Charles Max Wood

Alex Bush

Soojin Ro

Steve Young

Abbey Jackson

Andrew Madsen

Evan Stone

Jaim Zuber

Guilherme Rambo

Erica Sadun

Layne Moseley

Ben Scheirman

Pete Hodgson

Alex Lundquist



Jun 04, 2021

The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes - BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that's something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas.

May 28, 2021

How to Get Hired at a FANG Company - BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want you to succeed. And how to build the reputation that has the company wanting you regardless of the outcome.

May 07, 2021

Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area - BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become the person people go to for what you do. So, how do you become the first person people think of when they think of that thing you know how to do? Let Chuck tell you.

Apr 29, 2021

Don't Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting - BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they're trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey.

Apr 23, 2021

BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he's built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he goes into how to begin to build relationships by building a system of influence you can use on behalf of the people you want relationships with.

Apr 16, 2021

BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You're an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer.

Apr 09, 2021

BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood's Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now from doing the podcasts.

Apr 02, 2021

BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn't a job working as a game developer and how that led to a career working on one of the most popular online games of the time.

Mar 26, 2021

BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he's used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck's experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer and podcaster.

Feb 05, 2021

BONUS: Measuring Apps and Entrepreneurship with John-Daniel Trask

John-Daniel Trask, founder and CEO of Raygun, talks about his experience building a monitoring company and about how to measure the speed and quality of your code.

Feb 05, 2021

BONUS: Measuring Apps and Entrepreneurship with John-Daniel Trask

John-Daniel Trask, founder and CEO of Raygun, talks about his experience building a monitoring company and about how to measure the speed and quality of your code.

Jan 01, 2021

BONUS: How to Crush Your Biggest Goals in 2021

Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to walk him through the 6 pillars of success that lead to meeting your goals.

Charles Max Wood

Mani Vaya
Jan 01, 2021

BONUS: How to Crush Your Biggest Goals in 2021

Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to walk him through the 6 pillars of success that lead to meeting your goals.

Charles Max Wood

Mani Vaya
Nov 27, 2020

BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working

Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time. He has read hundreds of books that have taught him the secrets to getting more done by getting into this state.

Charles Max Wood

Mani Vaya
Nov 03, 2020

iPS 309: Rewriting The Dashlane App with Rew Islam

In this episode of the iPhreaks Show, Steve and Alex chat with Rew Islam who manages the Apple and Android engineers at Dashlane. He shares how tech debt affects developer recruitment, how collaborating with their competitors led to new features, and how Dashlane is maximizing Testflight for product improvements.

Oct 20, 2020

iPS 308: SwiftUI Design Patterns with Mohammad Azam

In this episode of the iPhreaks Show, Azam and Chuck sit down and talk about the Reactive programming patterns and MVVM that go into building applications using SwiftUI in ways that allow the applications to be responsive, easy to test, and to grow. The discussion ranges through RxSwift and Combine to MVVM patterns that SwiftUI leads to and some of the pitfalls that you might run into using them.

Sep 29, 2020

iPS 307: Game App Monetization and Live Ops with Tom Hammond

In this episode of the iPhreaks Show, Alex Bush talks to Tom Hammond about game app monetization and live ops in mobile gaming. They cover different ways to monetize your game and complexities of showing popups, surveys, and other live in-game events to players.

Alex Bush

Tom Hammond
Sep 15, 2020

iPS 305: Indie iOS and Mac Development with Curtis Herbert

In this episode of the iPhreaks Show, Alex talks to Curtis Herbert about challenges building your own indie iOS app. They talk about technical decisions, business priorities, and benefits and disadvantages of sticking with Apple technologies.

Alex Bush

Curtis Herbert
Sep 08, 2020

iPS 304: iOS Development Books

In this episode of the iPhreaks Show, the panel discusses iOS and other development books that are great resources to help during the course of the iOS developers’ journey.

Sep 01, 2020

iPS 303: iOS Interview Questions

In this episode of the iPhreaks Show, Charles talks to Alex Bush about iOS interview questions and how to navigate the challenging job market. They go over an article Alex wrote that systematizes and summarizes commonly asked iOS interview questions.

Aug 25, 2020

iPS 302: Executable Specifications and Behavior Driven Development for iOS with Mohammad Azam

Testing your iOS apps can be tricky. It's even trickier when you need to make sure that your non-technical folks to verify that your applications behave as they should. Azam shares his expertise in testing your applications using Behavior Driven Development techniques and how to write specifications in plain English that can be read and understood by non-technical people and can be executed by computers to verify that the behavior matches up.

Aug 11, 2020

iPS 301: Getting Started With Combine In Your Apps with Donny Wals

Donny Wals works for Disney on the systems that run Disney+ and other systems. He jumps on the podcast to talk about Combine. Combine is a functional reactive programming library provided by Apple. It's similar to RxSwift. It's functionality focused instead of UI focused. He can be used to handle API responses and things like that to push changes through the system.

Jul 28, 2020

iPS 300: How to Build a Million Dollar App with Steve Young

Steve Young is an ASO and App Promotion expert. He walks Chuck and Soojin through the process of finding applications that will make you millions of dollars by competing in spaces where others are making millions of dollars. He also shows the panelists how to make your apps appear higher in the app store.

Jul 21, 2020

iPS 299: An Experience of iOS Bootcamp with Alex Lundquist

Guest, Alex Lundquist joins this episode of the iPhreaks Show to walk us through his experience with iOS bootcamp. He went into how he was laid off from his job and the rigorous pursuit of landing another job in his field of IT. This episode is truly inspirational especially in a time when so many developers, IT techs etc are at a crossroads in their career.

Jul 14, 2020

iPS 298: Splitting Your Monolith App Into Modules with Luis Ascorbe

Soojin and Alex are joined by Luis Ascorbe who talks about his experience splitting a large monolith codebase into modules. They talk about general approach and specific tactics.