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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    125: What's My Name

    In episode 125 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about moving slow and considering things, building features that work around existing user behaviors, and using Google's natural language API.

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    124: Always Be Open To Other Techniques

    In episode 124 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about software architecture and design patterns, learning through adversity, and how empathy can help you make better software.

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    Re-Air: 02 - Component is A Fancy Word for Class

    Re-Air: 02 - In the second episode of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul discuss different options for managing image assets within a Rails app, Sean's favorite new way to package a rails app for deploying to production, and how you might not even need to build a Single Page Application with all of those fancy (and expensive) new tools.

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    123: Stop Trying To Change The World

    In episode 123 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about learning to feel fulfilled throughk your work and how changing the world with technology isn't always a good thing.

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    122: Time Budgets & Sticky Brains

    In episode 122 of Does Not Compute, Sean and Paul talk about the benefits of pair programming, and how a little introspection each day can keep you motivated.

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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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