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S08E010 Modern Web Podcast - Web Components Are Lit with Justin Fagnani

S08E010 Modern Web Podcast - Web Components Are Lit with Justin Fagnani

May 7, 2021

In this episode, Rob Ocel, Matthew Pagan, and Luis Aviles sit down with Justin Fagnani, staff software engineer at Google and Lit core team lead, to discuss web components and the recent announcement of Lit 2.0. They discuss the new major features of Lit, such as server-side rendering support and reactive controllers, new documentation, the playground site including the TypeScript support, the community around web components, the future of Polymer and LitElement, and how to build applications from Lit and work around the challenges of Shadow DOM.

 

Guests:

Justin Fagnani (@justinfagnani) - Staff Software Engineer, Google & Lit core team lead

 

Hosts:

Rob Ocel (@robocell) - Architect, This Dot
Luis Aviles (@luixaviles) - Software Engineer, This Dot
Matthew Pagan (@Mastapegs) - Software Engineer, This Dot

 

This episode is sponsored by Dexecure This Dot Labs

S08E09 Modern Web Podcast - Sides Projects with Shawn Wang

S08E09 Modern Web Podcast - Sides Projects with Shawn Wang

April 21, 2021

In this episode, Lindsay Wardell and Hunter Miller talk side projects with Shawn Wang. We discuss the projects they do on the side, and what kind of side projects they enjoy working on. Shawn also talks about his book, "The Coding Career Handbook", and how it started as a side project as well. We also talk about the importance of writing your own blog posts, and sharing your experience and learning in public to help both yourself and others, rather than blogging for numbers. We wrap up with a discussion on being a part-time creator, and finding a company that supports their employees and match what you're looking to do.

 

Guests:

Shawn Wang (@swyx) - Developer & Author of "The Coding Career Handbook"

 

Hosts:
Hunter Miller (@hmillerdev) - Senior Software Engineer, This Dot
Lindsay Wardell (@lindsaykwardell) - Software Engineer, This Dot & co-host of Views on Vue 

 

This episode is sponsored by the Media Developers community & This Dot Labs

S08E08 Modern Web Podcast - Fireside Chat with Ionic Core Team - Adam Bradley & Liam DeBeasi

S08E08 Modern Web Podcast - Fireside Chat with Ionic Core Team - Adam Bradley & Liam DeBeasi

March 31, 2021

The Ionic core team has been on fire the past year! With the release of Ionic Vue and Ionic React, the traction of Ionic adoption has been explosive in the past 12 months.

In this episode, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) interviews Adam Bradley and Liam DeBeasi, core team members of the Ionic Framework, on what Ionic is, how it works under the hood, and why and when to choose Ionic as a technology of choice.

We also discuss what it means to be using web components under the hood with Stencil.js and how that helps enable the Ionic team to provide a more stable framework.

Liam and Adam even slip us a few hints as to what to expect with Ionic V6 and how you can get more involved in their community.

 

Guests:

Adam Bradley (@adamdbradley) - Director of Open Source Development, Ionic

Liam DeBeasi (@LiamDeBeasi) - Software Engineer, Ionic

 

Host:

Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) - CEO, This Dot Labs 

 

This episode is sponsored by Progress KendoReact This Dot Labs

S08E07 Modern Web Podcast - Managing Component Architecture with Debbie O’Brien

S08E07 Modern Web Podcast - Managing Component Architecture with Debbie O’Brien

March 24, 2021

In this episode, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) interviews Debbie O'Brien (@deb_obrien) about bit.dev, a new open source tool for helping developer share components. We learn how to use Bit to manage component architecture, think in components, and how this can help you a build more scalable, reusable codebase and work across teams.

 

Guest:

Debbie O'Brien (@deb_obrien) - Head Developer Advocate, Bit

 

Host:

Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) - CEO, This Dot Labs 

 

This episode is sponsored by Dexecure This Dot Labs

S08E06 Modern Web Podcast - Tailwind JIT and Utility CSS

S08E06 Modern Web Podcast - Tailwind JIT and Utility CSS

March 19, 2021

In this episode, Rob Ocel discusses the recent release of Tailwind's Just-In-Time (JIT) CSS compiler with Hunter Miller and Lindsay Wardell. They discuss the new features the JIT compiler provides, as well as, the performance boost developers can expect on their own projects. They also talk about the benefits of utility CSS compared to other methods, and how Tailwind can be used to build out many types of design systems. They also explore other utility CSS frameworks, including Windi CSS, and discuss the future of utility CSS in the development world.

 

Hosts:
Rob Ocel (@robocell) - Architect, This Dot
Hunter Miller (@hmillerdev) - Senior Software Engineer, This Dot
Lindsay Wardell (@lindsaykwardell) - Software Engineer, This Dot & co-host of Views on Vue 

 

Links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3O_3X7InOw8
https://tailwindcss.nuxtjs.org/
https://windicss.org/ 

 

This episode is sponsored by the Media Developers community & This Dot Labs

S08E05 Modern Web Podcast - Browser Extensions with Simeon Vincent

S08E05 Modern Web Podcast - Browser Extensions with Simeon Vincent

March 3, 2021

In this episode, Rob Ocel sits down with Simeon Vincent, a Developer Advocate on the Chrome Extensions Team. They discuss Simeon's unique journey into tech and developer advocacy, the special challenges of doing developer relations for a platform as large as Chrome, the future of browser extensions in Chrome with the new, upcoming Manifest V3, what existing extension authors need to know about the upcoming changes, and the special promise and fun of building your own browser extensions!

 

Guest:

Simeon Vincent (@DotProto) - Developer Advocate, Chrome Extensions Team 

 

Host:
Rob Ocel (@robocell) - Architect, This Dot

 

Links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybyYwu9Mpw
https://developer.chrome.com/docs/extensions/mv3/intro/mv3-migration/
https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/g/chromium-extensions 

 

This episode is sponsored by KendoReact This Dot Labs

S08E04 Modern Web Podcast - Jamstack is Web 3.0 with Guillermo Rauch

S08E04 Modern Web Podcast - Jamstack is Web 3.0 with Guillermo Rauch

February 26, 2021

In this episode, our hosts, Jesse Tomchak (@jtomchak) and Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) interview Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg) about the power of javascript, building on top of existing primitives, components, JamStack, + so much more!

 

Guest:

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg) - CEO, Vercel

 

Host:

Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) - CEO, This Dot Labs 

Jesse Tomchak (@jtomchak) - Senior Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E03 Modern Web Podcast - Black Tech Pros Talk Work Life, Conflicts, & Experiences

S08E03 Modern Web Podcast - Black Tech Pros Talk Work Life, Conflicts, & Experiences

February 19, 2021

This week, we have guest host, Morgan Worrell, leading a conversation with fellow devs Dillion Megida and Adesoji David, along with tech sales rep for This Dot Labs, Darron Smith. They talk about their work-life preferences, both as This Dot Labs employees and in previous roles, plus share some about the experiences they've had as black technologists in the US and in Nigeria.

 

Host:

Morgan Worrell (@morganistic_) - Senior Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

 

Guests:

Dillion Megida (@iamdillion) - Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

Adesoji David (@temitopedavid_) - Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

Darron Smith (@Darron_ThisDot) - Sales Representative, This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E02 Modern Web Podcast - What is the Future of Tech Conferences? With John Allsop

S08E02 Modern Web Podcast - What is the Future of Tech Conferences? With John Allsop

February 3, 2021

In this podcast episode, we sit down with conference organizer, John Allsopp (@johnallsopp), about taking conferences online and the new way of doing these events. How can conference organizers think about how to reshape their events, and how do conference attendees benefit from it?

 

Guest:

John Allsopp (@johnallsopp) - Author, Developer, & Co-founder of Web Directions Conferences

 

Host:

Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) - CEO, This Dot Labs 

 

This episode is sponsored by Dexecure This Dot Labs

S08E01 Modern Web Podcast - Meet RedwoodJS: The Full Stack React Framework with David Price

S08E01 Modern Web Podcast - Meet RedwoodJS: The Full Stack React Framework with David Price

January 27, 2021

In this episode, our hosts, Jesse Tomchak (@jtomchak) and Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) interview David Price (@thedavidprice) on the new full stack react framework, RedwoodJS! Listen in on why you should learn “yet another framework” and how Redwood is trying to make developer lives easier with the tech stack you already know.

 

Guest:

David Price (@thedavidprice) - Core team, RedwoodJS

 

Host:

Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) - CEO, This Dot Labs 

Jesse Tomchak (@jtomchak) - Senior Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by KendoReact This Dot Labs

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