29: Fitness and Code Quality in 2018

About This Episode

Ben and Derrick welcome the New Year with this first episode of 2018. Derrick provides an update on his fitness goals for the first quarter of 2018 and plans his Bod Pod evaluation this week. Derrick also shares his strategy improving and maintaining Drip software features.

Ben is launching the second cohort of The 30-Day Code Quality Challenge this week, and this cohort is even larger than the first. He shares how this cohort will be different, and thoughts on adding a fee to increase accountability and participation. He is also thinking about future extensions of the challenge into a monetized product.

Today’s Topics Include:

2018 Q1 Goal updates
The 30-Day Code Quality Challenge second cohort launch
Increasing accountability in the Challenge
Monetization strategies for courses following a free challenge
Drip software and features
Navigation-driven development and app workflows
Ruby losing popularity

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Links and resources:

Nike Training Club App
Bod Pod
Precision Nutrition
Ruby Rogues Episode 342: Interview with DHH
The 30-Day Code Quality Challenge
RefactoringRails.io
Drip

Episode Details

January 11th, 2018

54 mins 38 secs

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