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Episode 542: Brendan Callum on Contract-Driven APIs

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Episode 542: Brendan Callum on Contract-Driven APIs

Brendan Callum, engineering manager for the Pinterest developer platform team, discusses the “spec first” approach to API development and how it’s different from “API first.” Brendan speaks with host Kanchan Shringi about the challenges and advantages of adopting the “spec first” approach based on the launch of the v5 spec at Pinterest. The discussion explores […]

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Episode 541: Jordan Harband and Donald Fischer on Securing the Supply Chain

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Episode 541: Jordan Harband and Donald Fischer on Securing the Supply Chain

Open source developers Jordan Harband and Donald Fischer join host Robert Blumen for a conversation about securing the software supply chain, especially open source. They start by reviewing supply chain security concepts, particularly as related to open source, and then explore: package managers and open source; attacks on open source projects; challenges in validating software […]

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Episode 538: Roberto Di Cosmo on Archiving Public Software at Massive Scale

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Episode 538: Roberto Di Cosmo on Archiving Public Software at Massive Scale

Roberto Di Cosmo, professor of Computer Science at University Paris Diderot and founder of the Software Heritage Initiative, discusses the reasons for and challenges of the long-term archiving of publicly available software. SE Radio’s Gavin Henry spoke with Di Cosmo about a wide range of topics, including the selection of storage solutions, efficiently storing objects, […]

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Episode 537: Adam Warski on Scala and Tapir

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Episode 537: Adam Warski on Scala and Tapir

Adam Warski, the co-founder and CTO of SoftwareMill, discusses Scala programming and the Tapir library. Scala is a general-purpose JVM language, and Tapir is a back-end library used to describe HTTP API endpoints as immutable Scala values. Host Philip Winston speaks with Warski about the implications of Scala being a JVM language, the Scala type […]

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Episode 536: Ryan Magee on Software Engineering in Physics Research

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Episode 536: Ryan Magee on Software Engineering in Physics Research

Ryan Magee, postdoctoral scholar research associate at LIGO Laboratory – Caltech, joins host Jeff Doolittle for a conversation about how software is used by scientists in physics research. The episode begins with a discussion of gravitational waves and the scientific processes of detection and measurement. Magee explains how data science principles are applied to scientific […]

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