Youtube videos of the EuroClojure interviews

Here are the interviews in full technicolour.

One or two of the videos may have some sound quality issues and we are working on that but didn’t want to hold back for the sake of the¬†audiophiles ūüėČ

  • Colin “The Cursive” Fleming – on twitter @CursiveIDE
  • Jon “The JUXT” Pither – on twitter @jonpither
  • Srihari “The Carnatic” Sriraman – on twitter @sriharisriraman
  • Carin “The Healer” Meier – on twitter @gigasquid
  • Malcolm “Yada” Sparks – on Twitter @malcolmsparks
  • Dragan “The GPU Tamer” Djuric – on Twitter @draganrocks
  • David “The ClojureScript Guy” Nolen – on Twitter @swannodette

 

Credits:

We owe a lot and are grateful to the people that have helped us and continue to support the production.

This one was a little different where Ptzery and Wouter (especially as he even had to use Windows at one point!) pulled out all the stops. Big thanks!!

Logistics and room allocation: Our heartfelt thanks go out to Lynn Grogan from Cognitect, without whom this would not have been possible.

Follow her on Twitter at @lynngrogan

Video and Music: PTZERY came along with us to EuroClojure and was responsible for the video recording. Thanks to him also for the intro / outro music The track name, chiming with one of our show sub-themes, is Melon Hamburger

Listen to more of his work via his SoundCloud

Design: Thanks to the fabulous freelance designer, Lubov Soltan for her work on the logo.

Follow her on Twitter @moolver_sin
Check out her work at Deviant Art

Mixing: Thanks to Wouter Dullaert for all the help with mixing and fixing of the video and the audio

Follow him on Twitter @wouterdullaert

 

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Episode #15 ‚Äď EuroClojure 2016 interviews (Part 2 of 2)

Summary:

We say hello and have some brief chats with some of the fantastic speakers at the EuroClojure 2016 conference in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Show Notes:

Malcolm “Yada” Sparks – on Twitter @malcolmsparks
Dragan “The GPU Tamer” Djuric – on Twitter @draganrocks
David “The ClojureScript Guy” Nolen – on Twitter @swannodette

EuroClojure 2016 Official Videos of the talks:

Credits:

We owe a lot and are grateful to the people that have helped us and continue to support the production of this podcast.

Music: Thanks to youthful exuberance of PTZERY for the intro / outro music The track name, chiming with our show theme, is Melon Hamburger

Listen to more of his work via his SoundCloud

Design: Thanks to the fabulous freelance designer, Lubov Soltan for her work on the logo.

Follow her on Twitter @moolver_sin
Check out her work at Deviant Art

Mixing: Thanks to Wouter Dullaert for all the help with mixing and fixing of the audio

Follow him on Twitter @wouter

Episode #14 – EuroClojure 2016 interviews (Part 1 of 2)

Summary:

We say hello and have some brief chats with some of the fantastic speakers at the EuroClojure 2016 conference in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Show Notes:

Colin “The Cursive” Fleming – on twitter @CursiveIDE
Jon “The JUXT” Pither – on twitter @jonpither
Srihari “The Carnatic” Sriraman – on twitter @sriharisriraman
Carin “The Healer” Meier – on twitter @gigasquid

Videos of the talks:

Credits:

We owe a lot and are grateful to the people that have helped us and continue to support the production of this podcast.

Music: Thanks to youthful exuberance of PTZERY for the intro / outro music The track name, chiming with our show theme, is Melon Hamburger

Listen to more of his work via his SoundCloud

Design: Thanks to the fabulous freelance designer, Lubov Soltan for her work on the logo.

Follow her on Twitter @moolver_sin
Check out her work at Deviant Art

Mixing: Thanks to Wouter Dullaert for all the help with mixing and fixing of the audio

Follow him on Twitter @wouter

Episode #13 – Arne Brasseur

Summary:

We get inspired by the energy and awesomeness of Arne Brasseur

Show Notes:

News & Events

Main discussion –¬†Arne Brasseur

  • Chestnut
  • Clojure Bridge
  • Lambda Island
  • Clojure Script – reframe

Links:

Credits:

We owe a lot and are grateful to the people that have helped us and continue to support the production of this podcast.

Music: Thanks to youthful exuberance of PTZERY for the intro / outro music The track name, chiming with our show theme, is Melon Hamburger

Listen to more of his work via his SoundCloud

Design: Thanks to the fabulous freelance designer, Lubov Soltan for her work on the logo.

Follow her on Twitter @moolver_sin
Check out her work at Deviant Art

Mixing: Thanks to Wouter Dullaert for all the help with mixing and fixing of the audio

Follow him on Twitter @wouter

 

Episode #12 – EuroClojure Preview

Summary:

We go bare meta Рa talk about the talks at the upcoming EuroClojure

Show Notes:

News & Events

  • Defn will be at Euroclojure – October 25/26 in Bratislava, Slovakia
    • … and we have some new branding to celebrate!

Main discussion –¬†EuroClojure Preview

  • Many meta discussions to whet your appetite
  • Vijay doubles down on his¬†obsession with Emacs

Links:

Credits:

Logo: Thanks to the awesome Lubov Soltan. She is a freelance designer and artist. You can follow her on Twitter and check out more of her work at Curioos.

Music:¬†Thanks to the very talented¬†ptzery¬†for the permitting us to use his music on the opening and closing of the podcast. This track is Melon Hamburger. You can give his work¬†some ‚̧ԳŹ and hear more on his¬†SoundCloud.

Episode #11 – Alex Miller

Summary:

11th episode … gliding solidly into double figures for a second time

We celebrate this and other wonders of the Clojure community with Mr Alex Miller

Show Notes:

News & Events

  • Defn will be at Euroclojure – October 25/26 in Bratislava, Slovakia
    • … and we have some new branding to celebrate!

Main discussion –¬†Alex Miller

  • Vijay is obsessed with Emacs – are you also Alex?
  • PureDanger back story
  • How did you start with Clojure?
  • Insights into the Clojure development process, working with Rich and the team.
  • Alex’s experience in building large scale clojure applications
  • 1.9 and of course: spec
    • goals / non-goals
    • errors
    • applying spec¬†on¬†clojure & clojure.core
    • applying spec on itself (!)
  • Clojure Applied – a quick summary of the central ideas of the book.
  • Clojure Community

Links:

Credits:

Music:¬†Thanks to the very talented¬†ptzery¬†for the permitting us to use his music on the opening and closing of the podcast. This track is Melon Hamburger. You can give his work¬†some ‚̧ԳŹ and hear more on his¬†SoundCloud.

Episode 10 – Spec.ial

Summary:

10th episode … holy shit we hit double figures!

We celebrate with another village idiot special, this time discussing spec

Show Notes:

Follow up

  • Thanks again to Lucas and Michael for a great episode last time. There is lots of love out there for the project so keep it up!

News & Events

  • http://clojutre.org/2016/¬†– it happened and the videos are up!
  • Defn will be at Euroclojure – October 25/26
    • EuroClojure talks ¬†– David Nolen, Carin Meier etc.

Interlude

  • A short, possibly disastrous interlude from (defray impure amusement)
    • A podcast¬†first for the Clojure Comedian

Main discussion –¬†Spec

  • What it is – what is the history | Type checking | Contracts | Schema
  • Why in 1.9, not just a lib?
  • What can we do with it?
    • Optional
    • Type specification for functions | SH Youtube vids
      • Types
      • Regex
      • And / Or
      • Functions
      • SEMANTICS!
    • Compile time checking
    • Validity / Conformance
      • Results / Errors as a map
    • Generative testing – test.check
    • Runtime checking
  • Namespaces on keywords
    • The revenge of XML continues ūüôā
  • Effect on the language
    • What happens to macros?
    • Better error messages?
  • Effect on the eco-system
    • Better tooling?
    • Versioning?

Links:

Credits:

Music:¬†Thanks to the very talented¬†ptzery¬†for the permitting us to use his music on the opening and closing of the podcast. This track is Melon Hamburger. You can give his work¬†some ‚̧ԳŹ and hear more on his¬†SoundCloud.

Episode #9 – Onyx with Mike and Lucas

Summary:

A fun, loooong episode to discuss the awesome Onyx with Mike Drogalis and Lucas Bradstreet

@Mike on Twitter

@Lucas on Twitter

and the new chap, Gardner Vickers, is @Gardner on Twitter

Show Notes:

Follow up

  • Thanks for keeping on¬†listening and for the positive feedback, especially our latest confirmed listener, a certain Mr Rich Hickey.

News & Events

  • Defn will be at Euroclojure – October 25/26
    • EuroClojure talks ¬†– David Nolen, Carin Meier etc.
  • http://clojutre.org/2016/ < September 10th Tampere, Finland (pronounced Tampe Ray according to Ray)

Main discussion –¬†Onyx

  • Michael and Lucas background
    • What is Onyx?
    • What are the typical use cases of onyx?
    • Compare to Spark/Flink/Storm/Heron .. etc.
    • Challenges of Distributed Computing and what Clojure brings to the table
    • Building Onyx Apps
    • Deployment – cluster support
    • Tooling – monitoring
    • Interop with other techs in the same space: Kafka/Datomic/S3 etc.
    • Jepsen testing ‚Ķ
    • Who is using Onyx and how ‚Ķ
    • Future Plans for Onyx

Links:

Credits:

Music:¬†Thanks to the very talented¬†ptzery¬†for the permitting us to use his music on the opening and closing of the podcast. This track is Melon Hamburger. You can give his work¬†some ‚̧ԳŹ and hear more on his¬†SoundCloud.

Episode #8 – Discussion: Scaling with Clojure

Summary:

Another village idiot special where we discuss  what it means to scale with Clojure.

Show Notes:

Follow up

  • Thanks for keeping on¬†listening and for the positive feedback.

News & Events

Main discussion –¬†Scaling with Clojure

  • Discussion
    • OOP has design patterns UML etc. OOAD
    • Scaling – two thingies: Static vs. Dynamic
    • Functional Programming without OOP Paradigms
    • component/mount
    • ‚ÄúModules‚ÄĚ or namespaces /
    • Distribution – fund the clojars! (https://salt.bountysource.com/teams/clojars)
    • Functions as first class (high-order fns, fns as return types)
    • Code testing/schema/spec
    • Team – Sizes
    • Micro-services / Serverless

Links:

Credits:

Music:¬†Thanks to the very talented¬†ptzery¬†for the permitting us to use his music on the opening and closing of the podcast. This track is Melon Hamburger. You can give his work¬†some ‚̧ԳŹ and hear more on his¬†SoundCloud.

Episode #7 – Datomic with Robert Stuttaford

Summary:

A tour of Datomic and a field report from Robert – a leading edge production pioneer.

Show Notes:

Follow up

  • Hopefully the sound quality is much better on this episode after Ray’s microphone SNAFU last week.

News & Events

Main discussion – Datomic with Robert Stuttaford

  • Background of Robert
  • Discusssion
    • Why Clojure at Cognician?
    • Why Datomic?
    • Wow – the Cognician Stack¬†though
    • Datomic production readiness
    • Datomic Architecture
    • Querying with Datomic
    • Database queries across time (past, present and future)
    • Datomic schemas – pros and cons
    • Production scale at Cognician
    • Tooling – the REPL and Clojure
    • Scaling Datomic (esp caching)
    • Transactor (incl serialisation)
    • Storage backends (and interchangeability!)
    • What is the Pro support like?
    • Options for Licensing Datomic
    • The awesome POWER of Temporal data
      • ANSI SQL2011¬†https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQL:2011
    • Excision – can Datomic forget me?
    • Annotated transactions – auditing and troubleshooting
    • Ctrl-Z in a database!!
    • Database functions
    • Licensing model, planning and the cloud
    • Drivers for JVM / Non-JVM clients (REST API)
    • Datascript¬†(Nikita Prokopov)
    • Thanks!

Credits:

Guest: Thanks to Robert for being such an engaging conversationalist on the podcast.

Music:¬†Thanks to the very talented¬†ptzery¬†for the permitting us to use his music on the opening and closing of the podcast. This track is Melon Hamburger. You can give his work¬†some ‚̧ԳŹ and hear more on his¬†SoundCloud.