I noticed this morning that two of my favorite developer podcasts – Ruby5 and 5 minutes of Javascript – had stopped updating in Overcast, my podcast player of choice. I went to the sites and got the scary Google message you see in this post. WTF? It would be highly ironic of both these develoepr podcasts had screwed up their SSL certs. Unfortunately, the truth was far worse:

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That’s right: Code School’s new owners had turned off the lights on two well-liked, well-produced and popular podcasts because…

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Translated from support speak, “Screw you, loyal listeners, we are done putting out free useful content.”

Sad and so incredibly short-sighted. If you’re planning to fill the gaping hole left by the demise of these two podcasts, please let me know!