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Chariot TechCast #30 - interview

I've just posted the interview about on the Chariot TechCast.  Give it a listen--I interview Anthony Casalena about Squarespace's technology stack, the way he approached building the business, upcoming features, and more.  A good interview that ranges across both technical and business development topics.


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Chariot TechCast #28 - Philly ETE talk on OSGi and Maven from Sonatype's Jason Van Zyl

Just released to the interwebs is the Philly ETE session on Tycho, Maven and OSGi with Jason Van Zyl.  He goes into depth about the ways that OSGi is difficult for developers while remaining a powerful solution for application deployment.

Tech Cast Episode 28 - Philly ETE session with Jason Van Zyl of Sonatype


Interview with Dan Allen on Seam, Part 1 available on the TechCast

I just published an interview with Dan Allen on the Seam Framework on our Chariot Tech Cast.  Give it a listen if you're curious how Seam differs from other application frameworks.  If you're developing on Java EE 6, you should consider Seam alongside of other platforms such as Spring and Grails, due to the way it helps provide the glue to make developers more productive in various APIs.

One thing interesting that Dan said is that the approaches of Seam and Spring differ in one major way.  Seam essentially provides access to the APIs of interest, while putting together the plumbing to make it easy to use them the way they were intented.  Spring, on the other hand, simplifies access to most other APIs by wrapping them.  I thought this was a great way of contrasting the approaches.

Listen to Episode #23 here.  You can subscribe to the TechCast on iTunes or via the RSS Feed.

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Chariot Techcast with Dan Diephouse of MuleSource

I've just edited and posted a podcast with Dan Diephouse of MuleSource on the Chariot Tech Cast site. We talk about SOA, specifically Apache XFire, CxF, and MuleSource's Mule. We also discuss REST -vs- the WS-* model.

You can listen to the podcast here or view the show notes here.




New Podcast episodes online...  DreamIT!

I've published three new podcasts for the Chariot Tech Cast. They are:

  • Snack Feed - these guys are writing a media sharing web application where you can favorite media and view what your friends are watching. Technologies include PHP, MySQL and some Python processing. Interesting approach. Audio Feed Here. Their website is
  • PhrazIt - This team, led by three college sophomores (from MIT and Harvard), is kind of a mini-messaging and voting application all rolled into one. The application is written in PHP. They were recently covered by TechCrunch. Audio Feed Here. Their website is
  • Finally, we spoke to TapInko, a portal for buying and selling physical ad space. This platform is .NET based, and we had a good discussion about application development and the life of a startup. Audio Feed Here. You can visit them at

    Thanks to all of the interviewees and to Chris Cera of Vuzit for setting them up. Coming up next on the podcast is an interview with James Ward of Adobe on Flex and AIR.