Archive for December, 2015

SE Radio Episode 245: John Sonmez on Marketing Yourself and Managing Your Career

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SE Radio Episode 245: John Sonmez on Marketing Yourself and Managing Your Career

Charles Anderson talks to John Sonmez, the author of Soft Skills—“the software developer’s life manual.” They start out discussing the book and what it covers, which is pretty much everything in a developer’s life outside of code. The book contains seven sections; they discuss two of them: “Career” and “Marketing Yourself.” John discusses the value […]

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SE-Radio Episode 244: Gernot Starke on Architecture Documentation using arc42

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SE-Radio Episode 244: Gernot Starke on Architecture Documentation using arc42

Gernot Starke talks about arc42: an open-source set of templates he developed to document software architecture based on his practical experience with real projects. Also Gernot and host Eberhard then discuss how documenting architecture fits into agile processes and how to find the right amount of documentation for a system. They walk through the different […]

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SE-Radio Episode 243: RethinkDB with Slava Akhmechet

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SE-Radio Episode 243: RethinkDB with Slava Akhmechet

Slava Akhmechet and Jeff Meyerson discuss RethinkDB, an open source database for the real-time Web. RethinkDB pushes data to the application rather than requiring the application to poll the database for updates. The discussion begins with the question of why databases need to be rethought–why is it better to build JSON-pushing into the database layer […]

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