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Episode 490: Tim McNamara on Rust 2021 Edition

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Episode 490: Tim McNamara on Rust 2021 Edition

Tim McNamara, author of Rust in Action, an introduction Rust for programmers who have never used a systems programming language, discusses the top three benefits of Rust and why they make it a performant, reliable and productive programming language. Host Gavin Henry spoke with McNamara about its rich type system, ownership models, memory safety, thread […]

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Episode 446: Nigel Poulton on Kubernetes Fundamentals

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Episode 446: Nigel Poulton on Kubernetes Fundamentals

Nigel Poulton, author of The Kubernetes Book and Docker Deep Dive, discusses Kubernetes fundamentals, why Kubernetes is gaining so much momentum, and why it’s considered “the” Cloud OS. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Poulton about when to use Kubernetes, the different ways to deploy it, the protocols involved, security considerations, pods, sidecars, the RAFT protocol, […]

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Episode 387: Abhinav Asthana on Designing and Testing APIs

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Episode 387: Abhinav Asthana on Designing and Testing APIs

Abhinav Asthana, a founding partner and CEO of the API development tool Postman, discusses API design and testing, where to start, which types of APIs to offer, what tools you can use, what features to expose, and which is his favorite API to reference. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Asthana about gRPC, GraphQL, RESTful, JSON, API […]

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Episode 383: Neil Madden On Securing Your API

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Episode 383: Neil Madden On Securing Your API

Neil Madden, author of the API Security in Action book and Security Director of ForgeRock, discusses the key technical features of securing an API. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Madden about API versus Web App security, choice of authentication tokens, the various security models you can follow, NIST-800-92, ISO27001, STRIDE, CIA Triad, audit log best […]

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Episode 376: Justin Richer On API Security with OAuth 2

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Episode 376: Justin Richer On API Security with OAuth 2

Justin Richer, lead author of the OAuth2 In Action book and editor of OAuth extensions RFC 7591, 7592, and 7662, discusses the key technical features of the OAuth 2.0, the industry-standard protocol for authorization and what makes this the best choice for authorizing access to API resources. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Richer about browser […]

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