Clean Coders Podcast


Charles Max Wood



May 05, 2020

CC 009: Naming Things with Daniel Markham

Daniel Markham is writing a book about coding practices. One of the chapters he's been writing is about naming things in your code. He walks through several strategies and answers questions Chuck poses about how to make sure that your code communicates and functions in ways that keeps the code maintainable.

Apr 21, 2020

CC 008: Code Quality and Building a Culture of Clean Coding with Jonathan Oliver

Charles originally interviewed Jonathan at a restaurant in Utah, but there was an issue with the recording and they wound up re-recording remotely due to COVID-19. Jonathan starts out talking about what it was like to put together a video for Clean Coders with Uncle Bob present. Jonathan then talks about taking Uncle Bob up to Snowbird to see where the Agile Manifesto was conceived and signed. We then talk about team organization, hiring, and other challenges of working in a team.

Feb 25, 2020

CC 007: The Processes and Procedures We Take for Granted with Michael Whatcott

Michael Whatcott is a band teacher turned developer working at SmartyStreets. He talks through the processes and procedures we take for granted as software developers.

Feb 18, 2020

CC 006: Clean Code in the Clean Coders Codebase with Micah Martin

Micah Martin has taken over maintaining the codebase at Clean Coders. He and Chuck discuss how he's working to refactor the codebase into "clean code" and how he's worked with apprentices in the past to teach them to write and refactor to clean code.

Feb 11, 2020

CC 005: Clean Coding in Mobile with Eric Crichlow

Eric Crichlow is a software developer in the Phoenix area with 24 years of experience, and he has spent the last 11 doing mobile development. He has also recently released the first three episodes of a Native IOS videos for Clean Coders and wrote the afterword in Uncle Bob’s latest book, Clean Agile. The show begins with Eric talking about how he got into programming, which started way back in second grade.

Feb 07, 2020

CC 004: Software Craftsmanship with Sandro Mancuso

Sandro Mancuso started his consultancy business 6 years ago and is one of the pioneers of software craftsmanship in the UK. He learned software craftsmanship from Uncle Bob in Chicago and brought it to the UK and Europe. He has also written a book called The Software Craftsman. Sandro talks about how he met Uncle Bob and got things started in the UK and Europe.

Feb 06, 2020

CC 003: Leveling Up, Mentorship, and Clean Code in the Browser with Chris Powers

Chris Powers is the author of Clean Code in the Browser for Clean Coders and VP of engineering for Thinkful. He starts the show by talking about the path he sees people following when they come through Thinkful, which includes weekly meetings with a mentor in the industry. Every person that uses Thinkful comes out prepared for an entry-level position or apprenticeship.

Feb 05, 2020

CC 002: Agile Model for Success and InfoOps with Daniel Markham

Daniel Markham is a systems architect and self-taught programmer. He got to know the Agile team back in the day and hung with that crowd. Right now he is working on three books at home and some sample projects for CryptoCurrency. He talks about his history, how he got connected with Uncle Bob and the Clean Coders, and how he got into training teams on how to run good teams of programmers.

Feb 04, 2020

CC 001: Clean Agile with Robert "Uncle Bob" Martin

Uncle Bob (Robert C. Martin) has been a coder since 1970, co-founder of, founder of Uncle Bob Consulting LLC, Master Craftsman at 8th Light Inc, and author of the book Clean Agile. Bob and Chuck start by discussing whether or not there has been a decline in Agile in recent years.