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Episode 414: Jens Gustedt on Modern C

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Episode 414: Jens Gustedt on Modern C

Jens Gustedt, author of the Modern C book, former co-editor of the C standard document ISO/IEC 9899:2018 and a senior scientist at the French National Institute for Computer Science and Control (INRIA) discuss what is classed as Modern C, what is legacy C and what has changed in the past 50 years in the C […]

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Episode 413: Spencer Kimball on CockroachDB

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Episode 413: Spencer Kimball on CockroachDB

Spencer Kimball, Co-Founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs talks about CockroachDB, an open source distributed database system. Host Akshay Manchale spoke with Kimball about his past experience with relational databases that convinced him of the need for a better open source distributed database. . Spencer talks about challenges involved in using a sharded single node […]

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Episode 412: Sam Gavis-Hughson on Technical Interviews

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Episode 412: Sam Gavis-Hughson on Technical Interviews

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 […]

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Episode 411: Aaron Vonderhaar on Elm

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Episode 411: Aaron Vonderhaar on Elm

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.  The discussion covers the basics of the language; use cases for Elm; comparisons with JavaScript and JavaScript interoperability; performance, security, and testing […]

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Episode 410: Sara Leen on Localizing and Porting Japanese Games

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Episode 410: Sara Leen on Localizing and Porting Japanese Games

Sara Leen of XSEED Games discusses localizing, porting, and modernizing Japanese games with Jeremy Jung. They discuss what makes games different, learning a codebase, extracting/replacing text, text encoding, replacing art assets, rewriting games, and reverse engineering them. Related Links Personal Website Corpse Party PC Programming Trails in the Sky Programming Trails in the Sky Second […]

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