JavaScript Jabber

JSJ 467: The Joy of JavaScript with Luis Atencio

Luis Atencio jabbers about enjoying and using JavaScript. He enjoys the multi-paradigm nature of the language. The discussion ranges over the nature of JavaScript and how it’s object-oriented, and how the paradigms can be blended to provide powerful functionality. They also dive into how to break down problems in JavaScript and how the language enables…

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JSJ 466: Infrastructure as Code with Christian Nunciato

Christian Nunciato works on a system called Pulumi, which is a system that allows you to build infrastructure with code. This is usually aimed at the cloud and allows us to use tools to manage infrastructure and do setups and updates. Panel Aimee Knight AJ O’Neal Steve Edwards Guest Christian Nunciato Sponsors Dexecure Octopus Deploy…

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JSJ 465:The Power of Micro Front-Ends with Michael Geers

Micro-services have been very popular on the backend for a while now. But can this architecture be applied to the front-end as well? Should it be applied to the front-end? Michael Geers, who literally wrote the book on micro-fronts ends, explains what they are and why they can be a powerful architectural pattern especially when…

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BONUS: How to Crush Your Biggest Goals in 2021

Get the 2020 Goal Setting Workshop + Success Accelerator Deal HERE (Coupon Code: GOALS for a massive discount) Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to walk him through the 6 pillars of success. Mani has read thousands of books on success, setting and achieving goals, and personal growth and has distilled these 6 principles from…

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JSJ 464: Web Components FTW with Ben Farrell

Components have become the go-to method for structuring and composing UIs on the Web. Usually this means relying on a JavaScript framework such as React, Vue, or Angular. But it turns out that there is a standard mechanism for creating components built into browsers. Ben Farrell who wrote a book on this mechanism – Web…

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JSJ 463: Building Web Applications with Firebase

Steve and AJ talk with Gareth Brown, author of the recently released Manning video course “Building Web Applications with Firebase”. They discuss what Firebase is, the services it offers, and how it is used in different types of applications, both large and small. Panel AJ O’Neal Steve Edwards Guest Gareth Brown Sponsors Raygun | Click…

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BONUS: Start Building Video Games with Jason Weimann

Learn to Build Your Own Games with Jason’s Course (Get 10% Off with Code DEVCHAT) Over the years, I’ve had dozens of developers tell me that they got into programming because they wanted to build video games. Today, it’s easier and more approachable than ever. This episode dives into how to get started with game…

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JSJ 462: The Ultimate Guide to JavaScript Testing with Lucas da Costa

Testing JavaScript Applications by Lucas da Costa (Coupon for 40% off: podjsjabber19) Lucas da Costa literally wrote the book on testing JavaScript. He’s also maintainer on ChaiJS and Sinon. The podcast follows a three part structure for testing: Entrance tests, integration tests, and structural tests. These form a pyramid of testing that has the entrance…

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BONUS: Adding a Content Engine to Your App with a Headless CMS with Jake Lumetta

Go Check Out ButterCMS to Add Content to Your Apps! Do you need to add a content engine like a blog or podcast to your product’s website? Don’t want to maintain a separate WordPress installation? Why not use a Headless CMS? Jake Lumetta from ButterCMS joins Charles Max Wood to discuss how Headless CMS’s work…

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JSJ 460: The Things Every JavaScript Developer Must Know, Part 2

The panel continues its discussion of various JavaScript programming topics, and whether or not they are required knowledge for JavaScript programmers. This time the debate gets even more heated with topics such as promises and async / await, regular expressions (regex), the DOM and Service Workers. Ultimately we conclude that some you must indeed know…

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BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work – While Spending Fewer Hours Working

Get the Black Friday/Cyber Monday “Double Your Productivity by 5pm Today” DealCoupon Code: “DEEP” for a GIANT discount Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time. He has read hundreds of books that have taught him…

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JSJ 459: Codota Tabnine and the Rise of Ai-powered Developer Tooling with Kyle Simpson with Kyle Simpson PT 2

Imagine a world in which your editor / IDE can actually write some of your code for you. Where you’re able to produce software faster and more efficiently because your development environment “knows” what you want to do, based on code you’ve written before. Turns out you can start experiencing this in the present using…

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