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TPDP Episode #20: GraphQL For API Development

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast is available for download! If you’ve been keeping up with the blog recently, I’ve published quite a bit of content around GraphQL as I personally believe it to be the future for API development. Being able to access related and unrelated data on demand through a single endpoint is huge for the people consuming your data and huge for the developers creating the data because of specific model definitions.

In this episode titled, GraphQL for API Development, I’m joined by Lee Byron, one of the co-creators of GraphQL at when he worked at Facebook. Lee gives us all the details on how GraphQL came to be, why it is huge for development, and how to use it successfully in your next application.

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TPDP Episode #19: Automated Software Delivery For Cloud Native Applications

I’m pleased to announce that the latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast titled, Automated Software Delivery for Cloud Native Applications, has been published to all the major podcast networks, including, but not limited to, iTunes and Pocket Casts.

In this episode I’m joined by Jim Clark who is the Chief Architect at a software delivery as a service company called Atomist, where we discuss software delivery and how it can be improved within organizations to make relevant teams within them more efficient.

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TPDP Episode #18: Progressive Web Application Development

I’m pleased to announce that the latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast, titled Progressive Web Application Development has been published to all of the major podcast networks.

In this episode, which is the eighteenth on the show, I’m joined by Tara Manicsic who is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) and works for Progress Software, the company behind Kendo UI. We discuss everything from where applications are headed and how they can function effectively as PWAs.

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TPDP Episode #17: Going FaaS On Serverless With OpenWhisk

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast is now available for download. The episode titled, Going FaaS on Serverless with OpenWhisk focuses on the development and deployment of functions to be deployed on a serverless cloud platform.

In this episode I’m joined by Carlos Santana who is part of the Cloud Functions team at IBM. While Apache OpenWhisk will have an emphasis in this episode, other cloud services are mentioned as well, including AWS Lambda and Azure Functions.

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TPDP Episode #16: Job Hunting As A Software Engineer

Job hunting can be one of the most time and energy consuming tasks we have to do. Unfortunately there isn’t a perfect formula but some tips could definitely help to alleviate the process or at least know that you are not alone.

In the following article I will try to provide you with some tips and tricks when applying and preparing for a job interview as a Software Engineer. There is a lot of information on the web but I will try to sum up the areas you should be focusing on and point you to some helpful websites.

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TPDP Episode #15: Authorizing Access with OAuth

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast is now available to download from all the popular podcasting networks. In this episode titled, Authorizing Access with OAuth, I’m joined by Ryan Chenkie from Auth0 to talk about OAuth and how it can be used to authorize access to your data by third-party applications.

Episode #15 can be downloaded for free from iTunes, Pocket Casts, and every other popular network, but it can also be heard below.

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TPDP Episode #14: Object Storage for Application Developers

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast is now available to download from all the popular podcasting networks. In this episode titled, Object Storage for Application Developers, I’m joined by Krishna Srinivas from Minio to talk about what object storage is and the various solutions that are available.

Episode #14 can be downloaded for free from iTunes, Pocket Casts, and every other popular network, but it can also be heard below.

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