Developing Up

Developing Up

A podcast focused on the non-technical side of being a developer, because your career is about more than the code you write.

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    Developer Mindsets

    Development is not just an activity, it is a state of mind. In this episode we discuss how effective mindsets help you in approaching your development projects and your development career. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/26

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    Taking Risks

    An important part of your development career is understanding when and how to take risks. In this episode we discuss why it is important to take risks as a developer, the two types of risks you'll face and how to balance risk with reward in development. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/25

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    Dealing with Change

    The one constant in your development career will be change. Change in your projects, change in your role & responsibilities and changes in your life. In the season one finale we talk about how to approach changes in these areas with a constructive, positive mindset. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/24

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    Keeping your Day Fresh

    Every developer hits a slip and falls into a stale daily routine. To progress in your development career it is important that you find ways to make every day exciting and challenging. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/23

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    Dealing with Setbacks

    The path of development is full of wrong turns, pitfalls and mistakes. You cannot control when they will occur, but you can control how you react to them. In this episode we discuss what to do when development setbacks occur and how to approach them with a positive mindset. Show note for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/22

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    Preventing Developer Stress

    Some stress helps provide a sense of urgency in development. However, too much stress can degrade your work. In this episode we discuss some common causes of development stress and ways you can prevent them. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/21

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    Procrastination vs. Precrastination

    When it comes to getting tasks completed there are two types of developers. In this episode we are discussing the differences between procrastinators and precrastinators. Sharing tips to improve your abilities to get things done, not matter which type of developer you are. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/20

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    The Art of the Code Review

    Great developers continually seek to improve the code they work on and write. In this episode we discuss how you can use code reviews to help yourself and your team become better developers. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/19

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    Task Estimation Techniques

    Estimating is hard. In fact, estimating is sometimes considered one of the hardest aspects of development. In this episode we discuss how you can be confident about the estimates you deliver. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/18

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    Developing a Plan

    To make consistent progress in your development you need to develop a plan. In this episode we discuss the importance and methodologies behind developing a plan. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/17

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