The Changelog

The Changelog
A weekly podcast that covers the technology and people of open source. It’s about the code, the people, and the community. This show features in-depth interviews with the best and brightest software engineers, hackers, leaders, and innovators. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo face their imposter syndrome so you don’t have to. This is a polyglot podcast. All programming languages, platforms, and communities are welcome. Open source moves fast. Keep up.
244: Learning JavaScript and Bringing People Together with Tracy Lee
Mar 24 • 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…
243: Let’s Encrypt the Web with Jacob Hoffman-Andrews
Mar 17 • 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,…
242: The Burden of Open Source with James Long
Mar 9 • 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…
241: The Story of Atom with Nathan Sobo
Feb 24 • 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.
240: Feedbin and RSS Resurgence with Ben Ubois
Feb 21 • 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…
239: Managing Secrets Using Vault with Seth Vargo
Feb 17 • 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…
238: ANTHOLOGY – Hacker Stories From OSCON and All Things Open with Karen Sandler, Rachel Nabors, and Jono Bacon
Feb 10 • 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…
237: Reproducible Builds and Secure Software with Chris Lamb
Feb 3 • 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…
236: GunDB, Venture Backed and Decentralized with Mark Nadal
Jan 27 • 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…
235: ANTHOLOGY – Hacker Stories From OSCON, All Things Open, and Node Interactive with Giovanni Caligaris, Stu Keroff, and Shiya Luo
Jan 13 • 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…
234: Open Collective and Funding Open Source with Pia Mancini
Jan 9 • 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…
233: Webpack with Sean Larkin
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…
232: Homebrew and Swift with Max Howell
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,…
231: HTTP/2 in Node.js Core with James Snell
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,…
230: 18F and OSS in the U.S. Federal Government with Hillary Hartley and Aidan Feldman
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.
229: Python, Django, and Channels with Andrew Godwin
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’…
228: Servo and Rust with Jack Moffitt
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.
227: Mad Science, WebTorrent, & WebRTC with Feross Aboukhadijeh
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.
226: The Road to Font Awesome 5 with Dave Gandy
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…
225: 99 Practical Bottles of OOP with Sandi Metz
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…
224: .NET Core and Microsoft’s Shift to Open Source with Bertrand Le Roy
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.
223: Homebrew and Package Management with Mike McQuaid
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…
222: Ethereum and Cryptocurrency with Gavin Wood
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…
221: How We Got Here with Cory Doctorow
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…
220: GitLab’s Master Plan with Sid Sijbrandij
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…
219: TensorFlow and Deep Learning with Eli Bixby
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.
218: Elm and Functional Programming with Evan Czaplicki and Richard Feldman
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.
217: Sourcegraph the ‘Google for Code’ with Beyang Liu
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…
216: GitHub’s Electron With Zeke Sikelianos
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…
215: Best Practices Badge from Core Infrastructure Initiative with David A. Wheeler
Aug 12, 2016 • 68 min
David A. Wheeler, from Core Infrastructure Initiative, joined the show to talk about the CII Best Practices Badge program.
214: Libscore, Velocity.js, and Hacking with Julian Shapiro
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…
213: ZEIT, HyperTerm, and now with Guillermo Rauch
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.
212: and Performance with Peter Hedenskog
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.
211: Open Source at Facebook with James Pearce
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…
210: ngrok and Go with Alan Shreve
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.
209: GitHub and Google on Public Datasets & Google BigQuery
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,…
208: Ecto 2 and Phoenix Presence with José Valim and Chris McCord
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…
207: Ubuntu Everywhere with Dustin Kirkland
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…
206: The Advantages of Being a Blind Programmer with Parham Doustdar
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…
205: A Protocol For Dying with Pieter Hintjens
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.…
204: IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) with Juan Benet
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…
203: Jewelbots and Getting Kids Coding with Sara Chipps and George Stocker
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…
202: 23 Years of Ruby with Matz (Yukihiro Matsumoto)
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.
201: Why SQLite Succeeded as a Database with Richard Hipp
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.
200: JavaScript and Robots with Raquel Vélez (rockbot)
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.
199: Your Huginn Agents Are Standing By with Andrew Cantino
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…
198: Haskell Programming with Chris Allen and Julie Moronuki
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.
197: The Future of WordPress and Calypso with Matt Mullenweg
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.
196: TiddlyWiki with Jeremy Ruston
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…
195: Free Code Camp with Quincy Larson
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…
194: Elixir and the Future of Phoenix with José Valim
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…
193: Funding Open Source with Nadia Eghbal
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…
192: Crystal: Fast as C, Slick as Ruby with Ary Borenszweig and Juan Wajnerman
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…
191: Elm and Functional Programming with Richard Feldman
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…
190: ZeroDB with MacLane Wilkison and Michael Egorov
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…
189: JSON API and API Design with Yehuda Katz
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…
188: DOUBLEHEADER — 24 Pull Requests and with Andrew Nesbitt + Flynn with Jonathan Rudenberg
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.
187: Redux, React, and Functional JavaScript with Dan Abramov
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…
186: Building the Ultimate Hacking Keyboard with László Monda
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.
185: Kong, APIs, and Microservices with Ahmad Nassri
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.
184: Discussing Vue.js and Personal Projects with Evan You
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…
183: The Offline First Revolution and Speech Recognition with Tal Ater
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.
182: Metabase and Open Source Business Intelligence with Sameer Al-Sakran and Tom Robinson
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.
181: RethinkDB, Databases, and the Realtime Web with Slava Akhmechet
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…
180: Otto, Vagrant, and Automation with Mitchell Hashimoto
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.
179: Caddy HTTP/2 Web Server with Matt Holt and Sebastian Erhart
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!
178: OAuth 2.0, Oz, Node.js, and Hapi.js with Eran Hammer
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.
177: Cylon.js, Gobot, Artoo, and IoT with Ron Evans
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.
176: CROSSOVER — CodeNewbie and Community with Saron Yitbarek
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.
175: OSCON and Open Source with Rachel Roumeliotis
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.
174: Metasploit, InfoSec, and Open Source with Trevor Rosen and James “Egypt” Lee
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.
173: CROSSOVER — Turing-Incomplete with Pam Selle, Jearvon Dharrie, and Justin Campbell
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.
172: GitUp and the UX of Git with Pierre-Olivier Latour
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.
171: Clojure, ClojureScript, and Living Clojure with Carin Meier
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.
170: BoltDB, InfluxDB, and Key-Value Databases with Ben Johnson
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.
169: Middleman and Static Site Generators with Thomas Reynolds
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.
168: Prometheus and Service Monitoring with Julius Volz
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.
167: Mesos and Mesosphere DCOS with Toby Knaup
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.
166: JavaScript in the Wild at NEJS Conf with Nick, Zach and Jerod
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.
165: Betting the Company on Elixir and Ember with Brian Cardarella
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.
164: Semantic UI Returns with Jack Lukic
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…
163: Go in the Modern Enterprise and Go Kit with Peter Bourgon
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.
162: Octopress 3.0 with Brandon Mathis
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…
161: The HTTP/2 Spec with Ilya Grigorik
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,…
160: Ampersand.js, SPAs, and WebRTC with Henrik Joreteg
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.
159: Sustaining Open Source Software with Mike Perham
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.
157: Building Bridges with Sarah Allen
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.
156: Modern WordPress using Bedrock and Sage with Ben Word and Scott Walkinshaw
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…
158: GopherCon 2015 with Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin
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…
155: The Future of Node.js with Scott Hammond
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…
154: All Things Ruby with 2015’s Ruby Heroes
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.
153: 17 Years of curl with Daniel Stenberg
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 with Daniel Stenberg
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.
152: TypeScript and Open Source at Microsoft with Anders Hejlsberg and Jonathan Turner
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…
151: The Rust Programming Language with Steve Klabnik and Yehuda Katz
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,…
150: Internet Connected Things Using Spark with Zach Supalla
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…
149: React, React Native, Flux, Relay, and GraphQL with the Facebook React Team
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.
148: The State of Go in 2015 with Andrew Gerrand
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.
147: Elixir and Phoenix with Chris McCord
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…
146: Mind the Gender Parity Gap with Sarah Mei
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…
145: 10+ Years of Rails with DHH
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.
144: GitHub Archive and Changelog Nightly with Ilya Grigorik
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.
143: Front-end Developer Interview Questions with Darcy Clarke
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,…
142: Laravel PHP Framework with Taylor Otwell
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.
141: Going Fulltime on The Changelog with Adam Stacoviak
Feb 11, 2015 • 27 min
BIG news! This is the episode where we discuss Adam going fulltime on The Changelog.
140: Aurelia, Durandal, and Leaving AngularJS with Rob Eisenberg
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.
139: The Rise of io.js with Mikeal Rogers
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…
138: rkt, App Container Spec, and CoreOS with Alex Polvi
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.
137: Better GitHub Issues with HuBoard and Ryan Rauh
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…
136: Phusion Passenger (aka Ruby Raptor) with Hongli Lai
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…
135: End of Year 2014 with Adam and Jerod
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…
134: Open Sourcing .NET Core with the Microsoft .NET team
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…
133: All Things Perl with Curtis “Ovid” Poe
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…
132: Buckets CMS on Node.js with Dave Kaneda
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.
131: The Road to Ember 2.0 with Tom Dale and Yehuda Katz
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.
130: Inspeqtor and OSS Products with Mike Perham
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.
129: The PHP Language Specification with Sara Golemon
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.
128: Lineman.js and JavaScript Apps with Justin Searls
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.”
127: Keep a CHANGELOG with Olivier Lacan
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.
126: Xiki and Reimagining the Shell with Craig Muth
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.
125: Jekyll, GitHub Pages, and Blogging for Hackers
Jul 15, 2014 • 73 min
Adam talks with Parker Moore about Jekyll, GitHub Pages, and blogging for hackers.
124: Tedit, JS-Git, and Jack with Tim Caswell
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.
123: Gittip and Open Companies with Chad Whitacre
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.
122: Rails Girls Summer of Code and Travis Foundation with Anika Lindtner and Floor Drees
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.
121: Google’s Dart Programming Language with Lars Bak and Seth Ladd
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.
120: Ruby Tooling, chruby, ruby-install, and Security with Postmodern
May 2, 2014 • 71 min
Adam and Andrew talked to Postmodern about his open source projects chruby, ruby-install, chgems, ronin, and more.
119: MEAN.js & Full-Stack JavaScript with Roie Cohen and Amos Haviv
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.
118: The Sass Way and Open Publishing with John Long
Apr 18, 2014 • 72 min
Adam and John talk about Sass, The Sass Way, Middleman, and open publishing on GitHub.
117: Go, Martini and Gophercasts with Jeremy Saenz
Apr 16, 2014 • 70 min
Jeremy Saenz joined the show to talk about Go, Martini, Gophercasts, and more.
116: Node Black Friday at Walmart with Eran Hammer
Jan 11, 2014 • 64 min
Eran Hammer joined the show to talk about Node.js and Black Friday at Walmart.
115: Flynn Updates with Jonathan Rudenberg and Jeff Lindsay
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.
114: RethinkDB with Slava Akhmechet
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.
113: Keep npm Running with Isaac Schlueter and Charlie Robbins
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…
112: ZURB Foundation 5 and Front-End Frameworks with Jonathan Smiley and Mark Hayes
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.
111: Hoodie, noBackend, and Offline-First with Caolan McMahon
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…
110: Capistrano and Burnout with Lee Hambley
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…
109: Open Karma and Design Love for OSS with Justine Arreche and Sebastian Gräßl
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…
108: and Crowd-Sourced Code Reviews with Katrina Owen
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…
107: Balanced Payments and Open Sourcing Everything with Marshall Jones
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.
106: Semantic UI with Jack Lukic
Oct 5, 2013 • 41 min
Andrew and Adam talk with Jack Lukic about Semantic UI.
105: Ghost Blogging Platform with John O’Nolan
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.
104: Kickstarting Espruino with Gordon Williams
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.
103: GitLab and Open Source with Sytse Sijbrandij
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.
102: RVM and Ruby Version Managment with Michal Papis
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.
101: npm Origins and Node.js with Isaac Schlueter
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.
100: Go Programming with Rob Pike and Andrew Gerrand
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.
99: Flynn, Tent, and Open Source PaaS’s with Jeff Lindsay and Jonathan Rudenberg
Aug 13, 2013 • 60 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Jeff Lindsay and Jonathan Rudenberg about Flynn, open source, PaaS and more.
98: AFNetworking, Helios, and iOS Development with Mattt Thompson
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.
97: API Wrappers and Ruby with Drew Blas
Jul 30, 2013 • 50 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Drew Blas of Chargify about API wrappers, Ruby, open source, and more.
96: Ruby off Rails with Jesse Wolgamott
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!
95: Civic Hacking and Code for America with Michal Migurski and Ezra Spier
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.
94: Sass, libsass, and Haml with Hampton Catlin
Jun 26, 2013 • 68 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Hampton Catlin about Sass, libsass, Haml, Tritium, Moovweb and more.
93: Sass, Bourbon, and Product Design with Phil LaPier
Jun 12, 2013 • 75 min
Adam Stacoviak talks with Phil LaPier about Sass, Bourbon, Neat, sustaining open source, product design, and more.
92: Sidekiq and Ruby with Mike Perham
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.
91: Discover Meteor.js with Sacha Greif
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.
90: Pair Programming and Ruby with Avdi Grimm
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.
89: Docker and Linux Containers with Solomon Hykes
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.
88: Vagrant and HashiCorp with Mitchell Hashimoto
May 15, 2013 • 59 min
Adam Stacoviak and Andrew Thorp talk with Mitchell Hashimoto, the creator of Vagrant and founder of HashiCorp.
87: Sustaining Open Source and Building an Open Company with Chad Whitacre
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.
86: Discourse and Ruby with Jeff Atwood (aka Coding Horror)
May 3, 2013 • 78 min
Adam Stacoviak, Andrew Thorp and Kenneth Reitz talk with Jeff Atwood about Discourse and more.
85: We’re Back and We’re LIVE!
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.
84: News Roundup
Aug 8, 2012 • 41 min
Andrew and Wynn run down the news from the last month.
83: Cloud 9 IDE with Ruben Daniels and Matt Pardee
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.
82: Ruby Motion and MacRuby with Laurent Sansonetti
Jun 26, 2012 • 43 min
Wynn and Sam caught up with Laurent Sansonetti to talk about MacRuby, RubyMotion, and more.
81: Celluloid and Concurrency with Tony Arcieri
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.
80: Luvit and Lua Bindings for libuv with Tim Caswell
May 23, 2012 • 24 min
Wynn caught up with Tim Caswell to talk about Luvit, his new project that provides Lua bindings for libuv.
79: Adhearsion, Telephony, and XMPP with Ben Klang and Ben Langfeld
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.
78: CocoaPods and MacRuby with Eloy Durán
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.
77: Solarized and Linux on the Desktop with Ethan Schoonover
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.
76: .NET, NuGet, and Open Source with Phil Haack
Mar 16, 2012 • 34 min
Wynn caught up with Phil Haack to talk about NuGet and growing the .NET open source community at GitHub.
75: Travis CI, Scaling Apps, and Riak with Josh Kalderimis and Mathias Meyer
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.
74: The League of Moveable Type with Micah Rich
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.
73: tmux, dotfiles, and Text Mode with Brian Hogan and Josh Clayton
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.
72: Vagrant and Virtualized Environments with Mitchell Hashimoto
Feb 9, 2012 • 25 min
Wynn caught up with Mitchell Hashimoto from the Vagrant project to talk about virtualized environments, DevOps, and more.
71: Spine and Client-Side MVC with Alex MacCaw
Dec 20, 2011 • 23 min
Wynn caught up with Alex MacCaw to talk about Spine, CoffeeScript, writing books, and working at Twitter.
70: Foundation and Other Zurb Goodies with Jonathan Smiley and Matt Kelly
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.
69: Spree and Ecommerce in Rails with Sean Schofield and Brian Quinn
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.
68: Growl and Open Source in the App Store with Chris Forsythe
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.
67: HTML5 Boilerplate and JavaScript with Paul Irish
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.
66: RVM and BDSM with Wayne Seguin
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.
65: Code for America with Erik Michaels-Ober and Max Ogden
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.
64: Pow, Rails 3.1 Asset Pipeline, CoffeeScript and More with Sam Stephenson
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.
63: CDNJS with Thomas Davis and Ryan Kirkman
Jun 21, 2011 • 37 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with the developers behind CDNJS, a community-powered CDN for JavaScript libraries.
62: IronJS, F#, and .NET with Fredrik Holmström
Jun 2, 2011 • 31 min
Wynn caught up with Fredrik Holmström to talk about IronJS, F#, and open source in .NET.
61: Oh My Zsh with Robby Russell
May 26, 2011 • 50 min
Adam and Kenneth caught up with Robby Russell to talk about his community-driven zsh project.
60: Fog, the Ruby Cloud Services Library with Wesley Beary
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.
59: RubyGems and with Nick Quaranto
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.
58: Twisted and Evented Programming in Python with Glyph Lefkowitz
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.
57: Amplify.js, jQuery, and CoffeeScript with Mike Hostetler and Scott González
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.
56: Vim Round Table with Drew Neil, Tim Pope, and Yehuda Katz
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.
55: Goliath, Event Machine, and SPDY with Ilya Grigorik
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.
54: Erlang, CouchBase and Merging with Membase with Chris Anderson
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.
53: Formalize and News Roundup “Design Edition” with Nathan Smith
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.
52: Serve, RadiantCMS, Design and Prototyping with John W. Long
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.
51: MongoDB, NoSQL, and Web Scale with Eliot Horowitz
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.
50: Ruby, Rails, and the Cloud with Dr Nic
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.
49: Git, Showoff, and XBox Kinect with Scott Chacon
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.
48: Jenkins and Continous Integration with Kohsuke Kawaguchi and Andrew Bayer
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.
47: Open Government and the Citizen Coder with Carl Tashian
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.
46: YUI 3, Node.js, JSLint, and Douglas Crockford Code Reviews
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.
45: Redis In-Memory Data Store with Salvatore Sanfilippo
Jan 17, 2011 • 39 min
Wynn caught up with Salvatore Sanfilippo to talk about Redis, the super hot key value store.
44: Ruby 1.9, Nokogiri, and Tender Lovemaking with Aaron Patterson
Jan 10, 2011 • 34 min
Wynn caught up with Aaron Patterson, aka @tenderlove, to talk about Ruby 1.9, Nokogiri, and muscle cars.
43: Hackety Hack and _why with Steve Klabnik
Jan 5, 2011 • 31 min
Steve Klabnik joined the show to talk about learning to program with Hackety Hack and why the lucky stiff.
42: Rails 3.1 and SproutCore with Yehuda Katz
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.
41: Building Telephony Apps with Chris Matthieu
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.
40: Riak Revisited with Andy Gross, Mark Phillips, and John Nunemaker
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.
39: Scripty2, Zepto.js, and Vapor.js with Thomas Fuchs
Oct 26, 2010 • 50 min
Wynn caught up with Thomas Fuchs to talk about, Scripty2, Zepto.js and the future of Prototype.
38: DevOps and Chef with Corey Donohoe and Seth Chisamore
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.
37: PubSubHubBub and the Real-Time Web with Julien Genestoux
Oct 5, 2010 • 30 min
Wynn chatted with Julien Genestoux (github/twitter) from Superfeedr about PubSubHubBub, XMPP, Websockets, and the real-time web.
36: Django Dash, Python, and Ruby with Daniel, Christian, and Matt
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.
35: Homebrew and OSX Package Management with Max Howell
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.
34: Mongrel2 and High Performance Web Sites with Zed Shaw
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.
33: Node Knockout
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.
32: and CSS Grid Frameworks with Nathan Smith
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.
31: The WebSocket Protocol with Peter Griess, Martyn Loughran, and Guillermo Rauch
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.
30: Sencha Touch with David Kaneda
Jul 27, 2010 • 25 min
Wynn caught up with David Kaneda to talk about mobile web app development with Sencha Touch.
29: CoffeeScript and JavaScript with Jeremy Ashkenas
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.
28: Mobile Web Development and jQuery with John Resig
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.
27: Padrino Ruby Web Framework with Arthur Chiu and Nathan Esquenazi
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.
26: JSON and JavaScript with Douglas Crockford
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.
25: RaphaëlJS and Running an Open Source Project with Dmitry Baranovskiy
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.
24: Tornado, Hip-hop, and Three20 with David Recordon
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.
23: The Ruby Racer with Charles Lowell
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.
22: Sammy.js and Semantic Versioning with Aaron Quint
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.
21: Tweets from Chirp, Twitter’s Developer Conference
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.
20: Node.js and Server-Side JavaScript with Felix Geisendörfer
Apr 6, 2010 • 42 min
Adam and Wynn caught up with Felix Geisendörfer to talk about Node.js, server-side JavaScript, and JSConf 2010.
19: Ruby, TextMate, and Red Dirt Ruby Conf with James Edward Gray
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.
18: NoSQL Smackdown!
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…
17: Open Source Publishing with Geoffrey Grosenbach, Brandon Mathis, and Tim Caswell
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.
16: frameworks with Ruben Daniels and Rik Arends
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.
15: OAuth,, and Baconfile with Leah Culver
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.
14: Riak, the New Erlang-based NoSQL Store with Andy Gross and Sean Cribbs
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.
13: Civic hacking with Luigi Montanez and Jeremy Carbaugh
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.
12: Gordon is such a Showoff
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.
11: Ordered List,, and MongoMapper with John Nunemaker
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.
10: All Things GitHub with Chris Wanstrath
Jan 25, 2010 • 77 min
Chris Wanstrath joined the show to talk about the past, present and future of GitHub.
9: Fix-me, Configliere, and more Node.js
Jan 19, 2010 • 21 min
Marshall Culpepper Appcelerator is back and we go through the news together.
8: Appcelerator’s Titanium and Titanium Mobile with Marshall Culpepper
Jan 14, 2010 • 52 min
Marshall Culpepper joined the show to talk about Appcelerator’s Titanium Desktop and Titanium Mobile.
7: 10gen and MongoDB with Mike Dirolf
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.
6: The Weekly News with Steven Bristol
Dec 15, 2009 • 46 min
Friend of the show, Steven Bristol from LessEverything join us to discuss the latest in open source.
5: Document Cloud and Underscore.js with Jeremy Ashkenas
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.
4: Chrome OS, Thor and ROaR
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.
3: The Go Programming Language from Google with Rob Pike
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!
2: The Original Changelog Weekly
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).
1: Haml, Sass, and Compass with Nathan Weizenbaum and Chris Eppstein
Nov 19, 2009 • 59 min
Nathan Weizenbaum and Chris Eppstein joined the show today to discuss Haml, Sass, and Compass.