Ross Mason on Mule 3 & ESB's in the Cloud

Interview with Ross Mason on  Jan 24, 2011 1

Mule Creator Ross Mason discusses Mule's evolution over the years and what's new in Mule 3, as well as a new architectural pattern of using ESB's in the cloud. JSON as a data interchange format is discussed, as well as ESB's as a backend for mobile devices.'s Dave Carroll on Scalability and the History of Their APIs

Interview with Dave Carroll on  Jan 21, 2011

In this interview, Ryan discusses the components of the architecture and how they achieve scale. They discuss the different cloud service models and the viewpoint of Salesforce as well as the history of their APIs including and their decision to move from SOAP API to a Rest-based API.

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.

Alec Sharp Talks Modeling and BPMN

Interview with Alec Sharp on  Nov 04, 2010 1

In this interview Alec Sharp, an expert on modeling, discusses the importance of modeling, particularly Business Process Modeling and BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) to app development. Sharp says that although building complex models can be contradictory to what Agile is about, building simple models is not. Sharp also refers to BPMN as a “visual programming language.”

Martin Fowler and Paulo Caroli on Continuous Integration and Deployment

Interview with Martin Fowler Paulo Caroli on  Aug 25, 2010

Martin Fowler and Paulo Caroli discuss testing, continuous integration and continuous deployment, as well as DSLs and REST.

Ralph Johnson, Joe Armstrong on the Future of Parallel Programming

Interview with Ralph Johnson Joe Armstrong on  Jul 21, 2010

Ralph Johnson and Joe Armstrong discuss their ideas about parallel programming - whether shared memory is harmful, the place of message passing, fault tolerance, the importance of protocols and more.

Steve Vinoski on Erlang and Rest

Interview with Steve Vinoski on  Jul 16, 2010

Steve Vinoski talks about Rest and Erlang and about what got him convinced in these technologies. He discuses benefits of adopting them in terms of productivity and other aarchitectural properties.

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.

Project Lead Mark Fisher Discusses the Spring Integration Project

Interview with Mark Fisher on  Mar 18, 2010

InfoQ talks to Mark Fisher, project lead for the Spring Integration project, about the framework. The interview talks about the origins of the framework, how it compares to using an ESB, and using Spring Integration with Spring Batch.

Guilherme Silveira on Restfulie

Interview with Guilherme Silveira on  Feb 25, 2010 4

In this interview conducted by Stefan Tilkov, Guilherme Silveira compares Restfulie, a hypermedia-centric REST framework, with other RESTful frameworks and explains the difference between its Java and Ruby implementations.

Don Box Discusses SOAP, XML, REST and M

Interview with Don Box on  Feb 01, 2010 1

In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2009, Don Box discusses the history of SOAP, XML, XML Schema, RELAX NG, SOAP and WSDL, REPL, opinions on REST, REST at Microsoft, coexistence of REST and WS-*, the M programming language, M and DSLs, M versus XML/XML Schema, Data as XML, and future plans for M and data modeling at Microsoft.