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Episode 425: Paul Smith on The Crystal Programming Language and the Lucky Web Framework

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Episode 425: Paul Smith on The Crystal Programming Language and the Lucky Web Framework

Paul Smith of GitHub discusses the crystal programming language and the lucky web framework with Jeremy Jung. They cover the tradeoffs of object oriented vs functional programming; creating and debugging macros; detecting nulls; building a web framework with strict compile time guarantees; conversational elm-like error messages; the benefits of fast rendering times; writing templates with […]

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Episode 372: Aaron Patterson on the Ruby Runtime

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Episode 372: Aaron Patterson on the Ruby Runtime

Aaron Patterson of GitHub discusses the Ruby language and its runtime.  Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Aaron about the Ruby language and how it works.  They discuss the language virtual machine, concurrency, garbage collection, and JIT compilation.  If you’ve ever wondered what’s happening under the hood of a programming language, this is a great introduction. […]

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SE-Radio Episode 304: Evgeny Shadchnev on Code Schools

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SE-Radio Episode 304: Evgeny Shadchnev on Code Schools

Evgeny Shadchnev talks with Felienne about code schools, programs that prepare people to become software developers in a few months. This episode explores the idea of code schools. Can we really teach programming in a few months rather than years in university? Who teaches in those programs? Who attends them? What are their business models, and […]

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SE-Radio Episode 274: Sam Aaron on Sonic Pi

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SE-Radio Episode 274: Sam Aaron on Sonic Pi

Felienne talks with Sam Aaron on Sonic Pi. Topics include how to design a programming language with a broad audience, what features enable a language to be powerful and fun for children to play with, what the role of programming and programming education is in the world in general and the world of music in […]

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SE-Radio Episode 266: Charles Nutter on the JVM as a Language Platform

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SE-Radio Episode 266: Charles Nutter on the JVM as a Language Platform

Charles Nutter talks to Charles Anderson about the JRuby language and the JVM as a platform for implementing programming languages. They discuss JRuby and its implementation on the JVM as an example of a language other than Java on the JVM. Venue: Skype Related Links Charles Nutter on Twitter: https://twitter.com/headius Charles Nutter on GitHub: https://github.com/headius JRuby […]

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