The Code Kitchen

The kitchen is the place to talk about all things code.

About the show

Every Episode, Software Professionals Divan Visagie and Simon Hornby chat about the latest developments and issues in the software industry. From hot new technologies and best practices to interviews with businesses in the software world, we bring you the world of software untainted by the kind of sponsor revenue that causes people to forget that Digital Ocean existed and pretend it was Linode the whole time.


  • Episode 7: Feature flags with Unleash

    June 6th, 2021  |  52 mins 58 secs
    business, feature-flags, software

    We chat to Egil and Ivar Ă˜sthus about Feature Flags, how Unleash became a product, and how they are enabling developer efficiency.

  • Episode 6: What makes software good or bad?

    December 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    opinion, software, tech

    Simon and Divan discuss their opinions on what makes software good or bad.

  • Episode 5: Darren from Outdev

    October 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    code, consulting, dev, small business

    In this episode we interview Darren Whitfield from Outdev and talk about his journey stepping outside his comfort zone and setting out with a partner to start their own business.

  • Episode 4: Typing JavaScript - Musings on TypeScript in the wild

    October 4th, 2020  |  57 mins 52 secs
    code, javascript, programming, typescript

    In this episode, Simon has questions for Divan as he discusses his experiences with TypeScript.

  • Episode 3: Rust: The Strikeforce Unleashed

    September 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    programming, rust, technology

    In this episode we chat about Simon's experiences writing Rust for the first time in production and how that compares to the work he's done in other languages in the past.

  • Episode 2: JavaScript once, run everywhere

    August 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    code, javascript, software

    In this episode we talk about how JavaScript has affected the life of almost every Software Developer.

  • Episode 1: Overcomplicated Design

    August 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    software, tech

    In this episode we discuss the phenomenon of overcomplicated software design and how in most cases its unecessary.