JavaScript Jabber

Flutter Essentials ft. Allen Wyma – JSJ 494

Allen Wyma, host of the Flying High with Flutter podcast, joins the Jabber panel to discuss building mobile applications with Flutter. The discussion includes an exploration of Flutter, how to get started, how it’s different from other platforms, and who should consider using it. Panel Charles Max Wood Steve Edwards Guest Allen Wyma Sponsors Dev…

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How to Check Your Application Security featuring Liran Tal – JSJ 493

Liran Tal joins the Jabber to talk about how to secure your applications and how to check for security vulnerabilities in your application and its dependencies and infrastructure. Liran explains how to check your supply chain and your own code to make sure you’re not leaving things open to malicious actors. Panel AJ O’Neal Charles…

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Power Tips for Browser Dev-Tools with Craig Buckler – JSJ 492

Craig Buckler joins the panel to jabber about Chrome Dev-Tools and some things you may not know you can do with them to empower your own front-end development. Some of the basics you may already know like Incognito mode. Some others you may not know like black boxing libraries you don’t control or throttling connections…

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The New JAMstack with Brian Rinaldi – JSJ 491

The JAMstack has been a hot item in the web development community for a while. Initially, it was a basic implementation of front-end tools with some sort of hosted backend. Now, the tools and approaches have become much more powerful. Brian Rinaldi joins the JavaScript Jabber panel to discuss how things have evolved and what…

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Mastering Browser Caching with Vitali Zaidman – JSJ 490

The Jabber panel along with Vitali Zaidman jump in and discuss how your browser cache works, what the standard is, and what you can expect when you’re trying to take advantage of the performance characteristics of your users’ browsers. The browser cache control settings and techniques are not straightforward, so buckle up and learn how…

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Pain-Free Automated Deployments with DigitalOcean’s App Platform – BONUS

If you wish you could just push to your git repository and then have your application automatically update itself, then you should have a look at DigitalOcean’s App Platform. This offering is a sort of secret weapon that allows you to customize your application with the services you need and then simply push to deploy….

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Typing Without Transpilation – The Beauty of JSDoc – JSJ 489

Long time friend of the show Gil Tayar joins us again this time to discussing using JSDoc for JavaScript type annotations instead of TypeScript. Turns out that you can now get all of the benefits of TypeScript types without having to adopt the entire TypeScript workflow. Gil describes the benefits of this approach, and how…

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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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Node in the Browser and Much more: Web Containers with Eric Simons – JSJ 487

Eric Simons from Stackblitz joins the JSJ panel to discuss the game changing technology announced at Google.io this year. What they demonstrated was their ability to run NodeJS in the browser using new technology called Web Containers. However, the implications go well beyond the realities of running Node in the browser. Eric and the panel…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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CrUX and Core Web Vitals – What to Measure on the Web with Rick Viscomi – JSJ 486

Rick Viscomi joins us from Google to talk to us about the Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX) and the HTTP Archive. He explains what it tells us about how the web is built, how it performs, and what we know about the web today. Panel Aimee Knight AJ O’Neal Dan Shappir Steve Edwards Guest Rick…

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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