REDtalks.live #50 – Serverless Observability w/ IOpipe

Episode #50. Wooohooo! And for this landmark 50th episode we're delighted to have super-popular Serverless observability company, IOpipe, on the show. In this episode (video below) I'm joined by IOpipe founder and CTO, Erica Windisch. "Unless you set your concurrency for the lambda to '1', right, which you could do [LAUGHS], you're opting into building … Continue reading REDtalks.live #50 – Serverless Observability w/ IOpipe

REDtalks.live #49 – Imperative vs Declarative APIs /w Kin Lane

My good pal, Kin Lane, is back on the show for his third appearance to discuss the much debated topic of Imperative vs Declarative APIs. Key discussion points on this topic: One is not necessarily better than the other. One persons declarative is another persons imperative, so think about the 'system' of orchestration, and not … Continue reading REDtalks.live #49 – Imperative vs Declarative APIs /w Kin Lane

REDtalks.live #48 – Deep API Monitoring w/ resurface.io

With the evolution of application architecture – from monolith to distributed, microservice – comes the need for modern 'architecture appropriate' monitoring and visibility solutions. Traditional 'packet sniffer' tooling falls short in terms of the requirements developers need to transition from best-effort, educated guesses to detailed usage logging and traceability. To help realize these deep API monitoring … Continue reading REDtalks.live #48 – Deep API Monitoring w/ resurface.io

REDtalks.live #47 – POSTMAN API client w/ creator & CEO, Abhinav Asthana

Very excited about today's episode where I'm joined by Abhinav Ashtana, the creator and CEO of world renowned API client, POSTMAN.   In this episode, hear Abhinav explain how POSTMAN started – how a personal frustration with API interactions presented an opportunity to create something cool. Learn about the journey POSTMAN took and the use … Continue reading REDtalks.live #47 – POSTMAN API client w/ creator & CEO, Abhinav Asthana

REDtalks.live #45 – being ‘open source’, practicing ‘social coding’

Great to have GitHub's Christian Weber (t: @classicwebdog) on the show again to help us understand what being part of the open-source community is all about. Some key theme's from this episode: Git IS all about 'Social Coding' GitHub is NOT your download server Adopting open-source is a lot like hosting a meetup; be present, … Continue reading REDtalks.live #45 – being ‘open source’, practicing ‘social coding’

REDtalks.live #43 – “API First Strategy” w/ Kin Lane

Welcome to episode #43 where I'm joined by super-famous API evangelist, Kin Lane – yes, the Kin Lane behind apievangelist.com Watch this episode to learn about Kin's background and how he's helped many organizations of different sizes realize the benefits of an "API First" strategy. Or just watch to see if he really does look like … Continue reading REDtalks.live #43 – “API First Strategy” w/ Kin Lane

REDtalks.live #42 – Dev’s gone rogue

There's lots of talk in the computer networking media about the need to pick up some scripting/coding skills to stay relevant in the modern agile/DevOps world. To better understand this perspective, in episode #42 we take a look at it from the opposite direction... from that of two developers who switched to networking! Joining me … Continue reading REDtalks.live #42 – Dev’s gone rogue

REDtalks.live #36 – Christian Weber from GitHub on Infrastructure as Code

Delighted to have GitHub's Christian Weber on the show this week to share his experiences with Infrastructure as Code. Watch this episode to hear Christian explain some personal experiences, from his days before he worked at GitHub, where Infrastructure/Configuration as Code would have made a big difference. Learn from first-hand experience how certain practices can … Continue reading REDtalks.live #36 – Christian Weber from GitHub on Infrastructure as Code