This MusicRadar interview could be the first in a series of chats with software developers, and where better to start a series like that than with Steven Slate?

https://www.musicradar.com/news/plugin-mogul-steven-slate-you-dont-need-external-dsp-for-tracking-you-dont-need-it-for-mixing-and-it-just-doesnt-make-sense-to-me