Episodes

SE-Radio Episode 329: Andreas Stefik on Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

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SE-Radio Episode 329: Andreas Stefik on Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

Andreas Stefik talks with SE Radio‚Äôs Felienne about how blind and visually impaired people use the computer, most commonly with a screen reader. They discuss how screen readers work and what programmers can do to make software more accessible for this group of users. The episode starts with the basics, like adding alt tags, giving […]

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SE-Radio Episode 328: Bruce Momjian on the Postgres Query Planner

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SE-Radio Episode 328: Bruce Momjian on the Postgres Query Planner

Bruce Momjian, a longtime Postgres developer, educator and consultant joins Robert Blumen for a discussion of the SQL query planner in the Postgres relational database. Topics covered include what is a query? How queries are evaluated by the server; the phases of query evaluation; SQL as a declarative language; why declarative query evaluation is simpler […]

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SE-Radio Episode 327: Glynn Bird on Developer Productivity with Open Source

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SE-Radio Episode 327: Glynn Bird on Developer Productivity with Open Source

Nate Black interviews Glynn Bird on how to maximize productivity and learning by consuming and producing open source software. Topics discussed include: the impact of open source software on the development process, why open source contributions are important for your career development and getting a job, how GitHub is the new resume or CV, how […]

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SE-Radio Episode 326: Dmitry Jemerov and Svetlana Isakova on the Kotlin Programming Language

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SE-Radio Episode 326: Dmitry Jemerov and Svetlana Isakova on the Kotlin Programming Language

Dmitry Jemerov and Svetlana Isakova speak to Matthew Farwell about the Kotlin programming language. They cover what the goals of Kotlin are, why Kotlin was created, what the target use cases are for Kotlin, syntax differences between Java & Kotlin, differences in classes and interfaces between Java & Kotlin, pattern matching in Kotlin, Kotlin’s type […]

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SE-Radio-Episode-325: Tammy Butow on Chaos Engineering

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SE-Radio-Episode-325: Tammy Butow on Chaos Engineering

Edaena Salinas talks with Tammy Butow about Chaos Engineering. Topics include: the factors that caused Chaos Engineering to emerge, the different types of chaos that can be introduced to a system, how to structure experiments. Some of the chaos engineering experiments that were discussed are: DNS related attacks, black hole attacks and database attacks. Tammy […]

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