MJS 036: Ryan Glover



    Charles Max Wood

    Guest: Ryan Glover

    This week on My JavaScript Story, Charles speaks with Ryan Glover, Ryan is the COO of Clever Beagle. Clever Beagle is a company that helps people create their first products and begin selling to their customers. Clever Beagle uses platforms like  Meteor JS, Node JS, and React to provide frameworks for help build applications.

    Ryan describes their business as a technical therapist for bringing ideas to fruition. Ryan shares his journey into programming by learning to build websites with Geocities. Thereafter, Ryan had begun his self-taught journey with programming after learning he did not like his college major. Ryan talks about his contribution to the JS community, his website called Meteor Chef designed to help newbies learn to build with Meteor JS.

    In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

    • Learning Geocities
    • Becoming a Self Taught programmer
    • Freelancing
    • Building WordPress websites and learning JS
    • By trade a  being a designer
    • Building with JavaScript
    • Learning about Meteor on Hacker News in 2013
    • Sacha Greif 
    • Apollo
    • Raw Node JS
    • Understanding Webpack?
    • Gearheads vs. Builders
    • Boilerplates
    • and much, much more!