It's like hanging out at our software studio in Austin, Texas with Charles Lowell and the Frontside Team. We talk to smart people about how to make the world of software better for the people who make and use it. Managed and produced by @therubyrep.
OpenTelemetry with Austin Parker
In this episode, [Austin Parker](https://twitter.com/austinlparker), Principal Developer Advocate at [Lightstep](https://lightstep.com/) talks about the [OpenTelemetry](https://opentelemetry.io/) Framework, which is an observability framework for cloud-native software and a collection of tools, APIs, and SDKs. You use it to instrument, generate, collect, and export telemetry data (metrics, logs, and traces) for analysis in order to understand your software's performance and behavior.
Paying Open Source Contributors with Puneet Lath
In this episode, [Puneet Lath](https://twitter.com/puneetlat), Director of Research and Development at [Expensify](https://www.expensify.com/), talks about the unique way Expensify is using open source with their products by not just open-sourcing software tools but also open-sourcing the front end of the product itself. They are rebuilding their products on React Native to be fully cross-platform and doing so in an open-source manner. All code is public, and anyone can see it and contribute to it.
Product Roadmaps and Tooling Planning with Steve Pereira
In this episode, [Steve Pereira](https://twitter.com/SteveElsewhere)—the founder of [Visible](https://visible.is/)—talks about how his unique approach to mapping helps customers get products out of the door fast and efficiently. Maps flow to build alignment, clarity, and confidence, and Steve focuses on two primary areas to drive exceptional business outcomes: Flow and value. Value stream thinking and methodologies, augmented by continuous improvement and performance.
Data, Trust, and Transparency: A COVID-19 Vaccine Story
Data is at the center of everything we do. Yet, how can we trust it in a world where more "organic" food is consumed than produced? In this episode, Jason Kelley—the Global General Manager for Blockchain Services at IBM—talks about how data trust and transparency are applied to COVID-19 vaccines.
Type systems with ReasonML London organizer Marcel Cutts and Shane Wilson
"Java has done an excellent job at ruining types for everyone for quite a while—explains Marcel after describing the tech pub scene in London—but it's important to know there's more than one kind of type system." Along with Shane, they outline what's exciting about ReasonML and their experience with new languages and tools around types.
Intro to Rush.js with co-author Pete Gonzales
Monorepos are the new muse of library maintainers, but what happens when your project grows past 100 packages in the same repo? What about thousands? Rush.js was created for those cases, and Pete—who started the project while working at Microsoft—is here to tell us about it.
Great show for web developers
I’m really enjoying listening to these guys talk about their experiences building web applications. Keep em coming, guys!