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079 TMTC Peter Ledbrook – VMWare, Groovy, Grails

Peter Ledbrook is an engineer at VMWare and an evangalist for Groovy and Grails. Discussion The Grails Podcast Groovy Grails JVM Static typing Dynamic typing ...

078 TMTC Chris Mattmann – OODT/NASA

Chris Mattmann is a Software Engineer at NASA's JPL. He's the VP of OODT in the Apache Software Foundation and an adjunct professor at...

077 TMTC Karl Wright – ManifoldCF

Today I am joined by Karl Wright, Nokia engineer, ManifoldCF developer and author of ManifoldCF in action. We discuss ManifoldCF, an Apache Incubator project,...

076 TMTC Pranta Das and Bhaskar Sunkara (AppDynamics)

AppDynamics is a company that provides a monitoring solution for .NET and Java platforms. I spoke with the VP of Engineering and one of...

075 TMTC Jim Jagielski – Apache Software Foundation

Jim Jagielski is the president of the Apache Software Foundation and works for Red Hat. He's a founding member of the Foundation and has...

074 TMTC Jonathan Ellis – Cassandra

Jonathan Ellis is the Project Chair of Cassandra and co-founder of DataStax,  a company that specializes in helping companies set up BigData stacks with...

073 TMTC Grant Ingersoll – Lucene & Solr

Lucene is a terrific tool for powering searches. Solr adds a layer of functionality on top of it that makes things even more easy...

072 TMTC Charles Max Wood on Freelancing Interview

I got an email from Michael Seely asking about being a freelancer. I emailed him back and asked him if he'd like to interview...

State of the Podcast – What’s up with Teach Me To Code

I haven't done a podcast in about 3 weeks. I'm changing some things around and wanted to let you know what they were. For this...

Acceptance Testing with Evan Light and Jorge Dias

Coulda Filet Test::Unit Thoughts on what make good acceptance tests: Don’t write brittle tests Communication between the coder and customer Not being low level Keep them at the same level of...

Rocky Mountain Ruby Conferences with Marty Haught and Charley Baker

Marty is the organizer of the Boulder Ruby Users’ Group and Rocky Mountain Ruby Conference. He’s been programming Ruby since 2005. Charley has been programming...

Nginx with Igor Sysoev and Andrey Alexeev

Igor started developing in Nginx in 2002. He started building it because he needed something that would effectively proxy connections in an event driven...

Interview with Josh Berkus – Part 2

In this episode we discussed: MongoDB Standardization of NoSQL databases Portability between non-relational databases CouchDB PostgreSQL AGPL license PostgreSQL license (like the BSD license) MySQL is GPLv2 Drizzle has rewritten their MySQL driver...

TMTC 66 Josh Berkus (PostgreSQL Core Team)

Here’s a list of several of the things we discussed: How PostgreSQL got started Ingres The Apache Foundation The PostgreSQL core team and it’s...

Investing in Your Knowledge Portfolio

In the Pragmatic Programmer it talks about your knowledge portfolio and recommend that you invest in it regularly. In fact, it draws the analogy...

Pivotal Labs’ Javascript Setup

One of my clients had Pivotal Labs build them a website. After Pivotal Labs finished the project, they helped them find a developer to...

Freelancing Advice – Teach Me To Code Podcast

I’ve had two people ask me about freelancing within 1 day of each other. So, I’m going to give some advice. I also talked...

Gregory Brown Interview – Teach Me To Code Podcast

Gregory Brown is a longtime member of the Ruby community. His contributions to the community include his recent involvement in the RubyGems discussions, Ruby...

Ryan Smith Interview – Teach Me To Code Podcast

Ryan Smith is an engineer at Heroku.com. He wrote the queue_classic library in Ruby. He was a speaker at RailsConf talking about the Worker...

Gary Bernhardt Interview – Teach Me To Code Podcast

Gary is well known for a few things including destroyallsoftware.com, Ruby vs. Python: A battle to the death, and his discussions on tools, process,...