Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Tech Luminaries: Interview with Brendan Eich

Category: Podcasts

Subscribe to the Tech Luminaries Podcast on iTunes Dion and I have been wanting to do a podcast series for a long time that is more casual then Audible Ajax–just chatting with some of the luminaries in tech about their careers and such. We collected some content quite a ways back and have finally gotten Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:14 pm

3.7 rating from 34 votes

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Appcelerator Titanium: Breathing AIR for the Open Web

Category: Appcelerator, Podcasts, Runtime

The Appcelerator folks have a big announcement today. They are announcing an early release of Appcelerator Titanium which is easiest if you think of it as an “Open Web version of Adobe AIR” in that it is a runtime that has extended APIs that allows developers to create applications using Web technology. It is built Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:00 am

3.6 rating from 70 votes

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Audible Ajax Episode 30: Interview with Kris Zyp

Category: Podcasts

Dealing with data is one of those areas of software development that we haven’t quite gotten right yet; anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something (or has developed an open-source framework). Whether you embed SQL in your code, map objects to data via some kind of tool, mash it all up LINQ-style, or go Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:00 am

3.5 rating from 36 votes

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Audible Ajax Episode 29: Interview with Google’s Gavin Doughtie

Category: Podcasts

In the run up to The Ajax Experience conference coming up at the end of this month, Dion and I thought it would be fun to interview a few of the speakers. In this episode of Audible Ajax, we talk with Gavin Doughtie, a Dojo contributor and Google employee. The topics range from browser graphics Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:00 am

3.3 rating from 27 votes

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Audible Ajax Episode 28: The State of Ajax, with Chrome and friends

Category: Podcasts

Everyone knows that the big news of the week is Google Chrome, Chromium, and V8. Ben and I sat down for our podcast update and delve deeper at how all of the browsers are doing interesting things and progressing nicely. We discuss SquirrelFish, TraceMonkey, and of course V8. We also delve into Canvas land and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:58 am

3.7 rating from 27 votes

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Open Web Podcast Episode 1: HTML 5 news, Web Workers, W3C Selectors, and Dojo happenings

Category: OpenWebPodcast, Podcasts

Welcome to the inaugural episode of a new podcast to cover news, happenings, and our opinions on the Open Web (download the Open Web Podcast episode one directly or subscribe to it, including via iTunes). When I say “our” I am talking about the founding podcasters: Alex Russell, John Resig, and myself. It is a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:31 pm

3.4 rating from 30 votes

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Interview with the Gears on Rails team

Category: Gears, JavaScript, Podcasts, Rails, Ruby

With my Google hat on, I got to interview Michael Marcus and Rui Ma, two recent graduates from a masters program at NYU. They joined me to discuss Gears on Rails, their open source framework that makes it easier than ever to take a Rails code-base offline. They take the approach of giving you a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:29 pm
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3 rating from 21 votes

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Audible Ajax Episode 27: SproutCore with Charles Jolley

Category: Podcasts, Prototype

On the back of the iPhone 3G news at WWDC, the next biggest thing was the launch of Mobile Me, a compelling user experience to access Apple services using standard Open Web technology. The application is written using the SproutCore framework, and I got to sit down with Charles Jolley, one of the founders. We Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:39 pm

3.4 rating from 88 votes

Friday, June 6th, 2008

An interview with 280 North on Objective-J and Cappuccino

Category: JavaScript, Library, Podcasts, Toolkit

As I say in this podcast interview, I got an early look at 280 Slides the application that launched yesterday to much acclaim. People are calling it “Keynote on the Web”, which the team finds very humbling, and hope that one day they have all of the great features (and more!). As you can hear Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:41 pm

4.2 rating from 74 votes

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Ajax Pioneer Week: Bruce Johnson of GWT

Category: Google, GWT, Interview, Podcasts

Today we have Bruce Johnson of the GWT team talking to us about GWT 1.5. He discusses the new features, such as the long awaited Java 5 language support, performance improvements, and much more. It is very nice to take an application, run it through the new GWT 1.5 compiler, and get an instantly faster Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:27 am

3.9 rating from 43 votes

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Ajax Pioneer Week: Sam Stephenson of Prototype

Category: Interview, Podcasts, Prototype

We are having a special week at Ajaxian. Ben and I are giving an Ajax talk at JavaOne this week, and decided to put a little video from Ajax pioneers. As we worked out what we wanted to do, we asked the pioneers for a little time to do an interview. Although only a piece Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:16 am

4.2 rating from 53 votes

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Audible Ajax Episode 25: State of Ajax

Category: Podcasts

Ben and I were both in the same place for once, so we whipped out a recorder and produced a new Audible Ajax podcast. There has been a lot going on in the Ajax-related space, and we cover our thoughts on: IE 8 and standards Acid3 testing Server side JavaScript vs. polyglots Fluid and GreaseKit Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:30 am

3.6 rating from 34 votes

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Audible Ajax Episode 24: Aptana Jaxer Talk

Category: Aptana, Framework, JavaScript, Podcasts

I had the opportunity to sit down with three fine gents from Aptana to discuss their recent launch of Jaxer, the “server side Ajax framework”. Paul Colton, Uri Sarid, and Kevin Hakman all sat with me to chat about things. I have already played with Jaxer, and created the Google Gears wrapper which can be Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:37 am

4.1 rating from 37 votes

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

John Lilly , CEO of Mozilla, Interviewed

Category: Firefox, Podcasts

Sean Ammirati of ReadWriteTalk has posted an interview with John Lilly, the new CEO of Mozilla. Listen, or read the transcript. Ok. In Firefox 3 is the killer browser. And I think I’ve been using the Beta since Beta 1 and Beta 2 is even better. Even in the Beta, we’ve surpassed the quality of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:31 am

3 rating from 27 votes

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Zed Shaw interview on Rails community, enterprise, Ajax, patents, and a whole lot more

Category: Podcasts, Rails, Ruby

Rob Sanheim sat down with Zed Shaw at RailsConf and had an hour long conversation with him that covered his thoughts on the Rails community, the role of the Enterprise, the state of Ajax, JRuby and Rubinius, documentation, tests, tooling, the role of patents in software, and a whole lot of opinion. It is very Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:55 pm

3 rating from 66 votes

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Ken Russell on the new Java Plugin

Category: Java, Podcasts, Recording

After we posted about the news that Sun has rewritten the browser Java plugin system, we got a chance to sit down with the lead engineer on the project, Ken Russell. He got to tell us about the fun implementation issues behind the rewrite. It turns out that the new system is mostly written in Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:00 am

3.1 rating from 113 votes