Tag: testing

Episode 527: Adrian Kennard and Kevin Hones on Writing a Network OS from Scratch

Filed in Episodes by on August 30, 2022 0 Comments
Episode 527: Adrian Kennard and Kevin Hones on Writing a Network OS from Scratch

Adrian Kennard and Kevin Hones, founders of FireBrick routers and firewalls, discuss how to design, build, test, and support a hardware router and network operating system from scratch. Host Gavin Henry spoke with them about a vast array of topics, starting with component choices, embedded operating system design, testing, and release cycles. The conversation explores […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 505: Daniel Stenberg on 25 years with cURL

Filed in Episodes by on March 29, 2022 0 Comments
Episode 505: Daniel Stenberg on 25 years with cURL

Daniel Stenberg, founder and lead developer of cURL and libcurl, discusses what it’s been like looking after them for the past 25 years. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Stenberg about the history of cURL, libcurl, whether C was the right choice, portability, key events in those 25 years, implementing protocols, why HTTP is not so […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 482: Luke Hoban on Infrastructure as Code

Filed in Episodes by on October 21, 2021 0 Comments
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 […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 474: Paul Butcher on Fuzz Testing

Filed in Episodes by on August 25, 2021 0 Comments
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, […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 461: Michael Ashburne and Maxwell Huffman on Quality Assurance

Filed in Episodes by on May 26, 2021 1 Comment
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 […]

Continue Reading »