Month: December 2020

AiA 302: Angular 11 on 11/11

Brooks and Alyssa talk about the updates in Angular 11 and the update party the Angular team threw for v11. Check out the Angular YouTube for the Keynote and Q&A recording and check out the Kendo UI YouTube Channel for the game session recording Alyssa & Brooks did! Panel Alyssa Nicoll Brooks Forsyth Sponsors Raygun…

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RUBY 482: Successfully Onboarding a Junior Engineer in Three Steps with Emily Giurleo

Onboarding and leveling up Junior developers can be tricky. Emily Giurleo joins the Rogues to discuss the process for creating autonomous, competent developers when you hire someone who doesn’t have as much experience. She walks us through setting expectations for the new hire, giving feedback, and assessing their performance. Panel John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest…

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ML 015: Extracting Value from Data with Alexey Grigorev

Alexey Grigorev is the lead data scientist for one of the biggest classified ads companies in the world. He walks us through gathering, mining, and understanding data to improve things. One big component of this is Machine Learning. It optimizes business processes and helps data scientists understand the data they have. Panel Beril Sirmacek Daniel…

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DevOps 058: Core Kubernetes with Chris Love

Chris Love is the co-author of Core Kubernetes. Chris and his co-author Jay recognized that there’s a general lack of knowledge of the internals of and what makes up Kubernetes. Other resources cover the concepts and basics of how to deploy on Kubernetes, but the problems people run into sometimes exist one layer down in…

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VUE 131: Creating Content with Mitchell Romney

In this episode, Lindsay talks with Mitchell Romney about his journey into programming and video content creation. They discuss how Mitchell got started with IT, and found a passion for writing code. They also explore Mitchell’s streaming and YouTube content, and his free course on Vue 3 for beginners. They discuss the importance of giving…

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JSJ 464: Web Components FTW with Ben Farrell

Components have become the go-to method for structuring and composing UIs on the Web. Usually this means relying on a JavaScript framework such as React, Vue, or Angular. But it turns out that there is a standard mechanism for creating components built into browsers. Ben Farrell who wrote a book on this mechanism – Web…

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EMx 120: Exploring GraphQL with Elixir

We talk with Meryl Dakin, an Elixir engineer at Frame.io, about why they rebuilt their legacy application in Elixir, why they brought in GraphQL and what it’s like to work with the Absinthe Elixir library for GraphQL. We wrap up the episode with a very special Tarot reading using the deck that Meryl gave Sophie…

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JSJ 463: Building Web Applications with Firebase

Steve and AJ talk with Gareth Brown, author of the recently released Manning video course “Building Web Applications with Firebase”. They discuss what Firebase is, the services it offers, and how it is used in different types of applications, both large and small. Panel AJ O’Neal Steve Edwards Guest Gareth Brown Sponsors Raygun | Click…

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RUBY 481: Why We Worry About All the Wrong Things with Hilary Stohs-Krause

Hilary Stohs-Krause addresses the things that we have strong emotional reactions to as developers that maybe we shouldn’t worry about them. She also leads a discussion with the panel around when fear is a good thing. Panels Dave Kimura John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest Hilary Stohs-Krause Sponsors Audible.com Links Cognitive behavioral therapy Win–stay, lose–switch Picks…

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EMx 119: Crawling The Web With Elixir with Adam Mokan

Adam Mokan joins the Mix to discuss crawling the web with Elixir. He starts out by explaining he rather unconventional path to Elixir. At ElixirConf he spoke about crawling the web. He admits that his talk was more about architecture of a highly parallelized app with a restrictive SLA. He talks about managing web crawls…

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DevOps 057: Operations Anti-Patterns, DevOps Solutions with Jeffrey Smith

Jeff Smith’s book is full of practical ways to implement good DevOps practices within our teams, especially in the case where one might not have the flexibility to make sweeping organizational changes. He shares his wisdom and experience regarding building DevOps organizations and instilling culture into our teams. Panel Jeffrey Groman Henry Jewkes Guest Jeffrey…

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ML 014: Deep Learning with Structured Data with Mark Ryan

Mark Ryan is the lead Data Scientist for an insurance company in Toronto. He walks us through the ins and outs of structured data, how to manage it, and how to build Machine Learning systems. His book walks the reader through building a system that predicts whether bus routes in Toronto will be late using…

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