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The official podcast of the freeCodeCamp.org open source community. Each week, founder Quincy Larson interviews developers, entrepreneurs, and professors. You'll learn all about how to build your skills and accelerate your career in tech. Learn to code with free online courses, programming projects, and interview preparation for developer jobs: https://www.freecodecamp.org

  • #128 Cobly Fayock: Developer, Designer, Male Model, Prolific freeCodeCamp Contributor
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Colby Fayock. He's a Software Engineer and prolific teacher who has created 68 tutorials for freeCodeCamp, and more than 100 videos on his YouTube – all freely...
  • #127 How to Outsmart AI as a Developer with Dr. Chuck
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Dr. Chuck. He's a software engineer and Computer Science professor at University of Michigan, which has one of the top-ranked CS programs in the world. Dr....
  • #126 How Suz Hinton went from Dev to White Hat Hacker
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Suz Hinton. She's a software engineer, security researcher, and one of the first ever people to live-stream her coding on Twitch. We talk about: - How Suz started her...
  • #125 Open Source is Changing. The Changelog Host Jerod Santo Shows You How to Keep Up
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Jerod Santo, host of The Changelog, a podcast about open source software development that has been going strong for 15 years. Jerod is plugged in to the world of Open...
  • #124 AI is Overrated – Why ThePrimeagen Ripped Out GitHub Copilot Out From His Code Editor
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews ThePrimeagean. He's a software engineer who streams himself programming. He recently left his job at Netflix to stream full-time. We talk about: - Prime's journey...
  • #123 How to Become a Pro Designer in 2024 with Gary Simon [DesignCourse Founder]
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Gary Simon, a developer and designer who started DesignCourse.com and has published several courses on freeCodeCamp.org over the years. We talk about: - Growing up in...
  • #122 From Construction Worker to Teaching MILLIONS of Developers with John Smilga
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews prolific programming teacher John Smilga. John grew up in the Soviet Union. He worked construction for 5 years before becoming a developer. Today he has taught...
  • #121 Ben Awad is a GameDev Who Sleeps 9 Hours EVERY NIGHT to be Productive
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Ben Awad, a game developer who creates developer tutorials on YouTube and TikTok. I hope you enjoy our conversation. Can you guess what bass line I'm playing on my...
  • #120 CTO Andrew Brown Passed Dozens of Cloud Certification Exams
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Andrew Brown, a CTO-turned co-founder of ExamPro.co. Andrew created this cloud certification exam prep website with another Andrew – also from Canada, who also...
  • #119 CSS Artist Kass Moreno talks Art and Code
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Kass Moreno, a Senior Front End Developer and CSS Artist. Kass started learning coding at age 28 and has since built a reputation as one of the most skilled artists...
  • #118 Indie Game Dev Jabrils talks about AI, Anime, and How to Build Games
    On this week's episode of the podcast, I interview Jabril. He's an indie game developer who's building a turn-based fighting game called ultrabouters. Jabril has developed tons of other games as well. He runs the popular Jabrils gamedev...
  • #117 Learning How to Learn with 100Devs Founder Leon Noel
    On this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp Founder Quincy Larson interviews Leon Noel, founder of 100Devs and head of engineering at Resilient Coders. Growing up, Leon had it drilled into him that he had to become a doctor, lawyer, or...
  • #116 She wrote code you use every day – GitHub dev and Electron JS pioneer Jessica Lord
    In this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Jessica Lord, AKA JLord. She's worked as a software engineer for more than a decade at companies like GitHub and Glitch. Among her many accomplishments, Jessica...
  • #115 From 36-year-old Mom to Developer with Phoebe Voong-Fadel
    This week freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Phoebe Voong-Fadel about her childhood as the daughter of refugees, and how she self-studied coding and became a professional developer at the age of 36. Phoebe worked from age 12 at her...
  • #114 From Microsoft Engineer to CTO – Quincy interviews Meme Queen Cassidoo (Cassidy Williams)
    In this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson talks with developer-turned-CTO Cassidy Williams, also known as Cassidoo on Twitter and TikTok. She's worked in tech for over a decade as a developer at several tech...
  • #113 AI and the Future of Education with Seth Goldin
    In this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson discusses AI and the future of education with Seth Goldin. Among other things, Seth is co-founder of College Compendium, an education charity, and studies computer science at...
  • #112 What it's like working at ChatGPT Creator Open AI – My Interview with Logan Kilpatrick
    On this week's episode of the podcast, I interview Logan Kilpatric, a software engineer and ChatGPT creator Open AI's first-ever Developer Advocate hire. The week Logan started, ChatGPT hit 1 million users. (It now has 180 million monthly users.)...
  • #111 How the Insane Pressure of Working in Classical Music Prepared Jessica Wilkins for Tech
    On this week's episode of the podcast, I interview orchestral musician-turned software engineer Jessica Wilkins. Jessica found success in the extremely competitive field of classical music, playing the Oboe in orchestras, recording sessions, and even...
  • #110 AI Engineering with Scrimba CEO & Engineer Per Borgen
    In this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Per Borgen about AI engineering and interactive developer education. Per is the co-founder and CEO of Scrimba and is a software engineer. Be sure to follow The...
  • #109 Oh My Zsh Creator and Planet Argon CEO Robby Russell
    In this week's episode of the podcast, freeCodeCamp founder Quincy Larson interviews Robby Russell. Robby created the open-source project Oh My ZSH. Oh My Zsh is a framework for managing your Zsh configuration for your command line terminal....