Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

About the show

A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week thoughtbot's Chad Pytel and Lindsey Christensen are joined by the people who build and nurture the products we love.

Episodes

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    2: Design with a sip of Bourbon

    June 22nd, 2012  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 36 secs

    Ben Orenstein is joined this week by Phil LaPier, the creator of Bourbon and a designer at thoughtbot. Ben and Phil discuss the design process, fundamentals of visual design, common design errors, and how to be a better designer (even if you're a developer), and how to work with designers as a developer. They also answer some audience questions about design: How to handle feedback from clients, and HAML vs. HTML.

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    1: Polymorphism vs. Conditionals

    June 11th, 2012  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 13 secs

    Ben Orenstein and Joe Ferris (and the surprise special guest Seana Quental) start the series off with a very technical discussion about Polymorphism vs. Conditionals. We also answer some of the audience questions we asked for last week.