Hanselminutes - Fresh Talk and Tech for Developers

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Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices.

Scott sits down with Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon at OSCON 2012 in Portland, Oregon to talk about community. Does it need to be managed? Is community a garden to tend or something that handles itself? ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/iWDySVTWdTCn3vDlxeK53UgNlWI/0/di) ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/iWDySVTWdTCn3vDlxeK53UgNlWI/1/di) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/SKJnQ9679GQ)
Scott gets schooled by Damian and Levi on the differences between parallelism, background processing, and asynchronous programming. How does await and async change the game and what do you need to know to get started today. ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/2mK-PIBj7ZU4V7IYPeAFzXnkJcg/0/di) ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/2mK-PIBj7ZU4V7IYPeAFzXnkJcg/1/di) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/Gk8lXZIM-cA)
Scott sits down with developer and JavaScript expert Dave Ward. They talk about Twitter's recent move away from hashbangs, their recent performance improvements, and the direction the web is heading. Is performance achieved on the client or the server or some combination of both? ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/OgY0n5ZoMrh9RrGC7QTivu8BdUA/0/di) ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/OgY0n5ZoMrh9RrGC7QTivu8BdUA/1/di) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/gwrB_a7ePQ0)
Scott talks to Damian Edwards to get the latest information on ASP.NET 4.5. This includes improvements to the Core of ASP.NET, ASP.NET Web Forms and the inclusion of SignalR with Damian Edwards. They also talk about One ASP.NET and what that means to the developer this fall. ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/-7Fgxbb9nljtOd95Z7ejHNww1oc/0/di) ![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/-7Fgxbb9nljtOd95Z7ejHNww1oc/1/di) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/MA0NVzXnd0M)
Ben Kamens is the lead developer at The Khan Academy and was also a part of the storied Fog Creek Software. He's managing 12 summer interns at the Academy this year. Scott talks to Ben about the mentor relationship, how to manage code reviews, one on ones, preparing for their ...
What causes one community to be empathetic and another not? What really drives us as creators? Is it money, tech or the potential connection we can have to other people? Scott talks to Leon Gersing out of Columbus, Ohio about promiscuous pairing, kindness vs. empathy and the user connection. [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/jXffGRRslJPXdweA3bRU8pmrRps/0/di)](ht ...
Scott talks to Pluralsight trainer and fitness buff John Sonmez about getting fit. Scott's trying to lose some weight and gain some muscle and John gives some tips and suggestions as to how to a programmer can start developing good nutritional and fitness habits. [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/WLJnz1m8LG_oioMK1JfJLMfzIDU/0/di)](ht tp://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/WLJnz1m8LG_oioMK1JfJLMfzIDU/0/da) [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/WLJnz1m8LG_oioMK1JfJLMfzIDU/1/di)](ht tp://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/WLJnz1m8LG_oioMK1JfJLMfzIDU/1/da) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/dlLsnCp5SxQ)
Scott checks in with Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror since his mini-retirement. They talk kids, Star Wars and Windows 8. All this and less on this episode of Hanselminutes. [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/CY2w4BT0DMthzw_2NXCAjZf4HI0/0/di)](ht tp://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/CY2w4BT0DMthzw_2NXCAjZf4HI0/0/da) [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/CY2w4BT0DMthzw_2NXCAjZf4HI0/1/di)](ht tp://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/CY2w4BT0DMthzw_2NXCAjZf4HI0/1/da) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/WtXhenEOwqc)
Announcing GitHub for Windows. The Git client you always wanted is here and it's for Windows. Our own Phil Haack and new friend Tim Clem talk about metro- style, WPF, their design philosophy, open source, and talk about our many other contributors and supporters like Keith Dahlby and the amazing ...
Baratunde Thurston has extensive experience in being Black for more than 30 years. Baratunde was the Digital Director at The Onion until recently and is now striking out on his own with a new venture called Cultivated Wit. He keynoted SXSW this year and is currently on tour promoting his ...
Scott sits down with noted tinkerer Pete Brown to talk about making stuff. What kinds of cool things are being funded by Kickstarter? What can you make with a 3D printer? When will we start manufacturing at home? [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/5lmFW-r-4WCKZN4DfnhJoVEMjDg/0/di)](ht tp://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/5lmFW-r-4WCKZN4DfnhJoVEMjDg/0/da) [![](http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/5lmFW-r-4WCKZN4DfnhJoVEMjDg/1/di)](ht tp://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/5lmFW-r-4WCKZN4DfnhJoVEMjDg/1/da) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Hanselminutes/~4/kTpgdwFNu1U)
Scott talks to Holly Griffith, former Space Shuttle Flight Controller and now International Space Station worker bee. Holly is an engineer who has worked in and around space and aerospace for her entire career. Holly and Scott talk space, engineering, fuel cells and Scott tries to keep up. <img ...
Scott sits down with infrastructure engineer Matt Hawley to find out how the CodePlex team implemented the Git distributed source control system. CodePlex now supports TFS, Mercurial and Git as choices for source.
Richard joins Scott for another thrilling episode of whatever is on Richard's mind! We talk privacy policies, location apps, Facebook, and much more!
Almost two years after our most popular show, Scott's Wife Mo is back! How does one manage a mixed (geek/normal) marriage? Can Scott and Mo agree on the fundamental laws of physics? Check out part one also: http://hanselminutes.com/216 <img border="0" ismap="true" src="http://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/~a/iAXbTBP0jMMYyh1byLFWxSpjS14/1/di" ...
Scott sits down with ImageResizing.net author and ASP.NET scalability expert Nathanael Jones. Nathanael educates Scott on the good and bad about manipulating images in .NET. They talk about when to stay out of the managed pipeline and when not to. When do you use ASP.NET and when do you use ...
Scott talks to former Microsoftie and new GitHubber Phil Haack about his opinions on the ASP.NET MVC open source announcement. We have lots of fun and eventually the conversation devolves into phone hacking.
Richard Minerich and Phillip Trelford run popular F# users groups and work with F# every day. They take this opportunity to educate Scott on powers of F# and it's place in the .NET ecosystem. Are you missing out by not using F# in your .NET projects today? <img border="0" ...
Scott talks to Rob Walling about how he purchases small niche products and companies online and revitalizes them. He recently purchased an existing product that consisted of a 300 gig database and tens of thousands of lines of Classic ASP. How did he know it was valuable? What's next? <a ...
Alan Mendelevich has created a successful Windows Phone advertising network with just one employee. He's done it from home in Lithuania, a country that doesn't even sell the Windows Phone. How does the introduction of the cloud change how startups operate? Does it even the playing field? <img border="0" ...