Adventures in Angular

Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

Read More

Cross Platform Angular with Richard Sithole – AiA 309

Have you ever thought how nice it’d be to write your apps for desktop and mobile alongside the web? Richard Sithole joins the adventure to discuss how to pull a desktop app and mobile app into your repo using electron and capacitor to extend the functionality to new platforms. It turns out that a single…

Read More

Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator

Read More

BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

Read More

AiA 308: Power Up Angular with RXjs with Armen Vardanyan

Armen Vardanyan is an Armenian Angular developer who works extensively with both angular and RXjs. He walks Chuck through the ins and outs of how he uses RXjs to expand the functionality of his Angular applications and how to think about observables in general. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Armen Vardanyan Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator…

Read More

BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

Read More

AiA 307: What to Expect in Angular 12 with Emma Twersky

Emma Twersky is a Developer Advocate at Google on the Angular team and runs the GDE program for Angular. She walks Shai and Chuck through the features of the upcoming Angular release expected sometime in May. She also explains some of the process for choosing which features to work on and how things make it…

Read More

BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

Read More

AiA 306: How to Succeed with Grit and Determination featuring Richard Sithole

Richard Sithole sits down with Charles Max Wood to discuss his story from growing up in South Africa and the setbacks he experienced as he worked his way into the software industry. He walks through his learning journey and the challenges he faced as he moved from one stage to another to become a successful…

Read More

BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

Read More

BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he’s used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck’s experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer…

Read More

BONUS: How Senior Developers Can Enjoy Learning Like They Were Juniors

Remember the amazing adventure it was to learn a new thing every day as a Junior Developer? It’s easy to feel a little stuck or lost as a Senior developer since there aren’t roadmaps or people looking to mentor seniors. (Besides Charles Max Wood.) Chuck talks about how he felt that way at different points…

Read More