All Episodes

The Conversation #14: h.what?

May 6, 2010 at 4:24PM • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin is joined by "Christina Warren":http://planetchristina.com of "Mashable":http://mashable.com and "Nilay Patel of Engadget":http://engadget.com to discuss the issues surrounding h.264.

They talk about the differences between consumers, creators and distributors (and how that line has been blurred), the patent minefield that exists in all codecs (but might be unknown in Ogg), the realities of the licensing structure, what VP8 means, and how it all really affects end-users.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guests Christina Warren & Nilay Patel.


The Pipeline OLD #14: Neil Patel

May 4, 2010 at 7:09PM

Dan Benjamin talks with "Neil Patel":http://quicksprout.com, co-founder of several successful businesses including "Crazy Egg":http://crazyegg.com and "KISSmetrics":http://kissmetrics.com/. They discuss being an entrepreneur, success vs. failure, startups, investing, the reality of SEO, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


The Big Web Show #1: Web Fonts

April 29, 2010 at 4:00PM • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin grill Ethan Dunham of "Fontspring":http://www.fontspring.com/ and "Font Squirrel":http://fontsquirrel.com and "Jeffrey Veen":http://veen.com of "Typekit":http://typekit.com (and other sites, too numerous to name) about one of your favorite subjects, "real fonts on your website" in this, our inaugural episode.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.


The Dev Show #7: Wireframing

April 29, 2010 at 1:13PM

Adam Stacoviak joins Dan and Jason in this week's Dev Show where they bring you the latest news and links. The topic for this week is wireframing.

You can hear more from Adam at The Changelog and The Web 2.0 Show and find out more about him at his blog or his company, Handcrafted. Don't forget to check out the Changelog interview with Aaron quit of Sammy.js which we talk about in the episode.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


The Conversation #13: Is It Done Yet?

April 28, 2010 at 4:15PM • Computer Video

When is an application or design actually done? Dan Benjamin talks with "Cameron Moll":http://cameronmoll.com, "Faruk Ates":http://farukat.es, and "Garrett Dimon":http://sifterapp.com about design and the software development process, and how it differs when it's your project vs. client work. We also discuss the way that new devices like the iPad are changing the way we code and design, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Faruk Ates.


Write For Your Life #3: Reading at and setting up a spoken word event

April 28, 2010 at 10:00AM

Iain talks about how important it is to perform your writing. There are loads of benefits that can genuinely make a difference to your work. Me and a group of colleagues, including co-host Manuela Boyle and Justine Gaubert from the wonderful Silent Sheffield, set up a spoken word night called Words Aloud in 2006. Iain and Manuela talk about their experience of performing at and setting up a spoken word night.

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.


The Ruby Show #115: Deflector Dish

April 27, 2010 at 2:56PM

In this episode, Jason and Dan bring you info on the latest and greatest Ruby gems and Rails plugins.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


The Pipeline OLD #13: Andy Ihnatko

April 27, 2010 at 12:00PM

Dan Benjamin interviews Andy Ihnatko, noted author, columnist at The Chicago Sun Times and Macworld, a regular on Mac Break Weekly, frequent speaker, Apple guru, and geek extraordinaire.

They discuss the craft of writing, being on television, finding a path, embracing your inner geek, his inspiration and writing-role-models, authenticity, Apple, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Andy Ihnatko.


EE Podcast #15: Preparing for Client Hand-off

April 27, 2010 at 11:15AM

You've spent weeks developing an ExpressionEngine-powered website for your client. The site looks great, works great and you're ready to hand it over to the client. What now?

In this episode Dan and Ryan discuss preparing a site for client hand-off. They cover some of the best add-ons to help and some tips from their experience.

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.


Mac Power Users #25: Geeking Out With Hazel

April 24, 2010 at 10:24AM

In this episode, David and Katie talk about how to keep your Mac clean and organized using Noodlesoft’s Hazel. Hazel watches folders and runs actions based on specific criteria to take action on the folder items. Hazel also keeps your Mac tidy by throwing away left-over bits of deleted programs and helping you to manage [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.