The Changelog

by Changelog Media

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

295 Episodes

293: Ember four years later with Chad Hietala

Chad Hietala joined the show to talk with us about the long history of Ember.js, how he first got involved, his work at LinkedIn and his work as an Ember Core team member, how the Ember team communicates expectations from release to release, their well documented RFC process, ES Classes in Ember, Gl...

Play Download

18 April 2018 • 1 hour, 13 minutes

292: Elasticsearch and doubling down on "open" with Phillipp Krenn

Philipp Krenn joined the show to talk with us about Elasticsearch, the problem it solves, where it came from, and where it's at today. We discussed the query language, what it can be compared to, whether or not it's a database replacement or a database complement, Elasticsearch vs Elastic the compan...

Play Download

11 April 2018 • 1 hour, 4 minutes

291: Winamp2 JS with Jordan Eldredge

Jordan Eldredge joined the show to talk with us about Winamp2-js — a reimplementation of Winamp 2.9 in HTML5 and Javascript. For many of our listeners, talking about Winamp may bring to mind some extreme nostalgia about the internet of the past ... and it's certainly that way for Jerod and I. Jordan...

Play Download

6 April 2018 • 1 hour, 20 minutes

290: The finale! [rebroadcast]

We're rebroadcasting the finale episode of the beloved Request For Commits. But don't worry, The Changelog will be back with new episodes next week. In this finale episode of Request For Commits, we regroup to discuss the podcast from its start to its finish, lessons learned, community impact, and w...

Play Download

30 March 2018 • 45 minutes

289: Automated dependency updates

Rhys Arkins joined the show to talk about automating dependency updates using Renovate. Renovate is an open source tool to keep source code dependencies up-to-date using automated Pull Requests. We talked about who’s using it, the languages and environments that are supported, self-hosted vs SaaS an...

Play Download

23 March 2018 • 1 hour, 24 minutes

288: Live coding open source on Twitch

Suz Hinton joined the show to talk about live coding open source on Twitch. We talk about how she got interested in Twitch, her goals and aspirations for live streaming, the work she's doing in open source, Twitch for open source, how you and others can get started — and maybe some other fun stuff w...

Play Download

16 March 2018 • 1 hour, 20 minutes

287: Truffle framework and decentralized Ethereum apps

Tim Coulter joined the show to talk about Truffle — a development environment, testing framework, and asset pipeline for Ethereum. We talked with Tim about how he got into Ethereum and dapp development, Solidity vs JavaScript, smart contract testing, EthPM which is like npm but for Ethereum, Why dec...

Play Download

13 March 2018 • 1 hour, 13 minutes

286: JavaScript sprinkles in Basecamp turned Stimulus

David Heinemeier Hansson joined the show to share the story of how JavaScript sprinkles in Basecamp evolved into a full-fledged framework called Stimulus. We talked about ins and outs of Basecamp as it is today, Ruby, JavaScript and David's somewhat new found love for that language. How they open so...

Play Download

6 March 2018 • 1 hour, 28 minutes

285: We couldn’t afford an Oculus so we built one

Max Coutte joined the show to share his journey of learning the math and programming required to build an open source Oculus headset for $100. Max is 16 and lives in a small village in France. And one day he and his friends decided to built an Oculus headset because they couldn't afford one. This sh...

Play Download

23 February 2018 • 1 hour, 6 minutes

284: Moore's Law and High Performance Computing

Todd Gamblin, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, joined us to talk about Moore’s Law, his work at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the components of a micro-chip, and High Performance Computing.

Play Download

16 February 2018 • 1 hour, 14 minutes