Code Monkey Talks

Developer topics on a weekly basis.

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A weekly tech podcast for software developers hosted by Brian Jackson and Brian Demers.

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  • Bonus: Just The Brians

    August 18th, 2017  |  50 mins 7 secs
    devops, kcdc, meetups, remote, trello

    It's just us this week as we break from our summer hiatus.

  • Episode 15: GitHub with Aziz Shamim

    May 25th, 2017  |  59 mins 9 secs
    1password, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, devops, github, gpg, keybase, ransomware, star wars

    Aziz Shamim of GitHub joins us to discuss 1Password Travel Mode, ransomware and cryptocurrencies, Keybase on mobile, and Star Wars turns 40!

  • Bonus: StackState with Lodewijk Bogaards

    May 24th, 2017  |  40 mins 56 secs
    alerting, devops, monitoring, operations, stackstate

    Lodewijk Bogaards, CTO of StackState, joins us to discuss the philosophy and architecture of StackState.

  • Episode 14: Hobsons with Greg Greenlee

    May 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 8 mins
    ally, bash, build, devops, fedora, hashicorp, iot, java, jdk, jdk9, jigsaw, linux, mac, microsoft, people of color, poc, repl, rightscale, security, suse, ubuntu, visual studio, windows

    Greg Greenlee, DevOps Engineer at Hobsons discusses followup on Java's Jigsaw, IoT security threats, and Microsoft announces Fedora and SuSE support for Windows 10 bash and announces Visual Studio for Mac. Greg also shares with us his experience founding his professional platform for people of color called Blacks In Technology.

  • Episode 13: Azure and Kubernetes with Brendan Burns

    May 4th, 2017  |  46 mins 16 secs
    azure, coding, conferences, devops, google, kubernetes, microsoft, mp3, patents

    Brendan Burns, Director of Engineering at Microsoft Azure and co-founder of Kubernetes discusses the MP3 patent expiring, MSBuild conference, and secure coding neglect and the future of distributed computing.

  • Episode 12: A Floor Wax and A Dessert Topping with Bridget Kromhout

    April 27th, 2017  |  1 hr 9 mins
    batman, bill nye, boom, camp, cloud foundry, devops, devopsdays, docker, escape room, imax, moby, nethack, pivotal, space, supersonic, vr

    Bridget Kromhout, Principal Technologist for Cloud Foundry at Pivotal joins us to discuss Space Camp, Boom Supersonic, Docker creates The Moby Project.

  • Episode 11: HashiCorp with Mitchell Hashimoto

    April 19th, 2017  |  51 mins 15 secs
    amazon, art, aws, code, codestar, devops, fpga, hashicorp, open source,

    Mitchell Hashimoto, Founder and CTO of HashiCorp, joins us to discuss if code is art, designing open source code for varying audiences and AWS CodeStar.

  • Episode 10: Pivotal with Matt Stine

    April 13th, 2017  |  58 mins 4 secs
    blue ocean, deis, devops, jenkins, microsoft, pivotal, programming, self replicating, ui, ux

    Matt Stine, Product Manager at Pivotal joins us to discuss news about Jenkins Blue Ocean 1.0, Deis is bought by Microsoft, Amazon Aurora

  • Episode 9: Honeycomb with Charity Majors

    April 6th, 2017  |  45 mins 3 secs
    blue origin, devops, facebook, fauna, honeycomb, mongo, parse, programming,, space

    Charity Majors, founder & CEO of Honeycomb joins us to discuss exploratory learning through rich data, as well as news about Blue Origin, FaunaDB,

  • Episode 8: Threat Stack with Pete Cheslock

    March 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 17 secs
    cloud, devops, github, google, programming, sdlc, security, software development, spanner, threat stack, wikileaks

    Pete Cheslock joins us to discuss working at Threat Stack and the latest WikiLeaks Vault 7, Github's permissive IP ownership for employees, Google Cloud Spanner.

  • Episode 7: Robots for your Mobile Device Testing with Jason Huggins

    February 20th, 2017  |  56 mins 48 secs
    ai, automation, devops, hubcommander, microsoft, netflix, programming, saucelabs, selenium, tapster, tensorflow, testing

    Jason Huggins, founder of Tapster, cofounder of SauceLabs and Selenium, joins us to discuss testing automation in both the virtual and physical realms.
    In the News: Google launches 1.0 of its AI platform TensorFlow; Microsoft's Informatics and Robotics Platform for simulating the real world; Netflix releases HubCommander.

  • Episode 6: Governing Open Source Usage with Brian Fox

    February 9th, 2017  |  47 mins 32 secs
    cloud, continuous delivery, continuous integration, devops, evernote, google cloud, java, jigsaw, programming, sdlc, snapci, software development, thoughtworks

    Brian Fox, CTO at Sonatype joins us to discuss how to secure and govern open source usage in your company; In the News: Evernote migrates to Google Cloud; Java 9's Jigsaw Auto Modules are a step down with designing dependency management properly; ThoughtWorks shuts down SnapCI

  • Episode 5: ROBLOX, the popular game platform, with Brenton Bartel

    February 2nd, 2017  |  55 mins 4 secs
    artificial intelligence, backups, continuous integration, devops, gitlab, libratus, poker, programming, screwdriver, sdlc, software development, yahoo

    Brenton Bartel joins us to discuss the architecture of ROBLOX, a popular game platform.
    In the News: Gitlab's database incident; Libratus, the Poker AI that Out-Bluffed the Best Humans; Screwdriver CI from Yahoo

  • Episode 4: Flynn, a Docker-compatible PaaS, with Jonathan Rudenberg

    January 26th, 2017  |  41 mins 48 secs
    aws, chrome, cloud, codedeploy, devops, docker, firefox, flynn, git, google, heroku, paas, programming, sdlc, security, software development

    Jonathan Rudenberg joins us this week to discuss Flynn, a Docker-compatible open-source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
    In the News: Google Cloud Security; Chrome and Firefox highlight insecure password forms; AWS CodeDeploy adds blue/green deployments

  • Episode 3: Zapier Automates Tasks with Adam DuVander

    January 19th, 2017  |  48 mins 4 secs
    devops, fabric, fastlane, github, google, mobile, nintendo, programming, sdlc, software development, task automation, twitter, zapier

    We learn from Adam DuVander how Zapier helps you automate tasks. In the news: Nintendo Switch preorders, GitHub Streaks, Google buys Fabric, Mobile Development Pipeline as a Service with Fastlane.

  • Episode 2: WalmartLabs with Tim O'Brien

    January 12th, 2017  |  45 mins 3 secs
    atlassian, devops, gyroscope, labs, lego, programming, quantifiedself, rescuetime, sdlc, software development, trello, walmart

    Tim O'Brien tells us about DevOps at WalmartLabs and we discuss the LEGO Boost, Adobe's silent Chrome takeover; Atlassian buys Trello and the religion of JIRA;