Episodes
Felienne interviews Marco Faella about his book ‘Seriously Good Software,’ which aims to teach programmers to use six key qualities to better analyze the quality of their code bases.
Published 10/16/20
Rob Skillington discusses the architecture, data management, and operational issues around monitoring and alerting systems with a large number of metrics and resources.
Published 10/08/20
Matt Lacey, author of the Usability Matters book discusses what mobile app usability is and why it can make or break an app destined for consumers, business users or in-house users and what you can do to make the best app possible.
Published 09/30/20
Sven Schleier and Jeroen Willemsen from the OWASP Mobile Application Security Verification Standard and Testing Guide project discuss mobile application security and how the verification standard and testing guide can be used to improve your app’s security. Host Justin Beyer spoke with Schleier and Willemsen on webviews, certificate pinning, anti-reverse engineering technology, and the OWASP verification standard and testing guide.
Published 09/23/20
Philip Kiely discusses his book Writing for Software Developers. Software development primarily involves writing code but strong written communication skills are critical. Technical comprehension is vital but solid written communication skills are also required.
Published 09/15/20
Paul Smith discusses the Crystal Programming Language and the Lucky web framework with Jeremy Jung.
Published 09/09/20
Sean Knapp of Ascend.io talks to Robert Blume about data pipeline automation with an orchestration layer.
Published 09/02/20
Ryan Singer, Head of Strategy at Basecamp discusses the mindset and culture behind a successful remote work for engineers. Akshay spoke with Ryan about communication, collaboration and cultural aspects of working remotely.
Published 08/25/20
Kanchan spoke with Michael Geers on the Micro Frontends. Micro Frontends is an architectural style that aims to extends the benefits of microservices to UI.
Published 08/17/20
Doug Fawley of the gRPC project discusses gRPC with host Robert Blumen. Their conversation covers the HTTP layer, protobuf, and use cases within microservices architectures.
Published 08/11/20
Kanchan spoke with Ryan Ripley about the pre-requisites for an organization to adopt scrum, need for management buy-in, the importance of scrum values and the key responsibilities of the roles defined by scrum and the anti-patterns to watch out for...
Published 08/06/20
Host Kanchan Shringi spoke with Ellithorpe about defining the core essence of the CTO role, the skills that are key for success in the role, how to gain these skills and mentor others.
Published 07/28/20
Vladimir Khorikov discusses functional programming in enterprise applications with Jeremy Jung.
Published 07/22/20
Alex Petrov, author of Database Internals explains the ins and outs of database storage engines. What are they? How do they differ? What problems do they solve? Host Adam Gordon Bell spoke with Alex about these questions as well as how information is stored on disk, different strategies for building indexes, the difference between log structured merge trees and B Trees.
Published 07/16/20
Adam Shostack of Shostack & Associates and author of Threat Modeling: Designing for Security discussed different approaches to threat modeling, the multiple benefits it can provide, and how it can be added to an organization’s existing software process. Host Justin Beyer spoke with Shostack about the steps associated, different approaches you can take, and the wide range of benefits you can get from adding threat modeling to your software projects....
Published 07/09/20
Berkay Mollamustafaoglu, founder of Ops Genie, discusses the keys to an effective incident management process.  Many aspects of incident management are counterintuitive. Why does increasing the rate of change increase uptime?  Why is culture the most important thing to get right? Why is having zero incidents not a goal to aim for? SE Radio host […]
Published 06/30/20
Berkay Mollamustafaoglu, founder of Ops Genie, discusses the keys to an effective incident management process. Many aspects of incident management are counter intuitive. Why does increasing the rate of change increase uptime? Why is culture the most...
Published 06/30/20
Jens Gustedt, author of the Modern C book, former co-editor of the C standard document ISO/IEC 9899:2018 and a senior scientist at the French National Institute for Computer Science and Control (INRIA) discuss what is classed as Modern C, what is legacy C and what has changed in the past 50 years in the C […]
Published 06/23/20
Jens Gustedt, author of the Modern C book discusses Modern C, what is legacy C and all aspects of the C programming world with its historic flaws, modern improvements and simple beauty.
Published 06/23/20
Spencer Kimball, Co-Founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs talks about CockroachDB, an open source distributed database system. Host Akshay Manchale spoke with Kimball about his past experience with relational databases that convinced him of the need for a better open source distributed database. . Spencer talks about challenges involved in using a sharded single node […]
Published 06/16/20
Spencer Kimball talks to Akshay Manchale about CockroachDB which is a distributed, resilient, SQL database system. He talks about challenges of using single node databases and features and principles behind CockroachDB that make it a better alternative open source database.
Published 06/16/20
Sam Gavis-Hughson if BytebyByte discusses technical interviews. Felienne spoke with Gavis-Hughson about how to prepare for the dreaded ‘whiteboard interview’ and how to get better at doing interviews. They also discussed the interviewer side of things: how to conduct these interviews yourself and how to improve that. Related Links Dynamic Programming e-book Pramp Interviewing.io Cracking […]
Published 06/09/20
Felienne spoke with Gavis-Hughson about how to prepare for the dreaded 'whiteboard interview'.
Published 06/09/20
Aaron Vonderhaar, maintainer and open source contributor to the Elm programming language, talks with host Adam Conrad about the Elm language, its foundations, features, and applications in the front end web development ecosystem.  The discussion covers the basics of the language; use cases for Elm; comparisons with JavaScript and JavaScript interoperability; performance, security, and testing […]
Published 05/28/20
Aaron Vonderhaar, maintainer and open source contributor to the Elm programming language, talks with host Adam Conrad about the Elm language, its foundations, features, and applications in the front end web development ecosystem.
Published 05/28/20