Below is a summary of various tech podcasts one of my co-workers shared. I watch youtube videos during my commute – a tech podcast is also a good idea !
A long-running Java podcast that mixes Java platform news, interviews and opinions – often engaging in detailed discussions of code – with the odd bit of off-topic and interesting banter. Each episode comes with an extensive collection of links in the show notes for further reading on the topics discussed.
DevOps, or development operations, is a kind of programming subculture that emphasizes the rapid and reliable building, testing, releasing, and maintaining of software that’s frequently evolving. Arrested DevOps is about maximizing the efficiency of that.
This podcast has a heavy focus on the bigger side of the software industry where teams are large and chaos is prominent. That being said, solo indie developers can still learn a lot here depending on how serious you want to be with your projects.
The programming world is full of polarizing technologies, but few are as polarizing as the .NET Framework. It was great news when Microsoft made it open source a while back, but even still, you either love it or you hate it. It’s hard to be neutral.
.NET Rocks is the podcast for you if you’re in the former group. There’s a bit of everything for everyone here, whether you’re a brand new student or an industry veteran. Just tune into the episodes that interest you and you’ll be good to go.
Hosted by three professional developers, Coding Blocks is all about introducing the audience to all kinds of programming-related topics in a way that can be easily digested while commuting to work, cutting the grass, or making dinner.
Topics covered include best programming practices, explanations of design patterns, understanding tough algorithms and paradigms, coding for better performance, etc. It’s good for all programmers, though there’s a slight lean towards C# and .NET.
As implied by the name, Software Engineering Daily is an interview-based podcast that aims to cover all things under the scope of “software engineering” — an admittedly broad subject, but that’s the point. It’s meant to give you a taste of everything.
Here’s how the host describes it: “After every episode, you should feel like you are 1% better at understanding how software works.” If you can be just a bit more informed and knowledgeable every day, it will snowball into greatness over the long run.