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Engsplaining

Laura Klein

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A product manager and an engineer discuss how to make engineering processes less painful.
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26:43 | Aug 21st, 2018

Laura gets waaaaay too excited about feature flags, and Lisa very kindly does not mock her too much. They discuss how to use flags to control feature launches and prevent giant merge conflicts.  I swear this podcast was not sponsored by LaunchDark...Show More

30:06 | Aug 8th, 2018

Lisa engsplains Git and Github to Laura. They discuss some best practices for setting things up to be right for your particular team, and Laura worries needlessly about merge conflicts.

30:02 | Jun 26th, 2018

In this episode, Laura and Lisa talk about different forms of automated testing your team should be doing, what they're good for, and how to convince your coworkers that testing makes things go faster.

31:00 | May 29th, 2018

In this episode, Laura and Lisa talk about the best way to annoy your counterpart in Product or Engineering. And, you know, also how to not do that so that we can maybe get something done.

24:46 | Mar 13th, 2018

Not content with telling you how you're probably building your APIs wrong, Laura and Lisa discuss how you're almost certainly breaking versioning, documentation, and support of them in APIs, part 2.

21:04 | Mar 1st, 2018

In this episode, Laura and Lisa discuss APIs - what they are, what you should know about them, and all the different ways we get them wrong when implementing them. Lisa uses small words so the PMs can follow along.

27:59 | Feb 12th, 2018

In this episode, Lisa and Laura discuss who on a team is responsible for implementing different parts of Lean Startup.

29:50 | Aug 30th, 2016

Micah and Laura discuss how they learned to code and give some suggestions on how to get started.

23:00 | Aug 9th, 2016

Micah and Laura discuss how having too many ideas can be dangerous to getting anything done.

24:45 | Apr 26th, 2016

A few suggestions for making meetings less hostile to engineers.

25:11 | Apr 5th, 2016

Micah and Laura argue about the meaning of being a 10x engineer and offer some better advice about making your team better.

26:58 | Mar 22nd, 2016

Laura and Micah discuss common mistakes product teams make when dealing with personal information from their users.

24:00 | Mar 16th, 2016

Laura and Micah talk about how engineering teams fail at running post mortems and how to make them better.