The open-source game engine you’ve been waiting for: Godot (Ep. 543)
Juan Linietsky, cofounder and lead developer of the Godot Engine, joins the home team for a conversation about what led him to create an open-source game engine, how open source is shaping game development, and the well-worn path from playing video games to learning to build them.
How chaos engineering preps developers for the ultimate game day (Ep. 531)
In complex systems, you usually want to minimize chaos. Unless you're trying to find weak spots. In that case, chaos is your friend.
Commit to something big: all about monorepos (Ep. 527)
Everything you need to know about monorepos — and the tools to build them.
The future of software engineering is powered by AIOps and open source (Ep. 523)
Hear how Intuit is using AI to help its dev teams ship faster.
Better developer experience through AI and open source
This podcast series explores how the company is using AI and open source to let their engineers build better software faster.
A chat with Red Hat's Matt Hicks on his path from developer to CEO (Ep. 495)
Sometimes the path from IC to CEO is learning that you love being a coach.
A serial entrepreneur finally embraces open source (Ep. 486)
Serial entrepreneur Arpit Mohan, cofounder and CTO of Appsmith, tells Ben and Cassidy about his path to building Appsmith, an open-source project that makes it easy for engineers to build, ship, and maintain internal tools.
Hypergrowth headaches (Ep. 485)
When a company hits a period of hypergrowth, developers are in for a thrill ride. They need to start scaling their systems, moving to service architectures and clouds, and looking to solve problems others haven’t. But hypergrowth brings headaches, too, and chief among them is how to keep everyone aware of what’s going on with teams that they aren’t a part of.
A history of open-source licensing from a lawyer who helped blaze the trail (Ep. 473)
The home team is joined by Heather Meeker, a specialist with a deep history in the world of open-source software licensing.
Building a community of open-source documentation contributors
When your open-source project starts getting contributors, it can feel great! But as a project grows, contributors can neglect to document everything.
Visual Studio turns 25, new ideas for supporting open source, and of course…NFTs (Ep. 423)
The new home team—Matt, Ceora, and Cassidy—discuss Visual Studio’s 25th birthday, how to create a sustainable revenue source for open-source frameworks, why open-source business models contribute to a lack of diversity, and why NFTs are so unpopular with K-pop fans.
China’s only female Apache member on the rise of open source in China (Ep. 414)
We also cover the good kind of database fragmentation.
Who's going to pay to fix open source security? (Ep. 409)
Are occasional disasters among widely used open source projects inevitable, or can we find a way to better fund maintainers and security?
Sequencing your DNA with a USB dongle and open source code
It takes the most exquisite measurements you can imagine, recording the changes in current associated with different bits of DNA.
Podcast 399: Zero to MVP without provisioning a database
Obsessing about the daily lives of developers pays off.
Can InnerSource bring open source practices to closed corporate bureaucracies?
Open source won. Now, the OSS way of working is making inroads into new territories: the corporate engineering department.
Podcast 337: Saying goodbye to our co-host, Sara Chipps
Rest assured, we'll be connecting on LinkedIn in the near future.
Podcast 335: Open source contributors helped a helicopter fly on Mars
You drop an open source contribution like a stone in a pond. The ripples may land somewhere you never imagined.
Podcast 324: Talking apps, APIs, and open source with developers from Slack
Podcast 323: A director of engineering explains scaling from dozens of employees to thousands
We discuss data gravity and some much lighter topics.