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Are you a coder, programmer, or developer?



Do you want to launch or boost your career?

If you have answered "YES" to both questions,
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Recent Episodes

#100: Christos Matskas - Teaching Git On TikTok [S05-E20]

Come as you are. Bring your own language. Bring your own tools.

#99: John Calderaio - Painful Development [S05-E19]

If you can't explain it simply, you don't know it enough.

#97: Garrick Crouch - From Addiction to Coding [S05-E17]

Be intentional about decisions before you make them.

#96: Jan - Shopify and Freelancing [S05-E16]

Building a community of freelancing Shopify specialists.

#94: Ihab El-Waly - Coding and Digital Marketing [S05-E14]

I can be the middleman between developers and clients.

#92: Chris Eidhof - All Things Swift Programming [S05-E12]

We spend as little time as we can selling what we do.

#91: Matt & Mike - Running a Web Dev Agency [S05-E11]

Watch out for things that you go in just for the money.

#90: Jerome Hardaway - Vets Who Code [S05-E10]

If you build in public, the right people will notice.

#89: David Jorjani - Product Builder and People Developer [S05-E09]

We forget that big problems can be broken down into smaller problems.

#88: David Poindexter - The Business and Code Combo [S05-E08]

A businessman who codes or a coder in business?

#87: Andy Hunt - The Pragmatic Programmer [S05-E07]

Curiosity is at the core of the pragmatic programmer.

#86: Juri Strumpflohner - Coding and Martial Arts [S05-E06]

I like talking more to coders than business people.

#84: Taylor Desseyn - Recruiter Against Recruiters [S05-E04]

Your job search does not define who you are as a person.

#83: Monarch Wadia - Hackathons & Mintbean [S05-E03]

Just code. It takes from 40 to 80 hours per week of coding to break into the industry.

#82: Joe Eames - ng-conf Organizer and Educator [S05-E02]

The things that you don't get paid for are the ones most valuable to you.

#81: Mariot Tsitoara - Git, GitHub and Pomodoro [S05-E01]

Beating procrastination with the Pomodoro Technique.

#80: Preetam & Sankalp - Micro-SaaS & Marketplace [S04-E20]

You can't sell software to an industry that doesn't like to pay for software.

#79: Victoria Lo - From Blogging To PayPal [S04-E19]

How blogging helped her land a job at PayPal.

#78: Barry Luijbregts - 200 Things Developers Should Know [S04-E18]

The skill that you want to develop is to continuously learn.

#76: Eric Simons - Coding Online with StackBlitz [S04-E16]

Angular is absolutely an underrated technology stack in the front-end ecosystem.

#75: Kent C. Dodds - Improving the World w/ Quality Software [S04-E15]

Nothing matters more than learning to be kind.

#74: Swizec Teller - A Geek With A Hat [S04-E14]

Silicon Valley has more investment per year than all the other innovation centers in the world combined.

#73: Les Jackson - Long Form Video Tutorials [S04-E13]

Long videos don't put people off as long as the content is good.

#72: Niall Maher - The CodĂș Community [S04-E12]

Acknowledging that you heard shows that you are thinking about what's been said to you.

#71: Kevin Powell - CSS Evangelist [S04-E11]

CSS is the language for designers.

#70: Erik Hanchett - Book Author and Vue.js Fanboy [S04-E10]

Vue.js has the least amount of friction to get started with.

#69: Chris Sean - From Struggle to Success [S04-E09]

From zero in coding to getting a job as a developer in 3 months.

#68: Jesse Hall - YouTuber To Prove a Point [S04-E08]

You can make something successful if you put in the effort.

#67: James Q Quick - A Social Developer Advocate [S04-E07]

5 pieces of advice to becoming a web developer.

#65: James Montemagno - From Printer Software to Xamarin [S04-E05]

There are 2 types of developer advocacy: content and field.

#63: Danny Thompson - From Frying Chicken to Coding [S04-E03]

You need to stand out where they hangout.

#59: Anthony Shaw - A Talented Python Fellow [S03-E17]

Having a career in software doesn't mean you have to be a developer.

#54: Yihua Zhang - From Fitness to Coding [S02-E12]

Mastering the engineering interview.

#52: Aaron Smith - The Intersection of Coding and Healthcare [S03-E10]

Be curious and interdisciplinary. Good things come from people with broad interests.

#51: Frank Kane - Teaching Half-Million Students and The Ivy Cap [S03-E09]

Be open to new opportunities that come your way.

#50: Josh Starmer - Statistics, Machine Learning and Music [S03-E08]

Statistics doesn't have to be hard and boring.

#49: Erin Doyle - Beautiful Code and Accessibility [S03-E07]

Should bracket be on the line or next line? It depends.

#48: James Zaki - Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Trust [S03-E06]

Easy Comparison: Think of Uber being run by the drivers.

#47: Lynn Langit - Learn, Build, Teach and Bioinformatics [S03-E05]

When you are working, ask for what you are worth.

#46: Andy Sterkowitz - From Car Sales to Coding [S03-E04]

The number one problem is information overload.

#45: Laurence Bradford - High Paying Jobs, No College Needed [S03-E03]

I like to help anyone who wants to learn how to code.

#44: Jen Looper - Women in Tech and Developer Evangelism [S03-E02]

Looking for interesting intersections between humanities and technology.

#43: Dan Becker - Community, Data Science and Machine Learning [S03-E01]

The main failure motive is being lost in the shuffle.

#42: Charles Max Wood - The Intersection of Podcasting and Coding [S02-E21]

Nobody goes through this life alone, not a single person.

#40: Yuri Diogenes - Cybersecurity, Coding and Fitness [S02-E19]

Eliminate distractions. Eliminate things that are noisy.

#39: Luca Gobbi - Organizing Tech Meetups [S02-E18]

You have to have a backup plan for every single point of failure.

#38: Shahin Sheidaei - Agile & Elevate Your Change [S02-E17]

It is not only about the code itself, it is about what's going around it.

#37: Shaun Walker - From DNN To Oqtane - An Open Source Story [S02-E16]

There is a lot more to being successful than just the code itself.

#35: Will Strohl - Community Builder [S02-E14]

The way to grow a community is to get people involved.

#34: Michael Jolley - The Fresh Prince of Live Coding [S02-E13]

Finding your calling and changing your path.

#32: Margaryta Ostapchuk - From Ukraine to Canada & AI [S02-E11]

Superpower and kryptonite: The need to understand "why".

#31: Julie Lerman - Software Coach, Writer & Speaker [S02-E10]

Going beyond the code in so many different ways.

#30: Paul Hudson - Two Straws Please [S02-E09]

Teaching how to code in Swift for a living.

#29: Clint Patterson - Doing the Jobs Nobody Wants To Do [S02-E08]

Connecting with people and finding what makes them tick.

#28: Frank Boucher - Live Stream Coding [S02-E07]

Would you be able to code live real-time for people to watch?

#27: Max Pekarsky - From Self-Taught Coder to Stack Overflow Writer [S02-E06]

The journey of a self-taught full-stack developer, blogger and tech writer.

#26: Tanmay Bakshi - Prodigy Coder [S02-E05]

The incredible history of an exceptional teenager coder.

#25: Shayne Boyer - Social Coder [S02-E04]

Get past the fear of being ridiculed.

#24: John Sonmez - Becoming a Finisher, Part 2 [S02-E03]

How to be better at time management and setting your priorities straight.

#23: John Sonmez - Becoming a Finisher, Part 1 [S02-E02]

The fittest coder I know, and he is a lot more.

#22: Aderson Oliveira - Welcome to Season 2 of The Solo Coder Podcast! [S02-E01]

What's coming up on Season 2 of The Solo Coder Podcast.

#21: The Hub Between Industry and AI with Ali Hirji

Connecting Industry, Faculty and Students through AI initiatives.

#20: The Cybersecurity Opportunity w/ Mahdi Raza

Have you thought about using your coding skills to work on Cybersecurity?

#19: No College Degree? No Problem! w/ Robert Maissan

How Robert automated his job and by doing so, got offered a development position.

#18: Community Dedication w/ Azure Cloud Consultant Roy Kim

Share what you know and it will come full-circle back to you.

#17: 200 Thousand Students w/ Online Instructor Scott Duffy

How can someone teach 200 thousand people? It is possible.

#16: The Spoken Code w/ Google Developer Lucas Radaelli

From Brazil to the US, the story of a very unique Google Developer.

#15: Moonlighting as a Game Developer w/ Adam McLellan

The origin story of a software architect transitioning into game development.

#14: The Truth Behind The Data w/ Data Scientist Dan Gerlanc

In Data Science, you are often not solving a problem you have solved before.

#13: Helping Non-Technical Founders w/ Product Consultant James Knight

Find out why James left a cushy job at Google.

#12: What it takes to work at Google w/ Ex-Google James Knight

What is it that Google is looking for in a developer? James give us the path.

#11: From Furniture in Peru to Coding in Canada w/ Luis Nishimura

It's never too late to change. Luis talked about his story as he started coding at the age of 35.

#10: A Small Cog In A Giant Machine w/ Scott Wilkinson

Scott talked about how important it is to not wait too long before asking for help.

#9: A Real Power Coder w/ Roy Alda

Roy talked about his work at electricity company OPG and his side business exploring new technologies.

#8: From WordPress Plugins to SaaS w/ Softwarepreneur Hani Mourra

Hani talked about how start and grow a business on the side while maintaining a full-time job.

#7: 10,000 monthly visitors - The Power of Blogging w/ Mobile Xamarin Developer Andrew Hoefling

Andrew talked about the impact that blogging had on his career and how it is still very relevant.

#6: From Employee to Independent Consultant w/ Mike Smeltzer

Mike talked about the wonders and challenges of becoming an independent and successful consultant.

#5: From Database Developer to Team Manager w/ Jana Simashkevich

Jana talked about her career in banking and what she did to become the natural choice when a Team Manager opportunity knocked on her door.

#4: From Business to Coding w/ Thadeus Makukutu

Thadeus is a self-taught .NET developer. He told me about the struggles of running a software business and how different that it from just coding.

#3: 1100 Apps Later w/ Mobile Indie Developer Atley Hunter

I spoke with Atley Hunter. He is an indie mobile developer with the impressive number of 1100 mobile apps under his belt!

#2: The Love for Teaching as a Coding Career w/ Prof. Reza Dibaj

When you see someone as passioned as Reza talking, you may get inspired to check the intersection of coding and teaching as a potential career path.

#1: What is the SoloCoder Podcast w/ Aderson Oliveira

In this episode I go through the ins and outs of what The SoloCoder Podcast is and what's in it for you.

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