Modern Web
S06E20 Modern Web Podcast - Why You Should Consider Learning ReasonML with Peter Piekarczyk, CTO of Draftbit

S06E20 Modern Web Podcast - Why You Should Consider Learning ReasonML with Peter Piekarczyk, CTO of Draftbit

April 29, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our hosts, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) & Ben Lesh (@BenLesh), explore why developers should look to consider learning ReasonML and the benefits of the language with special guest, Peter Piekarczyk (@peterpme). Peter also shares the how Reason works with technologies you may already know like TypeScript and React.

This episode also introduces Draftbit, a new low code solution to help developers and designers build mobile apps from within the browser.

Guests: Peter Piekarczyk (@peterpme) - Co-founder & CTO of Draftbit

This episode is sponsored by Syncfusion & This Dot Labs.

S06E19 Modern Web Podcast - The PAMStack: Building Inclusive Development Teams

S06E19 Modern Web Podcast - The PAMStack: Building Inclusive Development Teams

April 10, 2020

In this special episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) as she sits down with Rob Ocel (@robocell) to discuss the PAMStack!

Guests: Rob Ocel (@robocell) - Software Architect, This Dot Labs.

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs.

S06E18 Modern Web Podcast - Mastering Web Development through Games with Dave Geddes

S06E18 Modern Web Podcast - Mastering Web Development through Games with Dave Geddes

April 3, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our hosts, Rob Ocel (@robocell) & Jake Dohm (@JakeDohm), as they sit down with special guest, Dave Geddes (@geddski)

 

Guests: Dave Geddes (@geddski) - Creator of Mastery Games

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs.

S06E17 Modern Web Podcast - Coding the Future - A New Way to Code with Stackblitz

S06E17 Modern Web Podcast - Coding the Future - A New Way to Code with Stackblitz

March 25, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our host, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet), as she sits down with special guest, Eric Simons (@ericsimons40).

 

Guests: Eric Simons (@ericsimons40) - CEO & Founder, Stackblitz

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs.

S06E16 Modern Web Podcast - A Conversation about GraphQL Adoption and GraphQL 2020 with Eve Porcello

S06E16 Modern Web Podcast - A Conversation about GraphQL Adoption and GraphQL 2020 with Eve Porcello

March 18, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our hosts, Tracy Lee (@ladyleet) & Ben Lesh (@BenLesh), as they sit down with special guest, Eve Porcello (@eveporcello).

Guests: Eve Porcello (@eveporcello) - Co-Founder & Instructor, Moon Highway

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs.

S06E15 Modern Web Podcast - Making Open Source Inclusive With GatsbyJS

S06E15 Modern Web Podcast - Making Open Source Inclusive With GatsbyJS

February 12, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our hosts, Rob Ocel (@robocell) & Jake Dohm (@JakeDohm), as they sit down with special guests, Marcy Sutton, Aisha Blake, and Laurie Barth! 

 

Guests:

Marcy Sutton (@marcysutton) - Head of Learning, GatsbyJS

Aisha Blake (@AishaBlake) - Sr. Software Engineer, GatsbyJS

Laurie Barth (@laurieontech) - Software Engineer, GatsbyJS

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs.

S06E14 Modern Web Podcast - Web Performance Tips: Images, Video, & Profiling

S06E14 Modern Web Podcast - Web Performance Tips: Images, Video, & Profiling

January 15, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guest, Douglass Sillars (@Dougsillars).

 

Guests: Douglass Sillars (@Dougsillars) - Freelance Developer Evangelist

 

This episode is sponsored by Syncfusion & This Dot Labs.

S06E13 Modern Web Podcast - Investing in Open Source

S06E13 Modern Web Podcast - Investing in Open Source

December 17, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guests, Moshe Milman (@MosheMilman), Eva Howe (@evahowe), and Chris Whited (@cmwhited) to discuss the the benefits of companies supporting open source!

 

Guests:

Moshe Milman (@MosheMilman) - Co-founder and COO of Applitools

Eva Howe (@evahowe) - Operations Manager at This Dot

Chris Whited (@cmwhited) - Senior Software Engineer for This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by SyncfusionThis Dot Labs.

S06E12 Modern Web Podcast - Vue 3, Code Education, & the Vue Community

S06E12 Modern Web Podcast - Vue 3, Code Education, & the Vue Community

October 29, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guests, Adam Jahr (@AdamJahr) and Gregg Pollack (@greggpollack) from Vue Mastery.

 

Guests:

Adam Jahr (@AdamJahr) - Instructor at Vue Mastery

Gregg Pollack (@greggpollack) - Instructor at Vue Mastery

 

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

 

 

S06E11 Modern Web Podcast - Mentorship with Ray Gesualdo

S06E11 Modern Web Podcast - Mentorship with Ray Gesualdo

September 17, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), discusses mentorship with Ray Gesualdo (@RayGesualdo).

Guests:
Ray Gesualdo (@RayGesualdo) - Staff UI Engineer, SalesLoft

Topics discussed:

- What has mentorship meant to our careers
- What is mentorship and how does it differ from things like sponsorship or instruction?
- Is it really that hard to start mentorship at your company? What does it take to start a mentorship culture?
- Why the ability to be open, vulnerable, and honest is critical to a successful mentorship relationship
- How do you pick a mentor? What should someone look for in a mentor? What should mentors look for from their mentees?
- Why companies and senior developers need junior developers to advance their own careers and solve for their blindspots.
- How important is it to solicit feedback from others? How do you act on that feedback? How do you better ask for feedback?
- The importance of listening in mentorship relationship and not trying to just "solve" things, and how to work around that as a mentor
- How to negotiate boundaries in mentorship relationships and navigate the power imbalance
- Can someone be junior to mentor?
- How do teams where all developers are considered peers set up successful mentorship programs? Do all mentor relationships need a senior and a junior?
- What is radical honesty, Radical Candor, and ruinous empathy? How to be empathetic but also deliver hard truths and actionable feedback

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

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