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148: Package Management with Max Howell

12 Dec 2022 • 103 min • EN
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Package managers are an often-overlooked aspect of any operating system, but their importance is not to be underestimated – especially in today’s development environment. As both creator of Homebrew and CEO of, Max Howell is intimately familiar with the ins and outs of open-source development, software engineering, and balancing passion with practicality. He shares these experiences and more with us in today’s deep dive into the subject! 00:01:00 Introductions 00:01:29 When Max started Tea.XYZ 00:03:51 British plugs 00:08:10 Literally rolling out of bed to work 00:11:49 The value of meetups 00:13:14 Getting into open-source 00:23:00 Mandrake 00:25:02 Turning frustration into action 00:30:47 Deno 00:40:28 OSX’s relationship with Unix 00:55:33 Trying out Ruby 01:01:13 April Fools prank ideas 01:04:13 The cause of sleepless nights with Homebrew 01:14:41 What got Max inspired to do Tea 01:19:53 From startup to company 01:41:55 Farewells Resources mentioned in this episode: Links:Tea.XYZ:Website: References:101 on Package Management: If you’ve enjoyed this episode, you can listen to more on Programming Throwdown’s website: Reach out to us via email: You can also follow Programming Throwdown on  Facebook | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Player.FM  Join the discussion on our Discord Help support Programming Throwdown through our Patreon ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

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