Spotlight

Spotlight

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Big announcements, conferences, the hallway track. We’re in the trenches having awesome conversations with real people from the community. This show features conversations from technology and software development events such as O’Reilly’s OSCON, All Things Open, Node Interactive (covering the Future of Node.js and JavaScript), and more. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo talk to software engineers, keynote speakers, industry experts, and passionate attendees about open source, software industry trends, what it means to be a hacker, and much more.
14: Our reactions to Microsoft buying GitHub
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.
13: Node at Microsoft, ChakraCore, and VM Neutrality
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…
12: Node.js Backstory and Future
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…
11: Node, IoT, and Robotics
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…
10: How China Does Node
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…
9: The State of HTTP/2 in Node
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…
8: Conversational Development and Controversy
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…
7: Focused on a Safe and Inclusive Node Community
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,…
6: Keeping Node Core Small
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,…
5: GitHub Product & GraphQL
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…
4: Blockchain and Hyperledger
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,…
3: The JS Foundation
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…
2: Exercism and 99 Bottles of OOP
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, Exercism.io, and the co-author of 99 Bottles of OOP. Have you ever…
1: Welcome to Spotlight
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 – editors@changelog.com.