Charles Max Wood is the host of several podcasts at Top End Devs. He's also the lead coach and is dedicated to helping developers join the top 5% of developers in the field and within their technology specialities. Charles has worked primarily in Ruby on Rails, but enjoys exploring other development communities.
He has been a professional programmer since 2008 and a podcaster since 2008. To date he has produced or hosted more than 3200 podcast episodes.
September 29th, 2021 | 51 mins 58 secs
The Elixir Mix panel takes the helm to talk about helping onboard and transition new developers onto an Elixir team. They discuss helping developers who may not have an Elixir background. They also advise Chuck on how to make a career transition since he's considering a jump into an Elixir job from his current role as a Rails developer.
September 22nd, 2021 | 49 mins 21 secs
Brian Underwood joins the mix to discuss his recent project where he created a game that would push more and more load onto a genserver to see at what point the performance and usability begins to degrade. The discussion includes an exploration of what this means as your application grows.
August 18th, 2021 | 52 mins 6 secs
Ivan Rublev is the author of the open source library, Domo, which provides type validations for Elixir applications. He discusses the types of validations it does and the tradeoffs you get when you can validate the structure of your structs.
August 11th, 2021 | 57 mins 58 secs
Charles Max Wood takes the lead this week. He and Adi Iyengar discuss what Top End Devs are and what people should be doing to become Top End Devs.They start out discussing the default trajectory of a developer's career and then talk about how to get boosts off that line and into higher levels of achievement and fulfillment.