In recent years, podcasts have become ever so popular. Instead of reading a book, many people opt to listen to a podcast, after all it may just be slightly easier. People put it on, and get on with their day. Commute. Gym. Running errands. Even by using it as a background noise, there’s a chance you might get some useful information out of it.
With podcasts being ‘trendy’, there is a podcast for every genre, and every possible topic at this rate. And, software engineering is definitely one of them! 100’s of podcasts are available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, or any platform you could imagine. There is something for everyone, and for everything.
Here are 4 must-listen to podcasts as a Software Engineer:
Software Engineering Radio is a podcast with the intention to be a lasting educational resource, not a newscast. Each episode consists of talking to experts from the software engineering world about the full range of topics that matter to professional developers.
Avg. length time is 58 mins.
As the title suggests, the podcasts aim to help developers grow their career. The podcast is hosted by John Callaway, Clayton Hunt, and Jon Ash as they talk with guests. As to the topics they vary from Entrepreneurship, to the latest and greatest programming languages and concepts.
Avg. length time is 45 mins.
To be a software engineer, more than just the ability to code is needed. Soft skills Engineering Podcast is a weekly advice podcast about the non-technical stuff that goes into being a great software developer.
Avg. length time is 30 mins.
4. Front-end Happy hour 🍸
Understanding the front-end of a website is as important as the understanding back-end. This podcast discusses new tools and libraries that appeared in the web dev world from the prior week. Good thing? It’s much easier than back-end, so the listening will definitely be enjoyable.
Avg. length time is 52 mins.
➡Do you already listen to any of these?
➡Did you find your new favourite?
➡Did you discover a new gem?