TechCast

TechCast #87 – ETE Speaker Colin Eberhardt Talks Swift & Reactive Cocoa

Colin Eberhardt is a 2015 Philly Emerging Tech speaker who will address Swift and ReactiveCocoa. Swift debuted last year as a replacement developer language for Objective-C on apple’s platforms. ReactiveCococa is a framework developed by GitHub to handle any kind of asynchronous activity in the Cocoa platform. Colin makes the case that while Swift is … Read More

TechCast #86 – Monica Beckwith and Jamie Allen on Java Performance Tuning

On the show today, Java Performance tuning expert Monica Beckwith. Monica worked at Sun and Oracle as a performance engineer, and contributed a lot of optimizations and tuning advice to the JDK Hotspot team. She is an Performance Tuning consultant today, working on advising clients on how to best balance aspects such as throughput, latency, … Read More

TechCast #85 – Interview with 2015 ETE Keynote Tom Igoe on Physical Computing

In TechCast 85, we talk to Tom Igoe, one of Philly ETE’s 2015 Keynoters. Tom is an associate arts professor at NYU in their Interactive Telecommunications Program, and talks to us about the program itself, physical computing, and the Arduino, a board that he was instrumental in getting founded back in 2005.

TechCast #84 – AngularJS creator Misko Hevery on Angular 2.0 and x.ai team on Amy Ingram, A/I calendar assistant

Today’s show features the creator of the landmark Javascript framework, AngularJS. I spoke to Misko Hevery about the rise of Angular in our current, “Good Parts JS” ECMAScript 5 world, how it evolved, and his focus on the next chapter, Angular 2.0. My second guests, Alex Poon and Matt Casey, have created the AI-based digital assistant, Amy Ingram, for coordinating meeting schedules by reading and responding to real email texts and learning your preferences.

TechCast #83 – Andres Almiray on AsciiDoc and Markdown

We talk to Andres Almiray, Griffon creator, about AsciiDoctor, the new tool for converting AsciiDoc documents to PDF, as well as other formats and tools. Major topics include features of asciidoc documents, code snippets, formatting and indentation, book generation, and more.

TechCast #81 – Recap of the StrangeLoop 2013 conference with Joe Berger, Dan Boykis and Anatoly Polinsky

In this podcast, I am joined by Dan Boykis and Anatoly Polinsky, two of our Chariot consultants who attended The Strange Loop conference in September. I also have some reflections from Chariot consultant Joe Berger, provided via email. Strange Loop is a 2-day conference with wraparound tutorials, and also contained a language “un-conference” by Alex Payne.

TechCast #80 – Magnolia CMS and the Blossom Spring MVC Module – Boris Kraft and Tobias Mattsson

Magnolia CMS is a content management system written in Java that has a long history. Created more than a decade ago, it has evolved into a platform with a significant user base and a large number of third-party extensions that the team dubs ‘modules’. In this podcast, we speak to Magnolia CMS’s CTO, Boris Kraft, … Read More

TechCast #79 – Chariot’s Sujan Kapadia and Ken Rimple talk about OSCON 2013

The TechCast is sponsored by Chariot Solutions Education Services – for training in Scala, Spring, Grails, Android, Maven and more. We aren’t just slide turners, either. Ask us about interactive mentoring and semi-structured learning as well. The TechCast this week was devoted to Sujan’s trip to OSCON 2013. He and a number of other Chariot … Read More

TechCast #78 – Andrew Larkin on Xooie, Open Source at Comcast

The tech cast is brought to you by Chariot Solutions education services. If you’re on a development team working in Java, Spring, Maven, Hibernate, Scala or Android, we’re here to help. For onsite training, one-on one or group mentoring, or to attend one of our public classes, visit us on the web at chariotsolutions.com/education. This … Read More