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My videos, livestreams, and courses. You can find all my archived videos and streams below:

  • All livestreams on Twitch/li>
  • My Developer experience livestream with Ian Jennings on YouTube
  • All livestreams on YouTube
  • All livestreams on Facebook

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Devx5 - The best JS framework with Next.js

Next.js gives you the best developer experience with all the features you need for production. Does it live up to the hype? Ian and Chris take a deep dive into the developer experience and see.

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Hands on - collaborative markdown with hackmd

Embracing “standard” Markdown, HackMD lets you collaborate using everyone’s favourite plan text format. How does it compare to the bigger, shinier competition? I take a look.

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Hands on - Creating digital humans with Unreal's MetaHuman

MetaHuman provides a way to create your own digital human representations in an intuitive and easy-to-learn environment. Watch me freak myself out as I create myself, live on camera 🤯

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Hands on - Use your voice to code with Serenade

Serenade lets you write code with your voice. You heard that right. Is it faster than typing? Is it annoying? I take a err, speak?

Devx5 - Code-based music collaboration with Sonic Pi

Sonic Pi is a code-based music creation and performance tool. Learn to code creatively by composing or performing music in an incredible range of styles from Classical & Jazz to Grime & EDM.

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Hands on - Browser-based Screen recording with Screenity

There are a lot of screen recorders available, so what does Screenity offer over all of the others? I take a look.

Real-Time Analytics with Venkat Venkataramani of Rockset

Real-Time Analytics with Venkat Venkataramani of Rockset

Rockset promises The real-time indexing database for modern data applications. How does it compare to the competition? I speak with Venkat Venkataramani to find out.

Devx5 - Fast Application development with StepZen

Easily connect data from REST, GraphQL, databases, or any backend, StepZen promises simplicity and interoperability. But how will it stand up to our rigorous developer experience testing?

CTD - Winter Wonderland Ep 16 (Pt 1)

Episode 16 - Winter Wonderland (Pt 1) was streamed live on our Twitch channel at Twitch.tv/crittestdummies on April 25th. Check us out most Sundays at 6 PM CET for new episodes! You can find this adventure and more by Kian Bergstrom on DMs Guild at https://bit.ly/2TkcKHu He can also be found at @FalseFlorimell on Twitter. Character art made by Lance @20sapodcast on Twitter. Game audio by SoundTale. Thank you to James for letting us use their work, our players Chris, Luke, Patrick and Shane, and our DM Peter!

Chinchilla Squeaks - Full Stack Automation with Consul and Nomad of HashiCorp

Chinchilla Squeaks - Full Stack Automation with Consul and Nomad of HashiCorp

Many of us in software development know of, and have used HashiCorp projects. How do they stay innovative in a rapidly changing ecosystem? I speak with Ray (Consul) and Chang (Nomad) to find out more.

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Hands on - Create Rich Documentation for Swift applications with DocC

Apple’s new DocC documentation compiler converts Markdown-based text into rich documentation for Swift applications. How does it compare to other language-specific tools? I take a look.

CTD - White Dragon Mountain Pt1 (Ep 15)

Episode 15 - White Dragon Mountain (Pt 1) was streamed live on our Twitch channel at Twitch.tv/crittestdummies on April 4th. Check us out most Sundays at 6 PM CET for new episodes! You can find this adventure and more by Bruno71 at DMsGuild.com Character art made by Lance @20sapodcast on Twitter. Game audio by Tabletop Audio. Thank you as well to our players Chris, Luke, Patrick and Shane, and our DM Peter!

CTD - White Dragon Mountain Pt 2 (Ep 15)

Episode 14 - Three Faces of Night (Pt 1) was streamed live on our Twitch channel at Twitch.tv/crittestdummies on April 11th. Check us out most Sundays at 6 PM CET for new episodes! You can find this adventure and more by Bruno71 on DMsGuild.com Character art made by Lance @20sapodcast on Twitter. Game audio by Tabletop Audio. Thank you to our players Chris, Luke, Patrick and Shane, and our DM Peter!

Chinchilla Squeaks - Modern Application Connectivity with Idit Levine of Solo.io

Chinchilla Squeaks - Modern Application Connectivity with Idit Levine of Solo.io

I have Idit Levine back on the show to discuss how solo.io use Istio and Envoy Proxy to provide API Infrastructure from the Edge to Service Mesh.

Devx5 - Rapidly Build Websites with Tailwind CSS

Many frontend designers and developers rave about how easy Tailwind is to use in their projects, large and small. But what’s the getting started experience like? We dig in deep to find out.

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Hands on - Streamline docker images with dockerslim

Dockerslim claims to increase the performance and security of docker images with no effort on your part. How realistic is the claim? I take a look.

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Hands on - MacOS productivity revisited with raycast

I looked at raycast a few months ago and the product and community has developed so much since I thought it was time to see what’s new.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Application-aware Networking with Varun Talwar from Tetrate

Created by Istio founders, Tetrate Service Bridge is the only edge-to-workload application connectivity platform that provides enterprises with a consistent, unified way to connect and secure services across an entire mesh-managed environment.

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Hands on - Build and share data-based apps with Streamlit

Streamlit turns data scripts into shareable web apps in minutes. All in Python. All for free. No front‑end experience required. Too good to be true? I take a look!

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The Solo Adventurer - High class thievery with The Estate of Baron Archambaud

The Estate of Baron Archambaud, an Ingrate is a self-contained, single-player card adventure in which players use a deck of standard playing cards to explore the Baron’s estate and retrieve an heirloom from his vault.

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Hands on - Open Source Note Taking with Joplin

I love note taking applications… How does Joplin compare to the myriad options now available, and does open source hinder or help its usability? I take it for a spin and see.

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The Solo Adventurer - Escaping from the Underground with The Buried

The Buried is a Wretched and Alone game, based on the SRD by Chris Bissette. In this solo journaling game it begins with you trapped underground, and you will struggle to make it out alive.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Monitor everything with Netdata

Netdata helps you troubleshoot slowdowns and anomalies in your infrastructure with thousands of per-second metrics, meaningful visualizations, and insightful health alarms with zero configuration. Observability is a busy space, how do they compare? I speak with Robin Schumacher to find out.

Devx5 - A CMS for the modern web with Wagtail

Don’t let your designs be constrained by your CMS. Wagtail lets developers and designers work the way they want. How does a tool that promises to please everyone fair on developer experience? We dive in to take a look!Don’t let your designs be constrained by your CMS. Wagtail lets developers and designers work the way they want. How does a tool that promises to please everyone fair on developer experience? We dive in to take a look!

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Hands on - Simplify audio editing with Audiate

Audiate makes recording and editing your voice as simple as editing text in a document. How does it compare to options such as Descript, and Simon Says? I take a look.