Modern Web
S09E02 Modern Web Podcast - Modernizing React Apps with Paige Niedringhaus & Mark Erikson

S09E02 Modern Web Podcast - Modernizing React Apps with Paige Niedringhaus & Mark Erikson

November 23, 2021

In this episode of Modern Web, Dustin Goodman and Jae Anne Bach Hardie sit down with Paige Niedringhaus and Mark Erikson to talk about modernizing react applications! They discuss Paige's new course on Newline and some of the stories and experiences that inspired it and hear about Mark & Paige's stories of implementing these practices in their recent projects.

 

Guests:

Paige Niedringhaus (@pniedri)- Co-host of React Round-up Podcast, Staff Software Engineer at blues wireless, & Author of the "Modernizing React Apps" Course
Mark Erikson (@acemarke) - Maintainer of Redux & Blogger

 

Hosts:
Dustin Goodman (@dustinsgoodman) - Engineering Manager, This Dot Labs

Jae Anne Bach Hardie (@dulcedejae) - Architect, This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by HARMAN & This Dot Labs.

S09E01 Modern Web Podcast - Partytown with Adam Bradley

S09E01 Modern Web Podcast - Partytown with Adam Bradley

November 12, 2021

In this episode, Rob Ocel (@robocell) sits down with Adam Bradley (@adamdbradley), Director of Technology at builder.io, co-creator of Ionic, and creator of Stencil! They talk about the web performance challenges related to loading and using third party scripts (such as those for Google Analytics), and they discuss Partytown, a new, lightweight library created by Adam and his team to move these scripts off the blocking path and into web workers. They discuss how Partytown accomplishes this feat, what performance benefits this type of approach offers, and why this new library has the whole development community buzzing with excitement!

 

Guest:

Adam Bradley (@adamdbradley) - Director of Technology, Builder.io & QwikDev, Co-creator of Ionic, & Creator of Stencil

 

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

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E020 Modern Web Podcast - The Future of the Terminal & Fig with Brendan Falk

S08E020 Modern Web Podcast - The Future of the Terminal & Fig with Brendan Falk

October 29, 2021

In this episode, Rob Ocel sits down with Brendan Falk, co-founder and CEO at Fig, a terminal extension that provides CLI integration and autocomplete support. They discuss the state of the terminal today, how Fig enhances the terminal, how to build tools for both power users and inexperienced users alike, the vision for integrating the command-line with user interface, and more!

 

Guest:

Brendan Falk (@BrendanFalk) - Co-Founder & CEO, Fig 

 

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

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

S08E019 Modern Web Podcast - The Future of Blockchain & How To Get Involved Today With Nader Dabit

S08E019 Modern Web Podcast - The Future of Blockchain & How To Get Involved Today With Nader Dabit

October 15, 2021
In this episode, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet (she/her) and Nacho Vazquez (@nacho_vazquez14) speak with Nader Dabit (@dabit3) of Edge and Node about web3 and how to get started! We touch on topics that are hot in the blockchain ecosystem that you definitely want to be aware of if you're blockchain-curious.
 
Topics covered:
  • What does the next few years of blockchain development look like and why you should start looking at layer 2 blockchains
  • The future of Eth 2 - proof of stake vs proof of work
  • Why you should watch out for the Solana blockchain
  • What is Gitpod and why should you care?
  • Lowering the barrier to entry to new developers exploring blockchain development
  • Learning about The Graph and Edge and Node

 

Guest:

Nader Dabit (@dabit3) - Developer Relations, Edge and Node 

 

Hosts:
Tracy Lee (@ladyleet (she/her) -  CEO, This Dot Labs 

Nacho Vazquez (@nacho_vazquez14) - Software Engineer, This Dot Labs 

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs

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

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