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Episode 464: Rowland Savage on Getting Acquired

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Episode 464: Rowland Savage on Getting Acquired

Rowland Savage, author of How to Stick the Landing: The M&A Handbook for Startups, discusses mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and why it’s so important for software engineering startups to know the details. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Savage about why a startup should always be thinking about being acquired, the ways to ensure that it […]

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Episode 463: Yaniv Tal on Web 3.0 and the Graph

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Episode 463: Yaniv Tal on Web 3.0 and the Graph

Yaniv Tal, co-founder of the Graph and project lead at Edge and Node, discusses the Graph, an indexer for blockchain infrastructure such as Ethereum and IPFS. Yaniv and host Priyanka Raghavan discuss the need for blockchain infrastructure, decentralized applications, systems of trust and different modes of payment. They compare and contrast “web 2” versus “web […]

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Episode 461: Michael Ashburne and Maxwell Huffman on Quality Assurance

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Episode 461: Michael Ashburne and Maxwell Huffman on Quality Assurance

Michael Ashburne and Maxwell Huffman of Aspiritech discuss Quality Assurance with host Jeremy Jung. This episode examines the value of exploratory testing; finding repeatable test cases; introducing QA to a new product; when to drop old tests; improving usability and documentation; the complexity of bluetooth; benefits of testing outside a development team; accessibility; small vs […]

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Episode 460: Evan Weaver on FaunaDB

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Episode 460: Evan Weaver on FaunaDB

Evan Weaver of Fauna discusses the Fauna distributed database. Host Felienne spoke with him about the database’s design and its properties, as well as the FQL query language and the different models it supports: document-based as well as relational. They discuss how Fauna deals with data manipulation with stored procedure-like functions, and how it guarantees […]

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Episode 458: Daniel Roth on Blazor

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Episode 458: Daniel Roth on Blazor

Daniel Roth, program manager at Microsoft discusses Blazor a technology from dotnet to build interactive UIs. Host Priyanka Raghavan quizzed Daniel on the need for Blazor and how it compares with other client side rendering technologies like Angular and React. Daniel deep dived into the different components of Razor including Razor pages, how blazor works […]

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