# Monday, April 07, 2008

This week Dave Interviewed Jeff Atwood author of the Coding Horror blog during the recent Microsoft Technology Summit.  Larry and Dave also spend some time talking about their favorite geek movies.

Download / Listen to the Show

http://thirstydeveloper.com/Shows/TD018-JeffAtwood.mp3

Blogs you should know

Larry's Pick: Jeff Brand's Slickthought.net 

Dave's Pick: Tim Heuer's Method ~ of Object ~ Failed


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# Friday, March 28, 2008

This week we interviewed Jeff Webber who created the Farseer Physics Engine, which is a 2D Physics engine originally written for XNA, but was ported to support Silverlight with help from Bill Reiss of Blue Rose Games.  You can check out some samples written on Silverlight 2.  Jeff is using the physics engine to create some cool games, which you can check out at Farseer Games.  You can follow Jeff at the Farseer Games Blog.

Download / Listen to the Show

http://thirstydeveloper.com/Shows/TD017-Farseer.mp3

Blogs you should know

Larry's Pick: Zune Insider

Dave's Pick: XNA Team Blog

Dave's Bonus Pick: Games on your Zune!?! What? How? When? by Laura Foy from Channel 10

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# Saturday, March 22, 2008

This week we interviewed Kevin Farner of Gomoll Research and Design about ways that designers and developers can work better together.  You can follow Kevin at the Gomoll Blog.

Books to learn more about design (Courtesy of Kevin)

Paper Prototyping

Designing web navigation

Designing Interfaces

Communicating Design

Don't make me think

About Face

Download / Listen to the Show

http://thirstydeveloper.com/Shows/TD016-DesignersandDevelopers.mp3

Blogs you should know

Larry's Pick: Creating Passionate Users (archive) by Kathy Sierra

Dave's Pick: iRhetoric by Karsten Januszewski


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