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SE-Radio Episode 248: Axel Rauschmayer on JavaScript and ECMAScript 6

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SE-Radio Episode 248: Axel Rauschmayer on JavaScript and ECMAScript 6

Johannes Thönes talks to author and speaker Axel Rauschmayer about JavaScript and ECMAScript 6. They first talk about JavaScript’s origin and history. They discuss the standardization of ECMAScript and the version history. Then, they dive into the key concept of JavaScript as a language and explain the new features coming into the language with the […]

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SE-Radio Episode 247: Andrew Phillips on DevOps

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SE-Radio Episode 247: Andrew Phillips on DevOps

Sven Johann talks with Andrew Phillips about DevOps. First, they try to define it. Then, they discuss its roots in agile operations, its relationship to lean development and continuous delivery, its goals, and how to get started. They proceed to system thinking and what “You build it, you run it” means for a system when […]

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SE-Radio Episode 246: John Wilkes on Borg and Kubernetes

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SE-Radio Episode 246: John Wilkes on Borg and Kubernetes

John Wilkes from Google talks with Charles Anderson about managing large clusters of machines. The discussion starts with Borg, Google’s internal cluster management program. John discusses what Borg does and what it provides to programmers and system administrators. He also describes Kubernetes, an open-source cluster management system recently developed by Google using lessons learned from […]

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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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