JavaScript Jabber

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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Things JavaScript Developers Should Know, Part 2 – JSJ 485

Dan Shappir leads the Jabber crew on another discussion on the things JavaScript developers should know. They discuss WeakMap, WeakSets, and WeakReferences. They dive into where and how they are used and which places they’re implemented. The conversation starts with garbage collection is and how it works and then moves into the implications it has…

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Data Wrangling in JavaScript with Ashley Davis – JSJ 484

Ashley Davis jumps in to talk to Dan Shappir about wrangling data using JavaScript. Ashley describes his journey into JavaScript and his exposure to the web platform. From there he walks Dan through learning data science and building systems in Python before coming back to JavaScript. He talks through the tools and techniques used to…

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Women on Stage and in Tech with Moran Weber – JSJ 483

Moran Weber is the CEO of Women on Stage. She helps women prepare for and speak on stages at conferences in technology and other related areas. She joins the Jabber panel this week to discuss women’s place in technology, the importance of them appearing at conferences, and the outcomes of women in the technology space….

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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…

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