Does Not Compute

Does Not Compute

A weekly chat about the lives and workflows of modern web developers, hosted by Sean Washington & Paul Straw.

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    121: Outgrowing Ego

    In episode 121 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about switching priorities from tech based things to people based things, building software for the user on the other side, and learning to see past the mountain in front of you through experience.

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    120: Source of Truth

    In episode 120 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about camping and national parks, writing functional feature specs for an application, and some practical examples of elixir's pattern matching and guard clauses.

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    119: Separation of Concerns

    In episode 119 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about rethinking separation of concerns, building reusable components with Vue.js, and how relying on some simple Elixir conventions can replace the need for external libraries.

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    118: Paring Down

    In episode 118 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about Paul's first full week on the road, avoiding fire ants and spiders, and about pairing down your belongings to a few quality items.

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    117: The Underbed Situation

    In episode 117 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about music they're into lately and the insecurty that comes with letting someone into a codebase you've grown from the ground up.

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    116: Think Of Schemas As Post-It Notes

    In episode 116 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about rethinking Sean's approach to organizing Ecto Schemas, learning and growing from incorrect assumptions, and digging into a new Nuxt.js app for Design Kollective.

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    115: CTOing is Hard

    In episode 115 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about Phoenix contexts, refactoring a production Elixir app, and learning how to be CTO's past the MVP phase.

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    114: Navigating A New Code Base

    In episode 114 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about Paul's first week at Design Kollective, vscode, learning how to work with a new code base, and how Phoenix 1.3 encourages good code organization by its design.

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    113: Robo-Productive

    In episode 113 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about Paul's new job with Design Kollective, developer workflows, and about becoming the person you want to be one decision at a time.

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    112: Being Lazy To Get Things Done

    In episode 112 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about hippo dentistry, GraphQL, and Absinthe (the Elixir GraphQL implementation).

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