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MAS 020: Kent C. Dodds


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Charles Max Wood

Guest: Kent C Dodds

This week on My My Angular Story, Charles speaks with Kent C Dodds. Kent is based in Utah and works at PayPal, as a full stack javascript engineer and contributes to open source projects and works with Angular and React. Kent is an instructor at Egghead.io, Frontend Masters, and is a web development expert.

Kent has also started JavaScript Air and Angular Air in the podcasting space. Kent talks about his journey into programming in 2011 as well as many different trials like getting into accounting, business intelligence, and internships.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on: 

 

  • How did you get into programming?
  • Tyler (friend) influenced him in programming
  • Interested in computers
  • Took electrical engineering at school
  • Did Missions or church and return to accounting and learn information systems
  • Internships lead to Javascript
  • Learning to code
  • What was is about JavaScript you liked?
  • Tools
  • Reason ML
  • Which of the past things you did are you most proud of?
  • Angular formally
  • Angular and Angular JS
  • JavaScript, TC39
  • Egghead and JavaScript
  • ES6
  • What are you working on now?
  • Infra-team, force multiplier at PayPal
  • What things that are moving interest you?
  • and much, much more!

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