Recent Podcast Episodes

#261: Hope Not to Break Things

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Today we talk about Charles’ adventures in implementing automated testing in his WordPress-based client portal. We talk about why Charles has resisted unit testing, his epiphany about feature testing/integration testing, how he implemented automated testing with Perl, and more. Continue reading

#260: Luckily, I Have Very Sharp Elbows

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Today Charles talks about his recent experience at MicroConf in Las Vegas, and then we dive deeper into networking events and discuss our “elevator pitches” – how we explain to others what it is we do in just a sentence or two. Continue reading

#259: Peers

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Today Charles and Joe reflect on their recent trip to Peers Conference. We talk about the great community and give a quick rundown of a few of our favorite talks. Continue reading

#258: I Felt Like I Was on a Hamster Wheel

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Today we have a quick update on Apple’s preparations for GDPR which are soon going into effect, as well as a discussion about Charles’ first hire on UpWork. Continue reading

#257: The World Backup Day Pledge

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Backing up your computers isn’t sexy, but it’s important for the long-term health of your business. So today we (once again) discuss our backup strategies, and in particular how they have changed since we last spoke about the topic. We talk about improvements that Joe has made to his backup system, and changes that Charles made to his on-site and cloud backups in light of CrashPlan discontinuing its consumer plan. Continue reading