Modern Web
S08E018 Modern Web Podcast - Staying Curious with Michael Chan

S08E018 Modern Web Podcast - Staying Curious with Michael Chan

September 24, 2021

In this episode, Lindsay and Michael talk about Michael's perspective on building communities, and how to stay curious and growing as a developer. They talk about how Michael and Lindsay both started in tech by taking small bits of time to grow and learn, and how that has served them in their tech careers. Michael also talks about his time on React Podcast, and what brought him to hosting the show. They end by discussing curiosity, and how specifically to stay curious in life and in a development career. 

 

Guest:

Michael Chan (@chantastic) - Software Engineer at Chromatic, Creator of lunch.dev 

 

Host:
Lindsay Wardell (@lindsaykwardell) - Software Engineer at This Dot, co-host of Views on Vue 

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E017 Modern Web Podcast - Blockchain curious? It‘s easy & JS Developers should start learning!

S08E017 Modern Web Podcast - Blockchain curious? It‘s easy & JS Developers should start learning!

September 10, 2021

In this episode, Tracy Lee sits down with Stephen Fluin from Chainlink to talk about blockchain and why JavaScript developers should start learning about it today. We go over the difference between blockchain and cryptocurrency, and how the two work together. We also explore use cases for developers and interesting decentralized applications one can build today. Stephen also shares with us the idea of smart contracts, and how they play into our ecosystem of development. This episode will also teach you what programming language to use, and why and how it is for you as a JS developer to get going with an IDE today. We also talk through resources JS developers have to learn technologies like solidity and explore the different blockchains you might want to consider as you dip your toe in. 

 

Host:

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

 

Guest:
Stephen Fluin (@stephenfluin) - Developers Relations at Chainlink Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E016 Modern Web Podcast - Quasar with Luke Diebold

S08E016 Modern Web Podcast - Quasar with Luke Diebold

August 25, 2021

In this episode, Lindsay talks with Luke Diebold, web developer and creator of QuasarCast.com, about Quasar, the amazingly flexible framework for building applications using Vue. They talk about how Luke got into programming from his interest in music, and how he got started using Quasar for personal and professional projects. They discuss what Quasar is, and discuss where it fits into the web ecosystem. They explore some of the basics of using Quasar, including its CLI and the ability to make web, mobile, and desktop apps. They wrap up the discussion talking about how Quasar is one of the first major frameworks to support Vue 3, and what that looks like from the framework.

 

Guest:

Luke Diebold (@LukeDiebold) - Web Developer, creator of QuasarCast.com 

 

Host:
Lindsay Wardell (@lindsaykwardell) - Software Engineer at This Dot, co-host of Views on Vue 

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E015 Modern Web Podcast - RxJS Updates 7.0 - 7.3 in 30 min. with the Core Team! & What’s Next for RxJS 8

S08E015 Modern Web Podcast - RxJS Updates 7.0 - 7.3 in 30 min. with the Core Team! & What’s Next for RxJS 8

August 13, 2021

In this podcast Tracy Lee and Ben Lesh, core team members of RxJS, talk about the big changes RxJS 7.0 ++ has brought to the community!

Listen to this podcast to hear updates about upcoming deprecations, new performance improvements, typings fixes, improved multicasting, top level exports, the new configurable retry, and what's coming for RxJS 8.

If you're interested in following along with ongoing updates to RxJS, the changelog is here: https://github.com/ReactiveX/rxjs/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md#features-2

Follow the roadmap for RxJS 7 to 8! Issue #6367 on github
https://github.com/ReactiveX/rxjs/issues/6367

Full updates for RxJS 7.0 from RxJS Asia: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1-LU7YE3NWw8jHeAgdmLu4CBfG7osCx6MsSIeFs16k60/edit#slide=id.g389cbad6b8_0_36

For documentation, check out rxjs.dev.

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Featuring: 

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

Ben Lesh (@benlesh) - Software Engineer at Citadel & Author of RxJS

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E014 Modern Web Podcast - Elm with Richard Feldman

S08E014 Modern Web Podcast - Elm with Richard Feldman

July 23, 2021

In this episode, Lindsay Wardell talks with Richard Feldman about Elm, the delightful functional programming language for creating web applications. They discuss how Richard got into programming and his first experiences with Elm, then dive into some of the key features of Elm such as no runtime exceptions and its helpful compiler. They then discuss where Elm is going, and some of the great community tools that exist in the Elm ecosystem.

 

Guest:

Richard Feldman (@rtfeldman) - Head of Technology at NoRedInk and author of Elm In Action 

 

Host:
Lindsay Wardell (@lindsaykwardell) - Software Engineer at This Dot, co-host of Views on Vue 

 

This episode is sponsored by Progress KendoReact This Dot Labs

S08E013 Modern Web Podcast - Misko Hevery, Creator of Angular & his new project Builder.io

S08E013 Modern Web Podcast - Misko Hevery, Creator of Angular & his new project Builder.io

June 18, 2021

In this episode, Misko Hevery is featured in an interview with Tracy Lee on leaving Angular, and his new project Builder. He talks about a new way to think about frameworks that our community should start embracing, as well as, why he's so excited about Builder, the space, and what he will be doing next.

 

Host:

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

 

Guest:
Misko Hevery (@mhevery) - CTO, Builder.io & Creator of Angular

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E012 Modern Web Podcast - Modern CSS & Accessibility with Stephanie Eckles

S08E012 Modern Web Podcast - Modern CSS & Accessibility with Stephanie Eckles

June 4, 2021

In this episode, Lindsay Wardell talks with Stephanie Eckles about her work with Modern CSS and accessibility. They discuss how Stephanie got into programming, and what drew her to start writing ModernCSS.dev, an excellent resource for learning the latest supported concepts in CSS. They also talk about some of the features in CSS that developers may not be aware of, as well as, some upcoming features that aren't released yet. Stephanie also talks about accessibility, and how CSS can be impacting your site's users' ability to use it. We end talking about Stephanie's upcoming workshop, and how she uses 11ty to build her sites and projects.

 

Host:
Lindsay Wardell (@lindsaykwardell) - Software Engineer at This Dot, co-host of Views on Vue

 

Guest:
Stephanie Eckles (@5t3ph) - Author of ModernCSS.dev &  Egghead Instructor 

 

This episode is sponsored by Dexecure This Dot Labs

S08E011 Modern Web Podcast - Scaling your Impact & Automation Using Cypress with Gleb Bhamutov

S08E011 Modern Web Podcast - Scaling your Impact & Automation Using Cypress with Gleb Bhamutov

May 21, 2021

In this episode, Rob Ocel chats with Gleb Bhamutov, a Distinguished Engineer at Cypress IO. They discuss Gleb's PhD, his prolific catalog of OSS libraries, his dream job, and how he works to scale his impact on the world at large. They also talk about the promise and value of end-to-end (E2E) testing using Cypress, and why the traditional testing pyramid might be underselling the power and importance of E2E testing. They also explore some interesting current and upcoming features of Cypress, and highlight some lesser known alternative uses of Cypress that illustrate it's flexibility.

 

Guest:

Gleb Bhamutov (@bahmutov) - JavaScript ninja, image processing expert, software quality fanatic, & Distinguished Engineer at Cypress IO 

 

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

 

This episode is sponsored by Progress KendoReact This Dot Labs

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

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