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The Diff: A Podcast from Meta Open Source

17 EpisodesProduced by Meta Open Source TeamWebsite

Hosted by Joel Marcey, a staff developer advocate on the Meta Open Source team, The Diff showcases the program, the projects and the people that drives the team's mission of building community through open source technology.

17 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

Episode 16: Building Intuitive Interactions in VR: Interaction SDK and Presence Platform

December 1st, 2022


In this episode of The Diff podcast, host Navyata Bawa talks to Interaction SDK Software Engineer Danny Yaroslavski about how to add immersive VR interactions using Interaction SDK. They talk about how the First Hand …

Episode 15: Building Multiplayer Virtual Reality Applications in Unity with Zac Drake

September 14th, 2022


In this episode of The Diff podcast, host Navyata Bawa chats with Zac Drake, a software engineer on the VR Developer Environment Engineering team …

Episode 14: Building Multiplayer Virtual Reality Applications in Unreal with Eric Le Saux

July 19th, 2022


In this episode of The Diff podcast, host Navyata Bawa chats with VR Developer Environment Software Engineer Eric Le Saux about the SharedSpaces …

Episode 13: From Linux to React Native with Nicola Corti

June 21st, 2022


In this installment of The Diff podcast, host Dmitry Vinnik and Meta Software Developer Nicola Corti chat about how Nicola gained an interest in …

Episode 12: Talking about All Things React with Rachel Nabors

April 13th, 2022


In this installment of The Diff podcast, your host Dmitry Vinnik and Meta Documentation Engineer Rachel Nabors discuss their experience getting into front-end development, their work in the React ecosystem and explores …

Episode 11: Talking Mobile Open Source with Pascal Hartig

February 15th, 2022


In this installment of The Diff podcast, host Dmitry Vinnik and Software Engineer Pascal Hartig discuss Pascal’s open source journey at Meta. Initially, Pascal worked on Litho, a declarative UI framework for Android, …

Episode 10: Talking Open Source with Paul O'Shannessy

December 7th, 2021


Welcome to the 10th episode of The Diff audio podcast, and the first episode of The Diff video series. In this episode, join your host Joel Marcey as …

Episode 9: The Breeze Has Been Shot With Cami Williams

May 11th, 2020


On this episode of The Diff recorded Wednesday, May 6th 2020, Joel catches up with Cami Williams, a developer advocate and colleague on the Facebook …

Episode 8: Talking Libra With Eric Nakagawa

November 19th, 2019


On this episode of The Diff, Joel talks Libra with Eric Nakagawa. Libra's mission is to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that powers billions of people. Eric is the head of open source for

Episode 7: At F8 2019: The Current State of React and React Native

May 8th, 2019


On this special episode of The Diff, Instagram software engineer Kathryn Middleton, and React Native engineering manager, Kevin Gozali, join Joel on our final live broadcast from the F8 2019 conference to discuss the …

Episode 6: At F8 2019: Presto Loves Big Data

May 8th, 2019


On this special F8 2019 episode of The Diff, Rongrong Zhong and Greg Leclercq, engineers on the Facebook Presto team, join Joel on another live broadcast from San Jose to discuss Presto, Facebook's distributed SQL Query …

Episode 5: At F8 2019: The Role of Python at Facebook

May 8th, 2019


On this special F8 2019 episode of The Diff, Lisa Roach and John Reese, software engineers at Facebook, join Joel on our first live broadcast to …

Episode 4: Managing a successful open source community with React

March 11th, 2019


On this episode of The Diff, Joel talks React and React Native with Dan Abramov and Tom Occhino. Find out how React grew to become one of the most …

Episode 3: The Birth of React and Reason

March 11th, 2019


On this episode of The Diff, Joel talks to Jordan, the creator of React, our most popular open source project, and the creator of Reason, a …

Episode 2: The GraphQL Story

March 11th, 2019


On this episode of The Diff, Dan and Lee, two of the creators of GraphQL, join Joel to discuss this query language that helps you deal with data. Learn how GraphQL was born from a need to make Facebook's mobile news …

Episode 1: Inside Meta Open Source

March 11th, 2019


On our inaugural episode of The Diff, Joel talks to Christine and Eric, open source developer advocates at Meta (formerly Facebook). Learn about why we named the podcast “The Diff”, our definition of developer advocacy, …

Episode 0: The Prelude

February 22nd, 2019


Developer advocate Joel Marcey announces The Diff, a new podcast from Facebook Open Source.

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