Episode 10 – Degrees and Web Development with Ahmed, Iain, and Ross

In our latest podcast episode, Ahmed, Iain, and Ross discuss the hotly contested topic of whether people entering the web development field need a proper Computer Science (CS) degree. They talk about the challenges, pros, and cons of having vs. not having a CS degree, what they think of coding Bootcamps, and how they landed…

Episode 9 – The Productivity Plan with Jonathan and Thomas

In this episode, we take a short detour from very strictly developer or business-focused discussions and instead turn our attention to personal task management. Thomas McGee, our Video Producer, joins Jonathan to discuss the ins and outs of their morning productivity routines. They discuss the details of their individual morning process, how they plan and…

Episode 8 – A Brief History of JavaScript with Iain Poulson and Ahmed Hussein

While many folks think of JavaScript as a “modern” web programming language, it is, in fact, only a year younger than PHP. In this episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Iain chats with WP Migrate DB Pro developer Ahmed about the history of JavaScript. Ahmed takes us through how JavaScript came about, why it…

Episode 7 – Using a Linux Desktop for Full Time Development with Jonathan Bossenger and Ian Jones

In the latest episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Jonathan Bossenger and Ian Jones share their experiences using Linux operating systems for full-time development. Ian has an extensive history of using Unix and Linux systems but developed primarily in Windows before moving to Apple desktops in 2003. In 2017 he decided to try a…

Episode 6 – The Process of a WordPress Product Acquisition with Brad Touesnard and Iain Poulson

In this episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Brad and Iain chat about the recent Delicious Brains acquisition of Advanced Custom Fields. Taking a deep dive into the process, they cover everything about the acquisition, from the first discussions with Advanced Custom Fields creator Elliot Condon, how Brad evaluated the product to determine a…

Episode 4 – From Writing Code to Writing Words and Managing Products with Jonathan Bossenger & Iain Poulson

In this episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Iain Poulson and Jonathan Bossenger discuss their recent career changes. Iain has moved from a developer to a product manager, and Jonathan took a lateral switch and went from being a lead developer to a full-time writer/content creator. They discuss the history behind these changes, their…

Episode 3 – Why We Chose Svelte over React or Vue

In the third episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Brad talks to Ian Jones about why the WP Offload Media plugin’s UI is being rebuilt using Svelte. They discuss why WP Offload Media needs a UI refresh, why Svelte was picked over other frameworks such as React, Vue or Elm, and how it’s going….

Episode 2 – Talking Pricing Models with Iain Poulson

In the second episode of the Delicious Brain Waves podcast, Brad chats to Iain Poulson about pricing models in WordPress plugins and SaaS products. They cover the history of WordPress plugin pricing, the pros and cons of annual and monthly pricing, WordPress plugins vs SaaS, and more. Show Notes: SpinupWP – Delicious Brain’s SaaS Plugin…

Episode 1 – Talking React with Pete Tasker

Welcome to Delicious Brain Waves, the first ever podcast episode from Delicious Brains. This is the start of a semi-regular podcast where talk about all things development, coding, and WordPress. Brad Touesnard is the host and each week he chats to a member of the team. This week he talks to Pete Tasker, lead developer…