Delicious Brain Waves

A semi-regular podcast that talks about all things development, coding, and WordPress. From Delicious Brains, the folks behind Advanced Custom Fields, WP Migrate, WP Offload Media, and WP Offload SES.

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September 01, 2021 00:50:26
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Episode 9 - The Productivity Plan with Jonathan and Thomas

In this episode, we take a short detour from very strictly developer or business-focused discussions and instead turn our attention to personal task management. Thomas McGee, our Video Producer, joins Jonathan to discuss the ins and outs of their morning productivity routines. They discuss the details of their individual morning process, how they plan and execute their workday, and why having a routine is essential to be productive. They also share some tips on how to create and refine your own routine and some advice for solo makers and folks who work on distributed teams. Show notes: Mac Automater How Thomas creates his startup .bat file in Windows Standuply Things Todoist Radar.ist Bear Full Focus Planner Trello Let us know your thoughts on Twitter ...

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August 11, 2021 00:54:43
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Episode 8 - A Brief History of JavaScript with Iain Poulson and Ahmed Hussein

While many folks think of JavaScript as a “modern” web programming language, it is, in fact, only a year younger than PHP. In this episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Iain chats with WP Migrate developer Ahmed about the history of JavaScript. Ahmed takes us through how JavaScript came about, why it was almost universally hated at one point, and how the language has evolved in recent years. Iain and Ahmed also look at the state of JavaScript frameworks in the WordPress developer ecosystem and discuss the team’s experiences working with the new React-powered user interface in WP Migrate 2.0. Show notes: jQuery CommonJS Node.js Svelte Episode 3 - Why We Chose Svelte over React or Vue Backbone.js React WP Migrate 2.0 Let us know your thoughts on Twitter ...

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July 21, 2021 01:06:50
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Episode 7 - Using a Linux Desktop for Full Time Development with Jonathan Bossenger and Ian Jones

In the latest episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Jonathan Bossenger and Ian Jones share their experiences using Linux operating systems for full-time development.Ian has an extensive history of using Unix and Linux systems but developed primarily in Windows before moving to Apple desktops in 2003. In 2017 he decided to try a Linux laptop instead of getting a new MacBook Pro, and the experience was so great he switched his desktop to Linux in 2020. Jonathan comes from a pure Windows background, stumbled into Linux on the desktop with Ubuntu in 2008, and has used it almost exclusively on both desktop and laptop environments ever since.They discuss their history with Linux operation systems, the reasons why they love developing software on Linux, the pros and cons of using Linux, and share some tips and advice to those considering a change. Show Notes: Stack Overflow 2020 Developer Survey - Development Environments and Tools JetBrains The State of Developer Ecosystem 2020 Ian on Twitter Jonathan on Twitter Open positions at Delicious Brains Let us know your thoughts on Twitter ...

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July 07, 2021 00:57:44
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Episode 6 - The Process of a WordPress Product Acquisition with Brad Touesnard and Iain Poulson

In this episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Brad and Iain chat about the recent Delicious Brains acquisition of Advanced Custom Fields. Taking a deep dive into the process, they cover everything about the acquisition, from the first discussions with Advanced Custom Fields creator Elliot Condon, how Brad evaluated the product to determine a value, financing options, performing due diligence, when and how to get lawyers involved, all the way up to the final closing and handover.  If you’re looking at buying or selling a WordPress product business, this episode is an interesting look into the nitty-gritty details of the process, what to look out for, and things to avoid. Show Notes: The official announcement Advanced Custom Fields Iain on Twitter Brad on Twitter Open positions at Delicious Brains Let us know your thoughts on Twitter ...

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June 01, 2021 00:47:48
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Episode 5 - A WordPress Announcement of Epic Proportions

Brad and Jonathan are joined by Elliot Condon for a big announcement. Show Notes: Read our post about this announcement Read Elliot’s post about this announcement Let us know your thoughts on Twitter ...

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May 10, 2021 01:01:50
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Episode 4 - From Writing Code to Writing Words and Managing Products with Jonathan Bossenger & Iain Poulson

In this episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Iain Poulson and Jonathan Bossenger discuss their recent career changes. Iain has moved from a developer to a product manager, and Jonathan took a lateral switch and went from being a lead developer to a full-time writer/content creator. They discuss the history behind these changes, their experiences in switching to these new roles, and share some personal advice to those considering a career change. Show Notes: Iain on Twitter Jonathan on Twitter Open positions at Delicious Brains Open positions at Castos Let us know your thoughts on Twitter ...

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