Developer Things Episode 7 with Rob Reynolds

Developer Things #7: Making the Lives of IT Easier and More Chocolatey with Rob Reynolds

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This episode of Developer Things features guest Rob Reynolds. Rob is the founder and CEO of Chocolatey, an open source package manager for Windows. Rob started out as a developer of business apps for organizations, but he was interested in automation and had a dream of owning his own business one day. Eventually, he started working on NuGet, a package …

Developer Things E6 with Cory House

Developer Things # 6: Professional Speaking and Consulting Advice with Cory House

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Today’s episode of Developer Things features guest Cory House. Cory is a consultant and professional speaker who also writes software and creates online courses for developers. Cory began writing software professionally about 15 years ago. For the last few years, he’s been focusing on front-end features like JavaScript and React, although before that he was very interested in .NET. These …

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Developer Things #5: What Is BenchmarkDotNet & Nerding out on Performance with Matt Warren

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In today’s episode of Developer Things, host Matt Watson speaks to guest Matt Warren. Matt Warren works for CA on their application performance management solutions. He is also involved in the BenchmarkDotNet project and spends time blogging about .NET. Matt got his start in software development with a programming course in computer science, focusing mostly on Java, while he was …

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Developer Things #4: Why 20,000 Developers Love Prefix with Jason Taylor

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Matt and Jason discuss the free developer tool Prefix. Launched 18 months ago, it has now been downloaded by 20,000 developers in 140 countries. Prefix helps developers find and fix bugs in their code while they are writing it. Prefix is based on the same technology that Retrace uses to monitor servers in production or QA. It tracks key methods in …

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Developer Things #3: How Stackify Does DevOps Without an Ops Team with Jason Taylor

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Matt & Jason discuss how Stackify does DevOps when we don’t even have an IT operations team. The key question is… can you do DevOps without an ops team?? The goal of DevOps is to get developers more involved in deployments and monitoring production applications. Even without an operations team, Stackify still does DevOps to monitor their large production environment …

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Developer Things #2: Women in Technology with Megan Horton

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Megan Horton joins the show to discuss some of the problems with women in technology. Megan works at Stackify as the Manager of Customer Success. Her job is to make sure all Stackify customers are happy! Megan went to college for communications and ended up working in the family funeral business before making her journey to software development. She worked …

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Developer Things #1: What is Stackify? Application Performance, Retrace & More with Jason Taylor

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Matt Watson and Jason Taylor discuss the struggles they had as IT managers that led to why Stackify was created. Matt is the Founder & CEO of Stackify. Jason is the CTO and joined the company about 6 months after it started. Years ago most companies monitored the servers that ran their applications but not much else. Fast forward to today, …

Stackify Launches New Podcast “Developer Things”

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We are excited to announce our new podcast called Developer Things. Our goal is to produce high-quality weekly podcasts that cover a wide range of topics, including software development best practices, DevOps, site reliability, cloud computing, developer tools, Stackify news, and other random topics. Who should listen to Developer Things? If you’re a development manager, architect, developer, or tester, and …