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Three Devs & A Maybe:
The Power of Composition with Scott Wlaschin
Mar 15, 2018 @ 11:44:31

The Three Devs & A Maybe podcast, hosted by Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode: The Power of Composition. In this episode they're joined by guest Scott Wlaschin, a senior software architect and developer with over twenty years of experience.

In this weeks episode we are lucky to have Scott Wlaschin back on the show. We start of discussion by highlighting his most recent talk on composition and some useful analogies to Lego, Brio and Unix. From here we move on to investigate function and type composition, the difference between a paradigm shift compared to simply a syntax one and the advantages of an opinionated language.

This leads us on to mention how within application design pushing the side-effects to the edge and keeping the core domain pure is beneficial. Finally, we touch upon testing in functional languages, experiences whilst consulting and Rich Hickey’s ‘Effective Programs’ talk.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly for listening at your leisure. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their podcast and follow them on Twitter to get updates on when the latest shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/the-power-of-composition-with-scott-wlaschin/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Build, Provision and Deploy in the Cloud with Thijs Feryn
Feb 16, 2018 @ 11:31:13

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast, with hosts Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode with special guest Thijs Feryn talking about the build/provision/deploy pipeline "in the cloud".

In this weeks episode we are joined by Thijs Feryn to discuss his upcoming PHP UK conference talk. We start of the show highlighting what drew him to a Tech. evangelist role, bridging the gap between code/infrastructure and the ideas behind ‘Infrastructure as Code’. From here we move on to discuss system and infrastructure provisioning automation tools such Ansible and Terraform. This leads on to adding Packer into the mix, moving towards immutable infrastructure, testing these automation tools and how history has a way of repeating itself. Finally, we touch upon the philosophy behind DevOps, focusing on empathy and its core values CAMS.

You can listen to this latest episode either by using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/build-provision-and-deploy-in-the-cloud-with-thijs-feryn/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryption with Scott Arciszewski
Feb 07, 2018 @ 10:58:16

In the latest episode of the Three Devs and a Maybe podcast, hosted by Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, they welcome back a guest for another round of security discussions: Scott Arciszewski around symmetric and asymmetric encryption.

In this weeks episode we are lucky to be joined again by Scott Arciszewski. We start off the show by discussing the difference between Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryption, what Authenticated Encryption is and how secret-keys are exchanged using Diffie-Hellman. From here, we move on to highlight how Elliptic-curve cryptography works, what DNSCrypt is and why prime numbers are so important in cryptography. Finally, we touch upon multi-factor authentication, how one time passwords work, SMS vulnerabilities and how to manage password recovery.

There's a wide range of security and cryptography related topics mentioned and linked in the post. You can listen to this latest show either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/symmetric-and-asymmetric-encryption-with-scott-arciszewski/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Servers, Upgrades and a little Cryptocurrency
Jun 20, 2017 @ 10:43:02

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast, hosted by Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode: "Servers, Upgrades and a little Cryptocurrency"

In this weeks episode we start off by discussing Edd’s recent Server build, touching upon the hardware specifications, OS/ZFS-pool choices and monitoring configuration. We then move on to highlight the value in splitting up computational intensive tasks into queued jobs, defensive programming in JavaScript and handling querying ever increasing data-sets. Finally, we talk about keeping on-top of Software/Dependency upgrades, moving over to platforms such as AWS and Ethereum.

You can listen to this latest show either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the show directly as an mp3. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/servers-upgrades-and-a-little-cryptocurrency/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Carry on Coding
Mar 17, 2017 @ 09:23:14

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast, hosted by Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode: Carry on Coding.

In this weeks episode we start off discussion with experiences handling online payments, CRM export integration and highlight how PHPStorm can be a great SQL editor. We then move on to mention a service that allows you to easily manage browser polyfills, and Edd chats about his experience currently making a Nokia ringtone composer web application. Finally, we touch upon handling transactional email, depending on third-party services and using Continuation-passing style within JavaScript.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/carry-on-coding/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Contributing to PHP with Joe Watkins
Feb 21, 2017 @ 12:15:03

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast has posted their latest episode featuring returning special guest Joe Watkins to talk about contributing back to the PHP language:

In this weeks episode we chat to good friend of the show Joe Watkins. We start off discussion with his recent work on creating a compute-node, dual WAN setup and accepted PHP Serbia talk on contributing to PHP without being a ‘C wizard’. From here we move on to mention some of the areas (bug tracking system and QA) that could be improved with the help of new contributors within the PHP internals ecosystem. Finally, we highlight several recently proposed RFCs, his opinions on them and some work he is doing on a future RFC.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show be sure to also subscribe to their feed and follow the podcast on Twitter to get updates with new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/contributing-to-php-with-joe-watkins/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Aha! Moments with Steven Proctor
Feb 13, 2017 @ 12:38:01

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast, with hosts Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode - Aha! Moments with Steven Proctor.

In this weeks episode we are lucky to have Steven Proctor back on the show. We start off discussion by congratulating him on 82 episodes of Functional Geekery, and the commitment it takes to do a podcast and not just ‘podfade’. From here we move on to highlight any commonalities he notices with people getting into FP, how he stays on-top of the latest advancements and how he finds the guests he wishes to speak to. This leads us on to compare learning functional concepts within a language you already know vs. in a totally different language which is rooted in the principles. Finally, we chat about interesting projects that are on his radar and advice that he has for people who wish to begin exploring FP.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading it directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/aha-moments-with-steven-proctor/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Checking in with Lew and hearing about Blue n' Vue
Jan 10, 2017 @ 10:48:14

The Three Devs & A Maybe podcast, with hosts Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode today - Checking in with Lew and hearing about Blue n' Vue:

In this weeks episode we have a long overdue catch-up with Lew. We start off by discussing what he has been up to, and a certain four-legged addition to his family. From here we move on to chat about working on a product vs. working in an agency setting, picking your battles when refactoring and not being scared to make mistakes. Finally, we highlight how Edd has recently used personal Homebrew taps, using Android simulators for testing and Lew’s experience with Vue.js.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/checking-in-with-lew-and-hearing-about-blue-n-vue/

Three Devs and a Maybe:
Episode 2.0 with Joe Watkins
Dec 26, 2016 @ 10:34:11

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast hosted by Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode - Episode 2.0 with Joe Watkins.

In this weeks episode we are joined by good friend of the show Joe Watkins. We start off discussion with the successful release of PHP 7.1 and what is in store for Joe now as release manager for that version. Following this, we chat about the libui and Yubico PHP wrappers he as been working on and development of a better Raspberry Pi OS. Finally, we highlight progress made towards incorporating a JiT compiler within PHP and some interesting things you can do with Zero-width joiner’s and Emoji’s in Unicode.

Other topics mentioned include Joe's cross-platform UI development work, LastPass, the X Windows system and the Lua programming language. You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or you can download the mp3 directly. if you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/episode-2-0-with-joe-watkins/

Three Devs & A Maybe:
Episode 112 - The Mafia Effect
Dec 13, 2016 @ 09:32:28

The Three Devs and a Maybe podcast, hosted by Michael Budd, Fraser Hart, Lewis Cains and Edd Mann, has posted their latest episode - Episode #112: The Mafia Effect.

In this weeks second in-person episode, we start off by congratulating Fraser on his recent engagement. We then move on to chat about setting up Kong, rate-limiting APIs and monitoring the health of an application system. From here we discuss the final stages of Mick’s masters dissertation, highlighting the PageRank paper and the Matthew (not Mafia) effect. Finally, we mention Edd’s trip to Silicon Milkroundabout and blog posts that he has recently had the chance to publish.

Other topics mentioned include Kali Linux, the major DDoS on Dyn and the idea of convention over configuration. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and get the latest updates as new shows are released.

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Link: http://threedevsandamaybe.com/the-mafia-effect/