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Episode 31 - The 2DDU Technology Radar

July 17th, 2013 · Comments

G'day, it's been a while.

Today's episode features our first 2DDU Technology Radar. Oi? What?

The guys at Thoughtworks have recently gained a lot of well-deserved fame for doing their Technology Radar. It's essentially a structured list of "stuff" to use, look at, evaluate or be careful with when it comes to technology. It contains everything from processes via platforms and tools up to specific technologies and languages.

Here's our personal view on technologies: the 2DDU Technology Radar. It's a long episode, nearly 1 hour and 50 minutes. Feel free to agree or disagree with our views in the comments, discussion is very appreciated.

If you want to look at the list of technologies we're talking about while listening to the episode you're very welcome to use our published Google Doc to do so. Have fun!

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Tags: ColdFusion · Version Control · Virtual Machines · OSS · Mobile · Cloud · Testing · Process · Javascript · Agile · IntelliJ · Railo · CFML · Clojure · Ruby · JRuby · Groovy · NodeJS · Python

Episode 23 - More Language Exploration

August 16th, 2012 · Comments

We return after a long hiatus with another episode!

This episode continues to take us on our exploration of other programming languages.

We discuss the work that Mark has been doing with Ruby and JRuby, including integrating it with his ColdFusion project and SOLR as well. This segways into a discussion on Platform as a Service's like Heroku and their position in highly available and scalable applications.

Kai mentions some of the issues he was having around databases when he was mucking around with NodeJS, and asks our listeners to comment on any possible solutions they may know about.

We make note of the fact that Sean Corfield will in Australia soon, and will be presenting at events in Sydney and Melbourne. Looks like both will be packed houses!

Kai took his hand to compiling Railo 4 from scratch, and talks about the issues he faced trying to do that.

We also discuss several events that we are attending / attended:

Resources

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Tags: ColdFusion · Railo · Ruby · JRuby · Groovy · NodeJS