Teach Me To Code Podcast

by Charles Max Wood (podcast@railscoach.com) · · · · 12 subscribers

Being a great developer comes from knowledge gained from experience with tools and techniques. Gaining this knowledge on your own is hard. Let us teach you how to learn to be a great developer.

My Podcasting Setup Dec. 20, 2012

My Equipment: Mackie PROFX12 12-Channel Compact Effects Mixer with USB Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone Roland R-05 Studio WAVE/MP3 Recorder Transcend 32 GB Class 10 SDHC Flash Memory Card (TS32GSDHC10E) (for the Roland R-05) Griffin Technology iMic USB Audio Device Doctor Who TARDIS USB Hub Doctor Who TARDIS USB Hub Model #DR115 QuickVoice Recorder Rolls MM11 Microphone Muting Switch Designed to Temporarily Mute a Balanced XLR Signal Heil PR-40 Dynamic Studio Recording Microphone Heil Sound SM-2 Shockmount for PR-30 and PR-40 Champagne Heil Sound PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom (Standard) Podcasting Club Setup: Behringer Xenyx 802 Premium 8-Input 2-Bus Mixer …

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080 TMTC Heather Payne March 10, 2012
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