Podcast

How To Become A Software Engineer In Test (SDET) In 2022

June 22, 2022

I invited on a software engineer in test to talk about both what his job is like and how to actually become one. We ended up diving into so much more - different types of testers, certifications, programming languages, testi…

How To Become A Developer Relations Engineer

June 20, 2022

Ways to Change the Workplace with Prina Shah + Guests For those who stand against crappy work cultures, lousy leaders and toxic teams! Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

How To Become A Wordpress Developer (Self-taught)

June 15, 2022

Ever wonder what it's like to be a WordPress developer or even how to become one? I invited one onto the podcast to share his journey and tons of great tips for aspiring developers that want to follow the same path. The best…

How To Become A Developer Advocate | A Developer Advocate From Stripe Breaks It Down

June 13, 2022

Do you enjoy creating content or even just have an interest in understanding users who use a product? Especially if you have coding knowledge, have you ever considered a developer advocate role? I brought on Mike, a develope…

Becoming A Technical Writer | A Mix Of Coding, UX, and/or Writing

June 8, 2022

Hello developers! I can't emphasize enough how many different career paths there are for you if you enjoy coding. If you want to mix your technical skills with a passion for UX or even write internal documentation for develo…

Why You Should Consider Becoming an Email Developer | Required: Basic HTML and CSS Knowledge

June 6, 2022

If you're interested in breaking into tech with a coding position, have you considered an email developer position? The minimum you have to learn is much less than a traditional software engineering position and apparently, …

FAANG Level Mock Software Engineer Interview (JavaScript)

May 30, 2022

I hosted a 3rd and final mock interview with this series of FAANG-level coding challenges. Daniel, the interviewer, has almost 20 years of experience as an engineer between Microsoft and Facebook. We found a brave soul to be…

Mobile Developer To Entrepreneur | Google Expert, Courses, and Content Creation

May 23, 2022

I know that many of you would love to work for yourself one day so I invited on an entrepreneur to share some advice. Little did I know he would have so much to share! He started out with a coding bootcamp; became a mobile d…

Coding Bootcamp Student Attempts FAANG Mock Coding Challenge (JavaScript)

May 16, 2022

When I shared the opportunity to offer a few FAANG level mock interviews, a current coding bootcamp student decided to throw his hat into the ring and try it out. This is the 2nd episode (out of 3) with these mock interview …

FAANG Level Mock Interview (Entry Level / JavaScript)

May 11, 2022

I invited on a Wordpress developer of 3 years to tackle an entry-level FAANG mock interview in JavaScript. Quite frankly, most people are too scared to come on to do this, so kudos to Milos for being willing to tackle these …

How To Become A Mobile Developer (Coding Bootcamp AND Self-taught Advice)

May 2, 2022

I've had several people ask me how they could become a mobile developer so I invited on Dave, an iOS Developer, to share his journey. While he attended a coding bootcamp, he also laid out a plan for how he would go about it …

Dealing With Imposter Syndrome In Tech (I Don't Have Good News For You...)

April 25, 2022

IMPOSTER SYNDROME is everywhere. You cannot hide from it. You will experience it at some point. I invited on a few people to talk through some of their own experiences with imposter syndrome as they were trying to become dev…

Coding Dojo Coding Bootcamp Review (Should You Go There in 2022?)

April 18, 2022

I invited on 3 graduates from the coding bootcamp Coding Dojo to share their experience with the software engineering program. As usual, my goal is to get past the marketing BS and hear the REAL experiences of graduates. We …

Coding Temple Coding Bootcamp Review

April 11, 2022

I invited on 3 graduates from the coding bootcamp Coding Temple to share their experience with the software engineering program. As usual, my goal is to get past the marketing BS and hear the REAL experiences of graduates. W…

DigitalCrafts Web Development Coding Bootcamp Review

April 4, 2022

I invited on 3 graduates from the coding bootcamp DigitalCrafts to share their experience with the web development program. As usual, my goal is to get past the marketing BS and hear the REAL experiences of graduates. We dov…

Fullstack Academy Review (Should You Go There in 2022?)

March 24, 2022

I just hosted a recent review of Fullstack Academy and invited on 3 REAL graduates to share their REAL experiences. As usual, this is free of BS and marketing fluff. I hope this helps in deciding if this program is right for…

App Academy Coding Bootcamp Review (Should You Go There in 2022?)

March 14, 2022

I invited on 3 recent graduates of App Academy to share their experiences. These types of review episodes are aimed at getting past the marketing fluff of each coding bootcamp, and diving into real, authentic experiences fro…

Flatiron School Coding Bootcamp Review (Should You Go There in 2022?)

March 7, 2022

I invited on 3 recent graduates of the coding bootcamp, Flatiron School, to share their experiences at the program. This review is meant to get past the marketing fluff and dive into 3 REAL student experiences. We dove into …

General Assembly Coding Bootcamp Review (Should You Go There In 2022!?)

Feb. 21, 2022

I invited on 3 graduates from the coding bootcamp, General Assembly, to share their experiences with the program. All 3 graduates ended up having pretty different experiences with different parts of the program. We definitel…

Code Chrysalis Coding Bootcamp Review (Tokyo, Japan)

Feb. 14, 2022

I invited 3 graduates from Code Chrysalis, a coding bootcamp in Tokyo, Japan, to share their honest and transparent experiences with the program. We went deep into the pros and cons. I loved that everyone here had fairly dif…

The Tech Academy Coding Bootcamp Review (Software Developer and Python Developer)

Feb. 7, 2022

I invited on 3 graduates from The Tech Academy, a coding bootcamp, to share their honest and transparent experiences - no marketing fluff and no BS. If you're deciding if The Tech Academy is right for you, watch this first. …

Struggling As A Self-taught Developer (Advice From 3 Successful Self-taught Developers)

Jan. 31, 2022

I brought back 3 successful self-taught developers to share tons of advice for you. This episode is for you if you're struggling as a self-taught developer. Then, once you're done with this episode, if you haven't already, l…

5 Reasons Why You Will NEVER Become A Developer

Jan. 24, 2022

You often hear about how so many aspiring developers struggle to break into the industry. I invited on a CEO of a coding bootcamp to share his top 5 reasons why most people don't become developers. It's brutally honest, but …

Should You Go To Hack Reactor In 2022? (3 REAL Reviews)

Jan. 17, 2022

It's been a while since I've reviewed Hack Reactor. I've received some concerns about the quality since they were bought out by Galvanize so I decided to invite 3 more guests to share their recent experiences with the progra…