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Conversations with the hackers, leaders, and innovators of software development. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo face their imposter syndrome so you don’t have to. Expect in-depth interviews with the best and brightest in software engineering, open source, and leadership. This is a polyglot podcast. All programming languages, platforms, and communities are welcome. Open source moves fast. Keep up.

The Changelog: Software Dev & Open Source Changelog Media

    • Technology
    • 4.8, 176 Ratings

Conversations with the hackers, leaders, and innovators of software development. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo face their imposter syndrome so you don’t have to. Expect in-depth interviews with the best and brightest in software engineering, open source, and leadership. This is a polyglot podcast. All programming languages, platforms, and communities are welcome. Open source moves fast. Keep up.

    De-Google-ing your website analytics

    De-Google-ing your website analytics

    Plausible creators Uku Täht and Marko Saric join the show to talk about their open source, privacy-friendly alternative to Google Analytics. We talk through the backstory of the project, why it’s open source, the details behind a few viral blog posts Marko shared to bring in a ton of new interest to the project, why privacy matters in web analytics, how they prioritize building new features, the technical details behind their no cookie light-weight JavaScript approach, and their thoughts on a server-side option.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Leading GitHub to a $7.5 billion acquisition

    Leading GitHub to a $7.5 billion acquisition

    Jason Warner (CTO at GitHub) joined the show to talk with us about the backstory of how he helped to lead GitHub to a $7.5 billion acquisition by Microsoft. Specifically how they trusted their gut not just the data, and how they understood the value they were bringing to market. We also talk about Jason’s focus on “horizon 3” for GitHub, and his thoughts on remote work and how they’re leading GitHub engineering today.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    VisiData is like duct tape for your data

    VisiData is like duct tape for your data

    Saul Pwanson is the creator and maintainer of VisiData, a terminal interface for exploring and arranging tabular data. On this Maintainer Spotlight episode, Saul joins Jerod for a wide-ranging discussion on crossword puzzles, biographs, and Saul’s open source gift to the world. Thanks to AJ for the suggestion!

    • 57 min
    Gatsby's long road to incremental builds

    Gatsby's long road to incremental builds

    Gatsby creator Kyle Mathews joins Jerod fresh off the launch of incremental builds to tell the story of this feature that’s 3 years in the making. We talk about Kyle’s vision for Gatsby, why incremental builds took so long, why it’s not part of the open source tool, how he makes decisions between Cloud and open source features, and more.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Indeed's FOSS Contributor Fund

    Indeed's FOSS Contributor Fund

    Duane O’Brien (head of open source at Indeed) joined the show to talk about their FOSS Contributor Fund and FOSS Responders. He’s super passionate about open source, and through his role at Indeed Duane was able to implement this fund and open source it as a framework for other companies to use. We talk through all the details of the program, its impact and influence, as well as ways companies can use the framework in their organization. We also talk about FOSS Responders an initiative to support open source that has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Work from home SUPERCUT

    Work from home SUPERCUT

    Today we’re featuring conversations from different perspectives on working from home from our JS Party, Go Time, and Brain Science podcasts here on Changelog.com. Because, hey…if you didn’t know we have 6 active podcasts in our portfolio of shows. Head to changelog.com/podcasts to collect them all!

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
176 Ratings

176 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change in the software development space - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Adam and Jerod do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating the shifting landscape of software, open source and tech culture - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Lee Hericks ,

Engaging

I’ve listened to one episode so far and the conversation is quality and engaging.

J. Barshop ,

Awesome show, highly recommend!

Adam, Jerod and their guests provide some incredibly compelling content and do a phenomenal job of simplifying complex ideas in a structured, entertaining way.

Highly recommend listening and subscribing to The Changelog if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to level up and better understand how open source is drastically shaping our future!

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