Month: September 2019

JSJ 392: The Murky Past and Misty Future of JavaScript with Douglas Crockford

Episode Summary Douglas is a language architect and helped with the development of JavaScript. He started working with JavaScript in 2000. He talks about his journey with the language, including his initial confusion and struggles, which led him to write his book JavaScript: The Good Parts. Douglas’ take on JavaScript is unique because he not…

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MJS 123: Nick Basile

Episode Summary My JavaScript Story this week meets with Nick Basile, UX instructor at Lambda School from Austin, TX. Nick talks about how much he enjoys working with Laravel and Vue as well as his journey as a developer. Upon graduating from university in Switzerland with a degree in Economics, he started working for two…

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MRS 096: Daniel Pritchett

Episode Summary This week's My Ruby Story welcomes Daniel Pritchett, an infrastructure engineer at Gremlin. Daniel talks about his programming journey and his life in Florida where he moved to recently. Daniel has degrees in Management Information Systems and Computer Science from the University of Alabama. He talks about the fact that even though he…

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RRU 079: State Machines and State Charts with Farzad Yousef Zadeh

Episode Summary Today’s guest is Farzad Yousef Zadeh, a developer from Iran with a unique path into computer programming. He started by studying astrophysics and aerospace engineering in college, then dropped out in his last semester because it wasn’t the right path. He then taught himself to code, working mostly in web programming and frontend…

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RR 430: Opal with Elia Schito

Episode Summary   Today’s guest Elia Schito has been a Ruby developer for 12+ years and works for Nebulab. During his career he looked for Ruby to JavaScript translators and found Opal. The panel discusses where Opal belongs within an app and when the compilation into JavaScript occurs. The main reason a person would want…

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SOS 010: Sustaining Unified with Titus Wormer

Episode Summary In this week's episode of Sustain Our software Titus Wormer joins the panel to discuss his experience maintaining Unified.js.  Titus is built Unified and is working fulltime maintain Unified. He has a bachelor's in digital design and did his thesis on fixing natural language in wed design using syntax trees.   The panel…

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JSJ 391: Debugging with Todd Gardner

Episode Summary Todd Gardner is a software developer, podcaster on the show Script and Style, startup founder,  and comedy host for Pub Conf, a ‘comedy after party for developers’. Since he was last on the show 6 years ago, he has seen his startup TrackJS become quite successful. TrackJS is a JavaScript error monitoring service…

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.NET 005: Xamarin with James Montemagno

Episode Summary   In this episode of Adventures in .NET, James Montemagno, a PM in the developer division at Microsoft working with Xamarin shares with the panel all of the exciting things happening in the Xamarin world. Charles Max Wood invites listeners to check out James’s appearances on a different DevChatTV podcast, The iPhreaks Show….

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VoV 078: Waxing Philosophical with Christoffer Noring

Episode Summary In this episode of Views on Vue, the panel waxes philosophical while talking with Microsoft advocate Chris Noring. Chris is also the senior cloud developer at Microsoft and has experience in a variety of frameworks including, .NET, Angular, React and Vue.   The first topic the panel discusses is Chris’s work with VuePress….

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SOS 009: The Trade-Offs of Using Opensource with Lou Huang

Episode Summary The panel interviews Lou Huang, who has a background in architecture and urban planning. Lou built an opensource app called Streetmix and uses it to help the panel understand opensource projects from a user's perspective. Lou starts by sharing his background, how he got into opensource and his work making Streetmix sustainable.   …

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RR 429: Mechanical Confidence with Adam Cuppy

Episode Summary Adam Cuppy is the cofounder and current chief operating officer at Zeal, web and mobile app consultancy. Today the panel is discussing the talk he gave at Rails Conf called Mechanically Confident. Adam has a hypothesis that confidence is not the result of belief alone but ingrained routine. The more routine, the more…

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RRU 078: The Uncanny Valley with Håkon Krogh

Episode Summary Today’s guest is Håkon Krogh, and the panel is discussing his talk on lightning fast SSR React apps given at React Amsterdam. He gives a brief overview and defines his use of the Uncanny Valley (called the Valley of Lies in his talk). In this instance, the Uncanny Valley in programming occurs when…

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