The Standup

About the show

A podcast that delves into the obstacles and successes involved in creating, running, and sustaining successful software side projects.

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Episodes

  • S1E15 - The Good News of Meditation

    June 20th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 3 secs

    Jamie and Keith are back from BeerCityCode (and other conferences), and it's right back to hustling. Keith is feeling revitalized, but Jamie needs to recover from his travels. This discussion covers struggles with focus, Keith's web app challenge, and the future of Tatsu and Callback.

  • S1E14 - Onward to Beer City

    June 14th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 14 secs

    Jamie and Keith reunite to talk about their side hustle adventures. Most of Keith's energy is going into closing the open circles in his life by launching his redesign... and switching to Elixir. While Jamie is

  • S1E13 - Too Much Coffee

    June 7th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 8 secs

    Keith details his catastrophic coffee issues and being sick yet again. Jamie

  • S1E12 - Post Codecation

    May 11th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 23 secs

    Jamie lays out the details and lessons learned during his codecation and his issues with React. Keith tries to justify the giant yak that he shaved instead of actually building his web app challenge application.

  • S1E11 - Codecation

    April 22nd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 1 sec

    Jamie finalizes the features he's going to launch for conversations and makes a ton fo progress on Callback. Keith battles with getting little done and getting excited about his Web App Challenge application. In the middle of all of this, there is also some business talk since Keith has no idea what he's doing.

  • S1E10 - Acceptance

    April 8th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 37 secs

    Keith and Jamie talk about conferences, Wordpress, redesigning features, time zones, and building new products.

  • S1E9 - Just in Savings Time

    March 25th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  24 mins 30 secs

    Keith & Jamie meet again to discuss the ins and outs of their side hustles. Keith talks course creation & YouTube. Jamie finishes conversations to a point... but that story might not be over.

  • S1E8 - Give the People What They Want

    March 11th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 52 secs
    geeks, side business, tech

    Keith continues his marketing education, gets started with Kubernetes, and prepares a Patreon campaign. Jamie continues his race against the home builders. With his conversation engine built he now digs into implementing specific conversation types. Baine makes an accidental appearance.

  • S1E7 - Converse & Snowboards

    February 25th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 22 secs

    Jamie comes down with yet another sickness but also manages to get conversations built into Tatsu! (You can contribute to the gem here: https://github.com/tatsuio/converse). In addition to finishing his big task for the last few months, he's also moved more and more of the job processing for Tatsu to use http://callback.run. Keith goes back into the learner mindset after having his butt kicked while snowboarding and acknowledging that he is still a novice at sales/marketing.

  • S1E6 - Conversations & Customers

    February 11th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 29 secs

    Jamie and Keith are back to discuss their side hustle progress. Jamie managed to get some of his customers over to using the callback API behind the scenes in Tatsu, but ran into a snag for doing multi-tenancy with jobs. They dig into how each of the ...

  • S1E4 - Mic Problems & Docker

    February 6th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 34 secs

    Keith and Jamie round out 2016! Keith realizes that he doesn't know how mics work and once again failed to finish his Docker course. Jamie takes steps to move off of Heroku by learning Docker (using CoderJourney!). The landing page for http://callbac ...

  • S1E5 - Conferences & Launching!

    February 6th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  24 mins 51 secs

    Digging into the excitement of 2017. Jamie talks about his conference experience going to CodeMash 2017. Keith digs back into playing drumset. Getting down to business, Keith launched "Developing with Docker" was launched (http://courses.coderjourney ...

  • S1E2 - Burnout & Jury Duty

    January 15th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 28 secs
  • S1E3 - Flu Shots & Ice Cream

    January 15th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  26 mins 17 secs

    Keith & Jamie dig into important topics. Illness, flu shots + ice cream, Ohio's weather all fit themselves into the intro. Neither Keith nor Jamie accomplishes much of anything, but they try to stay positive about it. Our heroes again discuss how con ...

  • S1E1 - Hello World

    January 9th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 25 secs

    Jamie Wright (@jwright) and Keith Thompson (@keiththomps) kick off their first podcast episode, digging into the process of balancing a side business while having a normal income (consulting & day job).