Modern Web
S07E13 Modern Web Podcast - The Need for JS Speed | Using Preact - Interview with Jason Miller, Creator of Preact

S07E13 Modern Web Podcast - The Need for JS Speed | Using Preact - Interview with Jason Miller, Creator of Preact

November 25, 2020

In this podcast Tracy Lee (@ladyleet), Hunter Miller (@hmillerdev), and Ben Lesh (@benlesh) interview Jason Miller (@_developit), creator and core team member of Preact about Preact - its conception, where it's at today, who's using it, and what's coming up for the library. We also ask Jason about how being on the Google Chrome team has impacted the direction of Preact, and about his current project at Google, ModernJS.

 

Guests:

Jason Miller (@_developit) - Creator & Core Team Member, Preact | DevRel, Google 

 

Hosts:

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

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

Hunter Miller (@hmillerdev) - Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S07E12 Modern Web Podcast - How to Pass FAANG Technical Interviews with Sam Saccone

S07E12 Modern Web Podcast - How to Pass FAANG Technical Interviews with Sam Saccone

November 11, 2020

In this podcast episode, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) and Ben Lesh (@benlesh) speak with Sam Saccone (@samccone), a software engineer at Google, about how to prepare for a tech interview.

 

Topics discussed:

  • How to approach interviewers
  • What questions to prepare for
  • What questions you should be asking the interviewer
  • What algorithm questions are asked
  • What questions are NOT asked

 

Guests:

Sam Saccone (@samccone) - Software Engineer, Google

 

Hosts:

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

S07E11 Modern Web Podcast - New CSS & Media Query APIs You Need to Learn Today

S07E11 Modern Web Podcast - New CSS & Media Query APIs You Need to Learn Today

November 5, 2020

In this podcast episode, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) and Ben Lesh (@benlesh) sit down with special guests, Zouhir Chahoud, Stephanie Stimac, and Craig Dunn from Microsoft about new CSS & media query APIs!

 

Topics discussed:

  • What is the new CSS & JS primitives 
  • What does this mea for developers and designers?
  • How can you start experimenting right now?
  • docs.microsoft.com/dual-screen for more info on designing and developing for these devices 

 

Guests:

Zouhir Chahoud - Program Manager, Edge 

Stephanie Stimac - Program Manager, Edge 

Craig Dunn - Principle Software Engineer, Microsoft 

 

Hosts:

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

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

 

This episode is sponsored by KendoReact This Dot Labs

S07E10 Modern Web Podcast - RxJS 7 & 8: What to Expect & Prepare For

S07E10 Modern Web Podcast - RxJS 7 & 8: What to Expect & Prepare For

October 28, 2020

In this podcast, Luis Aviles (@luixaviles) and Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) interview Ben Lesh (@benlesh), author of RxJS on the most recent updates for RxJS 7 beta and it's targeted release date. We discuss how he made RxJS 7 smaller and where you can find the refactored code. We talk about what's next for RxJS 8, how they're using TypeScript in strict mode, what things to keep in mind while you're working with the reactive programming approach, and what deprecations to start looking out for so you can begin future proofing your code today well before the release.

 

Hosts:

Luis Aviles (@luixaviles) - Software Engineer, This Dot Labs

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

 

Guest:

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

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S07E9 Modern Web Podcast - Opinionated React with Sara Vieira

S07E9 Modern Web Podcast - Opinionated React with Sara Vieira

October 22, 2020

In this podcast episode, Rob and Jake talk to Sara Vieira, author of Opinionated React, developer at Code Sandbox, and organizer of QueerJS and the Women of React Conference. Together, they discuss Sara's book, "Opinionated React," and how it provides value to teams looking for a more prescriptive approach to building React applications or simply looking for clear and persuasive analysis of alternative approaches to selecting third party React libraries. They also discuss the process of writing a book and share advice for aspiring writers, talk about how to build inclusive communities at scale, and also speak about the importance of mental health in the tech world (especially in the age of COVID).

 

Hosts:

Rob Ocel - @robocell - Architect, This Dot Labs

Jake Dohm - @JakeDohm - Developer, Good Work

 

Guest:

Sara Vieira - @NikkitaFTW - Author of "Opinionated React," developer at Code Sandbox, and organizer of QueerJS and the Women of React Conference

 

This episode is sponsored by KendoReact This Dot Labs

S07E8 Modern Web Podcast - The Journey From Mid-level to Senior Engineers

S07E8 Modern Web Podcast - The Journey From Mid-level to Senior Engineers

October 14, 2020

In this podcast episode, our hosts, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) and Rob Ocel (@robocell), sit down with Christina Yu (@christinayu123) to talk about transitioning from mid to senior level engineers. 

 

Guest: 

Christina Yu (@christinayu123) - Software Engineer, Citadel 

 

This episode is sponsored by KendoReact This Dot Labs.

S07E7 Modern Web Podcast - Stitches + Modulz, Improving CSS-in-JS for the Future of Web Design

S07E7 Modern Web Podcast - Stitches + Modulz, Improving CSS-in-JS for the Future of Web Design

September 30, 2020

In this episode, we sit down with special guests, Christian Alfoni (@christianalfoni) of CodeSandbox and Pedro Duarte (@peduarte) of Modulz to discuss CSS-in-JS and the future of web design. Christian and Pedro collaborated to make Stitches, a CSS-in-JS library which boasts a near-zero runtime allowing for super performant styling with tooling for variants, utilities, and theming. Stitches’ performance paved the way for Modulz own component system which powers the design tool they’re building. Join our hosts, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) and Hunter Miller (@hmillerdev) as they dive in to this new territory.

 

Guests:

Christian Alfoni (@christianalfoni) of CodeSandbox

Pedro Duarte (@peduarte) of Modulz

 

This episode is sponsored by Syncfusion & This Dot Labs.

S07E6 Modern Web Podcast - JAMstack with Angular - Introducing Scully.io with Aaron Frost

S07E6 Modern Web Podcast - JAMstack with Angular - Introducing Scully.io with Aaron Frost

September 16, 2020

In this podcast episode, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) and Ben Lesh (@benlesh) sit down with Aaron Frost and talk about Scully.io!

Guest: Aaron Frost (@aaronfrost) - CEO, Founder, Architect of HeroDevs and ng-conf organizer

This episode is sponsored by KendoReact This Dot Labs.

S07E5 Modern Web Podcast - Devrel: Misconceptions of a Developer Relations Advocate

S07E5 Modern Web Podcast - Devrel: Misconceptions of a Developer Relations Advocate

August 26, 2020

In this podcast, our hosts, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) & Ben Lesh (@BenLesh), interview Tessa Mero, Developer Advocate at Cloudinary about developer relations. We talk about what a day to day in a devrel job looks like, misconceptions about devrel, metrics you are judged on. We also discuss work life balance, traveling at conferences, and how to handle lockdown! 

 

Guest:
Tessa Mero - Developer Advocate at Cloudinary (@TessaMero)

 

This episode is sponsored by KendoReactThis Dot Labs

S07E4 Modern Web Podcast- Learning in Public, Code Education, & Community Building with Christina Gorton

S07E4 Modern Web Podcast- Learning in Public, Code Education, & Community Building with Christina Gorton

August 5, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our hosts, Rob Ocel (@robocell) & Jake Dohm (@JakeDohm), sit down with special guest, Christina Gorton (@coffeecraftcode), to discuss "Learning in Public, Code Education, and Community Building"!

Hosts:
Rob Ocel - Architect - This Dot Labs (@robocell)
Jake Dohm - Developer - Good Work (@JakeDohm)

Guest:
Christina Gorton - Creative Developer, Technical Writer, and Educator (@coffeecraftcode)

 

This episode is sponsored by Syncfusion, KendoReact, This Dot Labs

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