podcast July 16, 2021

Podcast 358: GitHub Copilot can write code for you. We put it to the test.

If you're looking for regex, meet your new best friend.
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Director of Content

We chat with Paul Ford and Cassidy Williams about the experience of using GitHub Copilot, an AI system that writes code for you. It was trained on millions of lines of code written by humans, but how close does it come to a living, breathing programmer? Well, if you’re looking for regex, meet your new best friend.

Episode Notes

You can find some fun video of Cassidy putting Copilot to the test here.

If you want to take the Jamstack survey, check it out here.

Our lifeboat badge of the week goes to Andomar, who answered the question: Will multiple calls to now() in a single postgres query always give same result?


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