November 5, 2019

Episode 15 - How we write tests

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss in more detail what we do and don't test within our code.


October 29, 2019

Episode 14 - The 5 Test Doubles

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss the 5 different test doubles and how to use them within your tests.


October 22, 2019

Episode 13 - Getting started with testing

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss how to get started testing by selling your on testing and where to write your first test.


October 15, 2019

Episode 12 - Just write tests

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss the different types of tests, when to use them, and ultimately what matters most is writing tests.


October 8, 2019

Episode 11 - Test, Test, Testing

In this episode of the BaseCode podcast, JMac and Jess start a new 6 episode mini-series about testing.


July 23, 2019

Episode 10 - Symmetry

In this final episode of the BaseCode podcast, JMac and Jess discuss the practice of symmetry in code to give it that final touch of readability.


July 16, 2019

Episode 9 - Rule of Three

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss the billion dollar mistake of null and share practices for combating null as well as other clumsy return values.


July 9, 2019

Episode 8 - Reasonable Returns

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss the billion dollar mistake of null and share practices for combating null as well as other clumsy return values.


July 2, 2019

Episode 7 - Removing Comments

In this episode, JMac and Jess talk about how the simple practice of removing comments from your code can push you to write more readable code.


June 25, 2019

Episode 6 - Naming

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss ways to make naming things easier with some simple rules, guidelines, and tips.


June 18, 2019

Episode 5 - Big Blocks

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss how to break up long blocks of code by reviewing the 3 step process outlined in BaseCode.


June 11, 2019

Episode 4 - Using Objects

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss how primitive obsession leads to primitive code and how using objects can lead to more readable code.


June 4, 2019

Episode 3 - Nested Code

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss practices for flattening nested code to help readers see the code's primary action.


May 29, 2019

Episode 2 - Dead Code

In this episode, JMac and Jess discuss keeping your code fresh by removing dead code which will rot your codebase.


May 21, 2019

Episode 1 - Formatting

In this first episode, JMac and Jess dive in head first with why formatting actually does matter when writing code.


May 21, 2019

Episode 0 - Bootstrap

In the bootstrap episode, JMac and Jess talk about how they met and what this project is all about.