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Episode 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

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Episode 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

Yevgeniy Brikman, author of Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code and co-founder of Gruntwork talks with host Robert Blumen about how to apply best practices from software engineering to the development of infrastructure as code, primarily with Terraform. The discussion covers similarities and differences between conventional software engineering and code-driven infrastructure; factoring code […]

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Episode 404: Bert Hubert on DNS Security

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Episode 404: Bert Hubert on DNS Security

Bert Hubert, author of the open source PowerDNS nameserver discusses DNS security and all aspects of the Domain Name System with its flaws and history. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Hubert about what DNS is, DNS history, DNS attacks, DNS flaws, DNS privacy, DNS Encryption, DNS integrity, how DNS is used against your privacy, how […]

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Episode 403: Karl Hughes on Speaking at Tech Conferences

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Episode 403: Karl Hughes on Speaking at Tech Conferences

Karl Hughes of @cfp_land discusses the why and how of public speaking with Felienne. He first explains the four reasons that engineers might have to start public speaking and then shares concrete tips for finding the right conferences to submit to, and writing a good abstract and title. The discussion explores the process of creating […]

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Episode 402: Rich Harris on the Svelte Javascript Framework

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Episode 402: Rich Harris on the Svelte Javascript Framework

Rich Harris, author of the Javascript module bundler Rollup, discusses with┬áSE Radio’s Adam Conrad his Javascript framework Svelte as a high-performance alternative to mainstay frameworks such as React, Angular, and Vue. They begin with a brief overview of Svelte and how it came to be, then dive in on the compiler-as-a-framework concept, briefly discussing its […]

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Episode 401: Jeremy Miller on Waterfall Versus Agile

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Episode 401: Jeremy Miller on Waterfall Versus Agile

Jeremy Miller, Senior Software Architect at Calavista Software, compares and contrasts his experiences with waterfall and agile methodologies. Host Jeff Doolittle spoke with Miller about the history of these methodologies and which elements of them Miller has experienced as either detrimental or useful. Variations on Agile methodologies were also discussed, along with what practices can […]

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