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How To Build A Cloud Provider with Anurag Goel

10/14/2019
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Render is a cloud provider built on top of Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. Render uses the compute abstractions provided by the major cloud providers to build a second layer cloud provider with the goal of providing a better user experience. Anurag Goel is the founder of Render, and he returns to the show The post How To Build A Cloud Provider with Anurag Goel appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:15:42

freeCodeCamp’s Quincy Larson interviews Jeff Meyerson

10/12/2019
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We are republishing a podcast from the freeCodeCamp Podcast as a weekend episode. Jeff Meyerson is the creator and host of the Software Engineering Daily podcast. Jeff grew up in Texas. He spent most of his childhood playing competitive strategy games like Magic: the Gathering. This lead him to making a lot of money – The post freeCodeCamp’s Quincy Larson interviews Jeff Meyerson appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:02:21:46

Webflow: No-Code with Vlad Magdalin

10/11/2019
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Webflow is a platform for building applications without programming. Software engineering has barely been around for 30 years. Over that period of time, there have been many attempts to create a platform that allows for the creation of software without writing a line of code. Most of these systems have not been able to fulfill The post Webflow: No-Code with Vlad Magdalin appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:07:51

Data Visualization with Sherman Wood and Chad Lumley

10/10/2019
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Data visualization is the presentation of data in a way that emphasizes certain qualities about that data. Data visualization can be used to prove a specific point, or it can be used as a depiction of a data set to be explored. Data visualization is used in consumer software products as well as backend engineering The post Data Visualization with Sherman Wood and Chad Lumley appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:51:50

Treehouse: Business and Education with Ryan Carson

10/9/2019
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The ability to create software is a superpower. But software education is not evenly distributed. Ryan Carson started Treehouse to provide a high quality education system for anyone to learn how to build software. On a previous episode, Ryan and I discussed the field of programming education. Ryan returns to the show for a conversation The post Treehouse: Business and Education with Ryan Carson appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:01:34

Traces: Video Recognition with Veronica Yurchuk and Kostyantyn Shysh

10/8/2019
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Video surveillance impacts human lives every day. On most days, we do not feel the impact of video surveillance. But the effects of video surveillance have tremendous potential. It can be used to solve crimes and find missing children. It can be used to intimidate journalists and empower dictators. Like any piece of technology, video The post Traces: Video Recognition with Veronica Yurchuk and Kostyantyn Shysh appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:06:34

GDPR in Practice with Joshua Prismon

10/7/2019
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Data privacy policies have changed how software organizations need to operate. As consumer preferences have shifted in favor of strong privacy, software companies are having to examine their policies around data collection and retention. Many software companies were started in a time with different norms around data. Building a new application that is compliant with The post GDPR in Practice with Joshua Prismon appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:52:25

Indie Hackers (3 Years Later) with Courtland Allen

10/4/2019
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Indie Hackers is a platform for independent software businesses to discuss strategy and find inspiration. Courtland Allen founded Indie Hackers with the goal of sharing the stories of these businesses, and the company has become a thriving community of entrepreneurs, engineers, and creators. Business is a creative medium. The definition of a successful business is The post Indie Hackers (3 Years Later) with Courtland Allen appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:13:48

The Messy Middle with Scott Belsky

10/3/2019
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Scott Belsky founded Behance in 2006. Behance is a social platform where designers and creators share their work. Scott was motivated to start Behance due to his desire to combine his love for creativity with his desire to create a business. After 6 years of work, Behance was acquired by Adobe for more than $150 The post The Messy Middle with Scott Belsky appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:42:23

Fivetran: Data Connectors with George Fraser

10/2/2019
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Large companies have multiple databases, multiple data formats, and multiple applications that need to use the data. Every data engineer needs to move data between these different components of a system. Moving data between different parts of a system is often called “ETL”, an acronym for “Extract, Transform, Load.” Data engineers spend much of their The post Fivetran: Data Connectors with George Fraser appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:51:42

Cruise: Self-Driving Engineering with Mo Elshenawy

10/1/2019
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The development of self-driving cars is one of the biggest technological changes that is under way. Across the world, thousands of engineers are working on developing self-driving cars. Although it still seems far away, self-driving cars are starting to feel like an inevitability. This is especially true if you spend much time in downtown San The post Cruise: Self-Driving Engineering with Mo Elshenawy appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:48:53

Software Moats with Astasia Myers

9/30/2019
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Investors often use the term “moat” to describe the durable competitive advantage of a company. When an investor puts money into a company, they are making that investment based on a valuation. That valuation is subjective–it is how much the investor thinks the company is worth. A valuation is determined by the present value of The post Software Moats with Astasia Myers appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:04:22

Stripe Infrastructure Management with Uma Chingunde

9/27/2019
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Software engineering is a new field. There are theories about how we should be building our systems, but these theories might change over time. The same is true for engineering management. There are many successful examples of companies scaling with the management hierarchies pioneered by Microsoft and Google, but since everyone knows that those techniques The post Stripe Infrastructure Management with Uma Chingunde appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:59:56

Life Insurance Engineering with Vipul Sharma and Lingke Wang

9/26/2019
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Ethos Life Insurance is a software company that sells life insurance products. Software is reshaping established industries such as banking, insurance, and manufacturing. In these large, established industries, incumbents are adopting new technology as fast as they can, but the new technology needs to be integrated with the old technology. The slow rate of technology The post Life Insurance Engineering with Vipul Sharma and Lingke Wang appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:59:15

WebAssembly Isolation with Tyler McMullen

9/25/2019
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Isolation is a fundamental concept in computer science. Software workloads are isolated from each other in order to keep resource access cleanly separated. When programs are properly isolated, it is easier for the programmer to reason about the memory safety of that program. When a program is not properly isolated, it can lead problems such The post WebAssembly Isolation with Tyler McMullen appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:53:58

Cloud Foundry with Abby Kearns

9/24/2019
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Cloud Foundry is a system for managing distributed applications. Cloud Foundry was released in 2011, and has been widely adopted by enterprises that need a platform for deploying and scaling the applications that run within their company. The ecosystem around Cloud Foundry includes systems for continuous delivery, pubsub messaging, and containerization. Abby Kearns is the The post Cloud Foundry with Abby Kearns appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:47:57

Kafka Data Pipelines with Robin Moffatt

9/23/2019
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A new software product usually starts with a single database. That database manages the tables for user accounts and basic transactions. When a product becomes popular, the database grows in size. There are more transactions and more users. A company grows around that product, and the company starts to accumulate more data in different sources. The post Kafka Data Pipelines with Robin Moffatt appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:54:11

ReadMe with Greg Koberger

9/20/2019
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A software company needs to get many things right in order to be successful. Having a useful product with solid engineering is only the beginning. ReadMe was started five years ago. The company solved a seemingly simple problem: documentation for software products. If you have worked as a software engineer, you have looked at documentation. The post ReadMe with Greg Koberger appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:22:50

Open Source Ecosystem with Dirk Hohndel

9/19/2019
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Open source software is very new. Open source has existed for less than 30-40 years, depending on who you ask. The idea of open source was popularized by Linux, and open source software started to get heavily commercialized in the 1990s. By the early 2000s, open source was used by nearly every large software company. The post Open Source Ecosystem with Dirk Hohndel appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:50:11

Distributed Databases with Aly Cabral

9/18/2019
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Modern databases consist of multiple servers that host the data in a distributed fashion. Using multiple servers allows a database to be resilient to the failure of any one database node, because copies of the data are shared to other servers. A multi-node setup also lets the database grow beyond the size of data that The post Distributed Databases with Aly Cabral appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:57:39