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43: Just Do Stuff

Ian & Aaron talk about Ian's adventures with hiring (and Ian unveils a blisteringly hot take), how Aaron's course performance, why Aaron needs a stage name (maybe), an...

42: Push The Button

Ian and Aaron check in the results of Aaron's course launch, talk about the new developer position that Ian just posted, dive into the benefits of "scheming time", and...

41: Beginning of the Empire

Ian & Aaron discuss the launch of Aaron's new course, a trip to Texas Hill Country, the idea of 'Profit First', and a whole lot more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencast...

40: One Big Bet

Ian & Aaron discuss Aaron's various small bets, why they're both so tired, the upcoming variety show 👀, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Interested in ...

39: Mostly HVAC with Dan Myers, CEO of Flair

Ian and Aaron are joined by Dan Myers, CEO of Flair, for a very special episode about Aaron's HVAC system, Ian's feelings about batteries, why people like "treats in t...

38: Morning Person

Ian & Aaron discuss what's going on with Aaron's course and Ian's feistiness on Twitter before diving into what's going on with Aaron's HVAC system (seriously) and a l...

37: S-Tier Software with Taylor Otwell

Ian and Aaron are joined this week by Taylor Otwell, founder & CEO of Laravel, to discuss the Laravel vs. JS Twitter wars, new stuff coming down the road from Laravel,...

36: Business Dad

Ian & Aaron discuss Aaron's DHH interview, Ian's phishing fiasco, and are joined by special guest Sam Rose to talk about high effort content & a lot more.Sponsored by ...

35: Laravel vs. JavaScript with Dax & Adam Elmore

Ian & Aaron are joined this week by Dax & Adam Elmore to discuss the Laravel vs. JavaScript discourse, selling coffee over the command line, and a lot more.Sponsored b...

34: It's All Vibes

Ian & Aaron discuss Aaron's new SQLite course, identifiers in Laravel, New York City, and last but not least - socks.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Interest...

33: The Secret

Ian & Aaron discuss cheese boards, Aaron's lunch adventure, high performance database consulting, and the Drake vs. Kendrick Lamar beef with special guest Dave Hicking...

32: AI Therapy Connoisseur

Ian & Aaron discuss men's fashion, DHH, location sharing follow-up, AI therapy hot takes, Laravel Octane, upcoming course update, is MySQL over?, non-competes and conc...

31: Fight or Win

Ian & Aaron discuss HelpSpot's future, Aaron reveals his next course, the secret to building courses, the "edge", spouse GPS tracking, the Doordash tax. Sponsored by L...

30: We're Gonna Make It

Ian & Aaron return after a few weeks off to check in on Aaron's new business, his studio, and yes, his healthcare woes.  Sponsored by Laracasts, Buttondown, LaraJobs, ...

29: Super Epic Crazy with Adam Wathan

Ian and Aaron are joined by Adam Wathan (our first returning guest!) to talk about Aaron's future plans for courses & consulting, Adam's plans for hiring at Tailwind, ...

28: Try Hard Studios

Ian & Aaron discuss Chilipad, the Aaron Francis Studio of Light and Sound, the week of calls, how to properly apply to a job, Shibboleth secret passwords, what's next ...

27: The Layoff

Ian & Aaron discuss being laid off, what comes next for Aaron, why layoffs always go bad, good free tiers vs. bad free tiers, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencast...

26: Indie Tycoon

Ian & Aaron discuss config files in Laravel 11, having ambitious goals, the merits of checking vs. not checking your bag, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting....

25: Careful, Careful!

Ian & Aaron discuss morning people, PHP/Laravel origin stories, using ChatGPT to write blog posts, Diet Coke vs. Coke Zero, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencastin...

24: What's The Good Word?

Ian & Aaron discuss the joy of Diet Coke, Ian's deep dive into DTOs, Inertia vs. Livewire, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questions or feedback ...

23: Real Dad Stuff

Ian & Aaron discuss everything from cryotherapy to the ugliness of most B2B apps to Aaron's first time doing meditation and a lot more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screenca...

22: My Mind Vise

Ian & Aaron give out their Super Bowl Predictions, recap the first wave of announcements from Laracon EU, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questio...

21: Your Glove Situation

Ian & Aaron discuss getting sick, something called 'The Suburban Dad Zone', using gloves to change diapers (!?!), and more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Se...

20: A Man of Culture

Ian & Aaron discuss the Laracon US announcement, going on ski vacations, route model bindings in Laravel, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questio...

19: It's Content, Baby!

Ian & Aaron are back(!) to discuss whatever happened with Ian's DB woes, what it's like to parent two sets of twins, the brand new PlanetScale Studio, & more.Sponsored...

18: You Need Tinker Time with Adam Wathan

Ian & Aaron are joined by Adam Wathan, founder of Tailwind, to discuss everything from the upcoming Tailwind Catalyst UI kit to hiring to a hypothetical Tailwind marke...

17: Ecosystem of Cards

Ian & Aaron discuss Laravel Pulse, DHH's upcoming Slack competitor, Rails copying Laravel, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questions or feedback ...

16: We Didn't Have JSON In My Day

Ian & Aaron return after a mini break to talk about Aaron's new twin babies, Ian's MySQL 8 upgrade woes, the origin story of Eloquent, and a lot more.Sponsored by Lara...

15: Farming, Threadbois, & Meme Lords with Jeffrey Way

Ian & Aaron are joined by Jeffrey Way to discuss everything from the ethics of retweeting compliments to the pros & cons of hiring people to help you and a *lot* more....

14: Nobody Uses Trucks For That

Ian & Aaron follow up on last week's component conversation, talk about Ian's new truck, debate if Laravel devs get paid less, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencas...

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