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Nest ‘dem loops (JS Party #52)
Nov 16 • 58 min
NESTED LOOPS is a JavaScript band that combines music and video with web tech to perform live at JSConf. In this episode, Jerod and Suz are joined by Jan Monschke and Kahlil Lechelt, which comprise 2/3 of the group. After sampling one of their tracks, we…
The road to Brave 1.0 and BAT (The Changelog #323)
Nov 14 • 88 min
This week Adam and Jerod talk with Brian Bondy, Co-founder and CTO of Brave. They talked through the beginnings of Brave and how BAT (Basic Attention Token) could be driving the future of how we offer funding and tips to our favorite websites and content…
Analyzing AI’s impact on society through art and film (Practical AI #20)
Nov 12 • 44 min
Brett Gaylor joins Chris and Daniel to chat about the recently announced winners of Mozilla’s creative media awards, which focuses on exposing the impact of AI on society. These winners include a film that responds to the audience (via AI recognized…
Come play in the CodeSandbox (JS Party #51)
Nov 9 • 62 min
In this episode, Nick talks with Ives van Hoorne about his project CodeSandbox. They chat about Ives deciding to work on it full-time, how CodeSandbox is built, some of its best features, and what lies ahead.
There and back again (Dgraph’s tale) (The Changelog #322)
Nov 9 • 87 min
This week we talk with Manish Jain about Dgraph, graph databases, and licensing and re-licensing woes. Manish is the creator and founder Dgraph and we talked through all the details. We covered what a graph database is, the uses of a graph database, and…
Getting into data science and AI (Practical AI #19)
Nov 5 • 30 min
Himani Agrawal joins Daniel and Chris to talk about how she got into data science and artificial intelligence, and offers advice to others getting into these fields. She goes on to describe the role of artificial intelligence and machine learning within…
What up, docs? πŸ₯• (JS Party #50)
Nov 2 • 54 min
Safia, Nick, Jerod, and Chris get together to talk about documentation. Documentation is essential in our work but it can be difficult to get buy-in. The crew talks about how you can get others to care about it in your organization, tools that make…
Drupal is a pretty big deal (The Changelog #321)
Oct 31 • 83 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Angie Byron, a core contributor and staple of the Drupal community. We haven’t covered Drupal really (sorry about that), but the call with Angie was inspiring! From the background, to the tech, the usage of the software, the…
AIs that look human and create portraits of humans (Practical AI #18)
Oct 31 • 34 min
In this new and updates show, Daniel and Chris discuss, among other things, efforts to use AI in art and efforts to make AI interfaces look human. They also discuss some learning resources related to neural nets, AI fairness, and reinforcement learning.
Apple’s Fall 2018 Mac/iPad event (Spotlight #15)
Oct 30 • 94 min
Adam, Jerod, and Tim get together to put a spotlight on Apple’s October 30th Mac/iPad event from a developer’s perspective. They cover the specs of the new MacBook Air and the viability of having it as a development machine, the new Mac Mini in the ever…
Serverless? We don’t need no stinkin’ SERVERS (JS Party #49)
Oct 26 • 65 min
Disclaimer: no servers were harmed in the taping of this show. We hosted a special discussion with Jeremy Daly, Kevin Ball, Nick Nisi, and Christopher Hiller on the ideas around serverless, managed services, Functions as a Service (FaaS), micro-services,…
Venture capital meets commercial OSS (The Changelog #320)
Oct 25 • 58 min
Joseph Jacks, the Founder and General Partner of OSS Capital joined the show to share his plans for funding the future generation of commercial open source software based companies. This is a growing landscape of $100M+ revenue companies ~13 years in the…
Fighting bias in AI (and in hiring) (Practical AI #17)
Oct 22 • 41 min
Lindsey Zuloaga joins us to discuss bias in hiring, bias in AI, and how we can fight bias in hiring with AI. Lindsey tells us about her experiences fighting bias at HireVue, where she is director of data science, and she gives some practical advice to AI…
Foundation foundations (live at Node + JS Interactive) (JS Party #48)
Oct 19 • 51 min
In this special episode of JS Party at Node + JS Interactive in Vancouver, KBall, Nick and Suz explore the proposed merger between the JS Foundation and the Node Foundation. They pick the brains of special guests Tierney Cyren (Node Foundation) and Dave…
Keepin’ up with Elm (The Changelog #319)
Oct 17 • 65 min
Jerod invites Richard Feldman back on the show to catch up on all things Elm. Did you hear? NoRedInk finally had a production runtime error, the community grew quite a bit (from ‘obscure’ to just ‘niche’), and Elm 0.19 added some killer new features…
BONUS – Sustain Summit 2018 (The Changelog)
Oct 15 • 32 min
In this special bonus call, Adam and Jerod talk with Allen “Gunner” Gunn about the Sustain Summit. They talk about what it is, the kind of conversations that happen there, issues the open source community are facing right now, and how Sustain stands out…
PyTorch 1.0 vs TensorFlow 2.0 (Practical AI #16)
Oct 15 • 44 min
Chris and Daniel are back together in another news/updates show. They discuss PyTorch v1.0, some disturbing uses of AI for tracking social credit, and learning resources to get you started with machine learning.
Gettin’ Plexy wit it (Backstage #2)
Oct 12 • 85 min
Adam, Jerod, and Tim get together to talk about Plex! Plex is a media server which allows you to store your movies, TV shows, music, photos, etc. Turns out, you can actually use it together with an antenna to watch live TV and DVR content. They chat about…
The nitty gritty on BitMidi (JS Party #47)
Oct 12 • 70 min
Where does Feross get all those wonderful toys? He builds them with JavaScript, of course! BitMidi – a website for listening to your favorite MIDI files – is his latest creation. In this episode, Jerod “sits down” with Feross to learn all about it. How do…
A call for kindness in open source (The Changelog #318)
Oct 10 • 91 min
Adam and Jerod talk to Brett Cannon, core contributor to Python and a fantastic representative of the Python community. They talked through various details surrounding a talk and blog post he wrote titled “Setting expectations for open source…
Eryn O’Neil isn’t afraid to speak her mind (Away from Keyboard #8)
Oct 10 • 31 min
Eryn O’Neil grew up in the southwestern suburbs of Chicago. When it came time for college, it was easy for her to move a few states over and go to college in a small town in Iowa. She now lives in Minneapolis, and after years of being self-employed, she…
Artificial intelligence at NVIDIA (Practical AI #15)
Oct 8 • 44 min
NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally joins Daniel Whitenack and Chris Benson for an in-depth conversation about ‘everything AI’ at NVIDIA. As the leader of NVIDIA Research, Bill schools us on GPUs, and then goes on to address everything from AI-enabled…
Fantastic bugs and how to squash them (JS Party #46)
Oct 5 • 58 min
Safia, Suz, KBall and Nick get together to talk about bugs! Not those pesky things you’re scared to squash because they might suddenly jump on you — this is all about JavaScript bugs; how you prevent some of the common ones, what tools you can use to…
#Hacktoberfest isn’t just about a free shirt (The Changelog #317)
Oct 1 • 65 min
#Hacktoberfest is a once per year event in the month of October celebrating open source. For many it’s an on ramp to open source, PRs galore for maintainers, and t-shirts for those who submit 5 or more pull requests. In the end, however, it’s about the…
OpenAI, reinforcement learning, robots, safety (Practical AI #14)
Oct 1 • 33 min
We met up with Wojciech Zaremba at the O’Reilly AI conference in SF. He took some time to talk to us about some of his recent research related to reinforcement learning and robots. We also discussed AI safety and the hype around OpenAI.
The CSS expertise kerfuffle (JS Party #45)
Sep 28 • 60 min
Suz, Nick, and KBall are joined by special guest Aimee Knight to talk about CSS, how it’s often trivialized and how that in turn affects the people who write it, what CSS in JS is, and how to get started with it.
Suz Hinton says find your allies (Away from Keyboard #7)
Sep 26 • 28 min
Almost eight years ago, Suz Hinton made one of the biggest decisions of her life: move away from her home in Melbourne, Australia and move to the United States. After amicably breaking up with her boyfriend, another decision lied ahead: would she stay?…
REST easy, GraphQL is here (The Changelog #316)
Sep 26 • 65 min
In this special rebroadcast of JS Party, Jerod and Suz talk with John Resig about how he’s using GraphQL at Khan Academy, some of the mistakes and successes using GraphQL, John’s feelings on jQuery, and community Q&A.
Tidelift’s mission is to pay open source maintainers (Founders Talk #58)
Sep 21 • 68 min
Donald Fischer and the team at Tidelift are on a mission of making open source work better — for everyone. To pay the maintainers of open source software they are putting a new spin on a highly successful business model that’s a win-win for the…
Stories of personal JavaScript failures (JS Party #44)
Sep 21 • 65 min
Suz, Jerod, Nick and KBall talk about cringeworthy mistakes and failures they (and the community!) have experienced with JavaScript. They also give advice to themselves as if they were just starting out today in the JavaScript industry.
Join the federation?! Mastodon awaits… (The Changelog #315)
Sep 19 • 83 min
We talked with Eugen Rochko, the creator of Mastodon, about where Mastodon came from the problem it aimed to solve. How it’s not exactly Twitter alternative, although that’s its known claim to fame. Why it’s probably not going anywhere. The ins-and-outs…
Answering recent AI questions from Quora (Practical AI #13)
Sep 18 • 48 min
An amazing panel of AI innovators joined us at the O’Reilly AI conference to answer the most pressing AI questions from Quora. We also discussed trends in the industry and some exciting new advances in FPGA hardware.
From dropout to CEO of Sentry and taking on New Relic (Founders Talk #57)
Sep 16 • 72 min
David dropped out of high school AND college, but that didn’t stop him. He ended up teaching himself programming and eventually landed his first job as the webmaster of a World of Warcraft community website. What a beginning… We talked through “the rough…
BONUS: Growing a successful sales team at Sentry (Founders Talk)
Sep 14 • 10 min
Here’s a bonus segment from episode #57 of Founders Talk with David Cramer, co-founder and CEO of Sentry. Check the feed for the full length episode (later today). We talked about sales in the full length episode, but this BONUS segment is a completely…
Interviews from JSConf (JS Party #43)
Sep 14 • 88 min
KBall interviews with Michael Chan, Juan Pablo Buriticá and Julián David Duque, and Tim Doherty at JSConf.US. Conversations about the importance of DRY code, the metaphors we use for software, JavaScript communities across Latin America, how to advocate…
Kubernetes brings all the Cloud Natives to the yard (The Changelog #314)
Sep 12 • 73 min
We talk with Dan Kohn, the Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation to catch up with all things cloud native, the CNCF, and the world of Kubernetes. Dan updated us on the growth KubeCon / CloudNativeCon, the state of Cloud Native and…
Decentralizing the web with Beaker (JS Party #42)
Sep 7 • 67 min
Feross talks with Mathias Buus and Paul Frazee about the decentralized web, why the average person should care about decentralization of the web, the Beaker browser, Dat and the differences and similarities to BitTorrent, and how Paul and Mathias first…
Mahdi Yusuf knows being healthy is a constant struggle (Away from Keyboard #6)
Sep 6 • 16 min
Mahdi Yusuf worked a startup in his twenties and wasn’t worried too much about his health. When he quit that job, he decided to take better care of himself and lost fifty pounds. Now, he’s the CTO of Gyroscope, a startup that aims to be the operating…
The first cloud native programming language (The Changelog #313)
Sep 5 • 72 min
Jerod talked with Paul Fremantle, the CTO and Co-Founder of WSO2, about their new programming language, Ballerina — a cloud-native language which aims to make it easier to write microservices that integrate APIs. They talked about the creation of the…
AI in healthcare, synthesizing dance moves, hardware acceleration (Practical AI #12)
Sep 3 • 20 min
Chris and Daniel discuss new advances in AI research (including a creepy dancing video), how AI is creating opportunity for new chip startups, and uses of deep learning in healthcare. They also share some great learning resources, including one of Chris’s…
Applying the magic of compilers to the frontend (JS Party #41)
Aug 31 • 52 min
KBall and Chad Hietala meet up at JSConf and talk about compilers for the frontend, Ember’s binary opcodes, webassembly, and the future of performance optimization for the web.
Justin Dorfman’s passion is advocating for developers (Away from Keyboard #5)
Aug 29 • 18 min
After a very difficult 2014 that put Justin Dorfman in the hospital, he vowed to never go back. Justin has Bipolar I disorder, so coming to terms with his limitations and the sacrifices he needs to make to stay healthy hasn’t been easy. He talks to me…
Segment’s transition back to a monorepo (The Changelog #312)
Aug 29 • 62 min
Adam and Jerod talk with two members of Segment’s engineering team: Co-founder and CTO, Calvin French-Owen, as well as Software Engineer, Alex Noonan, about their journey from monorepo to microservices back to monorepo. 100s of problem children to 1…
Eric Berry is funding open source with CodeFund (Founders Talk #56)
Aug 28 • 81 min
Eric Berry started Code Sponsor a year ago because of his passion for finding ways to sustain and fund open source developers. He ultimately had to shutdown due to potential legal issues with GitHub, but was given new life as CodeFund when he went to work…
Robot Perception and Mask R-CNN (Practical AI #11)
Aug 27 • 46 min
Chris DeBellis, a lead AI data scientist at Honeywell, helps us understand what Mask R-CNN is and why it’s useful for robot perception. We also explore how this method compares with other convolutional neural network approaches and how you can get started…
LIVE from JSConf! (JS Party #40)
Aug 24 • 49 min
In this special episode of JS Party at JS Conf in Carlsbad, Nick, Suz, Feross, and KBall talk about crazy JavaScript combinations, tips to get started speaking, being committed to diversity as a conference organizer, and much more.
Istio service mesh and microservices (The Changelog #311)
Aug 22 • 66 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Jason McGee, VP and CTO of IBM Cloud Platform about Istio — an open platform that provides a uniform way to connect, secure, control, and observe microservices. They cover what service mesh is, why its suddenly so interesting,…
Open source tools, AI for Dota, and enterprise ML adoption (Practical AI #10)
Aug 21 • 31 min
This week, Daniel and Chris talk about playing Dota at OpenAI, O’Reilly’s machine learning survey, AI-oriented open source (Julia, AutoKeras, Netron, PyTorch), robotics, and even the impact AI strategy has on corporate and national interests. Don’t miss…
Experimenting with some new ideas πŸ”¬ (JS Party #39)
Aug 17 • 67 min
Jerod, Nick, KBall, and Chris pre-party for JSConf by testing out some brand new segment ideas: Story of the Week, What the WHAT… WG, and Protip Time. What do you think of these segments? Like ’em? Love ’em? Not sure why we even? Please let us know!
Side hustle to $35M ARR at Zapier (Founders Talk #55)
Aug 17 • 69 min
Bryan Helmig, Wade Foster, and Mike Knoop started Zapier in 2011 as a side hustle. They ultimately applied to Y Combinator, twice. And this year they hit $35 Million dollars in annual revenue. I talked with Bryan Helmig (CTO) through the backstory of…
Open sourcing the DEV community (The Changelog #310)
Aug 15 • 81 min
We talk with Ben Halpern the founder and webmaster of — a community for developers to talk about software. Last Wednesday they open sourced the codebase of the platform, so we wanted to talk through all the details with Ben. We talked…
Behavioral economics and AI-driven decision making (Practical AI #9)
Aug 13 • 50 min
Mike Bugembe teaches us how to build a culture of data-driven decision making within a company, leverage behavioral economics, and identify high value use cases for AI.
Jeff Robbins is an actual rockstar [rebroadcast] (The Changelog)
Aug 10 • 30 min
On this special bonus episode of The Changelog, we’re playing the latest episode of Away from Keyboard with Jeff Robbins. While some dream of having a successful career, Jeff Robbins has already had several. Once the lead singer and guitarist for Orbit,…
REST easy, GraphQL is here (JS Party #38)
Aug 10 • 64 min
Jerod and Suz talk with John Resig about how he’s using GraphQL at Khan Academy, some of the mistakes and successes using GraphQL, John’s feelings on jQuery, and community Q&A.
Jeff Robbins is an actual rockstar (Away from Keyboard #4)
Aug 8 • 31 min
While some dream of having a successful career, Jeff Robbins has already had several. Once the lead singer and guitarist for Orbit, Jeff has worked on some of the most famous Drupal websites. He talks to me about his early interest in computers, starting…
Rebuilding Exercism from the ground up (The Changelog #309)
Aug 8 • 73 min
Adam and Jerod invite back Katrina Owen after years away focusing on Exercism—a 100% free platform for code practice and mentorship with over 2500 exercises and 48 different language tracks. They talk to Katrina about how the platform has changed, the…
Eye tracking, Henry Kissinger on AI, Vim (Practical AI #8)
Aug 6 • 28 min
Chris and Daniel help us wade through the week’s AI news, including open ML challenges from Intel and National Geographic, Henry Kissinger’s views on AI, and a model that can detect personality based on eye movements. They also point out some useful…
npm is made of people. PEOPLE! (JS Party #37)
Aug 3 • 53 min
Jerod, Nick, and Chris talk with Jeff Lembeck about his tweets, the people behind npm, the need for empathy, and things they’re excited about.
Ashley Baxter is excited about… insurance? (Away from Keyboard #3)
Aug 1 • 27 min
Thirteen years ago, Ashley Baxter inherited the family insurance business when her Dad passed away. Even though she’s a talented photographer, and built a successful photography business, the insurance industry kept calling her name. Ashley talks about…
Biases in AI, helping veterans get jobs in software, open science (The Changelog #308)
Aug 1 • 63 min
Adam and Jerod are on location at OSCON and talk with Camille Eddy about recognizing biases in AI, Jerome Hardaway about the work he’s doing to prepare veterans for jobs in software, and Abby Cobunoc Mayes about the work she’s doing at Mozilla for open…
Understanding the landscape of AI techniques (Practical AI #7)
Jul 30 • 44 min
Jared Lander, the organizer of NYHackR and general data science guru, joined us to talk about the landscape of AI techniques, how deep learning fits into that landscape, and why you might consider using R for ML/AI.
Behind the party with Suz at OSCON (JS Party)
Jul 27 • 23 min
Adam and Jerod catch up with Suz about her presentation at OSCON, some cool stuff she’s doing at her house, and more.
A11y is your ally (JS Party #36)
Jul 27 • 63 min
Suz, Safia, and Kball get together to talk about accessibility; what does it mean, why should we care, and what tools and resources can we use to better educate ourselves, and improve our work.
Live at OSCON 2018 (Backstage #1)
Jul 27 • 19 min
Adam, Jerod, and Tim sit down to talk at OSCON 2018 about their favorite parts of the conference, meeting new people, seeing old friends, and telling people about new Changelog shows.
Away at OSCON (Away from Keyboard)
Jul 25 • 0 min
Hello everyone! No new episode this week, since I was away at OSCON last week in Portland. We had a fantastic time. The show will be back with new episodes next Wednesday!
AWS Amplify and cloud-enabled apps (The Changelog #307)
Jul 25 • 60 min
We talk with Nader Dabit, Developer Advocate for Amazon Web Services, about the role of DevRel and what’s involved in this “dream job”, frontend and mobile developers using AWS Amplify to build cloud-enabled applications, how GraphQL, React, and others…
Government use of facial recognition and AI at Google (Practical AI #6)
Jul 23 • 18 min
In this episode, Chris and Daniel discuss the latest news, including an article about Google’s AI principles, and they highlight some useful resources to help you level up.
Justin Jackson finds focus [rebroadcast] (JS Party #35)
Jul 20 • 27 min
In this special episode of JS Party, we’re sharing a full-length episode of our new show, Away from Keyboard. This show explores the human side of creative work. In this episode, Tim talks with Justin Jackson about his parents, dealing with depression,…
Justin Jackson finds focus (Away from Keyboard #2)
Jul 18 • 27 min
I first heard of Justin Jackson about six years ago. Back then, he was consulting full-time for a company with the dream of going independent. Fast forward to 2018, and after building a successful business, he’s now embarking on a new adventure. Justin…
The Great GatsbyJS (The Changelog #306)
Jul 18 • 72 min
From open source project to a $3.8 million dollar seed round to transform Gatsby.js into a full-blown startup that’s building what’s becoming the defacto modern web frontend. In this episode, we talk with Jason Lengstorf about this blazing-fast static…
Detecting planets with deep learning (Practical AI #5)
Jul 16 • 45 min
Andrew Vanderburg of UT Austin and Christ Shallue of Google Brain join us to talk about their deep learning collaboration, which involved searching through a crazy amount of space imagery to find new planets.
JavaScript eating the world, desktop edition (JS Party #34)
Jul 13 • 62 min
Kball and Feross talk with Shelley Vohr and Jeremy Apthorp about what Electron is, why to use it, and what comes next for the platform.
Putting AI in a box at MachineBox [rebroadcast] (The Changelog #305)
Jul 11 • 47 min
In this special episode of The Changelog we’re sharing a full-length episode of our newly launched podcast called Practical AI — covering AI, Machine Learning, and Data Science. In this episode Mat Ryer and David Hernandez joined Daniel and Chris to talk…
Jason Snell is his own HR person (Away from Keyboard #1)
Jul 11 • 23 min
It’s been four years since Jason Snell left his job at Macworld and started his own site Six Colors. In that time, Jason is back to what he loves: creating. He talks about the diversity of his work day, finding the right mix of revenue streams, and taking…
Welcome to Away from Keyboard (Away from Keyboard #0)
Jul 10 • 2 min
Away from Keyboard is a new show from Changelog that talks to creative professionals about how they do what they do, where they started, and how they deal with the things that make us all humans. As exciting as our work can sometimes be, we all face…
Data management, regulation, the future of AI (Practical AI #4)
Jul 9 • 48 min
Matthew Carroll and Andrew Burt of Immuta talked with Daniel and Chris about data management for AI, how data regulation will impact AI, and schooled them on the finer points of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
From side project to $7.25M for Unsplash (Founders Talk #54)
Jul 6 • 80 min
When Mikael Cho started Unsplash from its small beginning as a Tumblr blog and side project, he had no idea it would have such a huge impact and ultimately disrupt the photography industry. In this episode, Mikael shares the backstory of Unsplash, how it…
Enough string to hang yourself (JS Party #33)
Jul 6 • 58 min
Jerod, Nick, and KBall shake off their July 4th malaise by diving deep in to ES6 Proxies, wondering how best to share components across projects, and giving their younger selves advice. Also: shout outs!
The impact of AI at Microsoft (The Changelog #304)
Jul 4 • 58 min
We’re on location at Microsoft Build 2018 talking with Corey Sanders and Steve Guggenheimer — two Microsoft veterans focused on artificial intelligence and cloud computing. We talked about the direction and convergence of AI, ethics, cloud computing, and…
Helping African farmers with TensorFlow (Practical AI #3)
Jul 2 • 42 min
Amanda Ramcharan, Latifa Mrisho, and Peter McCloskey joined Daniel and Chris to talk about how Penn State University are collaborating to help African farmers increase their yields via a TensorFlow powered mobile app.
Putting AI in a box at MachineBox (Practical AI #2)
Jul 2 • 45 min
Mat Ryer and David Hernandez joined Daniel and Chris to talk about MachineBox, building a company around AI, and democratizing AI.
Meet Practical AI hosts Daniel Whitenack and Chris Benson (Practical AI #1)
Jul 2 • 35 min
In this inaugural episode of Practical AI — Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo sit down with Daniel Whitenack and Chris Benson to discuss their experiences in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science and what they hope to accomplish as…
WASM is AWSM (JS Party #32)
Jun 29 • 61 min
Kevin Ball and Suz Hinton talk with Jay Phelps about WebAssembly; what it is, how to use it, and how some are using it already.
Danielle Morrill on starting over from zero (Founders Talk #53)
Jun 28 • 57 min
Danielle Morrill joined the show to talk about how she’s starting over from zero after the recent acquisition of Mattermark to FullContact where she held the role of CEO and co-founder who walked away with “zero dollars and a job”. We talked through the…
Programmable infrastructure (The Changelog #303)
Jun 27 • 62 min
Jerod Santo is riding solo talking with Kurt Mackey, co-founder of Fly. He talked to him about his work at Ars Technica, his prediction on tabs being a fad, and Kurt being a founding member of MongoHQ, which was later renamed to Compose and acquired by…
GraphQL, when to use JavaScript, JS robotics (JS Party #31)
Jun 22 • 66 min
KBall and Tim are on location at Fluent/Velocity and had the chance to talk with Brian Douglas about GraphQL and GitHub’s recent changes, Aimee Knight about knowing when to use JavaScript over CSS, and Bryan Hughes about his start and robotics with…
Computer Science without a computer (The Changelog #302)
Jun 20 • 74 min
Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo talk with Tim Bell, the founder and creator of CS Unplugged, a collection of free teaching material that teaches computer science through engaging games and puzzles. They talk to him about where this program came from him,…
Do what every developer does: blame other people (JS Party #30)
Jun 19 • 71 min
Nick Nisi, Suz Hinton, and Jerod Santo talk about their debugging methods, the cool things that JavaScript can do but isn’t talked about much, and their opinions on Git history.
Pia Mancini is now CEO and growing Open Collective (Founders Talk #52)
Jun 15 • 71 min
Pia Mancini joined the show for the first episode back from a nearly 5 year hiatus. We talked about her work at DemocracyEarth, being a mother, her new role as CEO of Open Collective, their focus, supporting ad-hoc community formation all around the…
πŸ”₯ Founders Talk is back! (Founders Talk)
Jun 15 • 3 min
It’s been just shy of 5 years since I’ve published a new episode to this podcast. The break was planned actually. Long story short, I had to focus. If you want to hear the slightly longer explanation, you should listen.
Python at Microsoft (The Changelog #301)
Jun 13 • 37 min
We talked with Steve Dower and Dan Taylor at Microsoft Build 2018 about the history of Python at Microsoft, the origination of IronPython, Python Tools for Visual Studio, flying under the radar to add support Python, fighting from within to support open…
Node’s survey, Ry’s regrets, Microsoft’s GitHub (JS Party #29)
Jun 8 • 64 min
Big week! KBall, Nick, and JBall (nooch) dive deep in to the 2018 Node.js user survey results. What does it all mean?! They also review Ryan Dahl’s “10” regrets about Node and sound off on Microsoft’s assimilatio… err… acquisition of GitHub.
Corporate interests in open source and dev culture (The Changelog #300)
Jun 6 • 93 min
Zed Shaw – creator of Mongrel, Learn Python the Hard Way, and more – joined the show to talk through a recent Twitter thread from Zed where he shared his thoughts on open source, making money in open source, corporate interests and involvement, developer…
Coming to React with Sara Vieira (The React Podcast #12)
Jun 5 • 57 min
Sara Vieira is easily one of the most entertaining people we’ve ever had on this show. She has been working with React over the past few years and has recently been traveling around Europe and giving free workshops on React in London and at React Finland.
Our reactions to Microsoft buying GitHub (Spotlight #14)
Jun 5 • 38 min
Hear insights and reactions from Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo as they break down the news of Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub — from speculation to confirmation — including commentary from members of the developer community by way of Twitter and Slack.
ML in JS… well… yes? (JS Party #28)
Jun 1 • 53 min
Suz Hinton, Jerod Santo, Kevin Ball, and Christopher Hiller talk about machine learning, the ethics surrounding it, why you would use JavaScript with it, and much more.
Curl turns 20, HTTP/2, QUIC (The Changelog #299)
May 31 • 64 min
Daniel Stenberg joined the show to talk about 20 years of curl, what’s new with http2, and the backstory of QUIC - a new transport designed by Jim Roskind at Google which offers reduced latency compared to that of TCP+TLS+HTTP/2.
Inside React with Sophie Alpert (The React Podcast #11)
May 29 • 43 min
Sophie Alpert is a core contributor to React and is currently the engineering manager for the React team at Facebook. She has been contributing to React for over 3 years now, making her first contributions while she was working as an engineer at Khan…
A tooling extravaganza! (JS Party #27)
May 25 • 57 min
Kevin Ball, Alex Sexton, Nick Nisi, and Christopher Hiller talk all things tooling. Build tooling, linting, formatting, IDEs, and a small tangent on Vim.
The beginnings of Microsoft Azure (The Changelog #298)
May 23 • 50 min
We’re on location at Microsoft Build 2018 talking with Julia White, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft — a 17 year Microsoft veteran. We talked with Julia about her take on this “new Microsoft”, Satya Nadella’s first appearance as CEO when they…
Codesandbox with Ives van Hoorne (The React Podcast #10)
May 22 • 35 min
Ives van Hoorne is the creator of Codesandbox; an online code editor written completely in React. Although Codesandbox is written in React, it can be used to build applications for any front-end framework.
🎊 TS Party! 🎊 (JS Party #26)
May 18 • 59 min
Jerod Santo, Nick Nisi, and Christopher Hiller talk about what TypeScript is and why we should care, who’s using TypeScript, and thoughts on developer titles.
Prisma and the GraphQL data layer (The Changelog #297)
May 16 • 75 min
Johannes Schickling, co-founder and CEO of Prisma, joined the show to catch us up on all things GraphQL — the tech, the possibilities, the community, how Prisma turns your database into a GraphQL API, their new business direction, Prisma Cloud, open…
Emotion with Kye Hohenberger (The React Podcast #9)
May 15 • 57 min
Kye Hohenberger is the author of the Emotion JavaScript library, a popular choice among React developers who prefer using CSS-in-JS to traditional CSS stylesheets. In this episode we discuss his work on Emotion including where he got the initial…
Dojo 2.0 (JS Party #25)
May 11 • 66 min
Suz Hinton, Alex Sexton, and Nick Nisi talk with Dylan Schiemann about Dojo 2.0, managing an open source project, web standards, and more.
Burnout, open source, Datasette (The Changelog #296)
May 9 • 80 min
Adam is on location at ZEIT Day talking with Jessica Rose about burnout, Henry Zhu about his passions and pursuit of open source, and Simon Willison about data and his passion for interesting datasets in the world.
React Perf Devtool with Nitin Tulswani (The React Podcast #8)
May 8 • 40 min
Nitin Tulswani is a prolific developer and the creator of react-perf-devtool, a library that helps with profiling the performance of your React components since react-addons-perf was deprecated in React 16. In this episode we discuss Nitin’s approach to…
New Go branding strategy (Go Time #79)
May 7 • 72 min
Steve Francia joined the show and told us EVERYTHING about Go’s new branding strategy (and don’t worry, the gopher isn’t going anywhere!)
Cool, depending on your definition of cool (JS Party #24)
May 7 • 54 min
Feross Aboukhadijeh, Suz Hinton, Nick Nisi, and Alex Sexton get weird this week talking about their favorite old and weird HTML tags, web APIs that do or don’t require permission, and their favorite weird websites.
Scaling all the things at Slack (The Changelog #295)
May 2 • 69 min
Julia Grace joined the show to talk bout about scaling all the things at Slack. Julia is currently the Senior Director of Infrastructure Engineering at Slack, and has been their since 2015 — so she’s seen Slack during its hyper-growth. We talked about…
Hacking drones with Go (Go Time #78)
Apr 30 • 70 min
Ron Evans joined the show and talked with us about GoCV, Gobot, using Go to control drones, and other interesting projects and news.
The state of Node security (JS Party #23)
Apr 30 • 54 min
Suz Hinton, Christopher Hiller, and Jerod Santo talk with Adam Baldwin about his company being acquired by NPM, the security of Node, best practices, and more.
BONUS – Go and WebAssembly (Wasm) (Go Time)
Apr 25 • 1 min
This is a bonus segment in the after show of Go Time #77 with Russ Cox where we talk briefly about WebAssembly (Wasm) support in Go, and how that plays into Go being used as a web language.
Code Cartoons, Rust, WebAssembly (The Changelog #294)
Apr 25 • 58 min
Lin Clark joined the show to talk about Code Cartoons, her work at Mozilla in the emerging technologies group, Rust, Servo, and WebAssembly (aka Wasm), the Rust community’s big goal in 2018 for Rust to become a web language (thanks in part to Wasm),…
React and Electron with James Long (The React Podcast #7)
Apr 24 • 60 min
James Long is a prolific blogger and the author of several open source libraries including Prettier. He has recently started developing Actual, a budgeting app built in React and Electron. In this episode we talk about James’ approach to business, as well…
Dependencies and the future of Go (Go Time #77)
Apr 23 • 68 min
Russ Cox joins us this week to talk about how Russ got involved with Go, Vgo, error handling, updates on Go 2.0, more.
PWAs to eat the world. Or maybe not. News at 11! (JS Party #22)
Apr 23 • 56 min
Jerod Santo, Safia Abdalla, Nick Nisi, and Kevin Ball talk about progressive web apps. What are they, what do they do, what are some practical ways of using them, and more.
Ember four years later (The Changelog #293)
Apr 18 • 73 min
Chad Hietala joined the show to talk with us about the long history of Ember.js, how he first got involved, his work at LinkedIn and his work as an Ember Core team member, how the Ember team communicates expectations from release to release, their well…
Building a distributed index with Go (Go Time #76)
Apr 13 • 48 min
Matt Jaffee joined the show and talked with us about Pilosa, building distributed index with Go, and other interesting projects and news.
Oh, the places JS will go (JS Party #21)
Apr 13 • 54 min
Jerod Santo, Suz Hinton, Feross Aboukhadijeh, and Kevin Ball talk about awesome things being done with JavaScript like WebUSB, WebTorrent, and DSLs.
Elasticsearch and doubling down on “open” (The Changelog #292)
Apr 11 • 64 min
Philipp Krenn joined the show to talk with us about Elasticsearch, the problem it solves, where it came from, and where it’s at today. We discussed the query language, what it can be compared to, whether or not it’s a database replacement or a database…
Async React with Andrew Clark (The React Podcast #6)
Apr 10 • 46 min
Andrew Clark is a developer on the React core team at Facebook who has been working on asynchronous rendering. In this episode we do a deep dive on some of the decisions behind the implementation of async mode in React 16 as well as talk about how…
JS Party is back! πŸŽ‰ (JS Party #20)
Apr 6 • 48 min
The party is back! In this episode, we talk about what we love about JS, Tabler and admin UI’s, and shoutouts to some of our favorite projects and people.
GoLand IDE and managing Gopher Slack (Go Time #75)
Apr 6 • 80 min
Florin Pățan joined the show and talked with us about GoLand, the pros and cons of using an IDE, his thoughts on the Go community, and managing Gopher Slack.
Winamp2 JS (The Changelog #291)
Apr 6 • 80 min
Jordan Eldredge joined the show to talk with us about Winamp2-js — a reimplementation of Winamp 2.9 in HTML5 and Javascript. For many of our listeners, talking about Winamp may bring to mind some extreme nostalgia about the internet of the past … and it’s…
Finite State Machines with David Khourshid (The React Podcast #5)
Apr 3 • 37 min
In this episode Michael Jackson talks with David Khourshid about State Machines. David is a developer on the Visual Studio Live Share team at Microsoft. Recently, he’s been exploring methods of using finite state machines together with React to create…
That’s it. This is the finale! (The Changelog #290)
Mar 30 • 45 min
We’re rebroadcasting the finale episode of the beloved Request For Commits. But don’t worry, The Changelog will be back with new episodes next week. In this finale episode of Request For Commits, we regroup to discuss the podcast from its start to its…
Babel and open source sustainability with Henry Zhu (The React Podcast #4)
Mar 30 • 46 min
In this episode Michael Jackson talks with Henry Zhu, maintainer of the hugely popular Babel project, about open source sustainability and what’s coming next for the Babel project.
Gophercises and creating content for Gophers (Go Time #74)
Mar 30 • 48 min
Jon Calhoun joined the show and talked with us about Gophercises, experiencing the joy of building cool things, creating content for Gophers, and other interesting projects and news.
Automated dependency updates (The Changelog #289)
Mar 23 • 84 min
Rhys Arkins joined the show to talk about automating dependency updates using Renovate. Renovate is an open source tool to keep source code dependencies up-to-date using automated Pull Requests. We talked about who’s using it, the languages and…
CockroachDB and distributed databases in Go (Go Time #73)
Mar 23 • 64 min
Andrei Matei joined the show and talked with us about CockroachDB (and why it’s easier to use than any RDBMS), distributed databases with Go, tracing, and other interesting projects and news.
Learning and teaching Go (Go Time #72)
Mar 22 • 63 min
Bill Kennedy joined the show and talked with Carlisia about learning Go, teaching Go (which is something we’ll do at some point or another), making good presentations, and other interesting projects and news.
Go is for everyone (Go Time #71)
Mar 22 • 59 min
Carmen Andoh joined the show and talked with us about inclusivity, the 2017 Go Developer Survey, visualizing abstractions, and other interesting projects and news.
Finale, thank you! (Request For Commits #20)
Mar 21 • 42 min
In this finale episode of Request For Commits – we regroup to discuss how we got here, lessons learned, community impact, and where the conversations around open source sustainability are taking place now and in the future. This might be the end of this…
From Russia with love (Go Time #70)
Mar 16 • 53 min
Leo Kalneus joined the show and talked with us about GopherCon Russia and the Go community in Russia. We also debunked a few myths about Siberia and of course talked about interesting Go projects and news.
Live coding open source on Twitch (The Changelog #288)
Mar 16 • 80 min
Suz Hinton joined the show to talk about live coding open source on Twitch. We talk about how she got interested in Twitch, her goals and aspirations for live streaming, the work she’s doing in open source, Twitch for open source, how you and others can…
Truffle framework and decentralized Ethereum apps (The Changelog #287)
Mar 13 • 73 min
Tim Coulter joined the show to talk about Truffle — a development environment, testing framework, and asset pipeline for Ethereum. We talked with Tim about how he got into Ethereum and dapp development, Solidity vs JavaScript, smart contract testing,…
Golang Flow, FaaS, and Buffalo (Go Time #69)
Mar 9 • 47 min
Brian Scott joined the show and talked with us about Golang Flow, contributing to open source, functions as a service, building for the web with Buffalo, and other interesting projects and news.
JavaScript sprinkles in Basecamp turned Stimulus (The Changelog #286)
Mar 6 • 88 min
David Heinemeier Hansson joined the show to share the story of how JavaScript sprinkles in Basecamp evolved into a full-fledged framework called Stimulus. We talked about ins and outs of Basecamp as it is today, Ruby, JavaScript and David’s somewhat new…
SPECIAL — Ask us anything! (pt. 2) (Go Time #68)
Mar 1 • 62 min
This is another special “Ask Us Anything” episode where we answer more questions submitted by the community. We covered A LOT of ground, including the hardest things we’ve ever written in Go, how the community can drive adoption, what we’d change about…
The Future of React with Dan Abramov (The React Podcast #3)
Feb 28 • 36 min
In this episode Michael Jackson talks with Dan Abramov, author of Redux and create-react-app, about the responsibility that comes with being an influential voice for React, how future versions of React will leverage requestIdleCallback to schedule work,…
We couldn’t afford an Oculus so we built one (The Changelog #285)
Feb 23 • 66 min
Max Coutté joined the show to share his journey of learning the math and programming required to build an open source Oculus headset for $100. Max is 16 and lives in a small village in France. And one day he and his friends decided to built an Oculus…
Supporting the Go community (Go Time #67)
Feb 23 • 59 min
Cassandra Salisbury (the Go core team’s newest member) joined Carlisia (who’s hosting all by herself) to talk about getting to know the Go community around the world, organizing meetups, empowering leaders, and what’s in store for the future.
Razzle, After.js, and Formik with Jared Palmer (The React Podcast #2)
Feb 20 • 36 min
In this episode Michael Jackson talks with Jared Palmer about Razzle, After.js, Formik, several other open source libraries from Jared, as well as Typescript and the implications of the upcoming async APIs in React.
Moore’s Law and High Performance Computing (The Changelog #284)
Feb 16 • 74 min
Todd Gamblin, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, joined us to talk about Moore’s Law, his work at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the components of a micro-chip, and High Performance Computing.
Performance, Fuzzing, Magic (Go Time #66)
Feb 15 • 47 min
Damian Gryski joined the show and talked with us about perfbook, performance profiling, reading white papers for fun, fuzzing, and other interesting projects and news.
Devhints - TL;DR for Developer Documentation (The Changelog #283)
Feb 9 • 81 min
Rico Sta. Cruz joined us to talk about his project Devhints (cheatsheets for developers). There are more than 365 cheatsheets you can contribute to and it’s open source. We talked about the design, technical implementation, community, alternate interfaces…
GopherCon Brazil & Genetics (Go Time #65)
Feb 5 • 61 min
Vitor De Mario joined the show and talked with us about hacking genetics with Go, GopherCon Brazil, machine learning, and other interesting projects and news.
The Impact and Future of Kubernetes (The Changelog #282)
Feb 2 • 45 min
From KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 — Brendan Burns (Kubernetes co-founder) and Gabe Monroy (creator of Deis) joined the show to talk about the origin, impact, and future of Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure.
InfluxDB & IoT Data (Go Time #64)
Jan 29 • 59 min
Paul Dix joined the show and talked with us about InfluxDB, building a company with OSS, improving the language, and other interesting projects and news.
React Native for web with Nicolas Gallagher (The React Podcast #1)
Jan 29 • 35 min
Welcome to the inaugural episode of The React Podcast. In this episode Michael Jackson talks with Nicolas Gallagher about his project React Native for Web, the React Native API, how Twitter’s new mobile website is powered by React Native for Web, and more.
Gitcoin: sustaining open source with cryptocurrency (The Changelog #281)
Jan 26 • 76 min
We’re joined by Kevin Owocki, the founder of Gitcoin. Gitcoin is a platform to monetize or incentivize work in open source software. We talked about how Gitcoin sits at the intersection of sustaining open source and cryptocurrencies, their history and…
Design, Software, and Open Source (Request For Commits #19)
Jan 19 • 70 min
Lauren McCarthy joined Nadia and Mikeal to discuss her work on p5.js, contributions and culture, her before and after take on open source, her path to becoming a maintainer, how p5.js gets new contributors, how they keep them around, and why design isn’t…
Maintaining a Popular Project and Sponsored Time (Request For Commits #18)
Jan 19 • 62 min
Henry Zhu joined Nadia and Mikeal to discuss his work on Babel, how he became and accidental maintainer, why he thinks maintainers aren’t special, paid open source work, the Babel brand, and building community.
Experiments and the Economics of Open Source (Request For Commits #17)
Jan 19 • 72 min
Daniel Bachhuber joined Nadia and Mikeal to discuss his work on wp-cli, the economics, origins, staying productive as a maintainer, fund raising, and the state of wp-cli today.
Building a Secure Operating System (Redox OS) with Rust (The Changelog #280)
Jan 19 • 78 min
We talked with Jeremy Soller, the BDFL of Redox OS, a Unix-like Operating System written in Rust, aiming to bring the innovations of Rust to a modern microkernel and full set of applications. In this episode we talk about; OS design principals, Jeremy’s…
Changelog Takeover — K8s and Virtual Kubelet (Go Time #63)
Jan 15 • 73 min
Adam and Jerod jumped in as hosts for an experiment in quantum podcasting, letting Erik and Brian play guests to talk about Virtual Kubelet, building OSS at Microsoft, BBQ (of course), and other interesting projects and news.
Secure Messaging for Everyone with Wire (The Changelog #279)
Dec 15, 2017 • 83 min
We talk with Alan Duric, Co-founder and CEO of Wire, an open source end-to-end encrypted instant messaging app for voice and video calls. In 2005 Alan co-founded Camino Networks which was later acquired by Skype, and his involvement with internet based…
Blockchains and Databases at OSCON (The Changelog #278)
Dec 14, 2017 • 56 min
We went back into the archives to conversations we had around blockchains and databases at OSCON 2017. We talked with Monty Widenius, creator of MariaDB the open source forever fork MySQL, Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger, the open…
The Story of Visual Studio Code (The Changelog #277)
Dec 5, 2017 • 77 min
We’re back in NYC at Microsoft Connect(); talking about the backstory of Visual Studio Code with Julia Liuson (Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio), Chris Dias (Principal Program Manager of Visual Studio and .NET), and PJ Meyer (Product Manager). We…
Building Blocks (Go Time #62)
Dec 1, 2017 • 70 min
Jeff Lindsay joined the show to talk about workflow automation, designing apis, and building the society we want to live in…plus a surprise special announcement!
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (The Changelog #276)
Nov 29, 2017 • 80 min
Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, joined the show to talk about what it means to be Cloud Native, the ins and outs of Dan’s role to the foundation, how they make money to sustain things, membership, the support they…
Loggregator, gRPC, Diodes (Go Time #61)
Nov 25, 2017 • 63 min
Jason Keene and Andrew Poydence joined the show to talk about Loggregator, scaling with Go at Pivotal, Diodes, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Open Source History, Foundations, Sustainability (Request For Commits #16)
Nov 22, 2017 • 79 min
Danese Cooper joined Nadia and Mikeal to discuss the history of open source, how the term became a thing via Tim O’Reilly, feeling empowered as an open source contributor, companies’ relationship to open source, foundations and their role (or not) in…
The History of GNOME, Mono, and Xamarin (The Changelog #275)
Nov 21, 2017 • 49 min
We talked with Miguel de Icaza last week at Microsoft Connect(); in New York City. Miguel gave us the backstory on how he’s been competing with Microsoft for most of his developer career, and he shares the history of GNOME, Mono, and Xamarin — and what…
Faktory and the future of background jobs (The Changelog #274)
Nov 18, 2017 • 78 min
Mike Perham is back for his 4th appearance to talk about his new project Faktory, a new background job system that’s aiming to bring the best practices developed over the last five years in Sidekiq to every programming language. We catch up with Mike on…
Why WADL When You Can Swagger? (Go Time #60)
Nov 17, 2017 • 53 min
Ivan Porto Carrero joined the show to talk about generating documentation (with Swagger), pks, kubo, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Improved Improved Improved (i3) (Go Time #59)
Nov 10, 2017 • 70 min
Michael Stapelberg joined the show to talk about window management, open sourcing infrastructure, error handling, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Data Science at OSCON (The Changelog #273)
Nov 10, 2017 • 37 min
We went back into the archives to conversations we had around data science at OSCON 2017. We talked with Vida Williams (Data Scientist) and Michelle Casbon (Director of Data Science at Qordoba) about the social impact of open data, personal data and…
Functional CSS and Tachyons (The Changelog #272)
Nov 10, 2017 • 71 min
Adam Morse joined the show to talk about Functional CSS and his project Tachyons - a CSS Toolkit that lets you quickly build and design new UI without writing CSS. We talk about Scalable CSS, the difference between “Atomic”, “OOCSS”, “BEM” and others,…
My Roadmap to Become a Blockchain Engineer (The Changelog #271)
Nov 8, 2017 • 64 min
Preethi Kasireddy, a self-employed blockchain and smart contract Engineer, joined the show to talk about why she left the best job in the world at Andreessen Horowitz on the deal team, how she got entrepreneurship envy, the roadmap she laid out in 2015…
Rails as a day job, Diesel on the side (The Changelog #270)
Nov 4, 2017 • 76 min
Sean Griffin joins the show to talk about doing Rails full-time, his love of Rust. and his project Diesel - a safe, extensible ORM and query builder for Rust. We discuss Sean’s path to working full-time on Rails, what he works on specifically, why Rust,…
Full-time Open Source (Go Time #58)
Nov 3, 2017 • 59 min
Dmitri Shuralyov joined the show to talk about being a full time contributor to open source, developing developer tools, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Bisq, the decentralized Bitcoin exchange (The Changelog #269)
Nov 3, 2017 • 110 min
Chris Beams joins the show to talk about Bisq, the P2P decentralized Bitcoin exchange and open-source desktop application that allows you to buy and sell bitcoins in exchange for national currencies, or alternative crypto currencies. We get some…
Maintaining a Popular Project and Managing Burnout (Request For Commits #15)
Nov 1, 2017 • 58 min
Christopher Hiller joined Nadia and Mikeal to discuss the ups and downs of maintaining Mocha - a JavaScript test framework that runs on Node.js and in the browser. Discussions included maintaining a popular project, getting funding, the challenges of…
Operação Serenata de Amor (Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Government Corruption 😱) (The Changelog #268)
Oct 31, 2017 • 63 min
Eduardo Cuducos joined the show to talk about Operação Serenata de Amor an Artificial Intelligence and Data Science project that aims to inform the general public about government corruption and spending. We talked about how this artificial intelligence…
Functional Programming (The Changelog #267)
Oct 28, 2017 • 59 min
Eric Normand joined the show to talk about Functional Programming. We talked about FP vs OOP vs Imperative, why FP is popular again, the advantages and disadvantages of Functional Programming, and teaching Functional Programming concepts.
Documentation and Quitting Open Source (Request For Commits #14)
Oct 20, 2017 • 65 min
Ryan Bigg joined the show to talk about his open source work on the documentation of Ruby on Rails, fund raising, crowd sourcing, departure, handing off, not quitting, making the right decision, getting paid, sustaining, and more.
The Future of RethinkDB (The Changelog #266)
Oct 17, 2017 • 70 min
Mike Glukhovsky joined the show to talk about the future of RethinkDB. Mike was a co-founder of RethinkDB along-side Slava Akhmechet. RethinkDB shutdown a year ago officially on October 5, 2016 — and today we’re talking through all the details with Mike.…
The Kotlin Programming Language (The Changelog #265)
Oct 13, 2017 • 53 min
Dmitry Jemerov joined the show to talk about Kotlin - a language created by JetBrains that’s designed to be an industrial-strength object-oriented language, and a “better language” than Java. We asked Dmitry “Why invent a new language?”, talked through…
Automating GitHub with Probot (The Changelog #264)
Oct 6, 2017 • 70 min
We talk with Brandon Keepers and Bex Warner about GitHub’s Probot — GitHub Apps to automate and improve your workflows. You can use pre-built apps or easily build and share your own.
Conversations About Sustaining Open Source (The Changelog #263)
Sep 22, 2017 • 55 min
This episode features conversations from Sustain 2017 at GitHub HQ with Richard Littauer, Karthik Ram, Andrea Goulet, and Scott Ford. Sustain was a one day conversation for open source software sustainers to share stories, resources, and ways forward to…
Presenting a Pragmatic Perspective (Go Time #57)
Sep 15, 2017 • 66 min
Cindy Sridharan joined the show to talk about development and operations as a generalist, leveling up as an engineer (while still providing business value), challenging the status-quo, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Community, Building Remote-first Teams, and Web Performance Inclusivity (The Changelog #262)
Sep 8, 2017 • 87 min
Karolina Szczur joined the show to talk about community building, building remote-first teams, the hiring process in tech, product development, and the inclusivity factor of web performance.
Container Security and Demystifying Complexity (Go Time #56)
Sep 8, 2017 • 63 min
Liz Rice joined the show to talk about containers, cloud security, making complex concepts easier to understand, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Dep, Cross-platform, and Getting Started (Go Time #55)
Aug 31, 2017 • 50 min
Carolyn Van Slyck joined the show to talk about dependency management, upping your cross-platform game, getting into Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Go at Walmart (and Scale) (Go Time #54)
Aug 18, 2017 • 75 min
Chase Adams joined the show to talk about working on distributed systems with distributed teams, giving people opportunities to learn and grow, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Web Audio API and TypeScript is Turing Complete (JS Party #19)
Aug 18, 2017 • 41 min
Alex Sexton, Rachel White, and Myles Borins talk about the Web Audio API and how TypeScript is “Turing Complete”.
2017 Node.js User Survey and Beaker Browser (JS Party #18)
Aug 18, 2017 • 55 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Paul Frazee talk about the 2017 Node.js user survey and Beaker Browser - an experimental peer-to-peer web browser that uses the Dat protocol to host sites from a user’s device.
AMA — BasicAttentionToken, Robotics, IDE’s and Stuff (JS Party #17)
Aug 18, 2017 • 55 min
This is an AMA show with live questions from the #jsparty Slack channel. We cover everything from BasicAttentionToken, Robotics, Microsoft, IDE’s, and other fun stuff.
GopherCon 2017: A Retrospective (Go Time #53)
Aug 17, 2017 • 53 min
After taking some time to recover, the gang rehashes all the greatest talks and favorite moments from this year’s GopherCon. Much love to the Go community and all the souls who worked tirelessly to make this conference happen.
Building an Artificial Pancreas with Elixir and Nerves (The Changelog #261)
Aug 11, 2017 • 65 min
We talked with Tim Mecklem about building an artificial Pancreas with Elixir and Nerves to help those with Type 1 Diabetes who want to “loop” — a process which involves monitoring glucose levels, predicting where a person’s glucose levels are heading,…
All About The Go Compiler (Go Time #52)
Aug 7, 2017 • 54 min
David Chase joined the show for a technical Q & A on compilers and what makes Go’s compiler different from the rest (and of course, other interesting Go projects and news)
You Are Not Google/Amazon/LinkedIn (The Changelog #260)
Aug 4, 2017 • 49 min
If you find yourself chasing shiny objects and squirrels all time, you should πŸ’― listen to this episode featuring Ozan Onay (President of Bradfield School of Computer Science) where we discuss his recent blog post entitled You Are Not Google which was the…
ANTHOLOGY — The Future of Open Source at OSCON 2017 (The Changelog #259)
Jul 28, 2017 • 56 min
This is an anthology episode from OSCON 2017 featuring awesome conversations with Kelsey Hightower (OSCON Co-Chair and Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform), Safia Abdalla (Open Source Developer and Creator of Zarf), and Mike McQuaid and Nadia…
ES Modules and ESM Loader (JS Party #16)
Jul 26, 2017 • 69 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and John-David Dalton talk about ES Modules history and current status, and JDD’s ESM loader.
10 Years of RabbitMQ (The Changelog #258)
Jul 21, 2017 • 73 min
We are thrilled to produce this show to honor RabbitMQ’s 10th anniversary. Karl Nilsson and Michael Klishin joined the show to talk through 10 years of RabbitMQ — one of the most widely deployed open source message brokers with more than 35,000 production…
Infosec Research and App Security (Go Time #51)
Jul 18, 2017 • 69 min
Aaron Hnatiw joined the show to talk about being a security researcher, teaching application security with Go, and a deep dive on how engineers and developers can get started with infosec. Plus: white hat, black hat, red team, blue team…Aaron sorts it all…
The Power of Wikis, the Problem with Social Networks, the Promise of A.I. (The Changelog #257)
Jul 14, 2017 • 86 min
Evan Prodromou has been involved in open source since the mid ‘90s. His open source travel guide – Wikitravel – grew up alongside Wikipedia and the web itself. In this episode, we hear Evan’s history, try to solve open social networking once and for all,…
Open Source and Supercomputers (Spack) (Request For Commits #13)
Jul 12, 2017 • 63 min
Todd Gamblin – a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Lab – tells Nadia and Mikeal all about bringing open source to his peers in the national labs. They discuss what it’s like to open source a project inside the government, how Todd found…
Async Control Flow and Threats to the Open Web (JS Party #15)
Jul 7, 2017 • 70 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Kyle Simpson talk about Async Control Flow and Threats to the Open Web, plus our project of the week Blake2b-WASM.
Ubuntu Snaps and Bash on Windows Server (The Changelog #256)
Jul 7, 2017 • 31 min
We talked with Dustin Kirkland (Head of Ubuntu Product and Strategy at Canonical) at OSCON about 12.04’s end of life, the death of the Ubuntu phone, Snaps and snapd, and Bash on Ubuntu on Windows Server. This is the second installment of our mini-series…
Bringing Kubernetes to Azure (Go Time #50)
Jul 6, 2017 • 68 min
Kris Nova joined the show to talk about developer empathy, running K8s on Azure, Kops, Draft, editors, containerizing odd things…and what it’s like to play a keytar.
Why is GraphQL so cool? (The Changelog #255)
Jun 30, 2017 • 56 min
Johannes Schickling (Founder of Graphcool) joined the show to talk about GraphQL — an application layer query language from Facebook. We talked about what it is, where it makes sense to use it, its role in serverless architectures, getting docs for free…
Inside Node 8, Glitch, Building a Community Around Education (JS Party #14)
Jun 23, 2017 • 46 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Jessica Lord talk with James Snell (Node.js TSC Director) about the release of Node.js version 8. Then, in the second half of the show, we discuss Glitch and their new “raise your hand” feature and building a community…
Deploying (The Changelog #254)
Jun 23, 2017 • 83 min
This week we take you behind the scenes of the new infrastructure for and talk with Gerhard Lazu. We relaunched the new brand and site for Changelog on Phoenix/Elixir in October of 2016 and we needed a better way to reliably host and deploy…
The Serverless Revolution (The Changelog #253)
Jun 16, 2017 • 28 min
We talked with Pam Selle at OSCON about the serverless revolution happening for JavaScript developers. This episode kicks off our mini-series from the Expo Hall floor at OSCON 2017.
Crowdfunding Open Source (Vue.js) (Request For Commits #12)
Jun 15, 2017 • 61 min
Evan You joined the show to talk about his work on Vue.js. We learn how Evan found users and got Vue.js off the ground, the details behind their crowdfunding on Patreon, whether or not crowdfunding is a viable method of sustaining open source, finding…
Adventures in VS Code (Go Time #49)
Jun 13, 2017 • 63 min
Ramya Achutha Rao joined the show to talk about all the things that make VS Code a great editor for writing Go, getting help from the community, plus other interesting Go projects and news.
Inside the Release of npm@5 and Sheetsee (JS Party #13)
Jun 13, 2017 • 54 min
Mikeal Rogers, Rachel White, and Alex Sexton talk with Rebecca Turner and Kat Marchán about npm@5 and Jessica Lord about Sheetsee.
GitHub’s Open Source Survey (2017) (The Changelog #252)
Jun 9, 2017 • 78 min
On Friday, June 2, 2017 – GitHub announced the details of their Open Source Survey – an open data set on the open source community for researchers and the curious. Frannie Zlotnick, Nadia Eghbal, and Mikeal Rogers joined the show to talk through the…
Restic and Backups (Done Right) (Go Time #48)
Jun 1, 2017 • 56 min
Alexander Neumann joined the show to talk about using Go to write backup software, solving tough problems like deduplication, scratching your own itch, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Using ES6/7, create-react-app, and Electron! (JS Party #12)
Jun 1, 2017 • 65 min
Mikeal Rogers, Rachel White, and Alex Sexton discuss how they’re using ES6/7 with and without a compiler, updates to create-react-app, and the beloved Electron.
JAMstack, Netlify CMS, and 10x-ing Smashing Magazine (The Changelog #251)
May 30, 2017 • 74 min
Matt Biilman and Chris Bach joined the show to talk about JAMstack, Netlify CMS, how open source drives standards, and 10x-ing the speed of Smashing Magazine.
Web Standards, ECMAScript Modules in Browsers, and Learning JS (JS Party #11)
May 26, 2017 • 63 min
Wes Bos and Mike Taylor joined Alex Sexton this week to talk about Web Standards stuff, compileTo CSS libraries, ECMAScript Modules in Browsers, and Learning JS.
Docker, Moby, Containers (Go Time #47)
May 25, 2017 • 69 min
Solomon Hykes joined the show to talk about all things Docker, Moby Project, and what makes Go a good fit for container management.
The Backstory of Kubernetes (The Changelog #250)
May 21, 2017 • 70 min
Tim Hockin and Aparna Sinha joined the show to talk about the backstory of Kubernetes inside Google, how Tim and others got it funded, the infrastructure of Kubernetes, and how they’ve been able to succeed by focusing on the community., Drivers, Hardware (Go Time #46)
May 12, 2017 • 63 min
Marc-Antoine Ruel joined the show for a deep dive on controlling hardware, writing drivers with Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.
BONUS - Sustain Open Source Software (The Changelog)
May 4, 2017 • 9 min
Justin Dorfman joined us for a special BONUS episode of The Changelog to share some details about Sustain Conference with you. It’s a one day conversation for Open Source Software sustainers at GitHub HQ (SF) on June 19, 2017. No keynotes, expo halls or…
SPECIAL — Ask Us Anything! (Go Time #45)
May 4, 2017 • 73 min
This is a special “Ask Us Anything” episode where we answered questions submitted by the community — covering everything from impostor syndrome and the future of Go, to the music we listen to to get in a groove, and barbecue (of course).
yayQuery Reunion! (JS Party #10)
May 2, 2017 • 70 min
In this special episode, it’s a yayQuery podcast reunion. Alex Sexton, Paul Irish, Rebecca Murphey, and Adam Sontag are back for a takeover episode here on JS Party where they catch up on the latest happenings in JavaScript, share JavaScript predictions,…
Open source at Microsoft, inclusion, diversity, and OSCON (The Changelog #249)
Apr 28, 2017 • 60 min
Scott Hanselman joined today’s show produced in partnership with our friends at OSCON. Scott is a Program Chair of OSCON, host of the podcast Hanselminutes, and advocate for open source inside of Microsoft and the Azure Cloud team. We talked about the…
Open Source Lessons Learned (The Changelog #248)
Apr 28, 2017 • 77 min
Zeno Rocha, Principal Developer Advocate at Liferay, joined the show to talk about DevRel, his open source work (clipboard.js, Dracula Theme, jQuery Boilerplate, Browser Diet, et al), and his passion for teaching and giving talks at conferences. Zeno also…
Go4 and Contributing to Go (Go Time #44)
Apr 27, 2017 • 79 min
Brad Fitzpatrick joined the show to talk about becoming the face of open source Go, getting the community involved in bug triage, the potential future of Go, and other interesting Go projects and news.
P2P Web, WebRTC, WebTorrent, IPFS, and React VR (JS Party #9)
Apr 25, 2017 • 61 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss the P2P web — including WebRTC, WebTorrent, and IPFS. They also get into React and React VR and the project of the week, PouchDB.
Good Documentation, Non-blocking UI Rendering, Node Community Updates (JS Party #8)
Apr 23, 2017 • 53 min
Tracy Hinds, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss good documentation, API docs, playbooks, Non-blocking UI Rendering, ember-concurrency, React Fiber and updates from Tracy on the Node.js Foundation and Node community.
Getting Better, Mentoring, Drawing Gophers (Go Time #43)
Apr 20, 2017 • 66 min
Ashley McNamara joined the show to talk about sharing developer experiences, seeking help from the community, getting people excited about STEM, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Firefox Debugger and DevTools (The Changelog #247)
Apr 17, 2017 • 74 min
Jason Laster joined the show to talk about Firefox Debugger and DevTools. We talked about the backstory of Firefox, Firebug, the new Debugger.html, why React and Redux made a good fit to develop Debugger as a standalone application, community efforts, and…
VM Neutrality in Node (N-API), Learning JavaScript, Mastodon (JS Party #7)
Apr 14, 2017 • 58 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss VM Neutrality in Node.js, learning JavaScript, and Mastodon - the open source friendly alternative to Twitter, et al.
Race Detection, Firmware, Production-grade Go (Go Time #42)
Apr 13, 2017 • 73 min
Kavya Joshi joined the show to talk about shipping production-grade Go, writing firmware with Go, making complex technical concepts accessible, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Node at Microsoft, ChakraCore, and VM Neutrality (Spotlight #13)
Apr 12, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with Gaurav Seth (Lead Program Manager of Chakra & TypeScript) and Arunesh Chandra (Program Manager of ChakraCore) about the backstory of Node at Microsoft, their…
Web Components and WTF is Shadow DOM? (JS Party #6)
Apr 11, 2017 • 56 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss Web Components and questions like — “WTF is Shadow DOM?” and “Are custom elements ready?” We also discuss the JavaScript conference scene as well as attending, speaking and organizing conferences. Plus,…
First-time Contributors and Maintainer Balance (The Changelog #246)
Apr 10, 2017 • 73 min
Kent C. Dodds joined the show to talk about guiding and supporting first time contributors to open source. We talked about the many ways to be first-timer friendly, how to contribute to open source, the burden and balance of a maintainer, and a few of the…
Distributed Messaging and Network Clients (Go Time #41)
Apr 6, 2017 • 45 min
Wally Quevedo joined the show to talk processing millions of messages per second with Go, writing network clients, performance at scale, and other interesting Go projects and news.
JavaScript in Latin America (JS Party #5)
Mar 31, 2017 • 61 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and special guest Juan Pablo Buritica discuss all things JavaScript in Latin America. The conferences, the communities, the meetups, JavaScript tooling, and more.
Game Development and Rebuilding Microservices (Go Time #40)
Mar 30, 2017 • 66 min
Luna Duclos joined the show to talk about rebuilding a microservice infrastructure with Go, game development, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Open Source at Google (The Changelog #245)
Mar 28, 2017 • 73 min
Will Norris (Engineering Manager at Google’s Open Source office) joined the show to talk about their new release of the Google Open Source website as well as the release of Google’s internal documentation on how they do open source. Nearly 70 pages of…
Learning JavaScript and Bringing People Together (The Changelog #244)
Mar 24, 2017 • 67 min
Tracy Lee joined the show to talk about bringing people together, helping people, and making an impact. We covered learning JavaScript, the ins and outs of her road to get to where she’s at today, hitting burnout and sleeping for two weeks, breaking into…
Splice, Audio, Compassion (Go Time #39)
Mar 24, 2017 • 74 min
Matt Aimonetti joined the show to talk about using go to solve tough audio problems, making go for everyone, empowering people with software, and other interesting Go projects and news.
PWAs (Progressive Web Apps), Service Workers, Time, Glitch (JS Party #4)
Mar 24, 2017 • 61 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss PWAs (Progressive Web Apps), Service Workers, and Time in JavaScript. Jenn Schiffer also joined the show to talk about Glitch, our project of the week.
Let’s Encrypt the Web (The Changelog #243)
Mar 17, 2017 • 76 min
Jacob Hoffman-Andrews, Senior Staff Technologist at the EFF and the lead developer of Let’s Encrypt, joined the show to talk about the history of SSL, the start of Let’s Encrypt, why it’s important to encrypt the web and what happens if we don’t, Certbot,…
JavaScript Fatigue, AMP, Paths.js (JS Party #3)
Mar 17, 2017 • 58 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss JavaScript Fatigue, Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), and the project of the week Paths.js
Go Developer Survey (Go Time #38)
Mar 16, 2017 • 60 min
Steve Francia joined the show to talk about the results of the 2016 Go Developer Survey and other interesting Go projects and news.
Web Assembly, Higher Education with JavaScript, JS Standards (JS Party #2)
Mar 10, 2017 • 55 min
Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss all the details around Web Assembly, and the effects of higher education and JavaScript, and JS Standards.
Gobot, Hardware, Gatekeeping (Go Time #37)
Mar 9, 2017 • 70 min
Ron Evans joined the show to talk about Gobot, writing software for hardware, and open source software’s role in improving the human condition.
The Burden of Open Source (The Changelog #242)
Mar 9, 2017 • 73 min
James Long joined the show to talk about his recent post, “Why I’m Frequently Absent from Open Source”. He shared several points in his blog post that struck a chord with us, so we invited him on the show to talk through the gritty details and peel back…
Security on the web, Node async/await, AR.js (JS Party #1)
Mar 3, 2017 • 56 min
In this first episode of JS Party, Mikeal Rogers, Alex Sexton, and Rachel White discuss security on the web and how SHA-1 is broken, Node.js v7.6 and async/await, and this week’s featured project AR.js.
Dependency Management, Semver, Community Consensus (Go Time #36)
Mar 2, 2017 • 66 min
Sam Boyer joined the show to talk about dependency management, building community consensus, and other interesting Go projects and news.
Node.js Backstory and Future (Spotlight #12)
Mar 1, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with Mikeal Rogers about the backstory of Node over the past few years to get to where we are today. We talked about io.js (the fork of Node), what’s happened in…
The Story of Atom (The Changelog #241)
Feb 24, 2017 • 73 min
Nathan Sobo, founding member of the Atom editor team at GitHub, joined the show take us all the way back to the beginning of Atom to learn where it came from, the founding team, the problem it solves, on through to shipping 1.0 and beyond.
Meet Rachel White (JS Party)
Feb 24, 2017 • 29 min
In this show we meet Rachel White, front-end engineer, Tech Evangelist on the DX team at Microsoft, and panelist on this show — JS Party. Rachel shares her fun attitude, her backstory, topics she’s excited to discuss, and who she hopes listens to this…
Meet Alex Sexton (JS Party)
Feb 24, 2017 • 37 min
In this show we meet Alex Sexton, a front-end infrastructure engineer at Stripe, Modernizr core team member, and panelist on this show — JS Party. Alex shares his backstory, where he’s coming from, topics he’s excited to discuss, and more.
Meet Mikeal Rogers (JS Party)
Feb 24, 2017 • 37 min
In this show we meet Mikeal Rogers, Community Manager for The Node.js Foundation, host of Request For Commits, and panelist on this show — JS Party. Mikeal shares his backstory, where he’s coming from, topics he’s excited to discuss, and how you (the…
Honeycomb, Complex Systems, Saving Sanity (Go Time #35)
Feb 23, 2017 • 56 min
Charity Majors joined the show to talk about debugging complex systems, using go to save one’s sanity, hiring smart people who can learn, and collectively working to make “on-call” life not miserable.
Feedbin and RSS Resurgence (The Changelog #240)
Feb 21, 2017 • 65 min
Ben Ubois, the creator of Feedbin (a simple, good-looking online RSS reader) joined the show to talk about the indie web and developers, how RSS usage has changed over the years – particularly since Google Reader shutdown. We also talked about RSS vs the…
Managing Secrets Using Vault (The Changelog #239)
Feb 17, 2017 • 73 min
Seth Vargo, the Director of Technical Advocacy at HashiCorp, joined the show to talk about managing secrets with their open source product called Vault which lets you centrally secure, store, and tightly control access to secrets across distributed…
Node, IoT, and Robotics (Spotlight #11)
Feb 16, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with Rachel White, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, about Node, IoT, robotics. We talked about making robots, inspiring developers to try new things, having fun…
How China Does Node (Spotlight #10)
Feb 16, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with Shiya Luo about how China does Node, translations of documentation and books from English to Chinese, and the Great Firewall of China (a censorship and…
Pachyderm, Provenance, Data Lakes (Go Time #34)
Feb 16, 2017 • 64 min
Joe Doliner joined the show to talk about managing data lakes with Pachyderm, data containers, provenance, and other interesting Go projects and news.
The State of HTTP/2 in Node (Spotlight #9)
Feb 16, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with James Snell (IBM Technical Lead for Node and member of Node’s TSC and CTC) about the work he’s doing on Node’s implementation of http2, the state of http2 in…
ANTHOLOGY – Hacker Stories From OSCON and All Things Open (The Changelog #238)
Feb 10, 2017 • 78 min
Karen Sandler, Rachel Nabors, and Jono Bacon joined the show by way of some great conversations at OSCON in London, UK and All Things Open in Raleigh, NC. We talked about free software, web animation and motion in user interfaces, and how open source…, GitHub Stars, BitBar (Go Time #33)
Feb 9, 2017 • 63 min
Mat Ryer joined the show to talk about creating your own Gopher avatar with, the importance of GitHub Stars, his project BitBar, and other interesting Go projects and news. Special thanks to Kelsey Hightower for guest hosting too!
Reproducible Builds and Secure Software (The Changelog #237)
Feb 3, 2017 • 75 min
Chris Lamb joined the show to talk about his project Reproducible Builds — which is funded by The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative. We talked about the importance of having a verifiable path from source code to compiled binary, what this…
Hellogopher, whosthere? (Go Time #32)
Feb 2, 2017 • 61 min
Filippo Valsorda joined the show to talk about his project Hellogopher, whosthere (, $GOPATH, TLS 1.3, Cloudflare’s secret reverse proxy, and more.
Conversational Development and Controversy (Spotlight #8)
Jan 30, 2017 • 17 min
In this episode of Spotlight recorded at OSCON London 2016, Jerod talked with Sid Sijbrandij (CEO of GitLab) who was recently on The Changelog discussing GitLab’s Master Plan and a new style of development they call “Conversational Development”, to talk…
GunDB, Venture Backed and Decentralized (The Changelog #236)
Jan 27, 2017 • 66 min
Mark Nadal joined the show to talk about his hacker story and his venture backed open source datastore project called GunDB — a realtime, decentralized, offline-first, graph database engine. We talked about the details behind this database, how Mark…
Go, Jocko, Kafka (Go Time #31)
Jan 26, 2017 • 64 min
Travis Jeffery joined the show to talk about Go, Jocko, Kafka, how Kafka’s storage internals work, and interesting Go projects and news.
Focused on a Safe and Inclusive Node Community (Spotlight #7)
Jan 24, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with Tracy Hinds, the Education Community Manager for the Node.js Foundation about the efforts being made towards a safer, inclusive community and their events,…
Discussing Imposter Syndrome (Go Time #30)
Jan 19, 2017 • 79 min
Johnny Boursiquot and Bill Kennedy joined the show with Erik and Carlisia to talk about a hard subject — Imposter Syndrome. Not often enough do we get to have open conversations about the eventual inadequacies we all face at some point in our career; some…
ANTHOLOGY – Hacker Stories From OSCON, All Things Open, and Node Interactive (The Changelog #235)
Jan 13, 2017 • 72 min
In this anthology episode we’re featuring three awesome hacker stories from OSCON, All Things Open, and Node Interactive — Giovanni Caligaris about how he brought LibreOffice to the people of Paraguay by translating it to their native tongue. Stu Keroff…
Go and Buffalo Live from Dunkin’ Donuts (Go Time #29)
Jan 12, 2017 • 56 min
Mark Bates joined the show this week live from his local Dunkin’ Donuts to talk about Go and Buffalo — his Go web framework. Those who listened live said this was our best show yet. If you agree let us know in #gotimefm on Gopher Slack or say hi on…
Keeping Node Core Small (Spotlight #6)
Jan 11, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of The Future of Node series recorded at Node Interactive 2016 Adam talked with Sam Roberts (Node Runtimes at IBM) and Thomas Watson (Node.js Lead at Opbeat) about “Small Core” and keeping Node Core small, what to put in, what to take out,…
Open Collective and Funding Open Source (The Changelog #234)
Jan 9, 2017 • 81 min
Pia Mancini joined the show to talk about Open Collective, her background and where she came from, her passion to upgrade democracy, funding and sustaining open source, what open collective is, how it works, how you can support your favorite open source…
Creating a Programming Language (Go Time #28)
Dec 23, 2016 • 71 min
Thorsten Ball joined the show to talk about creating a programming language, writing an interpreter, why he wrote the book “Writing An Interpreter in Go”, how writing a language/interpreter will help you better understand other programming languages,…
BONUS – Behind the Scenes of Season 1 and 2 (Request For Commits)
Dec 22, 2016 • 48 min
In this special episode of Request For Commits we close out the first season with a look behind the scenes of the show. We talked about how the show was formed, who’s involved and why, how we approach producing this show, our theme music, as well as our…
GitHub Product & GraphQL (Spotlight #5)
Dec 19, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of Spotlight recorded at OSCON London 2016, Jerod talked with Coby Chapple, a product designer at GitHub (since 2012), about projects, transactional code reviews, and GraphQL. Coby drops a lot of knowledge bombs in this interview. You…
Webpack (The Changelog #233)
Dec 16, 2016 • 80 min
Sean Larkin joined the show to talk about Webpack, how fast open sources moves, how fast Webpack is moving, the core team, the formation, joining JS Foundation, the problem it’s solving, the bleeding edge features, sustainability, Sean and team’s efforts…
Blockchain and Hyperledger (Spotlight #4)
Dec 16, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode of Spotlight recorded at All Things Open 2016, Adam talked with Anna Derbakova from IBM after her jam packed talk on Blockchain and Hyperledger about the fundamentals of blockchain, how this technology is revolutionizing finance, banking,…
The JS Foundation (Spotlight #3)
Dec 15, 2016 • 26 min
In this episode of Spotlight recorded at OSCON London 2016, Jerod talked with Kris Borchers about the launch of the JS Foundation right after their big announcement to learn about this new foundation and its mission for the JavaScript community and open…
The Go Compiler and Go 1.8 (Go Time #27)
Dec 15, 2016 • 58 min
Keith Randall from the Go team joined the show to talk about why a new compiler, what we gain from SSA, what’s next for the compiler, Go 1.8, and the goals/plans for Go 1.9.
Teaching and Learning Go (Go Time #26)
Dec 14, 2016 • 64 min
Todd McLeod joined the show to talk about teaching and learning Go, his work as an Instructor at Fresno City College, Udemy and on YouTube.
Go Kit, Dependency Management, Microservices (Go Time #25)
Dec 13, 2016 • 86 min
Peter Bourgon joined the show to talk about Go kit, microservices, Go in the enterprise, dependency management, and writing Go packages.
Homebrew and Swift (The Changelog #232)
Dec 9, 2016 • 83 min
Max Howell, famous for creating Homebrew, joined the show to talk about his start in software and open source, the tweet that was heard around the world when he interviewed with Google and didn’t get accepted, the creation of Homebrew, the naming process,…
Exercism and 99 Bottles of OOP (Spotlight #2)
Dec 9, 2016 • 26 min
Welcome to the first Spotlight series recorded at OSCON London 2016. Jerod talked with Katrina Owen, an accomplished speaker, creator of the excellent coding practice and feedback site,, and the co-author of 99 Bottles of OOP. Have you ever…
Welcome to Spotlight (Spotlight #1)
Dec 9, 2016 • 5 min
Adam and Jerod discuss the details of this new podcast; what’s coming up, what you can expect in future episodes, and how you can invite Spotlight to a conference or community event near you. Email us –
HTTP/2 in Node.js Core (The Changelog #231)
Dec 6, 2016 • 40 min
In this special episode recorded at Node Interactive 2016 in Austin, TX Adam talked with James Snell (IBM Technical Lead for Node and member of Node’s TSC and CTC) about the work he’s doing on Node’s implementation of http2, the state of http2 in Node,…
18F and OSS in the U.S. Federal Government (The Changelog #230)
Nov 25, 2016 • 78 min
From 18F — Hillary Hartley and Aidan Feldman joined the show to talk about how 18F is changing the way the federal government builds and buys digital services.
Python, Django, and Channels (The Changelog #229)
Nov 25, 2016 • 75 min
Django core contributor Andrew Godwin joins the show to tell us all about Python and Django. If you’ve ever wondered why people love Python, what Django’s virtues are as a web framework, or how Django Channels measure up to Phoenix’s Channels and Rails’…
Funding the Web (Request For Commits #11)
Nov 22, 2016 • 74 min
Brendan Eich, founder of Brave and creator of JavaScript, joined the show to talk about the history of the web, how it has been funded, and the backstory on the early browser wars and emerging monetization models. We also talked about why big problems are…
Servo and Rust (The Changelog #228)
Nov 18, 2016 • 77 min
Jack Moffitt joined the show to talk about Servo, an experimental web browser layout engine. We talked about what the Servo project aims to achieve, six areas of performance, and what makes Rust a good fit for this effort.
Finding New Contributors (Request For Commits #10)
Nov 15, 2016 • 67 min
Charlotte Spencer joined the show to talk about making open source more approachable, Your First PR, helping people make their first open source contribution, attracting new contributors, and what projects can do to bring in, retain, and communicate with…
Mad Science, WebTorrent, WebRTC (The Changelog #227)
Nov 11, 2016 • 81 min
Feross Aboukhadijeh joined the show this week to talk with us about his backstory, passive income, WebTorrent, WebRTC, Electron and the ins and outs of packaging apps for all platforms.
Juju, Jujucharms, Gorram (Go Time #24)
Nov 10, 2016 • 59 min
Nate Finch joined the show this week to talk about Juju, Charms, maturing a project along side Go, Gorram, finding your happy path, and more.
The Road to Font Awesome 5 (The Changelog #226)
Nov 4, 2016 • 75 min
Dave Gandy joined the show to talk about the history of Font Awesome, what’s to come in Font Awesome 5 and their Kickstarter to fund Font Awesome 5 Pro, and how everything they’re doing is funneling back into the forever free and open source — Font…
Open source and licensing (Request For Commits #9)
Nov 4, 2016 • 68 min
Heather Meeker joined the show to talk about open source licensing, why open source licenses are historically significant, how much developers really need to know, and how much developers think they know. We also talk about mixing commercial and open…
Open Sourcing Chain’s Developer Platform (Go Time #23)
Nov 3, 2016 • 69 min
Tess Rinearson joined the show to talk about Chain launching their open source developer platform, choosing an open source license, open sourcing Chain Core, and the future of this powerful blockchain written in Go.
99 Practical Bottles of OOP (The Changelog #225)
Oct 28, 2016 • 86 min
Sandi Metz joined the show to talk about her beginnings on a mainframe, her 30+ years of programming experience, the ins and outs of OOP, her book Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby (aka POODR), as well as her latest book 99 Bottles of OOP which she…
Go Work Groups and Hardware Projects (Go Time #22)
Oct 27, 2016 • 77 min
Jaana B. Dogan joined the show to talk about hardware geekery, on-boarding people into Go, the state of the feedback loop with the Go team, and her initiative to create Go Work Groups.
.NET Core and Microsoft’s Shift to Open Source (The Changelog #224)
Oct 21, 2016 • 65 min
Bertrand Le Roy joined the show to talk about all things .NET Core, their recent 1.0 release, where it’s going, the open source around it, and Microsoft’s shift towards more open source.
Building a Startup on Go (Go Time #21)
Oct 20, 2016 • 57 min
Blake Mizerany joined the show to talk about coming to Go from Ruby, Go’s growth and adoption over the past 7 years, adopting external dependencies, building a startup on Go, and coding as CEO.
Open Source and Business (Request For Commits #8)
Oct 18, 2016 • 61 min
David Cramer (CEO of Sentry) and Isaac Schlueter (CEO of npm) joined the show to talk about building businesses in open source, why they decided to turn their side projects into full-time work, how they experimented with finding steady sources of revenue,…
Kubernetes, Containers, Go (Go Time #20)
Oct 13, 2016 • 74 min
Kelsey Hightower joined the show to talk about the work he’s doing at Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Bringing Pokémon GO to life on Google Cloud, Kubernetes cluster federation, Containers, and of course Go.
Homebrew and Package Management (The Changelog #223)
Oct 7, 2016 • 83 min
Mike McQuaid joined us to catch us up on the latest in Homebrew and the recent 1.0.0 release. We talked about no more /usr/local — Homebrew moves to /usr/local/Homebrew to keep /usr/local cleaner, auto-updates, the growth of the Homebrew community and how…
Programming Practices, Exercism, Open Source (Go Time #19)
Oct 6, 2016 • 76 min
Katrina Owen joined the show to explore ideas about open source, code review, learning to program, becoming a savvy programmer, mentoring, projects she’s working on, and also her very prominent and amazing code learning tool Exercism.
Ethereum and Cryptocurrency (The Changelog #222)
Sep 30, 2016 • 84 min
Gavin Wood joined the show to talk about Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, The DAO, Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), what could you build with Ethereum, and the future of digital currency. Gavin Wood is Founder of Ethereum, creator of the Solidity contract…
How We Got Here (The Changelog #221)
Sep 23, 2016 • 80 min
Cory is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of many books. We talked to Cory about open source, the open web, internet freedom, his involvement with the EFF, where he began his career, the details he’ll…
Aaron Schlesinger on Go in 5 Minutes and Design Patterns (Go Time #18)
Sep 22, 2016 • 60 min
Aaron Schlesinger joined the show this week to talk about his Go in 5 Minutes series of screencasts, and design patterns in Go.
GitLab’s Master Plan (The Changelog #220)
Sep 16, 2016 • 90 min
Sid Sijbrandij, CEO of GitLab, joined the show to talk about their recent unveiling of the GitLab Master Plan, $20 Million secured in a Series B funding round, their idea of Conversational Development in this “post Agile world”, and their focus on the…
Monorepos, Mentoring, Testing (Go Time #17)
Sep 15, 2016 • 75 min
Bryan Lyles joined the show to talk about career progression in tech and learning, the idea of a 10x developer, the practice of testing, and advantages and disadvantages of a monorepo.
TensorFlow and Deep Learning (The Changelog #219)
Sep 9, 2016 • 65 min
Eli Bixby, Developer Programs Engineer at Google, joined the show to talk to talk about TensorFlow, machine learning and deep learning, why Google open sourced it, and more.
SOLID Go Design (Go Time #16)
Sep 8, 2016 • 74 min
Dave Cheney joined the show this week to discuss SOLID Go design, software design in Go, what it means to write “good Go code”, and error handling.
Liberal Contribution and Governance Models (Request For Commits #7)
Sep 8, 2016 • 78 min
On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal talk with Rod Vagg, Chief Node Officer at NodeSource, about liberal contribution agreements and the underlying mechanics of liberal contribution management, how to level up casual contributors, how projects transition into…
Elm and Functional Programming (The Changelog #218)
Sep 2, 2016 • 87 min
Evan Czaplicki, creator of Elm, and Richard Feldman of NoRedInk joined the show to talk deeper about Elm, the pains of CSS it solves, scaling the Elm architecture, reusable components, and more.
The Go Standard Library (Go Time #15)
Sep 1, 2016 • 65 min
Ben Johnson, creator of BoltDB, joined the show to talk about NoSQL vs. Sql databases, tradeoffs between the two, and choosing one over the other. We also talk about Ben’s Secret Lives of Data project, visualizing data structures, and go over his…
Grant Funding: What Happens When You Pay for Open Source Work? (Request For Commits #6)
Sep 1, 2016 • 74 min
On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal talk with Max Ogden, creator of Dat, an open source, decentralized tool for distributing data sets. Max has also done a lot of work in the Node.js ecosystem, including helping start NodeSchool and publishing hundreds of…
Sourcegraph the ‘Google for Code’ (The Changelog #217)
Aug 26, 2016 • 90 min
Beyang Liu, the CTO and co-founder of Sourcegraph, joined the show to talk about the backstory of Sourcegraph, how it works, how they’re aiming to be the ‘Google for Code’, ideas around offline support for code search, how it’s licensed, and their new…
Documentation and the Value of Non-Code Contributions (Request For Commits #5)
Aug 25, 2016 • 66 min
On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal are joined by Eric Holscher to discuss non-code contributions, how they are regarded in open source culture, their value, and how to incentivize this type of work. They also talked about how Read the Docs grew a…
Matt Holt on CaddyServer, the ACME Protocol, TLS (Go Time #14)
Aug 25, 2016 • 68 min
This episode wins the contest for the most protocols discussed. Matt Holt joined the show to to talk about TLS, Let’s Encrypt, the ACME protocol, CaddyServer, and a host of other important information security issues.
GitHub’s Electron (The Changelog #216)
Aug 19, 2016 • 84 min
Zeke Sikelianos joined the show to talk about GitHub’s Electron project and the future of web folks making cross platform desktop apps. We talked about the web revolution around native vs web app, where Electron is heading, who’s using it, and how cool it…
Francesc Campoy on GopherCon and Understanding nil (Go Time #13)
Aug 18, 2016 • 63 min
In our first show after GopherCon, we are joined by Francesc Campoy to chat about some of our GopherCon experience, understanding nil, and a great variety of interesting topics of interest to the Go community.
Building Communities (Request For Commits #4)
Aug 18, 2016 • 59 min
On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal are joined by Jan Lehnardt to discuss the value of building communities to reduce burden on maintainers and create sustainable projects, how communities help grow a project, and contributor models.
Best Practices Badge from Core Infrastructure Initiative (The Changelog #215)
Aug 12, 2016 • 68 min
David A. Wheeler, from Core Infrastructure Initiative, joined the show to talk about the CII Best Practices Badge program.
Measuring Success in Open Source (Request For Commits #3)
Aug 11, 2016 • 73 min
On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal are joined by Andrew Nesbitt and Arfon Smith to talk about open source metrics, and how to interpret data around dependencies and usage. They talked about what we currently can, and can not measure in today’s open source…
Beyang Liu on Go at Sourcegraph and Writing Better Code (Go Time #12)
Aug 10, 2016 • 52 min
Beyang Liu from Sourcegraph joins the show to talk about Go at Sourcegraph and their code insight and language analysis tools for writing better code. We also get an understanding of what Sourcegraph is and the many ways to integrate it into your workflow.
Jessie Frazelle on Maintaining Open Source, Docker, dotfiles (Go Time #11)
Aug 10, 2016 • 66 min
Jessie Frazelle joins us this week to talk about being an open source maintainer, Docker’s pull request acceptance workflow, dotfiles, getting started with public speaking.
Libscore, Velocity.js, Hacking (The Changelog #214)
Aug 5, 2016 • 57 min
Julian Shapiro, startup founder and developer, joined the show to talk about his story of entrepreneurship, open source, growth hacking, and more. Julian’s story is a story you don’t want to miss — plus he shares actionable advice on growing and marketing…
Open Source, Then and Now (Part 2) (Request For Commits #2)
Aug 4, 2016 • 64 min
Nadia Eghbal and Mikeal Rogers kick off Season 1 of Request For Commits with a two part conversation with Karl Fogel — a software developer who has been active in open source since its inception.
Open Source, Then and Now (Part 1) (Request For Commits #1)
Aug 4, 2016 • 76 min
Nadia Eghbal and Mikeal Rogers kick off Season 1 of Request For Commits with a two part conversation with Karl Fogel — a software developer who has been active in open source since its inception.
State of Go Survey and Go at Heroku (Go Time #10)
Aug 1, 2016 • 60 min
Ed Muller from Heroku join us to discuss his State of Go survey, vendoring and versioning, the Heroku Go Buildpack, how they use Go at Heroku, and more.
ZEIT, HyperTerm, now (The Changelog #213)
Jul 29, 2016 • 100 min
Guillermo Rauch joined the show to talk with Adam about how he got into programming, how that lead him to what he’s doing now at ZEIT, the design of HyperTerm, and now.
Scott Mansfield on Go at Netflix (Go Time #9)
Jul 28, 2016 • 54 min
Scott Mansfield joins us this week to talk about Go at Netflix, performance, latency and caching, Rend (their memcached proxy), chaos monkey, and more.
Asim Aslam on Micro, the Go Microservice Toolkit (Go Time #8)
Jul 27, 2016 • 54 min
Asim Aslam joined us to talk about Micro, a pluggable RPC based library which provides the fundamental building blocks for writing microservices in Go. We also discussed open source sustainability, microservices, and serverless architecture.
Raphaël Simon on goa, the Framework for Building Microservices (Go Time #7)
Jul 26, 2016 • 54 min
A deep dive into goa, a design-based microservice framework with a DSL that generates idiomatic Go code for your APIs, swagger documentation, and tests helpers. and Performance (The Changelog #212)
Jul 22, 2016 • 70 min
Peter Hedenskog joined the show to talk about and web performance. We covered where it came from, where it’s going, and more importantly, simple ways you can focus on your web performance.
Open Source at Facebook (The Changelog #211)
Jul 15, 2016 • 79 min
James Pearce, Head of Open Source at Facebook, joined the show to talk about that very subject — open source at Facebook, his path to software development, why he’s the person to lead open source at Facebook, their view on open source, their culture of…
ngrok and Go (The Changelog #210)
Jul 8, 2016 • 73 min
Alan Shreve, creator of the beloved ngrok, joined the show to talk about ngrok — what it is, why it exists, why he wrote it in Go, and ultimately why 1.0 is open source but 2.0 is not.
GitHub and Google on Public Datasets & Google BigQuery (The Changelog #209)
Jun 29, 2016 • 84 min
Arfon Smith from GitHub, and Felipe Hoffa & Will Curran from Google joined the show to talk about BigQuery — the big picture behind Google Cloud’s push to host public datasets, the collaboration between the two companies to expand GitHub’s public dataset,…
Bill Kennedy on Mechanical Sympathy (Go Time #6)
Jun 23, 2016 • 49 min
A deep dive into the fascinating topic of mechanical sympathy with Bill Kennedy. We talk about that plus CPU caches, how object oriented programming is not oriented to be sympathetic to the hardware, and data-oriented design.
Ecto 2 and Phoenix Presence (The Changelog #208)
Jun 22, 2016 • 97 min
José Valim and Chris McCord joined the show to talk all about how they’re advancing the “state of the art” in the Elixir community with their release of Ecto 2.0 and Phoenix 1.2. We also share our journey with Elixir at The Changelog, find out what makes…
Sarah Adams on Test2Doc and Women Who Go (Go Time #5)
Jun 21, 2016 • 48 min
On this show we’re joined by Sarah Adams. We talk about creating safe spaces for women to get started in the Go community, about Women Who Go, and take a deep dive into her Test2Doc open source project.
Ubuntu Everywhere (The Changelog #207)
Jun 17, 2016 • 80 min
Dustin Kirkland joined the show to talk about Ubuntu — the most widely used flavor of Linux. We talked about the rise of Ubuntu, Ubuntu being everywhere, their collaboration with Microsoft to bring Bash to Windows, and what we can expect from the future…
Go and Data Science (Go Time #4)
Jun 16, 2016 • 57 min
In this super informative show with Daniel Whitenack we discuss Go and data science. We talk about what data science really is, tools and projects for getting started with data science using Go, and what to expect from Daniel’s talk at GopherCon this year…
The Advantages of Being a Blind Programmer (The Changelog #206)
Jun 10, 2016 • 69 min
Parham Doustdar is a blind programmer and joined the show to talk about the advantages he has being a blind programmer, the tools he uses, why he had to quit school, and carving your own path. Note: We couldn’t stop using visual words when talking with…
Early Go Adoption (Go Time #3)
Jun 10, 2016 • 66 min
Travis Reeder joins the show today to talk about, early Go adoption, how helps with GoSF and other events for the Go community, the implications of containers at scale, and more.
A Protocol For Dying (The Changelog #205)
Jun 3, 2016 • 116 min
Since airing this show, Pieter passed away due to his battle with a metastasis of bile duct cancer in both lungs. But rather than listen to this show with sadness, listen with a happy heart and let’s celebrate Pieter’s life, and what he has accomplished.…
Go Community Discussions (Go Time #2)
Jun 2, 2016 • 49 min
Cory LaNou is our guest this week. He shared what it was like to start open source development after 13 years of programming behind closed doors, and what it was like to have one of his first contributions (a bug fix) be reviewed by Dave Cheney (a very…
IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) (The Changelog #204)
May 20, 2016 • 73 min
Juan Benet joined the show to talk about IPFS (InterPlanetary File System), a peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol to make the web faster, safer, and more open — addressed by content and identities. We talked about what it is, how it works, how it can be…
It’s Go Time! (Go Time #1)
May 19, 2016 • 32 min
In this inaugural show Erik, Brian, and Carlisia kick things off by sharing some recent Go news that caught their attention, what to expect from this show, ways to get in touch, and more.
Jewelbots and Getting Kids Coding (The Changelog #203)
May 13, 2016 • 64 min
Sara Chipps, the creator of Jewelbots, and George Stocker, the VP of Engineering at Jewelbots joined the show to talk about connected wearables for kids, keeping UX simple, building a business on open source, and influencing young girls through the…
23 Years of Ruby (The Changelog #202)
May 6, 2016 • 82 min
Big show! Matz, creator of the Ruby programming language, joined the show to discuss where he began as a programmer, the origins of Ruby, its history and future, Ruby 3.0, concurrency and parallelism, Streem, Erlang, Elixir, and more.
Why SQLite Succeeded as a Database (The Changelog #201)
Apr 29, 2016 • 83 min
This week we talked with Richard Hipp, the creator of SQLite, about its history, where it came from, why it succeeded as a database, how it’s development is sustainably funded, and how it’s the most widely deployed database engine in the world.
JavaScript and Robots (The Changelog #200)
Apr 18, 2016 • 89 min
Raquel Vélez, aka Rockbot, joined the show to talk about where she came from, how she got into programming with JavaScript, her passion for robots and mechanical engineering, the culture of npm, and more.
Your Huginn Agents Are Standing By (The Changelog #199)
Apr 14, 2016 • 75 min
Andrew Cantino joined the show to talk with Jerod about Huginn, a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Think of it as a hackable Yahoo! Pipes plus…
Haskell Programming (The Changelog #198)
Mar 25, 2016 • 101 min
Chris Allen and Julie Moronuki joined the show to talk about Haskell, their book “Haskell Programming”, learning to program, their book writing process, and more.
The Future of WordPress and Calypso (The Changelog #197)
Mar 4, 2016 • 95 min
Matt Mullenweg, the creator of WordPress and the CEO of Automattic, joined the show to talk about the past, present, and future of WordPress. We talked about the role of JavaScript for WordPress, their new REST API, Calypso, and more.
TiddlyWiki (The Changelog #196)
Feb 26, 2016 • 84 min
Jeremy Ruston joined the show to talk about TiddlyWiki — a unique non-linear notebook for capturing, organizing, and sharing complex information. It’s written in JavaScript and sports a custom fake DOM. We talked to Jeremy about his nearly 40 year career…
Free Code Camp (The Changelog #195)
Feb 12, 2016 • 91 min
Quincy Larson is the creator of an open source community called Free Code Camp. We talked with Quincy about “the secret to getting good at coding”, their curriculum that spans a solid year (totaling 2,080 hours) of deliberate coding practice, plans for…
Elixir and the Future of Phoenix (The Changelog #194)
Feb 9, 2016 • 95 min
José Valim joined the show to talk about Elixir. We learned about the early days of José’s start as a programmer. José took us back to the beginning of Elixir and shared why Erlang got him so excited, we broke down features of the language, we talked…
Funding Open Source (The Changelog #193)
Jan 29, 2016 • 108 min
Nadia Eghbal joined the show to discuss a HUGE topic that’s near and dear to our heart – funding open source! We discussed what it takes to fund open source software development, Nadia’s current investigative journalism efforts around funding open source…
Crystal: Fast as C, Slick as Ruby (The Changelog #192)
Jan 29, 2016 • 58 min
Ary Borenszweig and Juan Wajnerman, the folks behind Crystal, joined the show to talk about the goals of the language, how it’s the best of both worlds between Ruby and C, why if it’s so close to and inspired by Ruby why not just give their time/effort to…
Elm and Functional Programming (The Changelog #191)
Jan 15, 2016 • 92 min
Richard Feldman from NoRedInk joined the show to talk about Elm and Functional Programming. Elm labeled itself “the best of functional programming in your browser” and boasts “no runtime exceptions.” We talked about the language, whether or not it’s…
ZeroDB (The Changelog #190)
Jan 7, 2016 • 81 min
MacLane Wilkison and Michael Egorov, the creators of ZeroDB, joined the show to talk about ZeroDB — an end-to-end encrypted database (protocol), why it’s open source, how it’s different than other encryption techniques, performance for running encrypted…
JSON API and API Design (The Changelog #189)
Jan 1, 2016 • 98 min
Yehuda Katz joined the show to talk about JSON.API — where the spec came from, who’s involved, compliance, API design, the future, and more. We also finally got Yehuda on the show alone, so we were able to talk with him about his origins, how he got…
DOUBLEHEADER — 24 Pull Requests and + Flynn (The Changelog #188)
Dec 24, 2015 • 98 min
We have a special doubleheader holiday show for you. Andrew Nesbitt joined the show to talk about 24 Pull Requests and, and Jonathan Rudenberg is back to catch us up on Flynn.
Redux, React, and Functional JavaScript (The Changelog #187)
Dec 18, 2015 • 93 min
Dan Abramov, creator of Redux, joined the show to talk about his path to becoming a programmer, his introduction to open source, React, JavaScript, functional programming in JavaScript, his thoughts on looking outside of your bubble to other ecosystems…
Building the Ultimate Hacking Keyboard (The Changelog #186)
Dec 11, 2015 • 101 min
László Monda (aka Lotsy) joined the show to talk about a keyboard for hackers — the Ultimate Hacking Keyboard. We discussed the features, the hardware design, the open source that powers it, and more.
Kong, APIs, Microservices (The Changelog #185)
Dec 4, 2015 • 87 min
Ahmad Nassri from Mashape joined the show to talk about Kong, an open-source management layer for APIs and Microservices.
Discussing Vue.js and Personal Projects (The Changelog #184)
Nov 27, 2015 • 82 min
Evan You joined the show to talk about Vue.js - his library for building web interfaces. We discussed what Vue.js offers, what makes it different, why developers should trust this project even if it’s “just a personal project” that’s not backed by an…
The Offline First Revolution and Speech Recognition (The Changelog #183)
Nov 20, 2015 • 88 min
Tal Ater joined the show to talk about the offline first revolution, the use of service workers, how UpUp is helping on that front, speech recognition, and annyang.
Metabase and Open Source Business Intelligence (The Changelog #182)
Nov 13, 2015 • 77 min
Sameer Al-Sakran and Tom Robinson from Metabase joined the show to discuss Metabase - their open source tool that’s laying the foundation of their goals for open source business intelligence.
RethinkDB, Databases, the Realtime Web (The Changelog #181)
Nov 6, 2015 • 81 min
Slava Akhmechet joined the show again to catch us up on RethinkDB and the awesome progress they’ve made to power the realtime web. We talked about innovation in databases, compared and contrasted to pub/sub, Pusher, NoSQL, and even The Next Big Thing™ in…
Otto, Vagrant, Automation (The Changelog #180)
Nov 3, 2015 • 85 min
Mitchell Hashimoto joined the show to talk about HashiCorp’s new tool - Otto, how it compares to and compliments Vagrant, Automation, and we even talked to Mitchell about his history with software development in the beginning of the show.
Caddy HTTP/2 Web Server (The Changelog #179)
Oct 30, 2015 • 76 min
Matt Holt and Sebastian Erhart joined the show to talk about Caddy the HTTP/2 web server written in Go. It’s time to serve the web like it’s 2015!
OAuth 2.0, Oz, Node.js, Hapi.js (The Changelog #178)
Oct 19, 2015 • 109 min
Eran Hammer joined the show to talk about updates to Hapi.js, Node.js, OAuth, and deep discussions about Oz – Eran’s replacement for OAuth 2.0.
Cylon.js, Gobot, Artoo, IoT (The Changelog #177)
Oct 9, 2015 • 93 min
Ron Evans, ringleader of The Hybrid Group and creator of a fleet of open source robot libraries, joined the show to talk about open source and robotics, Cylon.js, Gobot, Artoo, teaching, KidsRuby, his programming hero, and more.
CROSSOVER — CodeNewbie and Community (The Changelog #176)
Oct 2, 2015 • 88 min
Saron Yitbarek, creator of CodeNewbie and the CodeNewbie podcast, joined the show to talk about helping more people discover software development, embarrassing moments, lessons learned along the way, and more.
OSCON and Open Source (The Changelog #175)
Sep 24, 2015 • 80 min
Rachel Roumeliotis, the Strategic Content Director at O’Reilly Media, joined the show to talk about the history of OSCON, what you can expect from this year’s conference and the importance of open source software.
Metasploit, InfoSec, Open Source (The Changelog #174)
Sep 22, 2015 • 94 min
Trevor Rosen and James “Egypt” Lee joined the show to talk about Metasploit, a collaboration of the open source community and Rapid7 – its penetration testing software that helps you verify vulnerabilities and manage security assessments.
CROSSOVER — Turing-Incomplete (The Changelog #173)
Sep 11, 2015 • 94 min
The entire crew behind Turing-Incomplete podcast joined the show to talk about the history and focus of their show, the ins and outs of technical podcasting, software industry trends, and more.
GitUp and the UX of Git (The Changelog #172)
Sep 4, 2015 • 117 min
Pierre-Olivier Latour joined the show to talk about his history as a software developer - everything from creating Quartz Composer, working at Apple, to his new project GitUp and the user experience of Git.
Clojure, ClojureScript, and Living Clojure (The Changelog #171)
Aug 28, 2015 • 69 min
Carin Meier joined the show to talk about Clojure, ClojureScript, her book Living Clojure, all the fun things she loves about math, physics, and creating a programming language.
BoltDB, InfluxDB, Key-Value Databases (The Changelog #170)
Aug 21, 2015 • 56 min
Ben Johnson joined the show to talk about BoltDB, InfluxDB, and several other key-value store databases out there and why he’s so passionate about developing open source software.
Middleman and Static Site Generators (The Changelog #169)
Aug 14, 2015 • 72 min
Thomas Reynolds, the creator of Middleman, joined the show to talk about the history of static site generators, how he got into open-source, his love for Go, and what’s to come in Middleman v4.
Prometheus and Service Monitoring (The Changelog #168)
Aug 7, 2015 • 70 min
Julius Volz from SoundCloud joined the show to talk about Prometheus, an open-source service monitoring system written in Go.
Mesos and Mesosphere DCOS (The Changelog #167)
Jul 31, 2015 • 58 min
Tobi Knaup, co-founder & CTO of Mesosphere joined the show to talk about the datacenter operating system, and all the open source around it.
JavaScript in the Wild at NEJS Conf (The Changelog #166)
Jul 24, 2015 • 68 min
Jerod Santo took off his host hat this show and joined Zach Leatherman, and Nick Nisi, his co-organizers of NEJS Conf to talk about JavaScript in the wild in Omaha, Nebraska.
Betting the Company on Elixir and Ember (The Changelog #165)
Jul 17, 2015 • 64 min
Brian Cardarella joined the show to talk about the bet he’s placed on Elixir and Ember to be the focus of his company.
Semantic UI Returns (The Changelog #164)
Jul 10, 2015 • 77 min
Jack Lukic is back again to talk about what’s new with Semantic UI, the progress he, 104 contributors, and hundreds of translators have made towards a front-end standard only rivaled by Twitter’s Bootstrap numbers. We discuss the why and the how of him…
Go in the Modern Enterprise and Go Kit (The Changelog #163)
Jul 3, 2015 • 80 min
Peter Bourgon joined the show to talk about building microservices using Go in the modern enterprise and his microservices toolkit Go kit.
Octopress 3.0 (The Changelog #162)
Jun 26, 2015 • 79 min
Brandon Mathis joined the show to tell us all about the much anticipated 3.0 release of Octopress - his Jekyll-based blogging framework for hackers. Octopress 3.0 is a complete rewrite and has been in the works for quite a while. We find out why Brandon…
The HTTP/2 Spec (The Changelog #161)
Jun 19, 2015 • 78 min
Ilya Grigorik is back again — this time we’re talking about his true passion, internet plumbing, web performance, and the HTTP/2 spec. We cover everything around HTTP/2, the spec, HTTP/1 history, SPDY, binary framing layer, the semantics of HTTP/2,…
Ampersand.js, SPAs, WebRTC (The Changelog #160)
Jun 12, 2015 • 75 min
Henrik Joreteg joined the show to talk about Single Page Apps (SPAs), Ampersand.js, WebRTC, JavaScript coding styles, and more.
Sustaining Open Source Software (The Changelog #159)
Jun 5, 2015 • 71 min
Mike Perham joined the show to talk about sustaining open source software, living a healthy life, how to treat one another, and more.
Building Bridges (The Changelog #157)
May 29, 2015 • 71 min
Sarah Allen, cofounder of RailsBridge and Bridge Foundry, joined the show to talk about the incredible ability to make something with software, leading and teaching a community, teaching programming to kids, programming is a life skill, and more.
Modern WordPress using Bedrock and Sage (The Changelog #156)
May 22, 2015 • 74 min
Ben Word and Scott Walkinshaw joined the show to talk about a more modern WordPress stack, Bedrock and Sage, dependency management, WordPress deployment, smarter development setup with tools like Ansible and Vagrant, and more. If you’re someone who wants…
GopherCon 2015 (The Changelog #158)
May 19, 2015 • 43 min
Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin, the organizers of GopherCon, joined the show to talk about what it takes to create and run a conference like GopherCon, the size of the event, the speaking track, after-parties, hack day, workshops, and more. We also…
The Future of Node.js (The Changelog #155)
May 15, 2015 • 82 min
Scott Hammond, the CEO of Joyent, joined the show to talk about the history of Node, Joyent’s interest in Node, how they’ve handled the stewardship of Node over the years, their support of io.js joining Node Foundation, the convergence of the code bases…
All Things Ruby with 2015’s Ruby Heroes (The Changelog #154)
May 15, 2015 • 72 min
Our guests this week are 2015’s RUBY HEROES! Big show today, lots of great Ruby talk with these heroes, great insights from this past year of Ruby, and more.
17 Years of curl (The Changelog #153)
May 1, 2015 • 65 min
Daniel Stenberg joined the show to talk about curl and libcurl and how he has spent at least 2 hours every day for the past 17 years working on and maintaining curl. That’s over 13k hours! We covered the origins of curl, how he chooses projects to work…
BONUS — Magic cURL Feature (The Changelog)
Apr 30, 2015 • 2 min
This is a bonus clip from the after call with Daniel Stenberg for episode #153. Daniel shared the details of a “magic feature” in cURL that’s been there for over 6 years. It’s a feature he feels most people don’t know exists.
TypeScript and Open Source at Microsoft (The Changelog #152)
Apr 24, 2015 • 82 min
Anders Hejlsberg and Jonathan Turner from the TypeScript team at Microsoft joined the show to talk about TypeScript, a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript from Microsoft. We cover Microsoft’s acceptance and support of open…
The Rust Programming Language (The Changelog #151)
Apr 11, 2015 • 82 min
Steve Klabnik and Yehuda Katz joined the show to talk about the Rust Programming Language, a systems programming language from Mozilla Research. We covered memory safety without garbage collection, security, the Rust 1.0 Beta, getting started with Rust,…
Internet Connected Things Using Spark (The Changelog #150)
Apr 3, 2015 • 75 min
Zach Supalla joined the show to talk about Spark - a complete, open source, full stack solution for creating amazing internet connected things. We talk about making connected hardware easier, using Kickstarter to fund hardware projects, and Amazon’s new…
React, React Native, Flux, Relay, GraphQL (The Changelog #149)
Mar 27, 2015 • 60 min
Christopher “vjeux” Chedeau and Spencer Ahrens joined the show to talk about React, React Native, Flux, Relay, and GraphQL. They also announce on this show that React Native is now open source on GitHub.
The State of Go in 2015 (The Changelog #148)
Mar 25, 2015 • 83 min
Andrew Gerrand joined the show to talk about the state of Go in 2015, how Go compares to other concurrent languages, why people choose Go over other languages, the C to Go toolchain conversion, and what’s coming in version 1.5 and 1.6 of Go.
Elixir and Phoenix (The Changelog #147)
Mar 20, 2015 • 66 min
Chris McCord joined the show to take us on a deep dive into the Phoenix web framework and Elixir. We covered the similarities between Ruby and Erlang, getting started with Elixir, and deploying Phoenix. He also shared his plans for the 1.0 release and the…
Mind the Gender Parity Gap (The Changelog #146)
Mar 13, 2015 • 64 min
Sarah Mei joined the show to talk through a recent article she authored titled “Mind the Gap” and why we’re missing our best chance for gender parity. We discussed our innate subconscious assumptions and prejudices towards one another, how we alienate…
10+ Years of Rails (The Changelog #145)
Mar 6, 2015 • 108 min
David Heinemeier Hansson, aka DHH joined the show to talk through the past, present, and future of Ruby on Rails — the most beloved web application framework in the Ruby community.
GitHub Archive and Changelog Nightly (The Changelog #144)
Feb 27, 2015 • 54 min
Ilya Grigorik joined the show to talk about GitHub Archive, logging and archiving GitHub’s public event data, and how he uses Google BigQuery to make querying that data accessible to everyone.
Front-end Developer Interview Questions (The Changelog #143)
Feb 20, 2015 • 57 min
Darcy Clarke joined the show to talk about his repo on the HTML5 Boilerplate org on GitHub “Front-end Developer Interview Questions”. We discussed why the repo has been so successful, the challenges of translating a text document into multiple languages,…
Laravel PHP Framework (The Changelog #142)
Feb 13, 2015 • 54 min
Taylor Otwell, the creator of the Laravel PHP framework, joined the show for a deep dive into Laravel, why he doesn’t release without good documentation, building apps to test your own framework, writing an API for Lavarel Forge, and more.
Going Fulltime on The Changelog (The Changelog #141)
Feb 11, 2015 • 27 min
BIG news! This is the episode where we discuss Adam going fulltime on The Changelog.
Aurelia, Durandal, Leaving AngularJS (The Changelog #140)
Feb 6, 2015 • 71 min
Rob Eisenberg joined the show to talk about why he left the AngularJS team, how the community responded, the allure of working for Google and getting paid to work on open source full time, why someone might choose Aurelia over other frameworks, and more.
The Rise of io.js (The Changelog #139)
Jan 30, 2015 • 62 min
Mikeal Rogers joined the show to talk about io.js, a friendly fork of Node.js with an open governance model. We discussed why the io.js fork exists, why they choose open governance, the roadmap and future of io.js, supporting ES6, burnout while working in…
rkt, App Container Spec, CoreOS (The Changelog #138)
Jan 23, 2015 • 60 min
Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS, joined the show to talk about their new open source product rkt, their App Container Spec, and CoreOS - the container only server OS focused on securing the internet.
Better GitHub Issues with HuBoard (The Changelog #137)
Jan 16, 2015 • 65 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Ryan built about HuBoard - a project management solution for teams and organizations using GitHub. He gives us an inside look at how he created HuBoard, how he made the transition from free service to paid users, the technical…
Phusion Passenger (aka Ruby Raptor) (The Changelog #136)
Jan 8, 2015 • 61 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Hong Lai, one of the co-founders of Phusion. His company recently got a lot of attention for their upcoming version of Phusion Passenger, which they decided to call Ruby Raptor in a clever marketing play to get people excited…
End of Year 2014 (The Changelog #135)
Dec 19, 2014 • 60 min
Adam and Jerod close out the year and give thanks to everyone who helps support The Changelog – community members, listeners, readers, sponsors, as well as our various partners. We also discuss top topics from 2014, Changelog Weekly and how we use Trello…
Open Sourcing .NET Core (The Changelog #134)
Dec 10, 2014 • 57 min
Adam and Jerod talk with the members of the .NET Core team at Microsoft about Microsoft’s motivation for open sourcing the base class libraries of .NET, open source vs source open, the true goal of open sourcing .NET Core, and this new Microsoft we’ve…
All Things Perl (The Changelog #133)
Dec 3, 2014 • 58 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Curtis “Ovid” Poe about how he got started with Perl, what Perl is really good at, why he doesn’t expect everyone to love Perl, why Perl doesn’t get no respect, the difference between Perl 5 and Perl 6, and why the Perl community…
Buckets CMS on Node.js (The Changelog #132)
Nov 28, 2014 • 58 min
Adam and Jerod talk with David Kaneda about Buckets (a simple, open source CMS built on Node.js), how he’s building Buckets, what competing with Wordpress and Drupal is like, the process of working with people on Assembly, and more.
The Road to Ember 2.0 (The Changelog #131)
Nov 18, 2014 • 68 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Tom Dale and Yehuda Katz about the road to Ember 2.0 and the complete front-end stack it is today.
Inspeqtor and OSS Products (The Changelog #130)
Nov 11, 2014 • 65 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Mike Perham about his new project Inspeqtor and his approach to better application infrastructure monitoring.
The PHP Language Specification (The Changelog #129)
Nov 10, 2014 • 62 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Sara Golemon about her work at Facebook, The PHP Language Specification, and making PHP awesome.
Lineman.js and JavaScript Apps (The Changelog #128)
Aug 27, 2014 • 60 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Justin Searls about Lineman.js, building for the web with JavaScript, and his abstract “The Social Coding Contract.”
Keep a CHANGELOG (The Changelog #127)
Aug 7, 2014 • 65 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Olivier Lacan about keeping a CHANGELOG and his passion for keeping a human facing, readable history, for software projects.
Xiki and Reimagining the Shell (The Changelog #126)
Jul 15, 2014 • 72 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Craig Muth about his project Xiki, the current Kickstarter he has to raise funds so he can work on it full time, and reimagining the shell.
Jekyll, GitHub Pages, Blogging for Hackers (The Changelog #125)
Jul 15, 2014 • 73 min
Adam talks with Parker Moore about Jekyll, GitHub Pages, and blogging for hackers.
Tedit, JS-Git, Jack (The Changelog #124)
Jul 15, 2014 • 64 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Tim Caswell about getting started in open source, exploring new frontiers, and his latest project Tedit – a development platform that makes programming JavaScript easy and more accessible.
Gittip and Open Companies (The Changelog #123)
May 29, 2014 • 74 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Chad Whitacre the Founder of Gittip to talk about what’s new this year for Gittip and the directions they are taking things.
Rails Girls Summer of Code and Travis Foundation (The Changelog #122)
May 19, 2014 • 73 min
Adam and Jerod talk to Anika Lindtner and Floor Drees about Rails Girls Summer of Code, Travis Foundation, fundraising, supporting open source through grants, and ways the community is showing their support of diversity in tech.
Google’s Dart Programming Language (The Changelog #121)
May 8, 2014 • 56 min
Adam and Andrew talk with Lars Bak and Seth Ladd from Google about Dart, a new language and platform started by Google for scalable web app engineering.
Ruby Tooling, chruby, ruby-install, Security (The Changelog #120)
May 2, 2014 • 71 min
Adam and Andrew talked to Postmodern about his open source projects chruby, ruby-install, chgems, ronin, and more.
MEAN.js & Full-Stack JavaScript (The Changelog #119)
Apr 25, 2014 • 48 min
Andrew talks with the fellas behind MEAN.js, Amos Haviv and Roie Cohen. MEAN.js is a full-stack JavaScript solution using MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.
The Sass Way and Open Publishing (The Changelog #118)
Apr 18, 2014 • 72 min
Adam and John talk about Sass, The Sass Way, Middleman, and open publishing on GitHub.
Go, Martini, Gophercasts (The Changelog #117)
Apr 16, 2014 • 70 min
Jeremy Saenz joined the show to talk about Go, Martini, Gophercasts, and more.
Node Black Friday at Walmart (The Changelog #116)
Jan 11, 2014 • 64 min
Eran Hammer joined the show to talk about Node.js and Black Friday at Walmart.
Flynn Updates (The Changelog #115)
Dec 20, 2013 • 42 min
Andrew talks with Jonathan Rudenberg and Jeff Lindsay about their hard work and updates on Flynn, their open source PaaS.
RethinkDB (The Changelog #114)
Dec 11, 2013 • 53 min
Slava Akhmechet, co-founder and CEO of RethinkDB, joined the show to talk with Andrew about RethinkDB - the open-source database for the realtime web.
Keep npm Running (The Changelog #113)
Nov 26, 2013 • 57 min
Isaac Schlueter and Charlie Robbins joined the show to talk about the “crashyness” of npm recently and the community fundraiser they are starting to ask the community to support npm and to keep it running. Isaac is the creator of npm and a maintainer of…
ZURB Foundation 5 and Front-End Frameworks (The Changelog #112)
Nov 16, 2013 • 65 min
Adam and Andrew talk with Jonathan Smiley and Mark Hayes from ZURB about Foundation 5, front-end frameworks, and Ink — their new email framework project.
Hoodie, noBackend, Offline-First (The Changelog #111)
Nov 9, 2013 • 53 min
Andrew and Adam talk with Caolan McMahon from Hoodie to talk about very fast web development where you can build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends, databases or servers (with Hoodie). We discuss noBackend and the idea…
Capistrano and Burnout (The Changelog #110)
Oct 30, 2013 • 61 min
Adam and Andrew talk with Lee Hambley about some serious subjects such as Capistrano 3.0/2.0, open source burnout, various conversations around deploying, Ruby, respect, handing over the reigns and more. If you hack on open source or run an open source…
Open Karma and Design Love for OSS (The Changelog #109)
Oct 26, 2013 • 50 min
Adam and Andrew talk with Justine Arreche a Designer at Travis CI and Sebastian Gräßl a Freelance Developer. Together, they’re the creators of Open Karma, a tool to help bridge the gap between developers and designers in open source (they’re bringing some… and Crowd-Sourced Code Reviews (The Changelog #108)
Oct 16, 2013 • 56 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Katrina Owen about - an open source platform for crowd-sourced code reviews on daily practice problems. Practice problems are available in Ruby, Elixir, JavaScript, Python, Haskell, and Clojure, and other languages are…
Balanced Payments and Open Sourcing Everything (The Changelog #107)
Oct 9, 2013 • 47 min
Andrew and Adam talk with Marshall Jones from Balanced Payments about all they do in open source, and how they approach being an open company that desires to release as much software as they can as open source.
Semantic UI (The Changelog #106)
Oct 5, 2013 • 41 min
Andrew and Adam talk with Jack Lukic about Semantic UI.
Ghost Blogging Platform (The Changelog #105)
Sep 26, 2013 • 56 min
Andrew and Adam talk with John O’Nolan about his open source blogging platform Ghost written in JavaScript (Node.js), and how he and his team are working hard to create this beautifully designed platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing.
Kickstarting Espruino (The Changelog #104)
Sep 20, 2013 • 49 min
Andrew and Jerod talk with Gordon Williams about his hardware/software open source project called Espruino that’s currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Espruino is the world’s first JavaScript microcontroller for beginners or experts, now open source.
GitLab and Open Source (The Changelog #103)
Sep 13, 2013 • 63 min
Andrew and Adam talk with Sytse Sijbrandij, one of the Co-founders of GitLab, about building GitLab, sustaining open source, community management, and ways to handle a “road map” for your product or project.
Sam Soffes / Onward (Founders Talk #51)
Sep 11, 2013 • 78 min
Could this be Sam’s final appearance on Founders Talk? Only time will tell. Sam says he’s moving onward. New things await. The future is bright and he’s wearing shades. Follow along.
RVM and Ruby Version Managment (The Changelog #102)
Sep 6, 2013 • 53 min
Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo talk with Michal Papis about the history and future of RVM, the plan for RVM 2.0, the complexities of managing your Ruby version, Ruby 2.0 and more.
npm Origins and Node.js (The Changelog #101)
Aug 22, 2013 • 62 min
Andrew and Adam talk with Isaac Schlueter about the origins of npm, building an asynchronous web with Node.js, and how to get paid to open source.
Chad Pytel / thoughtbot (Founders Talk #50)
Aug 20, 2013 • 97 min
Adam talks with Chad Pytel, founder of thoughtbot.
Geoffrey Grosenbach / PeepCode, Part 2 (Founders Talk #49)
Aug 19, 2013 • 68 min
Adam talks with Geoffrey Grosenbach, founder of PeepCode and now the VP of Open Source at Pluralsight.
Go Programming (The Changelog #100)
Aug 14, 2013 • 68 min
Andrew Thorp talks with Rob Pike and Andrew Gerrand about the history and latest updates to the Go programming language, an open source project developed from a team at Google and many contributors from the open source community.
Flynn, Tent, Open Source PaaS’s (The Changelog #99)
Aug 13, 2013 • 60 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Jeff Lindsay and Jonathan Rudenberg about Flynn, open source, PaaS and more.
AFNetworking, Helios, iOS Development (The Changelog #98)
Aug 6, 2013 • 51 min
Adam Stacoviak, Andrew Thorp and Kenneth Reitz talk with Mattt Thompson, Mobile Lead at Heroku, about his many contributions to open source.
API Wrappers and Ruby (The Changelog #97)
Jul 30, 2013 • 50 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Drew Blas of Chargify about API wrappers, Ruby, open source, and more.
Ruby off Rails (The Changelog #96)
Jul 22, 2013 • 60 min
Adam Stacoviak and guest co-host Tim Smith talk with Jesse Wolgamott about learning Ruby, his course and mentorship Ruby off Rails, and more!
Kevin Delaney / Charity Hack (Founders Talk #48)
Jul 22, 2013 • 62 min
Adam talks with Kevin Delaney, the founder of Charity Hack - a simple concept that takes 5 amazing charities and the most talented people you can find to create innovative fundraising campaigns for those charities.
Civic Hacking and Code for America (The Changelog #95)
Jul 3, 2013 • 65 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Michal Migurski (CTO) and Ezra Spier (Fellow) about civic hacking at Code for America, technical sustainability in government, skill gap for more modern software in government, open city data and more.
Tim Smith / The East Wing (Founders Talk #47)
Jun 27, 2013 • 86 min
Adam talks with Tim Smith, the creator of The East Wing, Tim Likes to Teach, Lustra and more. Tim is a master of the art of design and UX and loves hacking on front-end web codes.
Sass, libsass, Haml (The Changelog #94)
Jun 26, 2013 • 68 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Hampton Catlin about Sass, libsass, Haml, Tritium, Moovweb and more.
Drew Strojny / Memberful (Founders Talk #46)
Jun 13, 2013 • 60 min
Adam talks with Drew Strojny the founder of The Theme Foundry and Memberful. Drew is back again to talk about his latest product, Memberful - a membership as a service site that lets you create a membership in minutes and start selling monthly or yearly…
Sass, Bourbon, Product Design (The Changelog #93)
Jun 12, 2013 • 75 min
Adam Stacoviak talks with Phil LaPier about Sass, Bourbon, Neat, sustaining open source, product design, and more.
Dalton Caldwell / - Part 2 (Founders Talk #45)
Jun 7, 2013 • 94 min
Adam talks with Dalton Caldwell the Founder of Since we barely scratched the surface of the planned conversation around what he’s doing with in part 1, Dalton agreed to come back on the show for a part 2 to discuss the back story of…
Sidekiq and Ruby (The Changelog #92)
Jun 7, 2013 • 59 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Mike Perham about sustaining open source, sidekiq, message processing with Ruby, and more.
Robert Sha / CAPSULE + Minimalist (Founders Talk #44)
May 30, 2013 • 107 min
Adam talks with Robert Sha, the founder of CAPSULE and the maker of Minimalist - a super slim wallet for minimalists popularized by its successful project on Kickstarter.
Discover Meteor.js (The Changelog #91)
May 29, 2013 • 60 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Sacha Greif about his new book Discover Meteor, Meteor.js, sustaining open source and more.
Daniel Genser & Jamie Smyth / TypeEngine (Founders Talk #43)
May 23, 2013 • 95 min
Adam talks with Daniel Genser and Jamie Smyth, the makers of TypeEngine, to talk about their “beautifully simple” solution to publishing a magazine to Newsstand and the future and democratization of digital publishing.
Pair Programming and Ruby (The Changelog #90)
May 22, 2013 • 65 min
Adam Stacoviak, Andrew Thorp, and Steve Klabnik talk about pair programming, distributed teams, workflows, Ruby and more with Avdi Grimm.
Docker and Linux Containers (The Changelog #89)
May 17, 2013 • 75 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk about Docker, linux containers, and dotCloud with Solomon Hykes - Founder & CEO of DotCloud and the creator of Docker.
After Founders Talk #42 (Founders Talk)
May 16, 2013 • 4 min
Adam Stacoviak talks with Dalton Caldwell the Founder of after Founders Talk #42.
Dalton Caldwell / - Part 1 (Founders Talk #42)
May 16, 2013 • 55 min
Adam talks with Dalton Caldwell the Founder of This is a hefty part 1, mainly focusing on the road traveled by Dalton to get to We barely scratched the surface of the planned conversation around what he’s doing with We end this…
Vagrant and HashiCorp (The Changelog #88)
May 15, 2013 • 59 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Mitchell Hashimoto, the creator of Vagrant and founder of HashiCorp.
Garrett Dimon / Sifter (Founders Talk #41)
May 10, 2013 • 100 min
Garrett Dimon the Founder of Sifter and writer of Starting + Sustaining joins Adam to share his history with becoming a founder and the wisdom he’s gained by bloodying his knuckles over the years with lessons learned.
Sustaining Open Source and Building an Open Company (The Changelog #87)
May 9, 2013 • 79 min
Adam Stacoviak, Andrew Thorp and Kenneth Reitz talk with Chad Whitacre about sustaining open source through Gittip, building an open company and more.
Discourse and Ruby (The Changelog #86)
May 3, 2013 • 78 min
Adam Stacoviak, Andrew Thorp and Kenneth Reitz talk with Jeff Atwood about Discourse and more.
We’re Back and We’re LIVE! (The Changelog #85)
Apr 22, 2013 • 70 min
Adam Stacoviak, Andrew Thorp, Steve Klabnik, Kenneth Reitz and Jerod Santo take the show live for the first time since August 8th, 2012.
Sam Soffes / Seesaw - Part 3 (Founders Talk #40)
Dec 6, 2012 • 89 min
Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and NOW the VP of Engineering at Seesaw joins Adam Stacoviak to share some of the most recent details and changes for him in the finale part 3 show. Core take away? Embrace risk. Stay focused.
News Roundup (The Changelog #84)
Aug 8, 2012 • 41 min
Andrew and Wynn run down the news from the last month.
After Founders Talk #39 (Founders Talk)
Aug 7, 2012 • 8 min
Adam and guest Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and the maker of Cheddar after Founders Talk #39.
Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar - Part 2 (Founders Talk #39)
Aug 7, 2012 • 91 min
Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and the maker of Cheddar joins Adam Stacoviak to share more details about the rise of Cheddar, its revenue, metrics, numbers and more. Sam shares lessons learned, his dreams as well as his thoughts on those who…
Cloud 9 IDE (The Changelog #83)
Jul 17, 2012 • 35 min
Wynn caught up with Ruben and Matt from Cloud 9 to talk about what’s new with their IDE in the cloud.
Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar - Part 1 (Founders Talk #38)
Jul 13, 2012 • 100 min
Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and the maker of Cheddar joins Adam Stacoviak to share all the details of his wild ride as an indie software developer and designer. Sam has worked at Hipstamatic, built YouTube ripoffs, gotten offers from some of…
After Founders Talk #37 (Founders Talk)
Jul 5, 2012 • 24 min
Adam and guest Sarah Hatter the founder of CoSupport after Founders Talk #37.
Sarah Hatter / CoSupport - Part 2 (Founders Talk #37)
Jul 5, 2012 • 88 min
Sarah Hatter the Founder of CoSupport, joins Adam for part 2 of 2 to go back in time and dig deep into her history, we learn about “the early days” and how she got started, her passions for TV and her podcast TVBFF, the early days of blogging and…
After Founders Talk #36 (Founders Talk)
Jun 28, 2012 • 17 min
Adam and guest Sarah Hatter the founder of CoSupport after Founders Talk #36.
Sarah Hatter / CoSupport - Part 1 (Founders Talk #36)
Jun 28, 2012 • 63 min
Sarah Hatter the Founder of CoSupport, joins Adam for part 1 of 2 to share her passion for great customer support for web products, being a woman in a man filled industry, her thoughts and history with potentially selling her company and getting…
Ruby Motion and MacRuby (The Changelog #82)
Jun 26, 2012 • 43 min
Wynn and Sam caught up with Laurent Sansonetti to talk about MacRuby, RubyMotion, and more.
Celluloid and Concurrency (The Changelog #81)
May 31, 2012 • 39 min
Wynn talked with Tony Arcieri, creator of Celluloid, about concurrency in Ruby and his thoughts on Erlang, Clojure, and design patterns.
Luvit and Lua Bindings for libuv (The Changelog #80)
May 23, 2012 • 24 min
Wynn caught up with Tim Caswell to talk about Luvit, his new project that provides Lua bindings for libuv.
Adhearsion, Telephony, XMPP (The Changelog #79)
Apr 13, 2012 • 40 min
Wynn caught up with Ben Klang and Ben Langfeld of the Adhearsion project to talk about Adhearsion 2.0, the future of telephony apps, XMPP, and more.
After Founders Talk #35 (Founders Talk)
Apr 11, 2012 • 7 min
Adam Stacoviak and guest Steve Espinosa after Founders Talk #35.
Steve Espinosa / AppStack (Founders Talk #35)
Apr 11, 2012 • 60 min
Steve Espinosa, the Founder of AppStack, joins Adam to tell his story of hustling his way to the top, gaining the trust and friendship of Jason Calacanis, Dave McClure, Eric Schmidt and the awesome team behind Google Ventures, what it means to focus and…
CocoaPods and MacRuby (The Changelog #78)
Apr 5, 2012 • 36 min
Wynn caught up with Eloy Durán, creator of CocoaPods to talk about the project, MacRuby, and his favorite Objective-C libraries.
After Founders Talk #34 (Founders Talk)
Apr 3, 2012 • 6 min
Adam Stacoviak and guest Jon Crawford of Storenvy after Founders Talk #34.
Jon Crawford / Storenvy (Founders Talk #34)
Apr 3, 2012 • 56 min
Jon Crawford, the Founder of Storenvy joins Adam to talk about how everything began for Storenvy, his road from Kansas to Austin, TX to SF, how he got kicked out of Y Combinator the same week he was accepted then raised $1.5M for Storenvy, and how he’s…
Solarized and Linux on the Desktop (The Changelog #77)
Mar 30, 2012 • 63 min
Wynn sat down with Ethan Schoonover, creator of Solarized to talk about the science and design behind the wildly popular color scheme as well as his love for Arch Linux.
.NET, NuGet, Open Source (The Changelog #76)
Mar 16, 2012 • 34 min
Wynn caught up with Phil Haack to talk about NuGet and growing the .NET open source community at GitHub.
Travis CI, Scaling Apps, Riak (The Changelog #75)
Mar 6, 2012 • 41 min
Wynn caught up with Josh Kalderimis and Mathias Meyer from Travis CI to talk about hosted CI in the sky, scaling apps, and a little Riak.
After Founders Talk #33 (Founders Talk)
Mar 2, 2012 • 9 min
Adam Stacoviak, Nate Peretic & Jay Fanelli after Founders Talk #33.
Nate & Jay / United Pixelworkers (Founders Talk #33)
Mar 2, 2012 • 86 min
Nate Peretic & Jay Fanelli, the Founders of Full Stop and United Pixelworkers join Adam to talk about plotting and planning to leave old jobs, being outspoken and opinionated, having a core set of principles and not deviating from them, reaching out to…
The League of Moveable Type (The Changelog #74)
Feb 23, 2012 • 52 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Micah Rich from The League of Moveable type to talk about open source typography.
Nathan Ryan / Proxart (Founders Talk #32)
Feb 21, 2012 • 68 min
Nathan Ryan, the Co-founder of Proxart joins Adam to talk about what to do when you’re bored in Santa Clarita, team development, keeping everyone motivated and on track, and his globalized local focus on art and how artists relate to, react to, and change…
tmux, dotfiles, and Text Mode (The Changelog #73)
Feb 17, 2012 • 37 min
Wynn sat down with Brian Hogan and Josh Clayton to talk about tmux, dotfiles, and the joys of text mode.
Kyle Bragger / Forrst (Founders Talk #31)
Feb 10, 2012 • 79 min
Kyle Bragger, the Founder of Forrst joins Adam to talk about how everything got started for him, how he met Gary Vaynerchuk - which ultimately led Gary and his brother Aj to provide the initial angel funding that helped Kyle work full-time on Forrst. Kyle…
Vagrant and Virtualized Environments (The Changelog #72)
Feb 9, 2012 • 25 min
Wynn caught up with Mitchell Hashimoto from the Vagrant project to talk about virtualized environments, DevOps, and more.
Peter Cooper / Cooper Press (Founders Talk #30)
Feb 2, 2012 • 89 min
Peter Cooper, the Founder of Cooper Press joins Adam to talk about all the stops along the way on his path to where he is today. Peter shares an immense amount of knowledge on tech publishing, what he’s learned about marketing, email newsletters done…
Francisco Dao / 50 Kings (Founders Talk #29)
Jan 25, 2012 • 79 min
Francisco Dao, the Founder of 50 Kings (an invitation-only, private community of thinkers and doers) joins Adam to talk about the importance of building relationships, doing only what interests you, entrepreneurship, all sorts of “insider” knowledge…
Andrew Wilkinson / MetaLab (Founders Talk #28)
Jan 13, 2012 • 62 min
Andrew Wilkinson, the Founder of MetaLab (an interface design studio) joins Adam to talk about how he started as a one-man band and learned to delegate to succeed. Andrew started MetaLab in 2006 and quickly built the company into a multi-million dollar…
Ryan Carson / Carsonified (Founders Talk #27)
Dec 21, 2011 • 46 min
Ryan Carson, the Founder of Carsonified and Treehouse, joins Adam to talk about all the details of starting his new venture, Treehouse.
Spine and Client-Side MVC (The Changelog #71)
Dec 20, 2011 • 23 min
Wynn caught up with Alex MacCaw to talk about Spine, CoffeeScript, writing books, and working at Twitter.
Bryan Zmijewski / ZURB (Founders Talk #26)
Dec 9, 2011 • 54 min
Bryan Zmijewski (Shme-yes-key), Founder and Chief Instigator of ZURB, joins Adam to talk about his path to starting ZURB, what sharing code and design patterns has done for their business, product, culture and team development, and what it takes to make…
Foundation and Other Zurb Goodies (The Changelog #70)
Dec 7, 2011 • 34 min
Wynn caught up with Jonathan and Matt from Zurb to talk about Foundation, their HTML5 front end scaffold and many projects from the Zurb playground.
Dan Martell / Clarity (Founders Talk #25)
Nov 30, 2011 • 53 min
Dan Martell, Co-Founder of Flowtown, joins Adam to talk about his road to success with Flowtown, getting acquired, how he met his Co-Founder Ethan Bloch on Twitter, angel investing and being an advisor, giving back to charity and customer development and…
Dan Cederholm and Rich Thornett / Dribbble (Founders Talk #24)
Nov 10, 2011 • 70 min
The founders of Dribbble, Rich Thornett and Dan Cederholm, join Adam to talk about how Dribbble came to be, the 3rd edition of Bullet Proof Web Design, product development, new and existing features of Dribbble as well as focusing on revenue producing…
Spree and Ecommerce in Rails (The Changelog #69)
Nov 3, 2011 • 46 min
Wynn sat down with Sean and Brian from Spree to talk about ecommerce in Rails, SpreeConf, and their recent $1.5M funding round.
Vitaly Friedman / Smashing Magazine (Founders Talk #23)
Oct 26, 2011 • 63 min
Vitaly Friedman, Founder of Smashing Magazine, joins Adam to talk about the beginnings of Smashing Magazine, taking chances, not being copyable, experimenting to find what works, supporting the community, developing content, paying writers, developing…
Drew Strojny / The Theme Foundry (Founders Talk #22)
Oct 22, 2011 • 52 min
Drew Strojny joins Adam to talk about his path in life, playing in the NFL, marrying your business partner, web design and pursuing the unknown, developing digital products and themes for WordPress and the 5by5 logo.
Growl and Open Source in the App Store (The Changelog #68)
Oct 11, 2011 • 44 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Chris Forsythe, lead of the Growl project to talk about Growl, their App Store launch, and his work on Adium and Perian.
Mark Jardine and Paul Haddad / Tapbots (Founders Talk #21)
Sep 30, 2011 • 36 min
Mark Jardine and Paul Haddad join Adam to talk about Tapbots, their side project turned business, designing and developing mobile applications on iOS, establishing and building trust and much more.
Drew Wilson / Valio - Part 2 (Founders Talk #20)
Sep 22, 2011 • 49 min
Drew Wilson joins Adam again for part 2, to talk about his latest venture, Valio Con, his ad network Yoggrt (sold) and some future products.
Drew Wilson / Valio - Part 1 (Founders Talk #19)
Sep 15, 2011 • 56 min
Drew Wilson joins Adam for part 1 to talk about his journey as an entrepreneur, the lows, the highs and the in-betweens. Drew talks with Adam about digital projects, how to chase your dreams and more.
HTML5 Boilerplate and JavaScript (The Changelog #67)
Aug 19, 2011 • 57 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Paul Irish of Google’s Chrome developer relations team to talk about HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, polyfills, and more.
RVM and BDSM (The Changelog #66)
Aug 4, 2011 • 57 min
Steve and Wynn caught up with Wayne Seguin to talk about his Ruby enVironment Manager and BDSM shell scripting framework projects.
Code for America (The Changelog #65)
Jul 26, 2011 • 60 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Erik and Max, Fellows at Code for America to talk about civic-focused development and open source.
Pow, Rails 3.1 Asset Pipeline, CoffeeScript and More (The Changelog #64)
Jul 13, 2011 • 62 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Sam Stephenson from 37Signals to talk about his his many open source projects and developing Basecamp Mobile.
CDNJS (The Changelog #63)
Jun 21, 2011 • 37 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with the developers behind CDNJS, a community-powered CDN for JavaScript libraries.
Matt Mickiewicz / 99 Designs (Founders Talk #18)
Jun 2, 2011 • 44 min
Matt Mickiewicz, Co-Founder of SitePoint, 99 Designs, and Flippa talks with Adam about becoming an entrepreneur at a young age, building marketplaces, finding talented people, and using community development and a forum as the spring board for 99 Designs…
IronJS, F#, and .NET (The Changelog #62)
Jun 2, 2011 • 31 min
Wynn caught up with Fredrik Holmström to talk about IronJS, F#, and open source in .NET.
Niel Robertson / Trada (Founders Talk #17)
May 28, 2011 • 49 min
Niel Robertson, Founder and CEO of Trada, talks about crowd-sourcing, crowd mechanics, leveraging “the stealth mode”, raising 52 million dollars, community engagement, as well as thoughts on whether or not crowd-sourcing commoditizes freelance expertise.
Oh My Zsh (The Changelog #61)
May 26, 2011 • 50 min
Adam and Kenneth caught up with Robby Russell to talk about his community-driven zsh project.
Fog, the Ruby Cloud Services Library (The Changelog #60)
May 20, 2011 • 22 min
Wynn sat down with Wesley Beary from Engine Yard to talk about the Fog project and the Cloud, live from Red Dirt Ruby Conf.
Avner Ronen / Boxee (Founders Talk #16)
May 17, 2011 • 32 min
Avner Ronen talks about his vision of the “Future of TV,” the role Boxee plays in today’s internet video/audio content on the big screen, the backlash of “big media” against Boxee and how they’ve changed their tune and much more.
Noah Kagan / App Sumo (Founders Talk #15)
May 12, 2011 • 60 min
Noah Kagan, Founder of App Sumo talks with Adam about his journey to success. Send an email to for more details about something special for 5by5 listeners.
Bill Boebel / Rackspace (Founders Talk #14)
May 11, 2011 • 38 min
Adam talks with Bill Boebel, VP Strategy/Corp Dev at Rackspace and Founder of about staying the course, keeping the team motivated during turbulent “cash strapped” times, getting acquired by Rackspace and staying on to continue building the…
RubyGems and (The Changelog #59)
May 11, 2011 • 19 min
Wynn sat down with Nick Quaranto at Red Dirt Ruby Conference to talk about Gemcutter,, and how to get started creating your own Ruby gem.
Twisted and Evented Programming in Python (The Changelog #58)
May 3, 2011 • 33 min
Kenneth and Wynn caught up with Glyph Lefkowitz from Twisted to talk about the project and evented programming in Python.
Chris Nagele / Wildbit (Founders Talk #13)
Apr 28, 2011 • 49 min
Adam talks with Chris Nagele, Founder of Wildbit about his 11 year journey of building Wildbit and ultimately some awesome web products like Beanstalk, Postmark, and Newsberry.
Amplify.js, jQuery, CoffeeScript (The Changelog #57)
Apr 27, 2011 • 45 min
Wynn caught up with Mike Hostetler and Scott González from AppendTo to talk about Amplify.js, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Microsoft, the web, and open source.
Vim Round Table (The Changelog #56)
Apr 12, 2011 • 41 min
Wynn sat down with three Vim users and experts to talk about tips and tricks for using and pimping the popular text editor.
Goliath, Event Machine, SPDY (The Changelog #55)
Apr 6, 2011 • 50 min
Wynn caught up with Ilya Grigorik, Founder and CTO of PostRank to talk about Goliath, async Ruby web development, and Google’s SPDY.
Erlang, CouchBase, Merging with Membase (The Changelog #54)
Mar 30, 2011 • 45 min
Wynn sat down with Chris Anderson from CouchBase to talk about CouchDB, the merger with Membase, Erlang, and bringing NoSQL to PHPers.
Formalize and News Roundup “Design Edition” (The Changelog #53)
Mar 22, 2011 • 49 min
Adam and Wynn were joined by Nathan Smith, creator of to talk about his new project Formalize and the latest news on The Changelog.
Serve, RadiantCMS, Design and Prototyping (The Changelog #52)
Mar 16, 2011 • 62 min
Adam sat down with Designer/Developer John Long, creator of RadiantCMS about his new project Serve, design, and running a successful open source project.
MongoDB, NoSQL, Web Scale (The Changelog #51)
Mar 9, 2011 • 35 min
Steve and Wynn sat down with Eliot Horowitz from 10gen to talk about MongoDB, the NoSQL landscape, and the fun of building at Web Scale.
Ruby, Rails, the Cloud (The Changelog #50)
Mar 1, 2011 • 43 min
Steve and Wynn caught up with Dr. Nic from Engine Yard to talk about the cloud, Jenkins, Ruby, and lowering the barrier of entry for learning Rails on Windows.
Eric Kuhn / Founders Card (Founders Talk #12)
Feb 24, 2011 • 40 min
Adam talks with Eric Kuhn, Founder of Founders Card about the ups and downs of building an online business during the era of the “dot com” bubble, managing hyper growth, getting listed and de-listed on the NASDAQ and building an exclusive benefits…
Git, Showoff, XBox Kinect (The Changelog #49)
Feb 22, 2011 • 53 min
Kenneth and Wynn caught up with GitHubber Scott Chacon to talk about Git, distributed version control, and his quest to kill Word as a book authoring tool.
Jenkins and Continous Integration (The Changelog #48)
Feb 8, 2011 • 39 min
Kenneth and Wynn caught up with Kohsuke Kawaguchi and Andrew Bayer from the Jenkins project to talk about continuous integration, Java, and corporate backing drama.
Open Government and the Citizen Coder (The Changelog #47)
Feb 1, 2011 • 32 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Carl Tashian from Open Government to talk about,, and the rise of the Citizen Coder.
Rick Perreault / Unbounce (Founders Talk #11)
Jan 28, 2011 • 51 min
Adam talks with Rick Perreault, Co-Founder & CEO of Unbounce about entrepreneurship and solving your own pain, sticking to an MVP (Minimal Viable Product) launch strategy, becoming an authority by blogging/marketing before you launch, listening to…
YUI 3, Node.js, JSLint, Douglas Crockford Code Reviews (The Changelog #46)
Jan 25, 2011 • 31 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Adam Moore and Satyen Desai from the YUI team to talk about YUI 3, Node.js, and working with Douglas Crockford.
Ryan Holmes / HootSuite (Founders Talk #10)
Jan 22, 2011 • 38 min
Adam talks with Ryan Holmes, Founder of Hootsuite entrepreneurship, establishing and leveraging their relationship with Twitter, from “free” to “freemium” with a plan, and growing to well over 1 Million users in 2 years.
Redis In-Memory Data Store (The Changelog #45)
Jan 17, 2011 • 39 min
Wynn caught up with Salvatore Sanfilippo to talk about Redis, the super hot key value store.
Maciej Ceglowski / Pinboard (Founders Talk #9)
Jan 10, 2011 • 37 min
Adam talks with Maciej Ceglowski, Founder of Pinboard about turning this side project into the next Delicious, handling a massive in-flux of Delicious users when they announced its “sunset”, keeping the technology and architecture simple and more.
Ruby 1.9, Nokogiri, Tender Lovemaking (The Changelog #44)
Jan 10, 2011 • 34 min
Wynn caught up with Aaron Patterson, aka @tenderlove, to talk about Ruby 1.9, Nokogiri, and muscle cars.
Hackety Hack and _why (The Changelog #43)
Jan 5, 2011 • 31 min
Steve Klabnik joined the show to talk about learning to program with Hackety Hack and why the lucky stiff.
Alex Hillman / Indy Hall (Founders Talk #8)
Dec 24, 2010 • 55 min
Adam talks with Alex Hillman, Co-Founder of Indy Hall and co-conspirator/creator of many things, about all things Coworking, people helping people, how to hustle, get unstuck and more. Alex also mentions something “super secret” that’s sure to please.…
Henk Rogers / The Tetris Company (Founders Talk #7)
Dec 21, 2010 • 49 min
Adam talks with Henk Rogers, Founder of The Tetris Company, Blue Planet Software and Blue Planet Foundation about the beginnings of and the evolution of Tetris, over-coming brick walls, social and mobile gaming, never giving up, changing the world,…
Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs / Slash7 (Founders Talk #6)
Dec 17, 2010 • 48 min
Adam talks with Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs, Founders of Slash7 about product development, profiting from Open Source, the key to happiness, living a Unicorn-Free lifestyle and how Amy and Thomas met and ultimately fell in love.
Rails 3.1 and SproutCore (The Changelog #42)
Dec 9, 2010 • 56 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Yehuda Katz to talk about upcoming changes in Rails 3.1, SproutCore, and his growing list of open source projects.
Allan Branch and Steven Bristol / Less Everything (Founders Talk #5)
Dec 7, 2010 • 52 min
Adam talks with Allan Branch and Steven Bristol, Founders of Less Everything about how things got started, why they hate QuickBooks, what it takes to create a successful partnership and more.
Ryan Carson / Carsonified (Founders Talk #4)
Nov 30, 2010 • 31 min
Adam talks with Ryan Carson, Founder of Carsonified about the “lessons learned” in creating their latest product, Think Vitamin Membership - the biggest being the need to rename the product and go through a re-branding process. In Q2 of 2011 Think Vitamin…
Building Telephony Apps (The Changelog #41)
Nov 30, 2010 • 45 min
Wynn caught up with Chris Matthieu of Voxeo Labs to talk about Phono, Tropo, Adhearsion, and building telephony apps with open source tools.
Riak Revisited (The Changelog #40)
Nov 9, 2010 • 37 min
Wynn sat down with Andy Gross and Mark Phillips of Basho and John Nunemaker of Ordered List to talk about Riak, Riak Search, and moving an open source community to GitHub.
Scripty2, Zepto.js, Vapor.js (The Changelog #39)
Oct 26, 2010 • 50 min
Wynn caught up with Thomas Fuchs to talk about, Scripty2, Zepto.js and the future of Prototype.
Lance Jones and Joanna Wiebe / Page 99 Test (Founders Talk #3)
Oct 22, 2010 • 39 min
Adam talks with Lance Jones and Joanna Wiebe, Founders of People in bookstores often read page 99 of a book to get a taste for the writing - to determine if they’d buy the book. Lance, Joanna and technical Co-Founder, Steven Luke took that…
Ted Roden / Fancy Hands (Founders Talk #2)
Oct 16, 2010 • 56 min
Adam talks with Ted Roden, Founder of Fancy Hands, a team of personal assistants in the cloud ready to work for you right now. For those of you who have an over flowing todo list, get back to focusing on what’s important and give Fancy Hands a try.
DevOps and Chef (The Changelog #38)
Oct 12, 2010 • 36 min
Wynn sat down with Corey Donohoe from GitHub and Seth Chisamore from Opscode to talk about DevOps, Chef, agile infrastructure and innovation in the datacenter.
Geoffrey Grosenbach / PeepCode (Founders Talk #1)
Oct 6, 2010 • 36 min
Adam talks with Geoffrey Grosenbach about his quest for greatness as Senior Visionary in building PeepCode Screencasts. Complete with the signature voice that Geoff delivers, he walks us through the various aspects of building Peepcode from scratch,…
PubSubHubBub and the Real-Time Web (The Changelog #37)
Oct 5, 2010 • 30 min
Wynn chatted with Julien Genestoux (github/twitter) from Superfeedr about PubSubHubBub, XMPP, Websockets, and the real-time web.
Django Dash, Python, Ruby (The Changelog #36)
Sep 23, 2010 • 27 min
Kenneth and Wynn caught up with Daniel, Christian, and Matt from Pragmatic Badger to talk about the Django Dash, Python, and Ruby.
Homebrew and OSX Package Management (The Changelog #35)
Sep 14, 2010 • 32 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Max Howell, creator of Homebrew to talk about package managment on OSX, beer, and scrobbling.
Mongrel2 and high performance web sites (The Changelog #34)
Sep 8, 2010 • 38 min
Wynn caught up with Zed Shaw’s non-rockstar alter ego to talk about Mongrel2, high performance web sites, guitar, and software community ponzi schemes.
Node Knockout (The Changelog #33)
Aug 31, 2010 • 24 min
Micheil and Wynn caught up with Gerad and Visnu from the Node Knockout to talk about the 48 hour Node.js development competition and its entries. and CSS Grid Frameworks (The Changelog #32)
Aug 19, 2010 • 33 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Nathan Smith from 960 Grid System to talk about web development and CSS grid frameworks.
The WebSocket Protocol (The Changelog #31)
Aug 9, 2010 • 28 min
Wynn and Micheil sat down with Peter Griess from Yahoo Mail, Martyn Loughran from Pusher App, and Guillermo Rauch from Socket.IO to talk about Websockets.
Sencha Touch (The Changelog #30)
Jul 27, 2010 • 25 min
Wynn caught up with David Kaneda to talk about mobile web app development with Sencha Touch.
CoffeeScript and JavaScript (The Changelog #29)
Jul 23, 2010 • 38 min
Wynn and special guest host Micheil Smith sat down with Jeremy Ashkenas from DocumentCloud to chat about CoffeeScript, a cool language that compiles to JavaScript.
Mobile Web Development and jQuery (The Changelog #28)
Jun 25, 2010 • 24 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with John Resig at TXJS and talked about mobile web development with jQuery and TestSwarm, a continuous integration project from Mozilla Labs.
Padrino Ruby Web Framework (The Changelog #27)
Jun 17, 2010 • 31 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Arthur Chiu and Nathan Esquenazi from Padrino, the Ruby web framework built on top of Sinatra.
JSON and JavaScript (The Changelog #26)
Jun 8, 2010 • 14 min
While at TXJS — Adam and Wynn caught up with Douglas Crockford, author of both JavaScript: The Good Parts and the JSON spec, and a global namespace unto himself.
RaphaëlJS and Running an Open Source Project (The Changelog #25)
May 25, 2010 • 32 min
Wynn caught up with Dmitry Baranovskiy to talk about his project RaphaëlJS, running an open source project, and why living in Australia is better than living anywhere else in the world.
Tornado, Hip-hop, Three20 (The Changelog #24)
May 18, 2010 • 39 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with David Recordon and other Facebook developers to talk about their wide range of open source projects including Tornado, Hip-Hop, and Three20 as well as OpenGraph and OAuth 2.0.
The Ruby Racer (The Changelog #23)
May 11, 2010 • 21 min
Wynn and Gregg Pollack did a special LIVE episode at Red Dirt Ruby Conf where they sat down with Charles Lowell to talk about embedding JavaScript engines in Ruby.
Sammy.js and Semantic Versioning (The Changelog #22)
Apr 20, 2010 • 44 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Aaron Quint, the brains behind Sammy.js, a neat JavaScript framework built on top on jQuery fashioned after Ruby’s Sinatra.
Tweets from Chirp, Twitter’s Developer Conference (The Changelog #21)
Apr 20, 2010 • 19 min
While in San Francisco for Chirp, Wynn caught up with Erik and John from 140Proof, Hayes Davis from CheapTweet, and Christie Koehler from Open Source Bridge about Twitter and open source development.
Node.js and Server-Side JavaScript (The Changelog #20)
Apr 6, 2010 • 42 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Felix Geisendörfer to talk about Node.js, server-side JavaScript, and JSConf 2010.
Ruby, TextMate, Red Dirt Ruby Conf (The Changelog #19)
Mar 30, 2010 • 25 min
While in OKC for OpenBeta4, Adam and Wynn sat down with James Edward Gray II and talked about his many Ruby gems, TextMate bundles, and his upcoming Ruby conference Red Dirt Ruby Conf this May.
NoSQL Smackdown! (The Changelog #18)
Mar 18, 2010 • 47 min
While at SXSW Interactive, Adam and Wynn got to attend the Data Cluster Meetup hosted by Rackspace and Infochimps. Things got a bit rowdy when the panel debated features of Cassandra, CouchDB, MongoDB and Amazon SimpleDB and started throwing dirt at…
Open Source Publishing (The Changelog #17)
Mar 11, 2010 • 50 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Geoffrey Grosenbach, Brandon Mathis, and Tim Caswell to talk about publishing with open source tools, open blogging, and the back-to-the-future world of static site generators and database-less blogs. frameworks (The Changelog #16)
Mar 8, 2010 • 44 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Ruben Daniels and Rik Arends from and talked about APF and O3, their frameworks for both browser and server based JavaScript applications.
OAuth,, Baconfile (The Changelog #15)
Feb 27, 2010 • 46 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Leah Culver and talked about startups, APIs, and her open source work on OAuth, oEmbed,, Baconfile, and more.
Riak, the New Erlang-based NoSQL Store (The Changelog #14)
Feb 18, 2010 • 63 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Andy Gross from Basho and Sean Cribbs, a freelance Ruby developer, to discuss Riak, the new Erlang-based NoSQL store and Ripple, Sean’s new Ruby wrapper for Riak.
Civic hacking (The Changelog #13)
Feb 10, 2010 • 62 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Luigi Montanez and Jeremy Carbaugh from Sunlight Labs and discussed their Python and Ruby projects, government transparency, and civic hacking - open source contributions as activism.
Gordon is such a Showoff (The Changelog #12)
Feb 3, 2010 • 38 min
Adam and Wynn continued chatting with John Nunemaker about recent featured projects on the blog — including Gordon, Showoff, jQuery Lint, JSpec, congomongo and more.
Ordered List,, and MongoMapper (The Changelog #11)
Jan 29, 2010 • 35 min
John Nunemaker joined the show to talk about open source, improving your craft, building a business, and how MongoDB has changed his life.
All Things GitHub (The Changelog #10)
Jan 25, 2010 • 77 min
Chris Wanstrath joined the show to talk about the past, present and future of GitHub.
Fix-me, Configliere, more Node.js (The Changelog #9)
Jan 19, 2010 • 21 min
Marshall Culpepper Appcelerator is back and we go through the news together.
Appcelerator’s Titanium and Titanium Mobile (The Changelog #8)
Jan 14, 2010 • 52 min
Marshall Culpepper joined the show to talk about Appcelerator’s Titanium Desktop and Titanium Mobile.
10gen and MongoDB (The Changelog #7)
Dec 17, 2009 • 41 min
Mike Dirolf joined the show to talk about how MongoDB came about, design decisions, and the future of this cool NoSQL server.
The Weekly News (The Changelog #6)
Dec 15, 2009 • 46 min
Friend of the show, Steven Bristol from LessEverything join us to discuss the latest in open source.
Document Cloud and Underscore.js (The Changelog #5)
Dec 6, 2009 • 35 min
Jeremy Ashkenas is the Lead Developer at DocumentCloud about their effort to revolutionize the way media organizations gather news. Jeremy discusses their open source projects CloudCrowd, Underscore.js, and JAMMIT that they’ve released along the way.
Chrome OS, Thor and ROaR (The Changelog #4)
Dec 1, 2009 • 30 min
In this show we’re still trying to find our footing with this podcast stuff. Seriously, we’ll get better at this.
The Go Programming Language from Google (The Changelog #3)
Nov 27, 2009 • 21 min
Rob Pike is a Principal Engineer at Google and Tech Lead for Google’s Go team. Rob is also a co-creator of the Go programming language. We talked with Rob about Go — Google’s new open source programing language!
The Original Changelog Weekly (The Changelog #2)
Nov 25, 2009 • 21 min
This goes WAAAAY back in the archive of The Changelog. So far back, that our audio was down-right horrible and you can tell we were nervous to even be recording. We were green and wet behind the ears when it came to producing a podcast (we had no clue).
Haml, Sass, Compass (The Changelog #1)
Nov 19, 2009 • 59 min
Nathan Weizenbaum and Chris Eppstein joined the show today to discuss Haml, Sass, and Compass.