Panel: Charles Max Wood

Guest: David Luecke

This week on My JavaScript Story, Charles speaks with David Luecke. David currently works for Bullish Ventures, which is a company that builds APIs and mobile web applications for clients using their open source tools. He first got into programming when he got his first computer and started programming using Delphi with Pascal. They also touch on how he first got into JavaScript, Feathers JS, and what he is working on now.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • David intro
  • How did you first get into programming?
  • Tinkered a lot with electronics as a child
  • Delphi with Pascal
  • Planned on doing an apprenticeship computer programming
  • Went to University and got a CS degree
  • How critical do you think a CS degree is?
  • Having a CS degree helps you to pick up things faster
  • How did you get into JavaScript?
  • Did some website development in the beginning of his career
  • Java
  • Dojo and JavaScript MVC
  • Works a lot with React Native now
  • What products have you worked on that you’re proud of?
  • Feathers JS
  • How did you come around to creating this?
  • In-server architecture idea at university
  • What are you working on now?
  • mySam
  • And much, much more!