Month: June 2021

Can I do a Technical Podcast to get Clients – Dev Influencers 022

Luca asked Chuck if he could do a podcast about his UX and UI work to get customers. Initially, Chuck told him that probably wouldn’t work, but then had an idea that turned that on its head. Chuck explains how to put together a podcast about your subject matter that will attract your customer. To…

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Matchmaking NGXS and Firebase with Joaquin Cid – AiA 313

Joaquin Cid is an Argentinian developer who has built a plugin for NGXS state library that allows developers to connect to Firebase and have their queries automatically import into NGXS. Further, it also allows them to define actions that will update their datastore when triggered. The new Adventures in Angular panel dives into the ins…

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How to Get More Freelance Clients with Your Podcast – Dev Influencers 021

This episode walks you through the process of finding your ideal freelance clients and opening a dialogue with them to show them what you have to offer. Chuck walks you through setting up a podcast to interview your ideal clients and what to do with them once you have them on for the interview. To…

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Milestones in Elixir’s Evolution – EMx 132

The Elixir Mix Panel discussions the history of Elixir and the high points and big changes in the language and ecosystem. They go into the big changes that brought about growth in the ecosystem, ease of use in the language, better features, and much more. Panel Adi Iyengar Allen Wyma Charles Wood Sascha Wolf Sponsors…

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Reviewing Performance and Salary with Sandro Mancuso – CC 033

Sandro Mancuso explains to Chuck how they’ve evolved the process of reviewing performance of employees at Codurance and how that ties into salary raises and compensation packages. They discuss how they used to do things and what worked and what didn’t and then move into the process they use now at Codurance. Sandro explains what…

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Refactoring to Five Lines of Code with Christian Clausen – RUBY 502

Christian Clausen is the author of the book Five Lines of Code in the Manning Early Access Program. He advocates for a rule based refactoring system. One of the rules he uses is refactoring your methods to be five lines of code. Listen in to hear him explain why five lines of code matters and…

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Client Side, Server Side, and Static Site Rendering, Oh My! – RRU 143

Paige, Jack, and TJ discuss the details of the different ways that you can render a React application. They talk about the pros and cons of each approach, how they work, and the common mythos surrounding each one. Panel Jack Herrington Paige Niedringhaus TJ VanToll Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Raygun | Click here to get…

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The React Way & Opinionated Practices with Ian Schwartz – JSJ 488

Never underestimate the power of teaching. Ian reached out to AJ in regards to previous comments about React on the show and demonstrated that he knows a whole lot more than most of us, so we had him on to talk about his learning journey, the philosophy of react, and top tips for new developers…

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Community is Key – .NET 073

Andrea Angella has been involved in many communities over the course of his career and it has helped him become the developer he is today. In this episode of Adventures in .NET we discuss starting out as a .NET developer, being mentored, mentoring others, .NET meetups and staying up-to-date with .NET. There are myriad benefits…

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The Future of Vue Stores with Joseph Zimmerman – VUE 151

Luke and Steve talk with Joseph Zimmerman about the future of state management in Vue. Options include the new composition API in Vue 3, the new Pinia library , and the upcoming (still in RFC) Vuex 5. Plus, Steve continues his series of amazing dad jokes for the benefit of the listeners. Panel Luke Diebold…

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Scaling a Freelance Business into an Agency – TFS 390

Petra and our guest Kevin discuss the various elements that go into getting a freelance business to the next level of growth (if you choose) including systems, marketing, employees (including a few what not to do stories!) and sales. We’ll discuss how we overcame certain challenges, and the one secret that caused Kevin’s business to…

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How to Conquer Your AWS Costs with Yann Stoneman – DevOps 072

Yann Stoneman joins the adventure to talk about the tools and approach he uses to cut AWS costs for his customers. The panel chimes in with how they track costs on AWS as well and what they do when they realize costs are creeping up. They then dive into Yann’s story going from Juilliard to…

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