Ladybug Podcast

We're Emma Bostian, Sidney Buckner, Kelly Vaughn, and Ali Spittel - four seasoned software developers working in different sectors. Since there's a major lack of technical podcasts out there, we've decided to start one. Just kidding -- there's already a ton! But, we wanted to add our voices to the space and share our experiences and advice. We'll have great discussions around how to start coding, the hot technologies right now, how to get your first developer job, and more! Check out our website!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 83 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 9 hours 44 minutes


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How to Choose a Tech Stack

Welcome back to the 6th season of the Ladybug Podcast!! In this episode, we’ll be chatting about choosing a tech stack for your project is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as an engineer. It will determine many aspects of your app, from development speed, to scalability, to the cost to run it...


 2021-08-02  1h12m

How to Create Great Documentation

It’s easy to overlook documentation when building an application, but documentation can make or break a consumer’s experience. Today we’re diving into the world of documentation to discuss what it takes to write good documentation, the ethics of documentation, and some popular tools you can use to get started...


 2021-08-23  n/a

Diving Deep on Databases

If you have data for your application, you’ve probably used a database to store it. There are so many types of databases, NoSQL, SQL, graph, etc. Let's learn about their benefits and how to use them!

  • [02:08] What types of databases have we used?
  • [03:43] SQL vs. NoSQL
  • [15:52] How to model data
  • [19:20] ORM, SDK, Queries
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 2021-08-30  n/a

How to Start a Company

Whether you’re looking to start your own side business or create a lifelong career, the process of starting a new business can be overwhelming. This week on the podcast we’re discussing how to start your own business. We’ll dig deep into setting you up for success from the beginning and then answer the most common questions I receive about building and scaling your business...


 2021-09-06  59m

Getting Started with Java

Java is a high-level, class-based, object-oriented programming language. It’s a general-purpose programming language designed to let app developers: write once, run anywhere. Today we’re diving into the world of Java...


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All About Agile

The definition of Agile is the ability to create and respond to change. Ultimately dealing with and succeeding in an uncertain or turbulent environment. I think we can all say with confidence that in the world of software development, being agile and agreeable to change helps you learn faster, connect with others better, and makes coding more fun...


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What is an API and How do You Use One?

APIs are part of our daily roles as software developers, but what are they? What different types are there? And how can you design a good one?

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  • [01:53] What is an API?
  • [03:37] Types of APIS
  • [15:02] GraphQL
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  • [28:25] API Design
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 2021-09-27  47m

A Day in the Life of a Software Engineer

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