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Author: Spec

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Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence.

With over 13 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and developer at @Clearbit. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email:
765 Episodes
What was the last feature you built that wasn't as useful as you'd hoped? How can we avoid this scenario?
Can you experience a feeling that you don't have a name for? In today's episode we're talking about complex feelings and building a framework for creating memories and knowledge.
Colliding Titles and Roles

Colliding Titles and Roles


How do titles and roles function on a team and how can they lead us astray? Today, we're talking about roles on development teams and what they mean.
Today we're talking about how to think about requests and different ways to manage too many requests.
We're taking a moment to express a bit of gratitude for our environment that gave us the opportunity to work in the development field.
The conflict you face on your team is likely due to competing priorities. Ultimately, it's on us to determine what our priorities are when pulled in different directions. In today's episode, we're talking about why priority is not a sole decision but a team decision.
Take a minute to think about the amount of responsibilities you have.
Check Your Leverage

Check Your Leverage


Everybody's words have influence on the people around them. In today's episode, we're going to talk about how our words can give us leverage as a professional and fellow team mate.
How can we avoid the false sense of positivity that can occur after meetings and how can we engage in the right kinds of meetings?
Today, we're talking about how your companies sub-cultural language and how that relates to clarity in knowledge transfer.
In the last episode, we talked about modifier functions. In today's episode, we're talking about modes and paradigms in the form of everyday goals and processes.
Context is a big deal in the job of a developer. In today's episode, we're applying a zoomed out model of thinking to everyday behavior to make us better developers, co-workers and leaders.
In today's episode, we're talking about how we can practice values and stay focused without overanalyzing every detail.
Tracing Chained Motivations

Tracing Chained Motivations


What causes us to do the things we do? In today's episode, we're discussing the complexity of motivations and identifying the chains of motivations in our actions as developers.
A senior engineer will often answer every question starting with "It Depends..." In today's episode, we're talking about context and decision making beyond, "It Depends".
Ask Better Questions

Ask Better Questions


What do your questions create? Every question we ask as a developer or manager has an impact on the person or people we are asking. In today's episode, we're talking about shifting question asking from the way we intuitively ask to a new way.
Today we air part 2 of our interview with Anil Glitch, CEO of Glitch.
In this part 1 of our two part interview with Anil Dash, CEO of Glitch we talk about how Glitch got its start, and whiteboard interview processes.
In today's episode, we're going to use a visualization to understand our perspective.
Accountability can have a profound impact on your willingness to follow through with commitments. In today's episode we're talking about what it means to have accountability.
Comments (12)


did not get what was the point of this episode

Dec 4th

Yash Rahurikar

nice podcast :)

Nov 5th

Monis Khan


Mar 14th

Art Conrad

think of the writing process, think of the code you write as a first draft. you never submit a first draft. you many times completely rewrite a first draft. in programming you tend to solve a problem. thats the first draft.

Nov 30th

Nitesh Sawant

nice episode

Oct 21st

Juan Enciso

Great topic! I loved it

Sep 14th

Djamal Dg.

Choice is very important

Jul 1st

S.R. Aman

I just love this podcast channel. Very good content. Keep it up.

Jun 18th

Donnie Dorsey

great episode

Jun 8th

Kavindu Wijesuriya

what do you think of Spotify focus playlists? Are they equally effective?

Apr 18th

Joseph Jumbam

Taking you advice and going on a break Will start a digital art class thank u

Mar 30th


Those were the words I needed to hear, thank you

Mar 30th
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