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Chicago Crystal

We are a podcast of the Crystal programming language based in Chicago. Our discussion ranges from language design, the growing ecosystem and software development.

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Kirk Haines: Remote with Crystal

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Kirk Haines, formerly worked on Ruby. We talk about his programming journey, his work on other web frameworks in Ruby, and his work in Crystal on Minion. Please enjoy my conversation with Kirk Haines.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalKirk Haines Github: https://github.com/wyhainesKirk Haines Twitter: https://twitter.com/wyhainesEverywhere else on the internet "wyhaines"

1hr 11mins

14 Sep 2020

Rank #1

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Kingsley Hendrickse: Sushi, Crystal, and Blockchain

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Kingsley Hendrickse, who is one of the lead developers on Sushi Chain. We talk about his programming journey, his interest in blockchain, and his work on sushi chain. Please enjoy my conversation with Kingsley.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalKingsley Hendrickse Github: https://github.com/kingsleyhKingsley Hendrickse Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsleyhendric

1hr 5mins

24 Aug 2020

Rank #2

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Sergey Kuznetsov: Crystal, BBS and Debuggers

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Sergey Kuznetsov, who rewrote the debugger in Crystal. We talk about his journey in programming, including FORTRAN, Telecoms, and Crystal. Please enjoy my conversation with Sergey.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalSergey Kuznetsov Github: https://github.com/skuznetsov

1hr 13mins

10 Aug 2020

Rank #3

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Jeremy Woertink: Running Not Walking With Crystal

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Jeremy Woertink who has been running Crystal in production for a while now.  We talk about his journey in programming and the origins of him migrating projects to Lucky Framework.  Please enjoy my conversation with Jeremy.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalJeremy Woertink Github: https://github.com/jwoertink

1hr 4mins

28 Jul 2020

Rank #4

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George Dietrich: Athena Reborn

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with George Dietrich who has build Athena a web framework in Crystal.  We talk about his journey in programming and a building a Crystal web framework based off PHP Symfony.  Please enjoy my conversation with George.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalGithub: https://github.com/Blacksmoke16Discord: Blacksmoke16#0016Athena: https://github.com/athena-frameworkAthena Docs: https://athena-framework.github.io/athena/Athena/Routing.htmlAthena Gitter: https://gitter.im/athena-frameworkcr/communityParameters: https://athena-framework.github.io/athena/Athena/Routing/ParamConverterInterface.html#additional-configuration

47mins

14 Jul 2020

Rank #5

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Lorenzo Barasti: Building Crystal Community

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Lorenzo Barasti Who has been making some great youtube series on crystal and some programming concepts.  We talk about his journey in programming and some topics in Crystal and around the Crystal community.  Please enjoy my conversation with Lorenzo.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalGuest Twitter: https://twitter.com/lbarastiGuest YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaydNuV-VSO0gFSrvS9WgXg

1hr

29 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Brian Cardiff: The Cores of Crystal

Chicago Crystal is a meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Brian Cardiff a core team member of Crystal.  We talk about his journey in programming and some core concepts in Crystal.  Please enjoy my conversation with Brian.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalGuest: https://twitter.com/bcardiff

1hr 13mins

15 Jun 2020

Rank #7

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Paul Smith: Learning the Lucky Framework

Chicago Crystal is a community and meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Paul Smith, the creator, or Lucky.  We talk about the journey in programming and the origin of Lucky and the plays for Lucky's future.  Please enjoy my conversation with Paul.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalhttps://twitter.com/paulcsmith

1hr 22mins

29 May 2020

Rank #8

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Ary Borenszweig: Origins of Crystal

Chicago Crystal is a community and meetup in the Chicago area that is building community and getting stuff made with our favorite language.This is an interview with Ary Borenszweig the creator or Crystal.  We talk about how he began programming, the origin of Crystal and projects he has been working on.  Please enjoy my conversation with Ary.Site: https://chicagocrystal.org/Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicago_crystalAry: https://twitter.com/asterite

58mins

15 May 2020

Rank #9