Month: November 2019

EMx 077: Elixir at PepsiCo eCommerce with Jason Fertel

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Jason Fertel who runs the marketing automation team at PepsiCo eCommerce. Jason shares the story of bringing Elixir to PepsiCo eCommerce and explains how it became their go-to for application development.   Jason explains what they do at PepsiCo eCommerce. They build software to optimize everything from…

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TFS 347: Recession-Proofing Your Business

In this episode of The Freelancers Show, Reuven Lerner gives some insight into recessions, how they work and how you can prepare for them. He explains that an economy will rise and fall but is always growing. A recession is when instead of growing the economy decreases, there is less business activity, layoffs, etc…  Reuven…

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JSJ 407: Reactive JavaScript and Storybook with Dean Radcliffe

Dean is a developer from Chicago and was previously on React Round Up 083. Today he has come over to JavaScript Jabber to talk about reactive programming and Storybook. Reactive programming is the opposite of imperative programming, where it will change exactly when needed instead of change only when told to. Reactivity existed long before…

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MJS 131: Chris Biscardi

Chris is an independent consultant working with open source startups. He taught himself to program and started in open source. He talks about how he got into programming and how he learned to code. Chris' first access to programming was writing index.hml files when he was younger and again when he was majoring in Arts…

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RRU 087: The why-did-you-render Library and React Performance with Vitali Zaidman

Vitali Zaidman works for the WellDone Software consultancy. He has worked with a lot of different technologies, but currently works with React. In a recent React meetup, he talked about React performance. When someone says that React is not performant, Vitali disagrees and says that it is very performant unless you do certain things. If…

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Sam Julien Interview – Gatsby

In this episode of the DevEd podcast, Brooke interviews Sam on Gatsby, and Sam's new course on Thinkster.io. Sam works in Developer Relations at Auth0, is a Google Developer Expert for Angular and Web Technologies, and is very passionate about teaching. Sam starts by explaining in detail what Gatsby is and what it is used…

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MAS 097: Stephen Cooper

My Angular Story hosts Stephen Cooper,Developer at G-Research from London. Joe Eames guest hosts this week's show to talk about Stephen's journey as an Angular developer and latest contribution to Angular. In college, Stephen majored in Math and Computer Science and felt that he enjoyed Computer Science aspect more. At G-Research,which is an algorithmic trading…

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MJS 130: Javan Makhmali

This week, My Javascript Story welcomes Javan Makhmali,a Programmer at Basecamp from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Javan attended Community College to study Computer Science but then decided to work as a Freelancer developer. Javan and Charles debate whether having a 4-year college degree is better to become a developer and conclude that it depends on the…

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RR 436: Determining Pricing with Michael Herold

Michael Herold is married to an economist and is a staff engineer at Flywheel where he writes Ruby programs to support PHP programs. He gave a talk at RailsConf 2018 about how to price a product. The frame for the problem is whenever you have a business idea, you eventually have to decide how to…

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RRU 086: Gatsby Themes with Chris Biscardi

In this episode of React Round Up the panel interviews Chris Biscardi. Chris is now working with Gatsby. He shares a bit about his background and how he got into programming. Chris explains his move from Kubernetes and Docker over to Gatsby. His overall drive is to increase leverage for other people and what drew…

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AiA 263: The JAM in JAMstack with Tara Z. Manicsic

In this episode of Adventures in Angular the panel interviews Tara Manicsic. Tara is an Angular Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. Tara explains what she does at Netlify. She explains what Netlify is and introduces the topic for today’s episode, JAMstack. She explains what services Netlify offers and the packages they offer.    She explains…

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VoV 086: Prototyping and The Design Cycle With Michele Cynowicz

The guest panelist for this episode of Views on Vue is Michele Cynowicz. Michele is a senior front-end engineer at Vox Media. The discussion opens up with Ari asking Michele to share her background of how she got into development. She started in design in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s and transitioned into being…

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