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Episode 482: Luke Hoban on Infrastructure as Code

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Episode 482: Luke Hoban on Infrastructure as Code

Luke Hoban, CTO of Pulumi, joined host Jeff Doolittle for a conversation about infrastructure as code (IAC), which allows software development teams to configure and control their cloud infrastructure assets using code in contrast to other approaches such as using web interfaces or command line interfaces. Luke described how IAC allows teams to apply good […]

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Episode 474: Paul Butcher on Fuzz Testing

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Episode 474: Paul Butcher on Fuzz Testing

Paul Butcher of AdaCore discusses Fuzz Testing, an automated testing technique used to find security vulnerabilities and other software flaws. Host Philip Winston spoke with Butcher about positive and negative testing, how fuzz testing fits into the life-cycle of software development, brute-force and blunt-force fuzz testing, the popular open-source American Fuzzy Lop fuzzer from Google, […]

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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 437: Tim Sneath on the Architecture of Flutter

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Episode 437: Tim Sneath on the Architecture of Flutter

Tim Sneath, product manager for Flutter and Dart at Google, discusses what Flutter is, why it was created, and where Dart came from, as well as what the different layers of Flutter are and why it’s so popular. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Sneath about the “Architecture of Flutter,”  what cross-platform development is and platforms […]

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Episode 428: Matt Lacey on Mobile App Usability

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Episode 428: Matt Lacey on Mobile App Usability

Matt Lacey, author of the Usability Matters book discusses what mobile app usability is and why it can make or break an app destined for consumers, business users or in-house users. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Lacey about the “Six components of great App experiences”, “Things every app should do”,  native apps, password managers, accessibility, […]

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