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Software Engineering Radio - The Podcast for Professional Software Developers

521 episodes - English - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★ - 189 ratings

Software Engineering Radio is a podcast targeted at the professional software developer. The goal is to be a lasting educational resource, not a newscast. Every 10 days, a new episode is published that covers all topics software engineering. Episodes are either tutorials on a specific topic, or an interview with a well-known character from the software engineering world. All SE Radio episodes are original content — we do not record conferences or talks given in other venues. Each episode comprises two speakers to ensure a lively listening experience. SE Radio is an independent and non-commercial organization. All content is licensed under the Creative Commons 2.5 license.

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Episodes

Episode 436: Apache Samza with Yi Pan

November 24, 2020 18:45 - 87.4 MB

Yi Pan is the lead maintainer of the Apache Samza project and discusses the use cases for stream processing frameworks, how to use them, and the benefits & drawbacks of a framework like Samza.

Episode 435: Julie Lerman on Object Relational Mappers and Entity Framework

November 17, 2020 18:38

Julie Lerman discusses Object Relational Mappers and Entity Framework with Jeremy Jung.

Episode 435: Julie Lerman on Object Relational Mappers and Entity Framework

November 17, 2020 18:38

Julie Lerman discusses Object Relational Mappers and Entity Framework with Jeremy Jung.

Episode 434: Steven Skiena on Preparing for the Data Structures and Algorithm Job Interview

November 10, 2020 20:33 - 134 MB

Steven Skiena speaks with SE Radio’s Adam Conrad about practical applications for data structures and algorithms, as well as take-aways on how to best study Skiena’s book when prepping for the technical interview process.

Episode 433: Jay Kreps on ksqlDB

November 06, 2020 18:16 - 79.9 MB

Jay Kreps, CEO and Co-founder of Confluent discusses ksqlDB which is a database built specifically for stream processing applications to query streaming events in Kafka with SQL like interface.

Episode 432: brian d. foy on Perl 7

October 30, 2020 17:40 - 94.8 MB

brian d. foy, author of many Perl books discusses what Perl 7 is, where it’s going, what you need to do to get ready and various pieces advice on making the most of your Perl and programming life.

Episode 432: Brian D. Foy on Perl 7

October 30, 2020 17:40 - 94.8 MB

Brian D. Foy, author of many Perl books discusses what Perl 7 is, where it’s going, what you need to do to get ready and various pieces advice on making the most of your Perl and programming life.

Episode 432: brian d foy on Perl 7

October 30, 2020 17:40 - 94.8 MB

brian d foy, author of many Perl books discusses what Perl 7 is, where it’s going, what you need to do to get ready and various pieces advice on making the most of your Perl and programming life.

Episode 431: Ken Youens-Clark on Learning Python

October 23, 2020 17:29 - 97 MB

Felienne spoke with Youens-Clark about new features in Python, why you should teach testing to beginners from the start and the importance of the Python ecosystem.

Episode 430: Marco Faella on Seriously Good Software

October 16, 2020 20:49 - 153 MB

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.

Episode 429: Rob Skillington on High Cardinality Alerting and Monitoring

October 08, 2020 20:23 - 79 MB

Rob Skillington discusses the architecture, data management, and operational issues around monitoring and alerting systems with a large number of metrics and resources.

Episode 428: Matt Lacey on Mobile App Usability

September 30, 2020 16:26 - 90.1 MB

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.

Episode 427: Sven Schleier and Jeroen Willemsen on Mobile Application Security

September 23, 2020 22:26 - 95.5 MB

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...

Episode 426: Philip Kiley on Writing for Software Developers

September 15, 2020 17:58 - 121 MB

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...

Episode 426: Philip Kiely on Writing for Software Developers

September 15, 2020 17:58 - 121 MB

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...

Episode 425: Paul Smith on The Crystal Programming Language and the Lucky Web Framework

September 09, 2020 16:22 - 99.3 MB

Paul Smith discusses the Crystal Programming Language and the Lucky web framework with Jeremy Jung.

Episode 424: Sean Knapp on Dataflow Pipeline Automation

September 02, 2020 18:47 - 80.2 MB

Sean Knapp of Ascend.io talks to Robert Blume about data pipeline automation with an orchestration layer.

423: Ryan Singer on Remote Work

August 25, 2020 17:33 - 79.5 MB

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.

Episode 422: Michael Geers on Micro Frontends

August 17, 2020 17:02 - 70.2 MB

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.

Episode 421: Doug Fawley on gRPC

August 11, 2020 19:09 - 114 MB

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.

Episode 420: Ryan Ripley on Making Scrum Work

August 06, 2020 19:02 - 96.9 MB

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...

Episode 419: John Ellithorpe on the Role of a CTO

July 28, 2020 18:51 - 76.9 MB

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.

Episode 418: Functional Programming in Enterprise Applications

July 22, 2020 21:58 - 154 MB

Vladimir Khorikov discusses functional programming in enterprise applications with Jeremy Jung.

Episode 417: Alex Petrov on Database Storage Engines

July 16, 2020 23:59 - 76.8 MB

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...

416: Adam Shostack on Threat Modeling

July 09, 2020 23:13 - 108 MB

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 proc

Episode 415: Berkay on Incident Management

June 30, 2020 17:56 - 139 MB

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...

Episode 414: Jens Gustedt on Modern C

June 23, 2020 18:31 - 95.8 MB

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.

Episode 413: Spencer Kimball on CockroachDB

June 16, 2020 22:17 - 75.6 MB

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.

Episode 412: Sam Gavis-Hughson on Technical Interviews

June 09, 2020 23:18

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 […]

Episode 412: Sam Gavis Hughson on Technical Interviews

June 09, 2020 23:06 - 84.9 MB

Felienne spoke with Gavis-Hughson about how to prepare for the dreaded 'whiteboard interview'.

Episode 411: Aaron Vonderhaar on Elm

May 28, 2020 16:58 - 86.7 MB

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.

Episode 410: Sara Leen on Localizing and Porting Japanese Games

May 19, 2020 22:04 - 99.7 MB

Sara Leen discusses localizing, porting, and modernizing Japanese games with Jeremy Jung.

Episode 409: Joe Kutner on the Twelve-Factor App

May 14, 2020 17:40

Joe Kutner, Software Architect for Heroku at Salesforce.com, discusses the twelve-factor app. The twelve-factor app is a methodology that aids development of modern apps that are portable, scalable, and maintainable. Host Kanchan Shringi spoke with Kutner about the origin of these principles; their continued and growing importance with advances in microservices, DevOps, and containerization; and […]

Episode 409: Joe Kutner on the Twelve Factor App

May 14, 2020 00:44 - 128 MB

Joe Kutner, Software Architect for Heroku at Salesforce.com, spoke with host Kanchan Shringi about the 12-Factor App methodology, which aids development of modern apps that are portable, scalable, easy to test, and continuously deployable.

Episode 408: Mike McCourt on Voice and Speech Analysis

May 04, 2020 22:58 - 73.4 MB

Felienne spoke with Mike McCourt on difficulties in processing voice data using machine learning.

Episode 407: Juval Löwy on Righting Software

April 24, 2020 01:42

Juval Löwy, Software Legend and Founder of IDesign discusses his recently published book, Righting Software, with host Jeff Doolittle. This episode focuses on Löwy’s belief that the software industry is in a deep crisis, evident from the numerous projects that fail to deliver on time, on budget and on quality. He discusses his belief that […]

Episode 407: Juval Lowy on Righting Software

April 24, 2020 01:30 - 86 MB

Juval Löwy, Software Legend and Founder of IDesign discusses his recently published book, Righting Software, with host Jeff Doolittle. This episode focuses on Löwy’s belief that the software industry is in a deep crisis, evident from the numerous...

Episode 406: Torin Sandall on Distributed Policy Enforcement

April 14, 2020 22:58 - 59.5 MB

Torin Sandall of Styra and Open Policy Agent discussed OPA and policy engines and how they can benefit software projects security and compliance. Host Justin Beyer spoke with Sandall about the benefits of removing authorization logic from your application...

Episode 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

April 07, 2020 21:15 - 138 MB

Yevgeniy Brikman, author of Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code and co-founder of Gruntwork talks with host Robert Blumen about how to apply best practices from software engineering to the development of infrastructure as code...

Episode 404: Bert Hubert on DNS Security

March 26, 2020 18:09 - 107 MB

Bert Hubert, author of the open source PowerDNS nameserver discusses DNS security and all aspects of the Domain Name System with its flaws and history.

Episode 403: Karl Hughes on Speaking at Tech Conferences

March 18, 2020 01:39 - 86.6 MB

Felienne interviews Karl Hughes about doing tech talks. How to get into conferences and how to design and deliver a great talk.

Episode 402: Rich Harris on the Svelte Javascript Framework

March 12, 2020 18:08

Rich Harris, author of the Javascript module bundler Rollup, discusses with SE Radio’s Adam Conrad his Javascript framework Svelte as a high-performance alternative to mainstay frameworks such as React, Angular, and Vue. They begin with a brief overview of Svelte and how it came to be, then dive in on the compiler-as-a-framework concept, briefly discussing its […]

Episode 402: Rich Harris on the Svelte JavaScript Framework

March 12, 2020 18:00 - 78.2 MB

Rich Harris, author of the JavaScript module bundler Rollup, discusses his JavaScript framework Svelte as a high-performance alternative to mainstay frameworks like React, Angular, and Vue. We begin with a brief overview of the framework and how...

Episode 401: Jeremy Miller on Waterfall Versus Agile

March 03, 2020 19:03 - 90.9 MB

Jeremy Miller, Senior Software Architect at Calavista Software, compares and contrasts his experiences with waterfall and agile methodologies. Host Jeff Doolittle spoke with Miller about the history of these methodologies and how teams can experience...

Episode 400: Michaela Greiler on Code Reviews

February 26, 2020 02:19 - 129 MB

Michaela Greiler spoke with SE Radio’s Felienne about code review best practices and how to improve the effectiveness of your reviews.

Episode 399: Sumit Kumar on Building Maps using Leaflet

February 20, 2020 22:12 - 97.7 MB

Sumit Kumar, Head of Engineering at SHARE NOW talks with Jeremy Jung about creating mapping applications in JavaScript using the Leaflet library.

Episode 398: Apache Kudu with Adar Lieber-Dembo

February 12, 2020 18:56

Adar Lieber-Dembo from Cloudera discusses Apache Kudu, which is a columnar data storage system for fast analytics and fast ingestion of large datasets. Kudu takes its inspiration from systems in the Hadoop ecosystem, but it addresses many of their shortcomings. SE Radio’s Akshay Manchale spoke with Adar about motivations behind building Kudu, features available for […]

Episode 398: Apache Kudu with Adar Leiber-Dembo

February 12, 2020 18:56

Adar Leiber-Dembo from Cloudera discusses Apache Kudu, which is a columnar data storage system for fast analytics and fast ingestion of large datasets. Kudu takes its inspiration from systems in the Hadoop ecosystem, but it addresses many of their shortcomings. SE Radio’s Akshay Manchale spoke with Adar about motivations behind building Kudu, features available for […]

Episode 398: Apache Kudu with Adar Leiber Dembo

February 12, 2020 18:52 - 107 MB

Adar Leiber-Dembo talks to SE Radio’s Akshay Manchale about Apache Kudu, a system for fast analytics in a column-based storage system. They explore how to leverage Kudu for data analytics, as well as its rich feature set and integration options with other SQL and analytical engines.

Episode 397: Pat Helland on Data Management with Microservices

February 07, 2020 03:13

Pat Helland, who has been working on building data management systems since 1978, talks to host Akshay Manchale about Data Management at scale with Microservices. Pat talks about trends in storage and computing, state management, immutable data storage, and idempotent computation. He also talks about various ways to look at data — “inside” vs. “outside,” “prescriptive” […]

Guests

Dave Thomas
2 Episodes
David Anderson
1 Episode
Erich Gamma
1 Episode
Grady Booch
1 Episode
Kent Beck
1 Episode
Martin Fowler
1 Episode

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