Month: October 2019

MAS 095: Brad McAlister

This week My Angular Story welcomes Brad McAlister, Software Engineering Lead at Sapphire Digital. Sapphire Digital does healthcare transparency software for insurance companies. Brad works on a product called Smart Shopper which gives the costs of treatment options for same procedures at different hospitals. Brad and Aaron discuss healthcare costs specifically how complicated it is….

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MJS 128: Mike Hartington

In this episode of My JavaScript Story is Charles talks to Mike Hartington. Mike Hartington is a Developer Advocate for Ionic Framework and a Google Developer Expert, but he is most famous in the developer community because of his beard. Charles asks how Mike got introduced to development. Mike tried to code Tic-Tac-Toe and that…

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MRS 100: The Origin and Impact of My Ruby Story

My Ruby Story celebrates its 100th episode. To commemorate the 100th episode host Charles Max Wood talks about how My Ruby Story podcast started and how it progressed. My Ruby Story started off as a spin-off of Ruby Rogues. Acting upon advice from a business coach he was working with at the time, Charles misunderstood…

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RRU 084: What Makes a 10x Engineer?

In today’s show, Chuck talks about the recent Twitter thread about 10x engineers. He goes through each of the points in the tweet and talks about each of them in turn. There are only two points he sort of agrees with, and believes the rest to be absolute garbage. One of the issues with this…

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RR 435: Alternatives to Adding React with Graham Conzett

Graham Conzett has been a developer for 12 years. He has worked with Ruby and Rails for half of that, and currently works for a company that does large format touchscreens. Graham gave a talk at RailsConf 2018 called “Old School JavaScript and Rails” where he talks about the experience of JavaScript fatigue. The world…

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SOS 015: Open Source Leadership With Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

This episode of Sustain our Software features Abigail Cabunoc Mayes. Abigail has a background in bioinformatics and computer science and has an interest in using computers to solve problems in biology. She works for the Mozilla Foundation where she is a practice lead working Open. She has been named in “100 Awesome Women in Open…

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JSJ 401: Hasura with Tanmai Gopal

Tanmai is one of the founders at Hasura. Hasura gives you instant graphQL APIs on top of a Postgres database. The eventual idea is to make data access secure and easy. Tanmai explains the challenges of doing this in the cloud. He talks about some of the difficulties with the tooling around using GraphQL and…

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.NET 010: What’s new in C# 8.0 with Jason Bock

In this week’s episode of Adventures in .NET the panel is joined by Wai Liu, the new panelist, and Jason Bock, the special guest. Wai shares a bit about himself, currently, he works as a PM from Australia. His focus lately has been on Azure and .NET Core. Jason Bock introduces himself next, he is…

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MJS 127: Thorsten Lünborg

In this episode of My JavaScript Story, Charles talks to Thorsten Lünborg. Thorsten is a Business Service Manager at MVV Energy Solutions from Frankfurt Germany. Charles asks about Thorsten's developer journey in particular how he was introduced to JavaScript. Thorsten is also a core team member for Vue.js and he talks about his involvement with…

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VoV 083: CSS Tooling and Development Practices With Tracey Holinka

This episode of Views on Vue features Tracey Holinka, a web application architect with the role of front-end lead for Bloomberg industry group. The Views on Vue podcaster begin by asking Tracey how she got into Vue. Her Vue experience starts at work where she didn’t like the technologies they were using so she and…

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SOS 014: Funding Open Source With Gitcoin

The special guest for this episode of Sustain our Software is Kevin Owocki. Kevin is the founder of Gitcoin, a service that links up freelance developers with people who need them and pays these developers in crypto currency. Gitcoin is a blockchain forward brand that is built on open source software and currently uses Ethereum…

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RR 434: Surviving Webpack with Ross Kaffenberger

Ross Kaffenberger is a software engineer at Stitch Fix and has been developing web applications for the past 12 years, mostly in Ruby and JavaScript. Today he and the panel are discussing how to survive Webpack. When many folks first encounter Webpack, they feel confused, overwhelmed, and don’t know how to get it to do…

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