14 episodes

Hosted by Joel Marcey, a staff developer advocate on the Meta Open Source team, The Diff showcases the program, the projects and the people that drives the team's mission of building community through open source technology.

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Hosted by Joel Marcey, a staff developer advocate on the Meta Open Source team, The Diff showcases the program, the projects and the people that drives the team's mission of building community through open source technology.

    Episode 13 - From Linux to React Native with Nicola Corti

    Episode 13 - From Linux to React Native with Nicola Corti

    In this installment of The Diff podcast, host Dmitry Vinnik and Meta Software Developer Nicola Corti chat about how Nicola gained an interest in mobile development through Linux. They also discuss how open source plays an important role in Nicola’s career, what React Native is and how Kotlin is being used in the open source project’s build code. At the end, listeners get the scoop on Nicola’s podcast, The Developers’ Bakery.

    • 43 min
    Episode 12: Talking about All Things React with Rachel Nabors

    Episode 12: Talking about All Things React with Rachel Nabors

    In this installment of The Diff podcast, your host Dmitry Vinnik and Meta Documentation Engineer Rachel Nabors discuss their experience getting into front-end development, their work in the React ecosystem and explores how virtual conferences have opened the door for the open source community.

    • 47 min
    Episode 11: Talking Mobile Open Source with Pascal Hartig

    Episode 11: Talking Mobile Open Source with Pascal Hartig

    In this installment of The Diff podcast, host Dmitry Vinnik and Software Engineer Pascal Hartig discuss Pascal’s open source journey at Meta. Initially, Pascal worked on Litho, a declarative UI framework for Android, but lately, he's primarily focused on supporting a project called Flipper, an extensible mobile app debugger. Throughout this interview, Pascal and Dmitry talk about the importance of building a welcoming community and give several tips on how to get started in open source.

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    Meta Tech Podcast

    Meta Open Source project Flipper - Website

    Meta Open Source project Litho - Website

    “Contributing to Open Source for the first time” by Cami Williams 

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    Dmitry's Twitter

    Pascal's Twitter

    Meta Open Source Twitter

    Meta Open Source Facebook Page

    Meta Open Source Website

    Meta Open Source LinkedIn Page

    • 44 min
    Episode 10: Talking Open Source with Paul O'Shannessy

    Episode 10: Talking Open Source with Paul O'Shannessy

    Welcome to the 10th episode of The Diff audio podcast, and the first episode of The Diff video series. In this episode, join your host Joel Marcey as he chats with Meta Open Source Program Engineering Manager Paul O'Shannessy about all the innovation he's played a part in during his decade in open source. Stay tuned for the rapid-fire question section where the two cover such controversial topics as pineapple on pizza and Star Trek vs. Star Wars.


    Meta Open Source
    Meta Open Source YouTube Channel
    Meta Open Source Twitter Account

    • 38 min
    Episode 9: The Breeze Has Been Shot With Cami Williams

    Episode 9: The Breeze Has Been Shot With Cami Williams

    On this episode of The Diff recorded Wednesday, May 6th 2020, Joel catches up with Cami Williams, a developer advocate and colleague on the Facebook open source team. Cami and Joel play, I ask question, you ask a question and we talked about some really interesting topics. Find out how Cami became popular on social media, our thoughts around diversity in the world of advocacy and technology, the one programming language to have if you are stranded on an island, and hear some admissions about reality TV shows. Also there is a big surprise at the end regarding the podcast itself.


    Facebook Open Source
    Facebook Open Source YouTube Channel
    Facebook Twitter Account
    Official Harry Potter House Quiz

    • 56 min
    Episode 8: Talking Libra With Eric Nakagawa

    Episode 8: Talking Libra With Eric Nakagawa

    On this episode of The Diff, Joel talks Libra with Eric Nakagawa. Libra's mission is to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that powers billions of people. Eric is the head of open source for Calibra, who is building a wallet for Libra. Eric describes how Libra works, how validator nodes work, what parts of Libra are open sourced, the difference between Libra and Calibra, and much more.

    Find out more, including the transcript at https://thediffpodcast.com/docs/episode-8

    • 1 hr 3 min

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