Most software developers have done freelancing at some point in their careers, so today, Steve and Drew get together to discuss what is involved in freelancing. They cover topics such as how to find work, how to price it, how to get paid, and everybody's favorite topic, paying taxes. They finish with picks, and the high point of every episode, Steve's dad jokes of the week.
Steve sits down with returning guest host Drew Baker to talk about what makes a good programmer. They each list their top five characteristics and find that there is a lot of crossovers between their lists, and as always, go down a few rabbit trails on things like code comments. They end with Steve's famous dad jokes and some new exciting CSS features.
Debbie O’Brien is a Senior Program Manager on the developer division community team at Microsoft. She returns to the show with Steve to talk about the Microsoft tool called “Playwright”. It is a framework for Web Testing and Automation. Moreover, they go into how the testing works, its useful features, and how it has more advantages than other testing solutions.
Steve talks with Adam Jahr of Vue Mastery about online Vue training. They talk about the history of Vue Mastery, how it is structured, and the details of what goes into making the fantastic, professional-looking videos they create.
Steve sits down with guest host Drew Baker to talk about their experiences and tips about getting hired as a web developer these days. Steve covers his experiences both as a job seeker and the person doing the hiring, and along with Drew, tells some great - and not so great stories about job hunting from both sides. Along the way, they provide some (hopefully) helpf
Are you looking at all the layoffs and uncertainty going on and wondering if your company is the next to cut back? Or, maybe you're a freelancer or entrepreneur who is trying to figure out how to deliver more value to gain or retain customers? Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to discuss the one thing that both of them use to more than double their productivity on a daily basis. Mani has read 1,000's of productivity books over the last several years and has formulated a methodology for getting more done, but found that he lacked the discipline to follow through on his plans. The he found the one thing that kept him on track and made him so productive that he is now getting all of his work done and was able to live the life he wants. Chuck also weighs in on how Mani's technique has worked for him and allows him to spend more time with his wife and kids, run a podcast network, and a nearly full time contract. Join the episode to learn how Chuck and Mani get into a regular flow state with their work and consistently deliver at work.
Steve and special returning guest host Erik Hanchett sit down with John Leider of VuetifyJS to talk about the recent 3.0 release of Vuetify. They discuss the conversion from Vue 2 to Vue 3, the people behind Vuetify, and some of the ways Vue 3 makes things easier in Vuetify.