Podcast #3

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This is the third episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following:

We also answered the following listener questions, with a lot of peripheral discussion on related topics:

  1. Dave Kauffman: On Computer Science versus Software Engineering: is there any real-world use for recursion?
  2. Nick Malaguti: How should he deal with real world programming projects as a part of college classes? Specifically, the fact that there's no real hierarchy and an inability to move the deadline? Also, what software do you recommend to manage software projects? (Joel swears that Nick was not paid to ask this question, in case you were wondering.)
  3. David Alison: What do we think of services like the Google App Engine?
  4. Tim Patterson: How to use blogtalkradio.com to easily record a question for stackoverflow using nothing but your telephone and a web browser.

If you'd like to submit a question to be answered in our next episode, record an audio file (90 seconds or less) and mail it to podcast@stackoverflow.com.

The transcript wiki for this episode is available for public editing.

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