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/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 89: Selling Out Never Felt So Good
Mar 29, 2017 @ 09:34:57

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode #89: Selling Out.

Chris and Ed decided to push themselves out of their comfort zone and talked to Laravel community superstar Matt Stauffer. We talked about Matt’s experience writing a book for a major publish (with an animal on the cover and everything), asked the question “does consistency in code matter for OSS projects” and Chris sadly muted his mic while Matt and Ed discussed the Analogue NT Mini gaming console.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get the latest information about new episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2017-03-28/selling-out-never-felt-so-good/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 88: Ocho Ocho
Feb 22, 2017 @ 11:14:41

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode: Episode #88 - Ocho Ocho.

A short-ish episode this time out where our Dynamic Duo went guestless and talked about their recent conference experiences in Salt Lake City, Antwerp, and Miami.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2017-02-21/ocho-ocho/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 87: Asking Questions Down Under
Jan 24, 2017 @ 11:11:45

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode: Episode #87 - Asking Questions Down Under.

This time out we asked our listeners to submit some questions because we are tired of winning so much and wanted to let others get in on it. Along the way Ed talked about a recent computer-related purchase he made on eBay while Chris talked about one the earliest science fiction short stories he can remember while feeling incredibly old at the same time.

Don’t worry, Chris' ego let him know he was not old and is still awesome.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 for listening at your leisure. If you enjoy the show be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get the latest updates as new episodes are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2017-01-23/asking-questions-down-under/

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Episode 86: Necromantic Spies and Imagined Corporate Friends
Jan 11, 2017 @ 09:28:44

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode today - Episode #86: Necromantic Spies and Imagined Corporate Friends:

Welcome to the very first episode of 2017! We’re back after a nice break for the holidays and ready to get back to being insightful and unfiltered. In this episode we talked about the concept of “programming as craft” with Chris and Ed having a great discussion about what should follow after the phrase “programmers need to learn empathy.”

Ed also released some music, and is donating all the proceeds to OSMI. Chris was sad that he did not get the opportunity to re-record the vocal tracks from some of Ed’s older material in his own signature vocal style. Chris also talked (not so briefly) about the new laptop he bought and the security measures he decided to take with it.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates on when new shows are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2017-01-10/necromantic-spies-and-imagined-corporate-friends/

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Episode 85: Brand Dilution as a Source of Happiness
Dec 19, 2016 @ 09:46:54

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest - and last - episode of 2016: Episode #38 - Brand Dilution as a Source of Happiness.

Welcome to our end-of-year episode! It has been probably the most gratifying year in a long time for both Chris and Ed. Chris' work at Mozilla has really changed his perspective on the value of the open web and his future. Ed finally got the chance to sink his teeth into a true leadership role at GraphStory and with a lot of help OSMI became a non-profit poised to continue doing excellent work in the field of bringing awareness to mental health issues.

Crazy travel schedules, the last TrueNorthPHP, Chris and Ed laughing about things more than usual, and a very passionate non-testing-related speech from Chris can be found in this final episode of 2016.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shoes are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-12-18/brand-dilution-as-a-source-of-happiness/

Chris Hartjes:
True North PHP Is Done
Nov 08, 2016 @ 09:45:24

Chris Hartjes has a new (sad) post on his site today sharing news about the True North PHP conference, the "first PHP-centric event in the Greater Toronto Area since 2006" - the organizers have made the decision to end the conference's run after five years.

Why are you stopping the conference?!?"

This is the most common question I've been asked since earlier in the year when my conference partner Pete and I decided that we would run our small PHP-centric conference TrueNorthPHP one more time and then shut it down.

[...] But why did I go along with shutting down such an awesome event. Sure, I could keep doing this another 5 times. But I'm just not wired this way.

He gets into the details about why the conference was started, the work that he and Peter Meth put into the project and why they made the decision to no longer run the event. Chris talks about how his "restlessness" played into the decision and how, despite the conference being a success for several years, it was time for him to move on to another challenge.

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Link: https://www.littlehart.net/atthekeyboard/2016/11/07/true-north-php-is-done/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 84: Whiny Feedback Loops
Oct 24, 2016 @ 12:33:23

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 84: Whiny Feedback Loops.

Chris and Ed record a very quick show to talk about Ed’s latest conference adventure, the launch of some new stuff from OSMI, and Chris talks about feedback loops, hoodies that don’t fit, and the end of TrueNorthPHP.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to follow their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-10-22/whiny-feedback-loops/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 83: Sasquatch Uses PHP
Oct 14, 2016 @ 11:21:46

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode #83: Sasquatch Uses PHP.

Pacific Northwest PHP co-organizer Tess Mero joins Ed and Chris to discuss her work organizing one of the newer regional conferences, Joomla, and what the hell does Cisco have to offer PHP developers.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Links to the things discussed in the show are also linked from the episode's description. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-10-11/sasquatch-uses-php/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 82: Open 24 Hours, Just Not All in One Day
Sep 12, 2016 @ 09:28:05

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest show - Episode #82: Open 24 Hours, Just Not All in One Day

In this scintillating episode Chris and Ed shift gears and talk about their own experiences working “in the open”. Chris is very fortunate that everything he does at Mozilla gets open-sourced while Ed talks about his experiences back when he was running Spaz.

Other topics mentioned in this episode include Mozilla's TestPilot, the last True North PHP conference and the Opera security breach. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-09-09/open-24-hours-just-not-all-in-one-day/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 81: It Feels Good to Be a D-List Internet Superstar
Aug 29, 2016 @ 09:53:19

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Ed Finkler and Chris Hartjes, has posted their latest episode - Episode #81: It Feels Good to Be a D-List Internet Superstar.

This time around Chris and Ed attempt to shame you with their D-lister activities and ability to purchase things they want but don’t need.

We cover PyOhio, the long-anticipated php|cruise, and some useful gadgets they’ve incorporated into their work flows.

You can listen to their latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to follow their feed for more information about when future episodes are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-08-28/it-feels-good-to-be-a-d-list-internet-superstar/