All 24 episodes
Software Technologies that Stand the Test of Time
May 6, 2021
What are those software technologies that stood the test of time and are still in use or have had a massive influence over the existing systems? What is the one that you love more or hate more? We have asked the same question to the GOTO Book Club authors and interviewers that made up the lineup for the second season. Find out what Nicki Watt, CTO/CEO at OpenCredo, Eberhard Wolff, Fellow at innoQ, Venkat Subramaniam, Founder of Agile Developer, Inc., Liz Rice, Chief Open Source Officer at Isovalent, Rebecca Nugent, Professor in Statistics & Data Science, Phil Winder, CEO of Winder Research, Hanna Prinz, DevOps & Software Engineer, and Eoin Woods, CTO at Endava had to say. The conversation was moderated by Rebecca Parsons, CTO at ThoughtWorks.
A Path to Better Programming
April 22, 2021
Join a high level overview of best practices and wise words on how programming should be approached from Uncle Bob, author of “Clean Code,” and Allen Holub, software architect and agile coach. They cover some of the existing guides that can help you become a better programmer and explore how books and current trends are shaping the software landscape.
April 8, 2021
Microservices have long been a hot topic in software development, with both pros and cons. In “Microservices: Up and Running,” Ronnie Mitra and Irakli Nadareishvili go on a mission to offer guidelines for your first experience with microservices. And in this discussion with Ronnie, world-class expert of API design, security and enterprise development in general, and Mike Amundsen, author of the book "Design and Build Great Web APIs," you’ll discover the decisions that you’ll need to consider, the reasoning behind each, and how to get started with microservices.
How to Get Started With Process Automation
March 25, 2021
Have you ever given process automation a chance? While it affects the daily life of most of the developers on the planet it has a bad reputation. One of the main reasons being that, usually, “Too much logic went into the model at these times, and that was even combined with the technology stack, which was relatively complex” Bernd Ruecker, the author of Practical Process Automation, co-founder at Camunda. Discover the benefits of process automation in an interview with Bernd and Richard Seroter, Director of Product Management at Google Cloud.
Software Architecture for Software Developers
March 17, 2021
Software architecture concepts will help software developers not only advance their careers but also do a better job in their current work. Simon Brown, the creator of the C4Model talks to Stefan Tilkov about why software architecture is something that every developer should understand, how the C4 Model can help with that and why diagrams are so useful in software development.
Why Architectural Work Comes Before Coding
March 11, 2021
Software architecture concepts will definitely help software developers not only advance their careers but also do a better job in their current work. Simon Brown, the creator of the C4Model talks to Stefan Tilkov, co-founder and principal consultant at INNOQ, about why software architecture is something that every developer should understand, how the C4 Model can help with that and why diagrams are so useful in software development.
How to Avoid Failure in Your Agile Retrospective
February 25, 2021
Running retrospectives can be intimidating, especially if you’re just getting started. However, their importance in shaping teams cannot be contested. To ensure that you run successful retrospectives it is essential to understand what common pitfalls or antipatterns appear while running them. Moreover, in the second episode, based on the book “Retrospectives Antipatterns,” Aino Vonge Corry and John Le Drew highlight the role of the facilitator as a team psychologist and what future retrospectives can do for you.
Retrospective Antipatterns with Aino Vonge Corry
February 18, 2021
Agile retrospectives are much more than just a quick overview and assessment of what has worked and what hasn’t worked. They enable teams to discover their internal mechanisms while sharing, appreciating and learning from what has happened. There are different ways and approaches to handling retrospectives, and in her book, Retrospectives’ Anti-patterns, Aino Vonge Cory highlights them by sharing from her own experience.
Programming with Kotlin: Why, How and Kotlin’s Place in the Future
January 21, 2021
“Developers don’t just like Kotlin, they LOVE it.” Understand why in this discussion with Venkat Subramaniam, author of “Programming Kotlin: Create Elegant, Expressive, and Performant JVM and Android Applications 1st Edition” and Hadi Hariri, VP of developer advocacy at JetBrains. They give you reasons to learn more about Kotlin, whether you like dynamic or functional languages, and why you should always be learning something new.
GOTO Book Club Yule Special
December 23, 2020
2020 has indeed been a different year. Many good things have happened, but the year has also shown that the world needs us more than ever. Software has a huge global impact and power and responsibility should go hand in hand, which unfortunately is not always the case. We've chatted with Martin Fowler, Richard Feldman, Mike Amundsen, Dave Thomas, Erik Schön, Saša Jurić, Casey Rosenthal, and Aino Vonge Corry about what was good in 2020 and how we can make 2021 better.
Secure Your Containers with Advice from Liz Rice
December 17, 2020
What should you do to secure your containers? Liz Rice, author of the book Container Security: Fundamental Technology Concepts that Protect Containerized Applications & VP of open source engineering at Aqua Security, and Eoin Woods, CTO at Endava, explore what containers are, what are the implications of a shared kernel and how to assess potential security risks that could affect your deployments. Learn best practices and understand how containers work in this Book Club interview.
Discover the Power of Graph Databases
December 3, 2020
Discover the amazing world of Graph Databases and how you can leverage graphs to understand your data. Jim Webber, the co-author of GraphDatabase and Nicki Watt, CTO at OpenCredo, take you on a journey that starts with the definition of graphs, walks you through case studies and highlights pitfalls.
Getting Started with Service Mesh
November 20, 2020
Hanna Prinz, a consultant at InnoQ, and Eberhard Wolff, fellow at InnoQ, the authors of Service Mesh Primer explain what a service mesh is and more importantly when and if you should use it. They also delve into the main features and reasons for deciding to use one.
97 Things Every [Java] Programmer Should Know
November 12, 2020
Discover the voices behind the “97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know” in this GOTO Book Club episode with Trisha Gee, Java Champion and leader of the Java Developer Advocacy team at JetBrains, and Kevlin Henley, thought provoker at Curbralan. The'll highlight how to make the most out of the book and why it’s not intended as an exhaustive list or only targeted at Java developers.
Getting Started with Chaos Engineering
October 29, 2020
Casey Rosenthal and Nora Jones, authors of “Chaos Engineering,” highlight some of the best practices that famous companies like Netflix and Capital One use to break (or not break) their systems in productions, so that you can get a taste of it.
Understanding the Secrets of OAuth 2.0 with Aaron Parecki
October 22, 2020
Learn the secrets of building a secure web application by using OAuth 2.0. The framework has already become an industry standard. Aaron Parecki, author of the book "OAuth 2.0 Simplified,” guides you through some of the main reasons to use the framework and what it takes to build a secure web server.
Unlock the Secrets of Great, Lasting APIs
September 10, 2020
Have you been tasked with creating a web APIs for your organization? Mike Amundsen, author of the book "Design and Build Great Web APIs,” goes through some of the secrets of building great APIs and what the best process and tools are for doing that.
Anniversary Edition of The Pragmatic Programmer
August 27, 2020
Join the authors of “The Pragmatic Programmer” throughout their journey of writing the book to the 20th secondary edition. Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt share how the book has evolved and what has remained unchanged in the past two decades.
Upgrade Your Front-end Game – Be an Elm Wizard
July 3, 2020
How Can You Be Certain You’ll Succeed? Interview with Erik Schön, Author of “The Art of Strategy”
June 15, 2020
In these challenging times, strategy is more important than ever. We sat down with Erik Schön, author of The Art of Strategy, to find out how we can leverage the learning of three main strategists to ensure success in a modern business setting