What are podcasts? They are radio programs that you can take with you and play anywhere. A podcast can have a single host talking about a subject or with guests. Why listen to a podcast? Podcasts are a good way to keep update on industry news and learn new ideas. As a developer, you don’t always have time to read industry blogs or new sites. A podcasts can help you stay current when you have free time like going for a walk or commuting to work.
I have gathered a short list of podcasts that I recommend that you listen to. They range from learning how to run a software development company, conversations on tech and being a better developer.
What is it like to run a software development company? CodePen Radio takes you through how they run CodePen. You learn how the team manages technical, structural and people issues. Each week is a different topic that Chris, Tim and Alex discuss.
Do you like learning from other developers who have built successful business? If so, Indie Hackers podcast has interviews with developers who have built profitable online businesses.
Greater than Code
Do you like to have insightful conversations about people, tech and more? Greater than Code focuses on people and code. They have a diverse group of people who talk about people, tech and other topics.
Hansel Minutes Podcast
Do you have to be an entrepreneur and a developer to talk about tech and entrepreneurship? Scott Hanselman, a programmer at Microsoft, proves that you can be enthusiastic about entrepreneurship and work for a company. He talks about technology, people, culture, programming and much more.
Want to be a better coder? Jonathan Cutrell of Developer Tea talks about tips and techniques on coding. He interviews other developers about how to be a better coder.
Podcasts are a great way to learn more about any topic that interests you. By listening to these podcasts you can keep up to date on ideas about coding, technology, people and entrepreneurship. Do you have any podcasts that you recommend for developers?