119 episodes

Programming Throwdown educates Computer Scientists and Software Engineers on a cavalcade of programming and tech topics. Every show will cover a new programming language, so listeners will be able to speak intelligently about any programming language.

Programming Throwdown Patrick Wheeler and Jason Gauci

    • Education
    • 4.5 • 532 Ratings

Programming Throwdown educates Computer Scientists and Software Engineers on a cavalcade of programming and tech topics. Every show will cover a new programming language, so listeners will be able to speak intelligently about any programming language.

    The Art of Vacations

    The Art of Vacations

    Taking a good vacation is as important as getting a good night's sleep (*very important*). It may sound silly on its face, but planning a vacation and planning around your vacation is extremely important to ensure that you are in the right headspace the rest of the year. This is especially true in the COVID era where many of us are working from home. In this episode, we dive into why vacations are so important, how to plan a relaxing vacation, and how to make sure that your team is supported while you are out.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Building a Robotics Software Platform with Abhay Venkatesh

    Building a Robotics Software Platform with Abhay Venkatesh

    You’ve seen the dancing Boston Dynamics dogs, Honda’s ASIMO greeting people at malls, and the half-court-shooting robot at the Olympics, among other awe-inspiring robot stories that nowadays are getting increasingly more common. But equally fascinating, especially for us programmers, is the amount of programming and structure needed to make sure these robots work as intended. In this episode, we talk with Abhay Venkatesh, Software Engineer at Anduril Industries, about Platforms for Robotics (PFRs), and the intricacies happening inside these mechanical wonders.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    117 - Authentication with Aviad Mizrachi

    117 - Authentication with Aviad Mizrachi

    Authentication has become a necessity in a digital world that’s ever-increasing in complexity. What can you do to arm yourself against the constant threat of data breaches and hacks? In this episode Jason sits down with Aviad Mizrachi, CTO and Co-Founder of Frontegg, to give us valuable insight into how Authentication works, and how these help you become more defensible against attacks.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Hash Maps

    Hash Maps

    What are hash maps, and when do you need them? What are examples of hash functions? And can you bring a water calculator to your SATs?

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Route Planning with Parker Woodward

    Route Planning with Parker Woodward

    Ever wondered how route planning apps, well, plan routes? In this episode, we navigate through this fascinating topic, a field as data-driven and systemic as it is magical and compelling.

    Joining us is Parker Woodward, Route Expert and Marketing Director for Route4Me. We discuss how route planning works, the intricacies behind it, and how services like Route4Me perform complex balancing acts between machine learning and user-generated feedback.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Code Documentation with Omer Rosenbaum and Tim Post

    Code Documentation with Omer Rosenbaum and Tim Post

    What makes for good documentation? In this episode, we dive into one of the most important yet overlooked facets of coding. With us are Omer Rosenbaum and Tim Post of Swimm.io. Swimm is an app that allows you to create docs coupled with your code, which are auto-synced and integrated into your workflow. It makes for much more efficient, elegant, and accessible documentation.

    Omer is the CTO of Swimm, and Tim is Principal Development Relations and User Advocate. They are the experts who will guide us through good code documentation practices and tools, as well as share some fascinating real-life examples and stories.

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
532 Ratings

532 Ratings

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I really love Programming Throwdown! Patrick and Jason consistently offer information-packed episodes in an easy to consume package. I learn something every time!

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Great show!

Patrick and Jason, hosts of the Programming Throwdown podcast, highlight all aspects of tech and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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