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35:12

José Valim on the Elixir Language, Concurrency, Iteration

Interview with José Valim on  Nov 30, 2014

José Valim explains the ideas behind Elixir, a new programming language for the Erlang VM. Also: concurrency, handling iteration with Iteratees and other approaches, and much more.

24:16

David Nolen on Transit, ClojureScript, Transducers, React and Om

Interview with David Nolen on  Nov 21, 2014

David Nolen explains the power of the Transit format (efficiently serializing values to JSON and MessagePack), Transducers, the power of Facebook's React when bundled with immutable data structures.

14:37

Marc Prud'hommeaux on the Swift Language

Interview with Marc Prud'hommeaux on  Nov 11, 2014

Marc Prud'hommeaux talks about his experience using Apple's Swift language, both to write new code and port an existing Objective-C code base. Also: immutable data structures, concurrency, and more.

13:54

Azat Mardan on NodeJS and Express

Interview with Azat Mardan on  Nov 06, 2014

Azat Mardan, popular blogger and author on NodeJS, discusses some of the benefits of choosing NodeJS as a platform. He talks about why startups should consider NodeJS and Express as a platform over other popular options like PHP. He also talks about why more and more enterprises are choosing NodeJS as a platform and some of the benefits as well as the challenges that they may face.

28:10

Jessica Kerr on Java vs. Scala, Property Based Testing, and Diversity in IT

Interview with Jessica Kerr on  Nov 01, 2014

Jessica Kerr discusses the differences between coding in Java, Scala and Clojure, the charm of autogenerated test data, and diversity in the IT industry.

22:11

Interview with Erin Schnabel on the Liberty Profile

Interview with Erin Schnabel on  Oct 24, 2014

Erin Schnabel, developer lead of the WebSphere Liberty Profile, spoke to Alex Blewitt at QCon New York about the modular architecture behind the Liberty Profile, and what benefits this has brought both to end users and the developer team. She also highlighted how the the transition from monolithic to modular started with the configuration and broke down dependencies between services.

14:06

Dianne Marsh on Engineering Velocity at Netflix

Interview with Dianne Marsh on  Oct 11, 2014

Dianne Marsh explains Netflix' approach to managing development teams, how to avoid over-managing them, fostering responsibility and engineering velocity.

12:23

Nico Bevacqua on Writing Modular JavaScript

Interview with Nicolas Bevacqua on  Sep 29, 2014

In this interview, Nicolas Bevacqua talks about how he initially got into programming professionally as a DotNet developer and how he eventually made the transition to focusing primarily on Node.js development. He discusses his passion for writing open source projects for the JavaScript developer community and some of the projects that he is most passionate about.

15:00

Ashley Puls on the How and Why of Java Bytecode Manipulation

Interview with Ashley Puls on  Sep 19, 2014

Ashley Puls explains Java bytecode manipulation: reasons for manipulating bytecode, libraries that help, how NewRelic is using it, and more.

06:44

Tim Ward introduces the OSGi Promises specification

Interview with Tim Ward on  Sep 09, 2014

The OSGi Alliance is working on a Promises specification which will provide CompletableFutures that can run all the way back to Java 1.4. Tim explains why this is of benefit and how it compares to Java 8, along with where you can find out more information about the project and how it can be used both inside and outside an OSGi framework.

13:57

Craig Motlin Talks to InfoQ about the Origins and Benefits of GS Collections

Interview with Craig Motlin on  Sep 01, 2014

Craig Motlin, technical lead of the GS Collections project, talks about where GS Collections came from, how it compares with other collections libraries, and what influence it had on Java 8. He describes the different philosophy of GS Collections as compared to other collections libraries, and what benefits open-sourcing the internal library has had

20:18

Gilad Bracha on How to Make Javascript and the Web a Good Compilation Target

Interview with Gilad Bracha on  Aug 27, 2014

Gilad Bracha explains what Javascript needs to become a good compilation target for a wide variety of languages, live programming, FRP, and much more.

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