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JavaScript Jabber

462 episodes - English - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 39 ratings

Weekly podcast discussion about Javascript on the front and back ends. Also discuss programming practices, coding environments, and the communities related to the technology.

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JSJ 454: Mongoose, Mongo and Object Document Mapping (ODM) with Valeri Karpov

October 20, 2020 10:00 - 54 minutes - 62.8 MB

We talk about the Pros and Cons of using a database directly vs using an abstraction layer, common mistakes, optimistic concurrency, and a nice tangent into programming concurrency models to top it off. Sponsors Faithlife | Now Hiring Software Developers Audible.com CacheFly Panel AJ ONeal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Special Guest Valeri Karpov Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspect-oriented_programming https://mongoosejs.com/ Picks Steve https://cesf.us/...

JSJ 453: Debugging Third Party JavaScript with Ben Vinegar

October 13, 2020 10:00 - 51 minutes - 59.1 MB

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Many websites these days have to deal with the reality of incorporating third-party scripts. These could be tracking scripts or analytics or monitoring, or even scripts that add explicit features to a site, such as chat. Regardless of the purpose, such scripts add complexity and overhead, and can interfere with the proper operation of the site. In this episode Ben Vinegar, VP of engineering at Sentry, joins the panel to discuss the complexities and imp...

JSJ 452: Caddy 2 Web Server with Matthew Holt

October 06, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 83.5 MB

Today the panel talks with Matt Holt who works full time on the Caddy Web Server. The panel discusses things such as how it compares to other popular tools as well as lessons learned while working on it. Sponsors Faithlife | Now Hiring Software Developers The Complete Software Developer’s Career Guide – Grab a Copy Today Audible.com CacheFly Panel AJ ONeal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Special Guest Matthew Holt Links https://www.papaparse.com/ OSI model https://apilayer.com/ ...

JSJ 451: Are Software Bugs Inevitable with Ran Levi

September 29, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 91 MB

Ran Levy, a well known and prolific technology podcaster joins the show to talk with the panel about software bugs. Topics of discussion include the inevitability of software bugs – are they an intrinsic part of software development? Also, can they be minimized and their impact mitigated? And what can software companies, and the developers themselves, do in order to deliver properly working software. Sponsors Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial The Complete Softwa...

JSJ 450: Native Features Inside The Browser - Introducing Google's Project Fugu with Thomas Steiner

September 22, 2020 10:00 - 52 minutes - 59.9 MB

For Web apps to be useful and successfully compete with native applications, they need to be able to access device features, such as the camera, local file system, Bluetooth, and more. Obviously such a mechanism needs to be secure and respect user privacy. In this episode Thomas Steiner, a Developer Advocate for the Web at Google, joins to discuss Project Fugu, and the benefits and capabilities that it already provides, and will provide in the future. Thomas, who is actively involved in this...

JSJ 449: The Things Every JavaScript Developer Must Know

September 15, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 75.7 MB

In this episode the panel discusses various programming topics, and whether or not they are required knowledge for JavaScript programmers. This includes topics such as scopes and hoisting, closures, the event-loop, and the behavior of this. For each such topic, the panel discusses whether or not JavaScript devs are required to know and understand them in order to write better code, or pass job interviews, or to understand existing codebases. Alternatively, if these are topics that JavaScript...

JSJ 448: MongoDB Schema Fundamentals with Joe Karlsson

September 08, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 78.5 MB

MongoDB is a popular option for databases which provides objects that look and act like JavaScript Objects. We brought an expert, Joe Karlsson to clear up some of the confusion on how to arrange your data in MongoDB. Joe provides a rundown on how to think about your data with a smaller dataset, a medium sized dataset, and a large dataset. The panel also dives into how the database works and how things are managed and arranged by the MongoDB database engine. Sponsors The Complete Software D...

JSJ 447: Using Javascript for Data Analysis and Data Science with Daniel Lathrop

September 01, 2020 10:01 - 53 minutes - 61.7 MB

Our guest is Daniel Lathrop, a freelance investigative data journalist and educator, and formerly a newspaper reporter and Professor of Journalism and Media informatics at the University of Iowa. On this show, Daniel describes how JavaScript is a great choice for doing data analysis and data science, potentially even more so than other languages which are often used for this purpose, such as Python and R. Daniel also provides information about lots of useful tools and techniques to use in th...

JSJ 447: Using Javascript for Data Analysis and Data Science with Daniel Lathrop

August 29, 2020 04:53 - 53 minutes - 61.7 MB

Our guest is Daniel Lathrop, a freelance investigative data journalist and educator, and formerly a newspaper reporter and Professor of Journalism and Media informatics at the University of Iowa. On this show, Daniel describes how JavaScript is a great choice for doing data analysis and data science, potentially even more so than other languages which are often used for this purpose, such as Python and R. Daniel also provides information about lots of useful tools and techniques to use in th...

JSJ 446: Achieving Work-Life Balance, Especially When WFH

August 25, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 74.4 MB

The reality of Covid-19 has changed the way that many people work, working remotely from home instead of coming into the office. Achieving work-life balance can always be a challenge in tech, but can be especially challenging when work and life mix in the same location. In this episode the panel discusses this important topic, and how it has impacted their own lives and careers. Also, how it changes over time and during a career. Sponsors The Complete Software Developer's Career Guide - Gr...

JSJ 445: Augmented Reality for Mobile Browsers with Connell Gauld

August 18, 2020 10:00 - 53 minutes - 61.9 MB

Connell has been working on Universal AR, a cross-platform Augmented Reality kit for Mobile Browsers delivering native-level performance using only JavaScript (and a bit of WASM under the hood). We talk about what AR actually is, some of its use cases, as well as the fascinating details as to how the Zap.works team is delivering near native performance and accuracy without IR, LiDAR, or any other of the common advanced AR sensors - just the good ol' phone camera and advanced Computer Visual ...

JSJ 444: Coding Front-end JavaScript for Accessibility with Neha Sharma

August 11, 2020 10:00 - 44 minutes - 41.3 MB

In this episode of JavaScript Jabber we interview Neha Sharma about the importance of coding front-end JavaScript with accessibility in mind. She explains practical methods in which to generate accessible UX when using front-end frameworks, such as React and Angular. For example, the importance of generating proper semantic markup, and considering behaviors and responses to user interactions. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Dan Shappir Guest Neha Sharma Sponsors Scout APM | We'll donate...

JSJ 443: All About InertiaJS with Jonathan Reinink

August 04, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 58 MB

The panel talks with Jonathan Reinink about his new library, IntertiaJS. InertiaJS is a tool that allows you to create a monolith server rendered site, but where you write your own custom back end, and then use a front end framework like React, Vue, or Svelte. We discuss how Intertia works at a very granular level, how it compares to tools like Next.js and Nuxt, why monoliths are better than using APIs, how Interita handles authentication and form submissions, and much more. Panel AJ O’Nea...

JSJ 442: Breaking Into Tech with Danny Thompson

July 28, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 78.2 MB

Danny Thompson discusses his road to a successful tech career, after working for years outside the industry (frying chicken at gas-stations). He explains the importance of setting goals and following through, and how to overcome adversity, and handle setbacks. It's simultaneously a very inspirational story, but also filled with lots of very practical advice and action items to pursue. For example, the importance of attending and participating in Meetups and engaging with the local tech commu...

JSJ 441: The Present and Future of JavaScript Bundling and Delivery with Yoav Weiss

July 21, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 69 MB

Yoav Wiess is a Developer Advocate at Google on the Chrome team, and also co-chair of the W3C Performance Working Group. In this episode Yoav explains how JavaScript resources are currently being delivered to browsers, and limitations and downsides with these approaches. He then describes a proposal for an advanced JavaScript delivery method that addresses these limitations. When this proposal is implemented, it will enable much more efficient download of JavaScript into browsers, boosting W...

JSJ 440: Why Serverless with Gareth McCumskey

July 14, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 78.5 MB

  Join the 30-DAY CHALLENGE: "You Don't Know JS Yet" Gareth McCumskey, a Solutions Architect in Cape Town, South Africa engages the panelists of JavaScript Jabber in an informative discussion about the broad topic of serverless. The JavaScript expert explains that serverless is essentially a way to use the existing managed services of the cloud in building a solution. He expounded on the different ways in which to employ the use of serverless. Panel AJ O’Neal Charles Max Wood Steve Edw...

JSJ 439: More Jabber About Less JavaScript with Alex Russell

July 07, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 69.2 MB

Join the 30-DAY CHALLENGE: "You Don't Know JS Yet" Alex Russell works for Google on the Chrome team and is the lead of Project Fugu which focuses on Web Capabilities and Progressive Web Apps. Alex leads the JavaScript Jabber panel in a discussion of writing less JavaScript and focusing on performance and functionality on low bandwidth connections and low performance phones. Because accessibility is downstream, now, of performance, he argues that we need to focus on performance to make appli...

JSJ 438: You Don't Know JS Yet with Kyle Simpson (SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT at the End)

June 30, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 74.6 MB

  Join the “You Don’t Know JS Yet” 30-day CHALLENGE   SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT at the end of this episode. Don't miss it. Kyle Simpson, author of the You Don't Know JS Yet series joins the JavaScript Jabber panel to discuss the origins and approach to his book series. The discussion varies to the basic parts of JavaScript, the parts you should know, and how to learn them. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Guest Kyle Simpson Sponsors G2i | Enjoy ...

JSJ 437: Inside the Brave Browser with Jonathan Sampson

June 23, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 77.3 MB

React Native Remote Conf July 28th to 31th Jonathan Sampson hops into the Jabber session to talk about the Brave Browser. He and the panel wander through the topics of privacy, browser design, and features. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Guest Jonathan Sampson   "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job" by Charles Max Wood is now available on Amazon. Get Your Copy Today! Picks Jonathan Sampson: Follow Jonathan Sampson on...

JSJ 436: MongoDB Basics with Joe Karlsson

June 16, 2020 10:00 - 59 minutes - 54.2 MB

React Native Remote Conf July 28th to 31th What is MongoDB? How does it work? How is it different than a standard relational database? How does it fit into a modern web app? This week, the panel gets the answers to these questions and more when they talk to Joe Karlsson, Software Engineer and Developer Advocate at MongoDB. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Steve Edwards Guest Joe Karlsson Sponsors G2i | Enjoy the luxuries of freelancing Remote Work: Get a Job or Make a Career Working F...

JSJ 435: Form.io with Travis Tidwell

June 02, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 62 MB

The panel is joined by Travis Tidwell, co-founder and CTO of Form.io, a ME*N stack platform that incorprates a form builder with automatically generated REST API endpoints. Travis discusses the history of Form.io, how it’s built and works, and lays the smackdown on panelist and noted NoSQL database skeptic AJ O’Neal by showing how MongoDB is the appropriate DB for storing form data in JSON format. Panel Steve Edwards AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Guest Travis Tidwell Sponsors G2i | Enjoy th...

JSJ 434: Understanding and Using ES Modules in Node with Gil Tayar

May 19, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 74.9 MB

Gil Tayar gave a presentation recently on ES modules in Node. He joins the panel to discuss how to use and think about ES modules. With considerable pushback from AJ, Gil explains how to start using modules and what the tradeoffs are between modules, script tags, and build tools. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Guest Gil Tayar Sponsors G2i | Enjoy the luxuries of freelancing Remote Work: Get a Job or Make a Career Working From Home "The Max...

JSJ 433: Understanding the Browser Layer with Noam Rosenthal

May 12, 2020 10:00 - 52 minutes - 48.6 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th - register now! Noam Rosenthal has worked in both web and native technologies. He leads off with a discussion of the history of the web, browsers, and specifically webkit. The panel then goes into how browsers and built and discuss the differences between the different browsers. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Guest Noam Rosenthal "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job" by Charles Max Wood is now ...

JSJ 432: Internet of Things (IoT) with Joe Karlsson

May 05, 2020 10:00 - 57 minutes - 53 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th - register now! Joe Karlsson is a developer advocate at MongoDB. He and the panel walk through the different approaches, uses, and libraries for building IoT with JavaScript Panel Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood AJ O’Neal Dan Shappir Steve Edwards Guest Joe Karlsson Sponsors G2i | Enjoy the luxuries of freelancing   "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job" by Charles Max Wood is now available on Amazon. Get Your Copy T...

JSJ 431: Personal Branding for Developers with Morad Stern

April 28, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 60 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th - register now! The JSJ panel talks with Morad Stern from Wix about personal branding; what it is, why it’s important for developers, and how to build it. Panel Steve Edwards AJ O’Neal Dan Shappir Guest Morad Stern Sponsors Taiko Educative.io | Click here for 10% discount   "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job" by Charles Max Wood is now available on Amazon. Get Your Copy Today!   Links Obama asks America to lea...

JSJ 430: Learning JavaScript in 2020 with Matt Crook

April 21, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 66.3 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th - register now! Matt Crook joins the conversation to talk with the JavaScript Jabber panel to talk about his experience going through Nashville Software School. The panel discusses and asks questions about getting into programming, working through the bootcamp, and what prospects are for bootcamp graduates. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Guest Matt Crook Sponsors Taiko Educative.io | Click here...

JSJ 429: Learning about Postman with Joyce Lin

April 14, 2020 10:04 - 40 minutes - 37.7 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th - register now! Join us as we talk to Joyce Lin, a developer relations advocate with Postman, and we talk about this amazing tool for interacting with APIs. We discuss it’s more well-known features, and also learn about other less well known, but very powerful features that allow users to greatly increase the usefulness of the tool, both for front end and back end developers. Panel Aimee Knight Steve Edwards Guest Joyce Lin Sponsors G2i |...

JSJ 428: The Alphabet Soup of Performance Measurements

April 07, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 70.9 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 14th to 15th - register now! Dan Shappir takes the lead to explain all of the acronyms and metrics for measuring the performance of your web applications. He leads a discussion through the ins and outs of monitoring performance and then how to improve and check up on how your website is doing. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Sponsors Taiko, free and open source browser test automation Educative.io | Click here for 10% discount ...

JSJ 427: How to Start a Side Hustle as a Programmer with Mani Vaya

March 31, 2020 10:00 - 45 minutes - 42.1 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 14th to 15th - register now! Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to talk about how developers can add the enterepreneur hat to the others they wear by starting a side gig. They discuss various ideas around entrepreneurship, the books they got them from, and how they've applied them in their own businesses. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Mani Vaya Sponsors Taiko __________________________________________________ "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream D...

JSJ 426: Killing the Release Night with Progressive Delivery with Dave Karow

March 24, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 68.3 MB

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 14th to 15th - register now! Dave Karow is a developer evangelist for Split. He dives into how you can deliver software sustainably without burning out. His background is in performance and he's moved into smooth deliveries. He pushes the ideas behind continuous delivery and how to avoid getting paid to stay late in "free" pizzas. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Dan Shappir Guest Dave Karow Sponsors G2i | Enjoy the luxuries of freelanc...

JSJ 425: The Evolution of JavaScript

March 17, 2020 10:05 - 1 hour - 71.7 MB

Dan Shappir takes the lead and walks the panel through the history of JavaScript and a discussion on ES6, TypeScript, the direction and future of JavaScript, and what features to be looking at and looking for in the current iteration of JavaScript. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Sponsors Taiko - free and open source browser test automation Split ____________________________________________________________ "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding You...

JSJ 424: UI5 and web components with Peter Muessig

March 10, 2020 13:01 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

In this episode of JavaScript Jabber the panelists and guest delve into the advantages of the shadow dom, transitioning from polymer js polyfills to native web components when moving for SAP UI to UI5, which works within React, Vue, Angular, and others. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Steve Edwards Dan Shappir Guest Peter Müßig Follow Peter on Twitter > @pmuessig, Github Sponsors Taiko, free and open source browser test automation _____________________________________________________...

JSJ 423: State of JS

March 03, 2020 11:03 - 50 minutes - 46.7 MB

The panelists discuss that latest State of JS survey. They begin talking about the merits and methods of the survey and then discuss the value you can extract from the survey. They also consider the various comparisons and trends presented by the survey and what they may mean. Panel: AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Dan Shappir Sponsors: G2i | Enjoy the luxuries of freelancing ____________________________________________________________   "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding You...

JSJ 422: CSS and Houdini with Una Kravets

February 25, 2020 11:06 - 1 hour - 56 MB

Una Kravets talks to the panel about CSS and its future. We dive into what Houdini is and how much of it is implemented in the browsers. She explains how the changes outlined in Houdini will improve the user experience on the web and developer experience for web developers. Panel: Aimee Knight AJ O’Neal Charles Max Wood Guest: Una Kravets Sponsors: Split ____________________________________________________________   "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job" by Char...

JSJ 421: Semantic HTML with Bruce Lawson

February 18, 2020 11:10 - 1 hour - 62.9 MB

Bruce Lawson is an expert in and proponent of semantic HTML. After receiving some good natured ribbing, Bruce walks the panel through the benefits of semantic HTML. He provides several examples on how it's used and in particular how it helps with other issues like accessibility and navigability on your websites. Panel AJ O’Neal Aimee Knight Charles Max Wood Dan Shappir Guest Bruce Lawson Sponsors G2i Springboard | Promo code "JABBER" gives $500 off the job-guaranteed Course ______...

JSJ 420: OpenAPI, Redoc, and API Documentation with Adam Altman

February 11, 2020 11:00 - 45 minutes - 42.1 MB

Adam dives into how to document your application using OpenAPI (formerly Swagger) and then how to generate great documentation for your API's using Redoc. He gives us the history of Redoc, breaks down the process for building API documentation, and understanding the OpenAPI specification. Panelists Aimee Knight Dan Shappir AJ ONeal Steve Edwards Guest Adam Altman Sponsors G2i ____________________________ "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job" by Charles Max Wood...

JSJ 419: Google App Script with Ben Collins

February 04, 2020 11:00 - 49 minutes - 45.8 MB

Today’s guest is Ben Collins, who creates online courses, writes tutorials, and teaches workshops around G Suite and App Script. Apps Script is a scripting platform developed by Google for light-weight application development in the G Suite platform. It is an implementation of JavaScript with the express purpose of extending Google apps. App Script was started 10 years ago as a side project, and it eventually took on its own life. Ben talks about some of the different things that App Script ...

JSJ 418: Security Scary Stories and How to Avoid Them with Kevin A McGrail

January 28, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 82.5 MB

In this episode of JavaScript Jabber the panel interviews security expert, Kevin A. McGrail. He starts by explaining what security frameworks and what they do. The panel wonders how to know if your developers are capable of self-auditing your security or if you need help. Kevin shares recommendations for companies to look at to answer that question.  Aimee Knight explains the hell she has been in making changes to be compliant with CCPA. The panel considers how policies like this complicate...

JSJ 417: Serverless with Microsoft Azure with Burke Holland

January 21, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 71.6 MB

Burke Holland works for Microsoft on the Azure team in developer relations. He starts the show talking about how he got started in serverless. He’s careful to note that just because things are marketed as serverless doesn’t always make them so. In order for something to be serverless, it must be sufficiently abstracted in terms of technology, only require payment for what is used, and infinitely scalable. He talks about the statelessness of serverless, and the panel discusses what it means t...

JSJ 416: GraphQL Developer Tools with Sean Grove

January 14, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 74.2 MB

In this episode of JavaScript Jabber the panel interviews Sean Grove from OneGraph; asking him questions about GraphQL tooling and common complaints about GraphQL. Sean starts by explaining what GraphQL is and how it benefits frontend developers. GraphiQL is a frontend open sourced tool produced by OneGraph, Sean explains how this handy tool simplifies GraphQL.    Authentication and authorization are one of the biggest criticisms of GraphQL. Sean walks the panel through the solution, getti...

JSJ 415: Progressive Web Apps with Maximiliano Firtman

January 07, 2020 11:00 - 39 minutes - 36.6 MB

Maximiliano Firtman is a mobile web developer from Buenos Ares, Argentina. He has been a developer for 24 years and his most recent focus has been on progressive web apps, or PWAs. Steve and Max reflect on the technologies they were using when they first got started in web development and talk about their experience with mobile development. One area that Max emphasized was bringing the web into the mobile space. They discuss the progression of web access on mobile and some of the available t...

JSJ 414: JavaScript Jabber Still at RxJs Live

December 31, 2019 11:00 - 40 minutes - 37.8 MB

In this episode of JavaScript Jabber Charles Max Wood continues interviewing speakers at RxJS Live. First, he interviews Mike Ryan and Sam Julien. They gave a talk about Groupby, a little known operator. They overview the common problems other mapping operators have and how Groupby addresses these problems. The discuss with Charles where these types of operators are most commonly used and use an analogy to explain the different mapping operators.    Next, Charles talks to Tracy Lee. Her ta...

JSJ 413: JavaScript Jabber at RxJs Live

December 24, 2019 11:00 - 35 minutes - 33.3 MB

In this episode of JavaScript Jabber Charles Max Wood does interviews at RxJS Live. His first interview is with Hannah Howard at RxJS Live about her talk. Hannah is really enthusiastic about RxJS especially when it comes to frontend development. Her talk is about how to architect full-scale apps with RxJS. Hannah gives a brief summary of her talk. Charles having met Hanna previously at Code Beam asks her how functional programming and reactive programming work together in her mind. Hannah de...

JSJ 412: Svelte and Sapper with Svelte Master

December 17, 2019 11:00 - 49 minutes - 45.5 MB

Noah, a.k.a. Svelte Master, is from Indiana and recently moved to San Francisco. He has been given title Computational Linguist by SoundHound. He starts the show by talking about his Youtube channel all about Svelte. Svelte is a JavaScript framework similar to React and Vue. When you write components, Svelte will compile it into Vanilla JS, CSS, or HTML, and create a small bundle that will be sent to the client. Svelte is a ‘disappearing framework’, so your bundles come out as DOM APIs and t...

JSJ 411: Unit Testing Jest with Daniel Caldas

December 10, 2019 11:00 - 59 minutes - 55 MB

Daniel Caldas is calling from Singapore. He currently works as a software engineer for Zendesk and has also worked in Portugal and Germany. He has worked primarily on the frontend with Node and JavaScript. He talks about his experience testing JavaScript, how he got started with Jest, and why he likes it. Daniel finds Jest very easy to use and straightforward. He likes that  Jest has a single reference page for documentation. He feels that Jest is largely complete out of the box and has only...

JSJ 410: Iterating on Open Source

December 03, 2019 11:00 - 59 minutes - 54.3 MB

Today the panel is discussing iterating on open source projects. Aimee and AJ recall a conversation they had in the past on this subject and AJ talks about some of his experience iterating with open source. AJ believes that we have an obligation to capture the value of what you create so that we can reinvest and create more value, though he admits that making money in open source is a unique challenge because donations only really work if you have a project that gets billions of downloads a ...

JSJ 410: Iterating on Open Source

December 03, 2019 11:00 - 59 minutes - 54.3 MB

Today the panel is discussing iterating on open source projects. Aimee and AJ recall a conversation they had in the past on this subject and AJ talks about some of his experience iterating with open source. AJ believes that we have an obligation to capture the value of what you create so that we can reinvest and create more value, though he admits that making money in open source is a unique challenge because donations only really work if you have a project that gets billions of downloads a ...

JSJ 409: Swagger and Open API with Josh Ponelat

November 26, 2019 11:00 - 45 minutes - 42.3 MB

Today the panel discusses the difference between Swagger and Open API with Josh Ponelat. Josh details the difference between the two. Swagger is a set of protocols around describing restful APIs. Swagger was taken over by a company called SmartBear, who donated the donated the specification to the Open Linux Foundation, and that became the Open API. Swagger is the tooling surrounding these specifications. Open API is a standardized way to describe a restful API in a YAML file. Once you’ve go...

The MaxCoders Guide To Finding Your Dream Developer Job

November 20, 2019 19:48 - 14 minutes - 13.4 MB

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JSJ 408: Reading Source Code with Carl Mungazi

November 19, 2019 11:00 - 55 minutes - 50.7 MB

Carl Mungazi is a frontend developer at Limejump in London. He is a former journalist and switched to programming in 2016. Today the panel is discussing the benefits of reading source code. Carl began reading source code because he came into programming late and from a different field. His first project was with Mithril, and he read the source code and documentation to help him understand it. The panelists discuss how reading the source code has helped them and others to improve their coding...

Guests

John Sonmez
4 Episodes
Mikeal Rogers
4 Episodes
Richard Feldman
4 Episodes
Valeri Karpov
4 Episodes
David Herman
3 Episodes
Derick Bailey
3 Episodes
Nicholas Zakas
3 Episodes
Adam Baldwin
2 Episodes
Amanda Silver
2 Episodes
Anatoliy Zaslavskiy
2 Episodes
Ben Titzer
2 Episodes
Cory House
2 Episodes
Craig McKeachie
2 Episodes
Dan Abramov
2 Episodes
Dan Shappir
2 Episodes
David Dalton
2 Episodes
Eric Schoffstall
2 Episodes
Gareth McCumskey
2 Episodes
Guillermo Rauch
2 Episodes
James Shore
2 Episodes
Jeremy Ashkenas
2 Episodes
Joe Eames
2 Episodes
Johannes Schickling
2 Episodes
John-Daniel Trask
2 Episodes
John-David Dalton
2 Episodes
Justin Searls
2 Episodes
Mani Vaya
2 Episodes
Matthew Podwysocki
2 Episodes
Nik Molnar
2 Episodes
TJ VanToll
2 Episodes
Todd Gardner
2 Episodes
Tracy Lee
2 Episodes
Vitali Zaidman
2 Episodes
Zach Kessin
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Alex Eagle
1 Episode
Ari Lerner
1 Episode
Austin McDaniel
1 Episode
Bob Zeidman
1 Episode
Brendan Eich
1 Episode
Charlie Cheever
1 Episode
Chris Biscardi
1 Episode
Dean Radcliffe
1 Episode
Erich Gamma
1 Episode
Eric Normand
1 Episode
Gant Laborde
1 Episode
Greg Baugues
1 Episode
Henry Zhu
1 Episode
Jafar Husain
1 Episode
Jerome Hardaway
1 Episode
John Papa
1 Episode
Josh Ponelat
1 Episode
Josh Thomas
1 Episode
Julian Fahrer
1 Episode
Julie Ralph
1 Episode
Kassandra Perch
1 Episode
Kent Beck
1 Episode
Lee Byron
1 Episode
Mads Kristensen
1 Episode
Michael North
1 Episode
Mike Hartington
1 Episode
Noel Rappin
1 Episode
Nolan Lawson
1 Episode
Orta Therox
1 Episode
Peggy Rayzis
1 Episode
Pete Hodgson
1 Episode
Rob Eisenberg
1 Episode
Scott Hanselman
1 Episode
Sean Griffin
1 Episode
Sean Merron
1 Episode
Steve Klabnik
1 Episode
Tyler McGinnis
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Uri Goldshtein
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