Archive for May, 2016

SE-Radio Episode 258: Cody Voellinger on Recruiting Software Engineers

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SE-Radio Episode 258: Cody Voellinger on Recruiting Software Engineers

Robert Blumen talks with Cody Voellinger, the founder of a recruiting firm that specializes in filling software engineer roles for San Francisco-area startups, about how jobs are created and how companies and engineers get matched up. Their discussion covers the entire job search process, from job descriptions to salary negotiations. They look at the job […]

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SE-Radio Episode 257: Michael Nygard on Clojure in Practice

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SE-Radio Episode 257: Michael Nygard on Clojure in Practice

Michael Nygard of “Release It!” fame talks with Stefan Tilkov about his experience using the Clojure programming language. Topics include the tool chain and development process, the Clojure learning curve, and on-boarding new developers. Michael explains the similarities and differences compared to typical OO languages when implementing domain logic, and uses both game development and […]

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SE-Radio Episode 256: Jay Fields on Working Effectively with Unit Tests

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SE-Radio Episode 256: Jay Fields on Working Effectively with Unit Tests

Stefan Tilkov talks with Jay Fields, author of the book Working Effectively with Unit Tests, about unit testing in practice. Topics include how to write good unit tests, what mistakes to avoid, and different categories of unit tests. Jay explains the value of unit tests and why you might want to delete them if you […]

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