2021
Crystal Martin on the Value of "I Don't Know"
Crystal Martin (@codermeow) joins Jenn (@gurlcode) to explore why developers hesitate to ask for help, how to handle our mistakes, and the value of saying "I don't know". Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-crystal-martin-on-the-value-of-i-don-t-know-4mki Show notes: Follow Crystal on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codermeow Her personal website: https://www.crystalmartin.co/ Crystal's talk at JSConf Hawaii 2019: JavaScript is asynchro-WHAT!?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=el9fhSbby5E
47:55
February 24, 2021
Erin Fox on Interviewing
Erin Fox (@erinfoox) joins Jenn (@gurlcode) to talk about one of the most stressful parts of being a software developer: interviews. We talk about why interviewing in tech is nerve-racking, how to handle rejections and why, like dating, you should never commit too early. Transcript: https://dev.to/gurlcode/single-threaded-podcast-erin-fox-on-interviewing-4f4l Show notes: Follow Erin on Twitter Questions Erin asks a company when interviewing Erin's “interviewing red flags” article
48:02
February 16, 2021
Teaser 01
Each season, single-threaded tackles a new topic in software engineering. This first season, we're exploring feelings. Why do we like some technologies but dislike others? How do our emotions come into play with our career choices? These are some of the questions we'll be answering this season. Episodes are a mix of guest interviews and solo musings. Coming February 2021.
01:57
January 4, 2021