About the Show
Welcome to The Manifest, a podcast all about package management. Your hosts are Alex Pounds and Andrew Nesbitt. Together they explore the technical details of package management, the stories and the history of various projects, and the communities around them too. Every two weeks there will be a brand new interview with a package manager maintainer.
Episode 7: The Update Framework with Trishank Karthik Kuppusamy
November 13th, 2017
57 mins 5 secs
infrastructure, the update framework
Wherein we chat with Trishank Karthik Kuppusamy about The Update Framework, a security layer that lets package managers assure the veracity and integrity of their packages.
Episode 6: Maven with Brian Fox
October 30th, 2017
1 hr 8 mins
application package management, java, maven
Wherein we chat with Brian Fox about all things Maven. We hear the history of Maven Central, war stories, and discuss planning for the future of Maven and Java 9.
Episode 5: Pub with Natalie Weizenbaum
October 16th, 2017 | 48 mins 8 secs
Wherein we discuss Dart and Pub with Natalie Weizenbaum. We discuss how Dart and Pub are being used and developed within Google and a potential new algorithm for more user friendly dependency resolution error messages.
Episode 4: Go dep with Sam Boyer
October 2nd, 2017
53 mins 33 secs
application package management, dep, go
Wherein we discuss Go and Dep with Sam Boyer. We discuss how he led the improvements to package management for the Go ecosystem and went deep on satisfiability and how it relates to dependency resolution.
Episode 3: Rubygems with André Arko
September 18th, 2017
54 mins 56 secs
application package management, bundler, ruby, rubygems
Wherein we discuss Rubygems and Bundler with André Arko. We discuss how he became the lead maintainer of Rubygems and Bundler, and what lead him to set up Ruby Together.
Episode 2: CocoaPods with Orta Therox
September 4th, 2017
53 mins 49 secs
application package management, cocoapods, macos
Wherein we discuss CocoaPods, a package manager for macOS/iOS development, with lead maintainer Orta Therox. We discuss how he got started contributing to Cocoapods, the arrival of Swift Package Manager and Orta's latest project, Danger.
Episode 1: Homebrew with Mike McQuaid
August 16th, 2017
54 mins 52 secs
homebrew, macos, system package management
Wherein we chat with Mike McQuaid, the lead maintainer of Homebrew. We discuss how he got started contributing to Homebrew, its differences from Macports, using GitHub as a database, patching upstream, and more.