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#229  Python, Django, and Channels with Andrew Godwin Guest: Andrew Godwin

Django core contributor Andrew Godwin joins the show to tell us all about Python and Django. If you've ever wondered why people love Python, what Django's virtues are as a web framework, or how Django Channels measure up to Phoenix's Channels and Rails' Action Cable, this is the show for you. Also: Andrew's take on funding and sustaining open source efforts.

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#11  Funding the Web with Brendan Eich Guest: Brendan Eich

Brendan Eich, founder of Brave and creator of JavaScript, joined the show to talk about the history of the web, how it has been funded, and the backstory on the early browser wars and emerging monetization models. We also talked about why big problems are hard to solve for the Internet and the tradeoffs between centralization and distribution.

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#228  Servo and Rust with Jack Moffitt Guest: Jack Moffitt

Jack Moffitt joined the show to talk about Servo, an experimental web browser layout engine. We talked about what the Servo project aims to achieve, six areas of performance, and what makes Rust a good fit for this effort.

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#10  Finding New Contributors with Charlotte Spencer Guest: Charlotte Spencer

Charlotte Spencer joined the show to talk about making open source more approachable, Your First PR, helping people make their first open source contribution, attracting new contributors, and what projects can do to bring in, retain, and communicate with new people.

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#226  The Road to Font Awesome 5 with Dave Gandy Guest: Dave Gandy

Dave Gandy joined the show to talk about the history of Font Awesome, what's to come in Font Awesome 5 and their Kickstarter to fund Font Awesome 5 Pro, and how everything they're doing is funneling back into the forever free and open source — Font Awesome Free.

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#9  Open Source & Licenses with Heather Meeker Guest: Heather Meeker

Heather Meeker joined the show to talk about open source licensing, why open source licenses are historically significant, how much developers really need to know, and how much developers think they know. We also talk about mixing commercial and open source licenses, and how lawyers keep up with an ever-changing landscape.

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#225  99 Practical Bottles of OOP with Sandi Metz Guest: Sandi Metz

Sandi Metz joined the show to talk about her beginnings on a mainframe, her 30+ years of programming experience, the ins and outs of OOP, her book Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby (aka POODR), as well as her latest book 99 Bottles of OOP which she co-authored with Katrina Owen. We also covered a few listener submitted questions at the end.

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#8  Open Source and Business with David Cramer & Isaac Schlueter Guest: David Cramer Guest: Isaac Schlueter

David Cramer (CEO of Sentry) and Isaac Schlueter (CEO of npm) joined the show to talk about building businesses in open source, why they decided to turn their side projects into full-time work, how they experimented with finding steady sources of revenue, raising venture capital, working with investors and with community, and different company approaches to developing open source projects.

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#223  Homebrew and Package Management with Mike McQuaid Guest: Mike McQuaid

Mike McQuaid joined us to catch us up on the latest in Homebrew and the recent 1.0.0 release. We talked about no more /usr/local — Homebrew moves to /usr/local/Homebrew to keep /usr/local cleaner, auto-updates, the growth of the Homebrew community and how it has grown to almost 6000 unique contributors, and more.

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#222  Ethereum and Cryptocurrency with Gavin Wood Guest: Gavin Wood

Gavin Wood joined the show to talk about Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, The DAO, Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), what could you build with Ethereum, and the future of digital currency. Gavin Wood is Founder of Ethereum, creator of the Solidity contract language, and Founder of Ethcore — the company that created Parity, an open source Ethereum client.

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#221  How We Got Here with Cory Doctorow Guest: Cory Doctorow

Cory is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of many books. We talked to Cory about open source, the open web, internet freedom, his involvement with the EFF, where he began his career, the details he'll be covering in his keynote at OSCON, and his thoughts on open source today and where developers should be focusing their efforts.

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#220  GitLab's Master Plan with Sid Sijbrandij Guest: Sid Sijbrandij

Sid Sijbrandij, CEO of GitLab, joined the show to talk about their recent unveiling of the GitLab Master Plan, $20 Million secured in a Series B funding round, their idea of Conversational Development in this "post Agile world", and their focus on the enterprise and on-premise Git hosting as the business model to sustain and build GitLab into something 'modern software teams' can rely upon."

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#7  Liberal Contribution and Governance Models with Rod Vagg Guest: Rod Vagg

On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal talk with Rod Vagg, Chief Node Officer at NodeSource, about liberal contribution agreements and the underlying mechanics of liberal contribution management, how to level up casual contributors, how projects transition into a liberal contribution mindset and whether there is a place for BDFLs in the future of project governance.

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#15  Ben Johnson on the Go Standard Library Guest: Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson, creator of BoltDB, joined the show to talk about NoSQL vs. Sql databases, tradeoffs between the two, and choosing one over the other. We also talk about Ben’s Secret Lives of Data project, visualizing data structures, and go over his motivation and plans for his blog post series "Go Walkthrough" of the Go standard library.

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#217  Sourcegraph the 'Google for Code' with Beyang Liu Guest: Beyang Liu

Beyang Liu, the CTO and co-founder of Sourcegraph, joined the show to talk about the backstory of Sourcegraph, how it works, how they're aiming to be the 'Google for Code', ideas around offline support for code search, how it's licensed, and their new software license called Fair Source.

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#216  GitHub's Electron With Zeke Sikelianos Guest: Ezekiel Sikelianos

Zeke Sikelianos joined the show to talk about GitHub's Electron project and the future of web folks making cross platform desktop apps. We talked about the web revolution around native vs web app, where Electron is heading, who's using it, and how cool it is to enable folks like Guillermo Rauch to build HyperTerm.

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#4  Building Communities with Jan Lehnardt Guest: Jan Lehnardt

On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal are joined by Jan Lehnardt to discuss the value of building communities to reduce burden on maintainers and create sustainable projects, how communities help grow a project, and contributor models.

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#3  Measuring Success in Open Source with Andrew Nesbitt and Arfon Smith Guest: Andrew Nesbitt Guest: Arfon Smith

On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal are joined by Andrew Nesbitt and Arfon Smith to talk about open source metrics, and how to interpret data around dependencies and usage. They talked about what we currently can, and can not measure in today’s open source ecosystem. They also talked about individual project metrics, how we can measure success, what maintainers should be paying attention to, and whether or not GitHub stars really matter.

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#211  Open Source at Facebook with James Pearce Guest: James Pearce

James Pearce, Head of Open Source at Facebook, joined the show to talk about that very subject — open source at Facebook, his path to software development, why he's the person to lead open source at Facebook, their view on open source, their culture of open source, how they choose what to open source, and more importantly — how they focus on, support, and nurture the community.

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#210  ngrok and Go with Alan Shreve Guest: Alan Shreve

Alan Shreve, creator of the beloved ngrok, joined the show to talk about ngrok — what it is, why it exists, why he wrote it in Go, and ultimately why 1.0 is open source but 2.0 is not.

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#209  GitHub and Google on Public Datasets & Google BigQuery Guest: Arfon Smith Guest: Felipe Hoffa Guest: Will Curran

Arfon Smith from GitHub, and Felipe Hoffa & Will Curran from Google joined the show to talk about BigQuery — the big picture behind Google Cloud's push to host public datasets, the collaboration between the two companies to expand GitHub's public dataset, adding query capabilities that have never been possible before, example queries, and more!

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#6  Bill Kennedy on Mechanical Sympathy Guest: Bill Kennedy

A deep dive into the fascinating topic of mechanical sympathy with Bill Kennedy. We talk about that plus CPU caches, how object oriented programming is not oriented to be sympathetic to the hardware, and data-oriented design.

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#208  Ecto 2 and Phoenix Presence with José Valim and Chris McCord Guest: José Valim Guest: Chris McCord

José Valim and Chris McCord joined the show to talk all about how they're advancing the "state of the art" in the Elixir community with their release of Ecto 2.0 and Phoenix 1.2. We also share our journey with Elixir at The Changelog, find out what makes Phoenix's new Presence feature so special, and even find time for Chris to field a few of our support requests.

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#207  Ubuntu Everywhere with Dustin Kirkland Guest: Dustin Kirkland

Dustin Kirkland joined the show to talk about Ubuntu — the most widely used flavor of Linux. We talked about the rise of Ubuntu, Ubuntu being everywhere, their collaboration with Microsoft to bring Bash to Windows, and what we can expect from the future of this Linux distro.

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#4  Go and Data Science with Daniel Whitenack Guest: Daniel Whitenack

In this super informative show with Daniel Whitenack we discuss Go and data science. We talk about what data science really is, tools and projects for getting started with data science using Go, and what to expect from Daniel’s talk at GopherCon this year titled “Go for Data Science”.

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#206  The Advantages of Being a Blind Programmer with Parham Doustdar Guest: Parham Doustdar

Parham Doustdar is a blind programmer and joined the show to talk about the advantages he has being a blind programmer, the tools he uses, why he had to quit school, and carving your own path.

Note: We couldn't stop using visual words when talking with Parham — even he couldn't help himself. So you'll get to hear us all laugh at ourselves near the end.

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#205  A Protocol For Dying with Pieter Hintjens Guest: Pieter Hintjens

Since airing this show, Pieter passed away due to his battle with a metastasis of bile duct cancer in both lungs. But rather than listen to this show with sadness, listen with a happy heart and let's celebrate Pieter's life, and what he has accomplished. Thank you Pieter from the bottom of our hearts for your time on this show and for all that you are. You are loved by us my friend. This show will forever be a very special show for us.

Pieter Hintjens is the creator of ZeroMQ and The Collective Code Construction Contract (C4), a writer of many books and protocols, as well as a developer with decades of building software and communities -- he's someone who's given so much, and continues to give - even up until the time he is planning for his death.

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#2  Go Community Discussions with Cory LaNou Guest: Cory LaNou

Cory LaNou is our guest this week. He shared what it was like to start open source development after 13 years of programming behind closed doors, and what it was like to have one of his first contributions (a bug fix) be reviewed by Dave Cheney (a very prominent Go developer).

Cory helps to organize several local meetups and shared the details of his work in the community, as well as some inspiring tips for how to get involved.

We also discussed the need for domain knowledge to understand the code you’re reading, microservices and frameworks in Go, reasoning for breaking down an application, performance, and more.

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#204  IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) with Juan Benet Guest: Juan Benet

Juan Benet joined the show to talk about IPFS (InterPlanetary File System), a peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol to make the web faster, safer, and more open — addressed by content and identities. We talked about what it is, how it works, how it can be used, and how it just might save the future of the web.

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#1  It's Go Time!

In this inaugural show Erik, Brian, and Carlisia kick things off by sharing some recent Go news that caught their attention, what to expect from this show, ways to get in touch, and more.

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#199  Your Huginn Agents Are Standing By with Andrew Cantino Guest: Andrew Cantino

Andrew Cantino joined the show to talk with Jerod about Huginn, a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Think of it as a hackable Yahoo! Pipes plus IFTTT on your own server.

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#196  TiddlyWiki with Jeremy Ruston Guest: Jeremy Ruston

Jeremy Ruston joined the show to talk about TiddlyWiki — a unique non-linear notebook for capturing, organizing, and sharing complex information. It's written in JavaScript and sports a custom fake DOM. We talked to Jeremy about his nearly 40 year career in programming, Hackability as a human right, Tiddlers — the atomic unit of data in TiddlyWiki and so much more.

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#195  Free Code Camp with Quincy Larson Guest: Quincy Larson

Quincy Larson is the creator of an open source community called Free Code Camp. We talked with Quincy about "the secret to getting good at coding", their curriculum that spans a solid year (totaling 2,080 hours) of deliberate coding practice, plans for financial sustainability of the project, and the people behind it on the leading/teaching side and the camper side.

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#194  Elixir and the Future of Phoenix with José Valim Guest: José Valim

José Valim joined the show to talk about Elixir. We learned about the early days of José's start as a programmer. José took us back to the beginning of Elixir and shared why Erlang got him so excited, we broke down features of the language, we talked about functional programming, concurrency, developing for multi-core systems, we talked about the Elixir community, the future of Phoenix, Ecto, and more.

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#193  Funding Open Source with Nadia Eghbal Guest: Nadia Eghbal

Nadia Eghbal joined the show to discuss a HUGE topic that's near and dear to our heart -- funding open source! We discussed what it takes to fund open source software development, Nadia's current investigative journalism efforts around funding open source (funded by the Ford Foundation), venture-backed open source projects, what it means for an open source project to be in good shape, some potential solutions to provide better long-term support for open source, and we tried to determine how much the open source of the world might be worth.

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#191  Elm and Functional Programming with Richard Feldman Guest: Richard Feldman

Richard Feldman from NoRedInk joined the show to talk about Elm and Functional Programming. Elm labeled itself "the best of functional programming in your browser" and boasts "no runtime exceptions." We talked about the language, whether or not it's really faster than React, JavaScript fatigue, and the best ways to get started with Elm.

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#190  ZeroDB with MacLane Wilkison and Michael Egorov Guest: Michael Egorov Guest: MacLane Wilkison

MacLane Wilkison and Michael Egorov, the creators of ZeroDB, joined the show to talk about ZeroDB — an end-to-end encrypted database (protocol), why it's open source, how it's different than other encryption techniques, performance for running encrypted queries, and an interesting topic called Proxy re-encryption.

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#189  JSON API and API Design with Yehuda Katz Guest: Yehuda Katz

Yehuda Katz joined the show to talk about JSON.API — where the spec came from, who's involved, compliance, API design, the future, and more. We also finally got Yehuda on the show alone, so we were able to talk with him about his origins, how he got started as a programmer, and his thoughts on struggle vs aptitude.

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#184  Discussing Vue.js and Personal Projects with Evan You Guest: Evan You

Evan You joined the show to talk about Vue.js - his library for building web interfaces. We discussed what Vue.js offers, what makes it different, why developers should trust this project even if it's "just a personal project" that's not backed by an enterprise or a large team.

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#164  Semantic UI Returns with Jack Lukic

Jack Lukic is back again to talk about what's new with Semantic UI, the progress he, 104 contributors, and hundreds of translators have made towards a front-end standard only rivaled by Twitter's Bootstrap numbers. We discuss the why and the how of him dedicating everything he has to Semantic UI and the potential it brings.

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#162  Octopress 3.0 with Brandon Mathis

Brandon Mathis joined the show to tell us all about the much anticipated 3.0 release of Octopress - his Jekyll-based blogging framework for hackers. Octopress 3.0 is a complete rewrite and has been in the works for quite a while. We find out why Brandon decided to go for The Big Rewrite and what's been taking so long (hint: it's not because the dude's been slackin').

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#161  The HTTP/2 Spec with Ilya Grigorik

Ilya Grigorik is back again — this time we're talking about his true passion, internet plumbing, web performance, and the HTTP/2 spec. We cover everything around HTTP/2, the spec, HTTP/1 history, SPDY, binary framing layer, the semantics of HTTP/2, pipelining, multiplexing, header compression (HPACK), server push, TLS, "time to glass", upgrading, adoption, support, and more.

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#157  Building Bridges with Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen, cofounder of RailsBridge and Bridge Foundry, joined the show to talk about the incredible ability to make something with software, leading and teaching a community, teaching programming to kids, programming is a life skill, and more.

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#158  GopherCon 2015 with Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin

Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin, the organizers of GopherCon, joined the show to talk about what it takes to create and run a conference like GopherCon, the size of the event, the speaking track, after-parties, hack day, workshops, and more. We also covered their focus on diversity with their Diversity Scholarship Support Fund that anyone can support, even those who don't plan to attend, as well as their child care options to ensure even those with children have the opportunity to attend.

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#155  The Future of Node.js with Scott Hammond

Scott Hammond, the CEO of Joyent, joined the show to talk about the history of Node, Joyent's interest in Node, how they've handled the stewardship of Node over the years, their support of io.js joining Node Foundation, the convergence of the code bases for a stronger more inclusive Node community.

At the tail end of the show, just when you think it's over, keep listening because we got Scott back on the call to discuss the news that came this week of the io.js TC voting to join Node Foundation.

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#153  17 Years of curl with Daniel Stenberg

Daniel Stenberg joined the show to talk about curl and libcurl and how he has spent at least 2 hours every day for the past 17 years working on and maintaining curl. That's over 13k hours! We covered the origins of curl, how he chooses projects to work on, why he has remained so dedicated to curl all these years, the various version control systems curl has used, licensing, and more.

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#152  TypeScript and Open Source at Microsoft with Anders Hejlsberg and Jonathan Turner

Anders Hejlsberg and Jonathan Turner from the TypeScript team at Microsoft joined the show to talk about TypeScript, a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript from Microsoft. We cover Microsoft's acceptance and support of open source, why they open sourced TypeScript, the language design, adoption, how to get started, and the future of the language.

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#150  Internet Connected Things Using Spark with Zach Supalla

Zach Supalla joined the show to talk about Spark - a complete, open source, full stack solution for creating amazing internet connected things. We talk about making connected hardware easier, using Kickstarter to fund hardware projects, and Amazon's new Dash Button. Zach also gave us a crash course on how to get started with making your own hardware.

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#148  The State of Go in 2015 with Andrew Gerrand

Andrew Gerrand joined the show to talk about the state of Go in 2015, how Go compares to other concurrent languages, why people choose Go over other languages, the C to Go toolchain conversion, and what's coming in version 1.5 and 1.6 of Go.

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#147  Elixir and Phoenix with Chris McCord

Chris McCord joined the show to take us on a deep dive into the Phoenix web framework and Elixir. We covered the similarities between Ruby and Erlang, getting started with Elixir, and deploying Phoenix. He also shared his plans for the 1.0 release and the future of Phoenix.

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#146  Mind the Gender Parity Gap with Sarah Mei

Sarah Mei joined the show to talk through a recent article she authored titled "Mind the Gap" and why we’re missing our best chance for gender parity. We discussed our innate subconscious assumptions and prejudices towards one another, how we alienate women from the developer communities, and what we can do to step across this gap and make a conscious effort to combat those assumptions.

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#145  10+ Years of Rails with DHH Guest: David Heinemeier Hansson

David Heinemeier Hansson, aka DHH joined the show to talk through the past, present, and future of Ruby on Rails — the most beloved web application framework in the Ruby community.

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#143  Front-end Developer Interview Questions with Darcy Clarke

Darcy Clarke joined the show to talk about his repo on the HTML5 Boilerplate org on GitHub "Front-end Developer Interview Questions". We discussed why the repo has been so successful, the challenges of translating a text document into multiple languages, managing contributions, the art of interviewing, how the expectations of front-end developers have evolved over time, and how to stay relevant in our fast moving industry.

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#142  Laravel PHP Framework with Taylor Otwell

Taylor Otwell, the creator of the Laravel PHP framework, joined the show for a deep dive into Laravel, why he doesn't release without good documentation, building apps to test your own framework, writing an API for Lavarel Forge, and more.

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#139  The Rise of io.js with Mikeal Rogers

Mikeal Rogers joined the show to talk about io.js, a friendly fork of Node.js with an open governance model. We discussed why the io.js fork exists, why they choose open governance, the roadmap and future of io.js, supporting ES6, burnout while working in open source, and the steps you can take to get involved with the future of io.js and Node.js.

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#137  Better GitHub Issues with HuBoard and Ryan Rauh

Adam and Jerod talk with Ryan built about HuBoard - a project management solution for teams and organizations using GitHub. He gives us an inside look at how he created HuBoard, how he made the transition from free service to paid users, the technical challenges of getting set up to handle enterprise, and more.

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#136  Phusion Passenger (aka Ruby Raptor) with Hongli Lai

Adam and Jerod talk with Hong Lai, one of the co-founders of Phusion. His company recently got a lot of attention for their upcoming version of Phusion Passenger, which they decided to call Ruby Raptor in a clever marketing play to get people excited about Passenger again. It worked, and we invited Hongli on the show to talk about Passenger/Ruby Raptor, the challenges of marketing open source, and how to get the internet excited about your next version.

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#135  End of Year 2014 with Adam and Jerod

Adam and Jerod close out the year and give thanks to everyone who helps support The Changelog -- community members, listeners, readers, sponsors, as well as our various partners. We also discuss top topics from 2014, Changelog Weekly and how we use Trello as a CMS, contributing to the topics we cover through our Ping repo on GitHub, and what's to come in 2015.

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#133  All Things Perl with Curtis "Ovid" Poe

Adam and Jerod talk with Curtis "Ovid" Poe about how he got started with Perl, what Perl is really good at, why he doesn't expect everyone to love Perl, why Perl doesn't get no respect, the difference between Perl 5 and Perl 6, and why the Perl community doesn't like marketing.

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#132  Buckets CMS on Node.js with Dave Kaneda

Adam and Jerod talk with David Kaneda about Buckets (a simple, open source CMS built on Node.js), how he's building Buckets, what competing with Wordpress and Drupal is like, the process of working with people on Assembly, and more.

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#113  Keep npm Running with Isaac Schlueter and Charlie Robbins

Isaac Schlueter and Charlie Robbins joined the show to talk about the "crashyness" of npm recently and the community fundraiser they are starting to ask the community to support npm and to keep it running. Isaac is the creator of npm and a maintainer of Node.js. Charlie is the co-founder and CEO of Nodejitsu.

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#110  Capistrano and Burnout with Lee Hambley

Adam and Andrew talk with Lee Hambley about some serious subjects such as Capistrano 3.0/2.0, open source burnout, various conversations around deploying, Ruby, respect, handing over the reigns and more. If you hack on open source or run an open source project, you should listen to this episode.

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#105  Ghost Blogging Platform with John O'Nolan

Andrew and Adam talk with John O'Nolan about his open source blogging platform Ghost written in JavaScript (Node.js), and how he and his team are working hard to create this beautifully designed platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing.

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#104  Kickstarting Espruino with Gordon Williams

Andrew and Jerod talk with Gordon Williams about his hardware/software open source project called Espruino that's currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Espruino is the world's first JavaScript microcontroller for beginners or experts, now open source.

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#48  Kevin Delaney / Charity Hack Guest: Kevin Delaney

Adam talks with Kevin Delaney, the founder of Charity Hack - a simple concept that takes 5 amazing charities and the most talented people you can find to create innovative fundraising campaigns for those charities.

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#47  Tim Smith / The East Wing Guest: Tim Smith

Adam talks with Tim Smith, the founder of The East Wing, Tim Likes to Teach, Lustra and more. Tim is a master of the art of design and UX and loves hacking on front-end web codes.

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#46  Drew Strojny / Memberful Guest: Drew Strojny

Adam talks with Drew Strojny the founder of The Theme Foundry and Memberful. Drew is back again to talk about his latest product, Memberful - a membership as a service site that lets you create a membership in minutes and start selling monthly or yearly subscriptions.

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#45  Dalton Caldwell / App.net - Part 2 Guest: Dalton Caldwell

Adam talks with Dalton Caldwell the Founder of App.net. Since we barely scratched the surface of the planned conversation around what he's doing with App.net in part 1, Dalton agreed to come back on the show for a part 2 to discuss the back story of App.net!

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#42  Dalton Caldwell / App.net - Part 1 Guest: Dalton Caldwell

Adam talks with Dalton Caldwell the Founder of App.net. This is a hefty part 1, mainly focusing on the road traveled by Dalton to get to App.net. We barely scratched the surface of the planned conversation around what he's doing with App.net. We end this call by teeing up the topic of discussion for part 2.

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#41  Garrett Dimon / Sifter Guest: Garrett Dimon

Garrett Dimon the Founder of Sifter and writer of Starting + Sustaining joins Adam to share his history with becoming a founder and the wisdom he's gained by bloodying his knuckles over the years with lessons learned.

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#40  Sam Soffes / Seesaw - Part 3 Guest: Sam Soffes

Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and NOW the VP of Engineering at Seesaw joins Adam Stacoviak to share some of the most recent details and changes for him in the finale part 3 show.

Core take away? Embrace risk. Stay focused.

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#39  Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar - Part 2 Guest: Sam Soffes

Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and the maker of Cheddar joins Adam Stacoviak to share more details about the rise of Cheddar, its revenue, metrics, numbers and more. Sam shares lessons learned, his dreams as well as his thoughts on those who build with only the hope of winning what he calls "the acquisition lottery" as their goal - plus so much more.

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#38  Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar - Part 1 Guest: Sam Soffes

Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and the maker of Cheddar joins Adam Stacoviak to share all the details of his wild ride as an indie software developer and designer. Sam has worked at Hipstamatic, built YouTube ripoffs, gotten offers from some of the most respected names in the business (some accepted and some turned down) all to circle back around to start Nothing Magical and build his own products. He shares the highs, the lows and all the things he's learned along the way - plus so much more. And, check out "After Dark" for a short extended chat with Sam.

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#37  Sarah Hatter / CoSupport - Part 2 Guest: Sarah Hatter

Sarah Hatter the Founder of CoSupport, joins Adam for part 2 of 2 to go back in time and dig deep into her history, we learn about "the early days" and how she got started, her passions for TV and her podcast TVBFF, the early days of blogging and "dramaville", what inspires her, being a crafts-person, how she learned that "you don't have to do anything you don't want to do", how TM meditation changed her life, as well as the challenges she's faced as a female founder - plus so much more.

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#36  Sarah Hatter / CoSupport - Part 1 Guest: Sarah Hatter

Sarah Hatter the Founder of CoSupport, joins Adam for part 1 of 2 to share her passion for great customer support for web products, being a woman in a man filled industry, her thoughts and history with potentially selling her company and getting aqui-hired, how Allan and Steven of LessEverything have become partners in CoSupport - plus so much more.

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#35  Steve Espinosa / AppStack Guest: Steve Espinosa

Steve Espinosa, the Founder of AppStack, joins Adam to tell his story of hustling his way to the top, gaining the trust and friendship of Jason Calacanis, Dave McClure, Eric Schmidt and the awesome team behind Google Ventures, what it means to focus and much more. This is a jam packed episode with tons of energy and lots to learn from Steve. Also, check out "After Dark" for an extended chat with Steve.

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#34  Jon Crawford / Storenvy Guest: Jon Crawford

Jon Crawford, the Founder of Storenvy joins Adam to talk about how everything began for Storenvy, his road from Kansas to Austin, TX to SF, how he got kicked out of Y Combinator the same week he was accepted then raised $1.5M for Storenvy, and how he's living the startup dream! Also, listen to After Founders Talk #34 for an extended chat with Jon.

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#33  Nate & Jay / United Pixelworkers Guest: Nate Peretic Guest: Jay Fanelli

Nate Peretic & Jay Fanelli, the Founders of Full Stop and United Pixelworkers join Adam to talk about plotting and planning to leave old jobs, being outspoken and opinionated, having a core set of principles and not deviating from them, reaching out to people they admired (regardless of popularity) and their side project that has turned into something that could eclipse their entire client revenue in 2012. Also, check out After Dark for an extended chat with Nate and Jay.

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#32  Nathan Ryan / Proxart Guest: Nathan Ryan

Nathan Ryan, the Co-founder of Proxart joins Adam to talk about what to do when you're bored in Santa Clarita, team development, keeping everyone motivated and on track, and his globalized local focus on art and how artists relate to, react to, and change their environment.

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#31  Kyle Bragger / Forrst Guest: Kyle Bragger

Kyle Bragger, the Founder of Forrst joins Adam to talk about how everything got started for him, how he met Gary Vaynerchuk - which ultimately led Gary and his brother Aj to provide the initial angel funding that helped Kyle work full-time on Forrst. Kyle also shares lots of knowledge on product design, his focus on community and what it means to say no and focus. Be sure to also stay tuned to his great advice at the end of the show.

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#30  Peter Cooper / Cooper Press Guest: Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper, the Founder of Cooper Press joins Adam to talk about all the stops along the way on his path to where he is today. Peter shares an immense amount of knowledge on tech publishing, what he's learned about marketing, email newsletters done right, setting and accomplishing goals, as well as some very good advice at the very end.

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#29  Francisco Dao / 50 Kings Guest: Francisco Dao

Francisco Dao, the Founder of 50 Kings (an invitation-only, private community of thinkers and doers) joins Adam to talk about the importance of building relationships, doing only what interests you, entrepreneurship, all sorts of "insider" knowledge around the tech event planning space and more. If you've been dying to get invited or referred to 50 Kings, this show will give you all you need to know.

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#28  Andrew Wilkinson / MetaLab Guest: Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson, the Founder of MetaLab (an interface design studio) joins Adam to talk about how he started as a one-man band and learned to delegate to succeed. Andrew started MetaLab in 2006 and quickly built the company into a multi-million dollar interface design and products company with over 30 employees. Andrew shares his thoughts on happiness, some crucial advice from his father, Steve Jobs, good design, developing products, leading a team to success and even a teaser to something super secret.

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#26  Bryan Zmijewski / ZURB Guest: Bryan Zmijewski

Bryan Zmijewski (Shme-yes-key), Founder and Chief Instigator of ZURB, joins Adam to talk about his path to starting ZURB, what sharing code and design patterns has done for their business, product, culture and team development, and what it takes to make awesome stuff on the web.

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#25  Dan Martell / Clarity Guest: Dan Martell

Dan Martell, Co-Founder of Flowtown, joins Adam to talk about his road to success with Flowtown, getting acquired, how he met his Co-Founder Ethan Bloch on Twitter, angel investing and being an advisor, giving back to charity and customer development and how to get traction. Dan also shared something super secret (a new project) ... as well as much, much more.

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#24  Dan Cederholm and Rich Thornett / Dribbble Guest: Dan Cederholm Guest: Rich Thornett

The founders of Dribbble, Rich Thornett and Dan Cederholm, join Adam to talk about how Dribbble came to be, the 3rd edition of Bullet Proof Web Design, product development, new and existing features of Dribbble as well as focusing on revenue producing features ... and much, much more.

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#23  Vitaly Friedman / Smashing Magazine Guest: Vitaly Friedman

Vitaly Friedman, Founder of Smashing Magazine, joins Adam to talk about the beginnings of Smashing Magazine, taking chances, not being copyable, experimenting to find what works, supporting the community, developing content, paying writers, developing publishing principles and philosophies and also shares a bit about what's next on the horizon for him and his team.

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#22  Drew Strojny / The Theme Foundry Guest: Drew Strojny

Drew Strojny joins Adam to talk about his path in life, playing in the NFL, marrying your business partner, web design and pursuing the unknown, developing digital products and themes for WordPress and the 5by5 logo.

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#19  Drew Wilson / Valio - Part 1 Guest: Drew Wilson

Drew Wilson joins Adam for part 1 to talk about his journey as an entrepreneur, the lows, the highs and the in-betweens. Drew talks with Adam about digital projects, how to chase your dreams and more.

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#18  Matt Mickiewicz / 99 Designs Guest: Matt Mickiewicz

Matt Mickiewicz, Co-Founder of SitePoint, 99 Designs, and Flippa talks with Adam about becoming an entrepreneur at a young age, building marketplaces, finding talented people, and using community development and a forum as the spring board for 99 Designs and Flippa.

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#17  Niel Robertson / Trada Guest: Niel Robertson

Niel Robertson, Founder and CEO of Trada, talks about crowd-sourcing, crowd mechanics, leveraging "the stealth mode", raising 52 million dollars, community engagement, as well as thoughts on whether or not crowd-sourcing commoditizes freelance expertise.

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#16  Avner Ronen / Boxee Guest: Avner Ronen

Avner Ronen talks about his vision of the "Future of TV," the role Boxee plays in today's internet video/audio content on the big screen, the backlash of "big media" against Boxee and how they've changed their tune and much more.

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#15  Noah Kagan / App Sumo Guest: Noah Kagan

Noah Kagan, Founder of App Sumo talks with Adam about his journey to success. Send an email to noah@appsumo.com for more details about something special for 5by5 listeners.

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#14  Bill Boebel / Rackspace Guest: Bill Boebel

Adam talks with Bill Boebel, VP Strategy/Corp Dev at Rackspace and Founder of Webmail.us about staying the course, keeping the team motivated during turbulent "cash strapped" times, getting acquired by Rackspace and staying on to continue building the company post-acquisition.

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#13  Chris Nagele / Wildbit Guest: Chris Nagele

Adam talks with Chris Nagele, Founder of Wildbit about his 11 year journey of building Wildbit and ultimately some awesome web products like Beanstalk, Postmark, and Newsberry.

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#12  Eric Kuhn / Founders Card Guest: Eric Kuhn

Adam talks with Eric Kuhn, Founder of Founders Card about the ups and downs of building an online business during the era of the "dot com" bubble, managing hyper growth, getting listed and de-listed on the NASDAQ and building an exclusive benefits program, coined as "The Amex Black Card for the Entrepreneur", exclusively aimed at Entrepreneurs and Founders. If you want an invite, get in touch with Adam.

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#11  Rick Perreault / Unbounce Guest: Rick Perreault

Adam talks with Rick Perreault, Co-Founder & CEO of Unbounce about entrepreneurship and solving your own pain, sticking to an MVP (Minimal Viable Product) launch strategy, becoming an authority by blogging/marketing before you launch, listening to customers and knowing when to take funding.

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#10  Ryan Holmes / HootSuite Guest: Ryan Holmes

Adam talks with Ryan Holmes, Founder of Hootsuite entrepreneurship, establishing and leveraging their relationship with Twitter, from "free" to "freemium" with a plan, and growing to well over 1 Million users in 2 years.

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#9  Maciej Ceglowski / Pinboard Guest: Maciej Ceglowski

Adam talks with Maciej Ceglowski, Founder of Pinboard about turning this side project into the next Delicious, handling a massive in-flux of Delicious users when they announced its "sunset", keeping the technology and architecture simple and more.

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#8  Alex Hillman / Indy Hall Guest: Alex Hillman

Adam talks with Alex Hillman, Co-Founder of Indy Hall and co-conspirator/creator of many things, about all things Coworking, people helping people, how to hustle, get unstuck and more. Alex also mentions something "super secret" that's sure to please. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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#7  Henk Rogers / The Tetris Company Guest: Henk Rogers

Adam talks with Henk Rogers, Founder of The Tetris Company, Blue Planet Software and Blue Planet Foundation about the beginnings of and the evolution of Tetris, over-coming brick walls, social and mobile gaming, never giving up, changing the world, getting the planet off carbon-based fuels, ending war, creating a backup of Earth and the power of love!

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#6  Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs / Slash7 Guest: Amy Hoy Guest: Thomas Fuchs

Adam talks with Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs, Founders of Slash7 about product development, profiting from Open Source, the key to happiness, living a Unicorn-Free lifestyle and how Amy and Thomas met and ultimately fell in love.

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#4  Ryan Carson / Carsonified Guest: Ryan Carson

Adam talks with Ryan Carson, Founder of Carsonified about the "lessons learned" in creating their latest product, Think Vitamin Membership - the biggest being the need to rename the product and go through a re-branding process. In Q2 of 2011 Think Vitamin Membership will transition to the name "Level Up", a better suited name and far more "tweetable".

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#3  Lance Jones and Joanna Wiebe / Page 99 Test Guest: Joanna Wiebe Guest: Lance Jones

Adam talks with Lance Jones and Joanna Wiebe, Founders of Page99Test.com. People in bookstores often read page 99 of a book to get a taste for the writing - to determine if they'd buy the book. Lance, Joanna and technical Co-Founder, Steven Luke took that time tested idea and have built a brand new platform for book enthusiasts, authors, agents and publishers to get excited about.

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#2  Ted Roden / Fancy Hands Guest: Ted Roden

Adam talks with Ted Roden, Founder of Fancy Hands, a team of personal assistants in the cloud ready to work for you right now. For those of you who have an over flowing todo list, get back to focusing on what's important and give Fancy Hands a try.

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#1  Geoffrey Grosenbach / PeepCode Guest: Geoffrey Grosenbach

Adam talks with Geoffrey Grosenbach about his quest for greatness as Senior Visionary in building PeepCode Screencasts. Complete with the signature voice that Geoff delivers, he walks us through the various aspects of building Peepcode from scratch, adhering to the Minimal Viable Product methodology (MVP), starting on "the cheap" and the reason he says "no" to DRM to reduce piracy on his digital products.

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#33  Node Knockout

Micheil and Wynn caught up with Gerad and Visnu from the Node Knockout to talk about the 48 hour Node.js development competition and its entries.

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#18  NoSQL Smackdown!

While at SXSW Interactive, Adam and Wynn got to attend the Data Cluster Meetup hosted by Rackspace and Infochimps. Things got a bit rowdy when the panel debated features of Cassandra, CouchDB, MongoDB and Amazon SimpleDB and started throwing dirt at everybody else’s favorite NoSQL databases.

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#12  Gordon is such a Showoff

Adam and Wynn continued chatting with John Nunemaker about recent featured projects on the blog — including Gordon, Showoff, jQuery Lint, JSpec, congomongo and more.

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#2  The Original Changelog Weekly

This goes WAAAAY back in the archive of The Changelog. So far back, that our audio was down-right horrible and you can tell we were nervous to even be recording. We were green and wet behind the ears when it came to producing a podcast (we had no clue).

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