The Changelog: Software Development, Open Source

Conversations with the hackers, leaders, and innovators of the software world. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo face their imposter syndrome so you don’t have to. Expect in-depth interviews with the best and brightest in software engineering, open source, and leadership. This is a polyglot podcast. All programming languages, platforms, and communities are welcome. Open source moves fast. Keep up.


Quality is systemic, React is a self-fulfilling prophecy, Difftastic, Devbox & the shortest URLs on the web

Jacob Kaplan-Moss writes up a hot take on software quality, Wilfred Hughes creates the diff tool he’s always wanted, Josh Collinsworth thinks React is only great at being popular, Jetpack’s Devbox project looks pretty cool & James Williams sets out to find the shortest URLs on the internet. Oh, and chapters are here!

Discuss on Changelog News

Changelog++ members support our work, get closer to the metal, and make the ads disappear. Join today!


  • Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub

Notes and Links

  • ???? Subscribe to Changelog Weekly
  • All Things Open 2022
  • Quality is Systemic
    • ???? Jacobian on The Changelog #479
  • Difftastic, the Fantastic Diff
    • Difftastic
    • Do things, tell people
  • The self-fulfilling prophecy of React
  • Devbox
    • Join our community!
  • ???? Subscribe to Ship It!
  • Shortest URLs on the Internet

Something missing or broken? PRs welcome!


 2022-09-12  9m