Graham Lee on Application Security, Sandboxing on OS X, Mobile Application Development

Interview with Graham Lee on  Aug 10, 2012

Graham Lee discusses how to design and write secure (mobile) applications, the concept of sandboxing in general and on OS X, Objective-C and Smalltalk, and much more.

Dennis Stevens on Value Management in Agile Projects

Interview with Dennis Stevens on  Jan 20, 2012

Dennis Stevens discusses ways to identify and focus on business value and risk mitigation in Agile projects. As a contributor to the Agile Extension to the BABOK, and in his work on the ICAgile Business Analysis & Value Management area, and how to identify, prioritize and mitigate risk in software development projects.

Future of Web Application Security, with Tyler Close

Interview with Tyler Close on  Mar 08, 2011

As web applications have evolved away from the old client-server model, so have the security threads. In this interview Tyler Close talks about common security challenges and how these are affected by the new HTML5 APIs and Ecmascript 5.

ECMAScript 5, Caja and Retrofitting Security, with Mark S. Miller

Interview with Mark S. Miller on  Feb 25, 2011

Mark S. Miller talks about the security considerations of JavaScript and how they are dealt with in ECMAScript 5 and the Caja project. He also mentions issues that have to do with HTML5 and compares the security characteristics of other languages like Java and Scheme.

REST and the Web as a Platform, with Subbu Allamaraju

Interview with Subbu Allamaraju on  Jan 31, 2011 1

In this interview, Subbu Allamaraju talks about real life issues of RESTful architectures. He also describes a pragmatic approach of adopting the Web as an integration platform and shares his opinion on OAuth.

Jon Brisbin on Virtualization and Private Clouds

Interview with Jon Brisbin on  Jan 06, 2011

Jon Brisbin discusses his experience with Virtualization and reasons why companies would use Private Clouds, eg. regulation compliance. Also: the future role of operations, monitoring, and more.

Laforge and Rocher Discuss the future of Groovy, Grails and Java

Interview with Graeme Rocher Guillaume Laforge on  Dec 03, 2010

In this interview, Graeme Rocher and Guillaume Laforge of SpringSource talk about the present and future of the Grails framework and the Groovy language. Rocher talks about Grails 1.4 and some of its enhancements such as improvements to GORM. And Laforge discusses Groovy 1.8, which features new DSL authoring capabilities, among other things. They look at how Java’s future impacts their projects.

Inside SpringSource with Rod Johnson

Interview with Rod Johnson on  Nov 19, 2010 1

In this interview conducted at the SpringOne 2GX conference, Rod Johnson talks about the new advancements SpringSource is bringing to the enterprise Java space, including new cloud options. Johnson discusses open-source Java in general, including the flap over the direction of OpenJDK and Apache Harmony. And he delves into the new Code2Cloud effort from SpringSource and Tasktop, and much more.

Stefan Tilkov Talks REST, Web Services and More

Interview with Stefan Tilkov on  May 28, 2010

Stefan Tilkov discusses REST (Representational State Transfer) and RESTful web services based upon work he has done for clients of his consultancy. Stefan talks about the shortcomings of the WS-* specs and says he sees little need for WS-* web services any more. Stefan also talks about how web development frameworks are beginning to map to the RESTful model, and the concept of REST and security.

Treb Ryan on Cloud Computing and OpSource

Interview with Treb Ryan on  May 05, 2010

Treb Ryan, CEO of OpSource, speaks on many cloud topics including security, SLA, policy compliance, advancing the cloud into the enterprise, the current need for hybrid solutions and the impact of cloud computing on the IT taskforce.

Rebecca Mercuri on Computer Forensics

Interview with Rebecca Mercuri on  Jan 27, 2010 1

In this interview, Dr. Mercuri defines computer forensics, then discusses how forensics apply to criminal, civil, and intellectual property law. She addressed the challenges that technological advances, (e.g. RAID, cell phones, GPS devices, and Cloud Computing) increase the challenges faced by the forensic computer scientist. She also discusses appropriate actions if you suspect security issues.

Avi Bryant on Trendly, Ruby, Smalltalk and Javascript

Interview with Avi Bryant on  Aug 26, 2009 6

Avi Bryant talks about the iterative process that led to Trendly ( ), using Javascript, Ruby and Java in the process. He goes on to give his view on the state of Smalltalk and Squeak and talks about his experiments with writing a Smalltalk that compiles to idiomatic Javascript to make use of all the modern Javascript VMs.