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Weekly podcast discussion about Javascript on the front and back ends. Also discuss programming practices, coding environments, and the communities related to the technology.

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209 JSJ TypeScript with Anders Hejlsberg

This episode was recorded live from The Microsoft Build Conference 2016. In this episode we chatted with Anders Hejlsberg of Microsoft about Typescript. You can follow him on Twitter, or check out what he’s done over on GitHub Resources TypeScript Picks Writing Code (Anders)


27 Apr 2016

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220 JSJ Teaching JavaScript with Kyle Simpson

02:25 - Kyle Simpson Introduction Twitter GitHub Blog “Getify” You-Dont-Know-JS [Pluralsight] Advanced JavaScript by Kyle Simpson 04:43 - Development => Teaching Front End Masters 16:20 - Inheritance and Delegation 29:40 - Evolving a Language 36:23 - Cohersion Weak Typing, Dynamic Typing The Politics of JavaScript by Angus Croll 50:37 - Performance The Width Keyword 54:33 - Developer Education Programs and The Skill of Teaching Picks Adam Tornhill: Code, Crime, Complexity: Analyzing software with forensic psychology @ TEDxTrondheim (Aimee) Your Code as a Crime Scene: Use Forensic Techniques to Arrest Defects, Bottlenecks, and Bad Design in Your Programs by Adam Tornhill (Aimee) Planet Money Episode 704: Open Office (Jamison) Zooko's Triangle (Jamison) The Barkley Marathons (Jamison) React Rally (Jamison) X-Men: Apocalypse (Joe) America's Got Talent (Joe) Overwatch (Joe) Stack (Kyle) Jeremy Keith: A web for everyone (Kyle) Jeremy Keith: Regressive Web Apps (Kyle)

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13 Jul 2016

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225 JSJ Functional Programming with John A. De Goes

03:08 - John A. De Goes Introduction Twitter GitHub Blog SlamData 04:07 - PureScript JavaScript Jabber Episode #189: PureScript with John A. De Goes and Phil Freeman 04:58 - “Purely Functional” 09:18 - Weaknesses With Functional Programming Object-oriented Programming Procedural Programming 14:36 - Organizing a FP Codebase John A. De Goes: A Modern Architecture for FP 17:54 - Beginners and Functional Programming; Getting Started Learning About the History of Functional Programming Hiring Junior Devs to do FP 28:20 - The Rise of Functional Programming in JavaScript-land 32:08 - Handling Existing Applications 36:03 - Complexity Argument 41:53 - Weighing Language Tradeoffs; Alt.js Picks Nadia Odunayo: The Guest: A Guide To Code Hospitality @ RailsConf 2016 (Aimee) React Rally (Jamison) Cleanup Algorithm (Jamison) PostgreSQL Exercises (Jamison) iPad Pro (Chuck) Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro (Chuck) Apple Pencil (Chuck) GoodNotes (Chuck) John A. De Goes: Halogen: Past, Present, and Future (John) slamdata (John)


17 Aug 2016

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JSJ 256 Wordpress and Wordpress API for JavaScript Developers with Roy Sivan

On today's JavaScript Jabber Show, Charles, Aimee, Joe, and Cory discuss Wordpress and Wordpress API for JavaScript Developers with Roy Sivan. Roy is a WordPress (WP) developer at Disney Interactive. He has long been a fan of JavaScript and WP. During a WordCamp, the WP Founder announced the need for WP developers to learn JavaScript. But, what's in WP that developers should be interested about? Tune in to learn!


4 Apr 2017

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124 JSJ The Origin of Javascript with Brendan Eich

The panelists talk to Brendan Eich, the creator of JavaScript.

1hr 44mins

3 Sep 2014

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199 JSJ Visual Studio Code with Chris Dias and Erich Gamma

Check out allremoteconfs.com to get in on all the conference action this year -- from the comfort of your own home! 02:13 - Chris Dias Introduction Twitter GitHub 02:21 - Erich Gamma Introduction Twitter GitHub 02:31 - Visual Studio Code @code 03:49 - Built on Electron JavaScript Jabber Episode #193: Electron with Jessica Lord and Amy Palamountain 04:25 - Why another tool? Visual Debugging Keybinding Support 08:12 - Code Folding 09:00 - Will people move from Visual Studio to Visual Studio Code? 12:06 - Language Support C# 18:06 - Visual Studio Code and Microsoft Goals 22:47 - Community Support and Building Extensions 28:31 - The Choice to Use Electron 32:41 - Getting VS Code to Work on the Command Line 35:02 - Tabs 38:49 - Visual Studio Code Uptake and Adoption 40:11 - Licenses 44:46 - Designing a UX for Developers 58:15 - Design Patterns Picks LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Video Game - Announce Teaser Trailer (Joe) Firebase (Joe) Progress bar noticeably slows down npm install: Issue #11283 (Jamison) Darkest Dungeon (Jamison) Trek Glowacki Twitter Thread (Jamison) Mogo Portable Seat (Chuck) Clear Acrylic Wall Mountable 10 Slot Dry Erase Marker & Eraser Holder Organizer Rack (Chuck) Bitmap Graphics SIGGRAPH'84 Course Notes (Erich) Salsa (Chris) The Microsoft Band (Chris) Making a Murderer (Chris)


17 Feb 2016

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120 JSJ Google Polymer with Rob Dodson and Eric Bidelman

The panelists talk to Rob Dodson and Eric Bidelman about the Google Polymer project and Google I/O.


6 Aug 2014

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081 JSJ Promises for Testing Async JavaScript with Pete Hodgson

Pete Hodgson crosses over from the iPhreaks podcasts to talk with the Jabber gang about testing asynchronous Javascript with promises.


25 Oct 2013

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051 JSJ Finding a Job

PanelAJ O’Neal (twitter github blog) Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up)Discussion01:02 - Panelist employment backgrounds04:34 - Programming job marketNetworking06:31 - How to get a job doing what you like BetterServers Skunkworks project09:36 - Qualifications11:40 - How you find jobsBeing active in online and offline communities Mailing list advertisement Recruiters and job boards15:51 - Resumes19:27 - Interviews“I don’t know.” Pairing24:50 - Company fit 095 RR People and Team Dynamics with Joe O’Brien Contract to hire work30:47 - What makes somewhere a good place to work? Autonomy40:32 - FreelancingThe Ruby Freelancers ShowPicksPsych Season 7 (AJ) The Fradio - MediaBox (AJ) Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate Mechanical Keyboard (Jamison) 48 Days to the Work You Love: Preparing for the New Normal by Dan Miller (Chuck) No More Mondays: Fire Yourself -- and Other Revolutionary Ways to Discover Your True Calling at Work by Dan Miller (Chuck) 48 Days Podcast (Chuck) From the Dust (AJ)Next WeekNode.js 0.10 Release with Isaac SchlueterTranscript[Hosting and bandwidth provided by the Blue Box Group. Check them out at  Bluebox.net.][This episode is sponsored by Component One, makers of Wijmo. If you need stunning UI elements or awesome graphs and charts, then go to Wijmo.com and check them out.]CHUCK:  Hey everybody and welcome to Episode 51 of the JavaScript Jabber Show. This week on our panel, we have AJ O’Neal.AJ:  Yo! Yo! Yo! Chuck, did you realize that this is like our anniversary?CHUCK:  Our anniversary was in January actually. Though, we missed a handful of episodes. Otherwise, it would be. Yeah.AJ:  Yeah, whatever. I don’t know whether or not I'm alive. I don’t know when our anniversary is. I don’t know nothing.CHUCK:  [Laughs] We also have Jamison Dance.JAMISON:  Hey guys!CHUCK:  I'm Charles Max Wood from DevChat.tv. And this week, we’re going to be talking about finding a job.I'm a little curious. AJ, you're freelance now, aren’t you?AJ:  Yeah, kind of.CHUCK:  Kind of.AJ:  Mostly, I'm just working on projects that I've been wanting to work on. I haven't actually sought out a lot of work.CHUCK:  Oh, okay. And Jamison is empris -- or employed.JAMISON:  [Laughs] Or happily employed.CHUCK:  I'm freelance as well, been a freelance for a few years now. So, and I know that Tim went freelance. I don’t know if that stuck or not. It sounded like it has, at least, until he decides he wants to be somewhere else.JAMISON:  Merrick and Joe are both employed though.CHUCK:  Yeah. They both work at Domo.JAMISON:  They're like half and half, I guess, now.CHUCK:  So, how many places have you guys worked at as programmers?AJ:  I just worked at BYU and SpotterRF.JAMISON:  I have worked at four places. But one of them, I did PHP and Drupal. I don’t know if I could count that as a programmer then.CHUCK:  [Laughs] You plucked out the bad memories.JAMISON:  Yeah. Well, it was great for the time. It was [inaudible].CHUCK:  Yeah. I did IT at BYU. I didn’t ever actually work for them as a programmer. And then, I ran tech support at Mozy and I did programming there but it wasn’t part of my job description. My job description was to run the Tech Support Department. So, people would call in with problems with Mozy and we would help fix them. But we needed an Issue Management System, our ticketing system, whatever you want to call it. And we also needed some kind of knowledge base. And the company really didn’t want to spring for it. So, I wound up building it.AJ:  Cool! [Chuckles]CHUCK:  And that’s kind of how I made the transition into programming because after working on that for a while,


15 Mar 2013

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106 JSJ Protractor with Julie Ralph

The panelists talk to Julie Ralph about AngularJS's protractor.


30 Apr 2014

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JSJ 313: Light Functional JavaScript with Kyle Simpson

Panel: AJ ONeal Aimee Knight Joe Eames Special Guests: Kyle Simpson In this episode, the JavaScript Jabber panelists discuss light functional JavaScript with Kyle Simpson. Kyle is most well-known for writing the books You Don’t Know JS and is on the show today for his book Functional-Light JavaScript. They talk about what functional programming is, what side-effects are, and discuss the true heart behind functional programming. They also touch on the main focus of functional programming and much more! In particular, we dive pretty deep on: You Don’t Know JS Functional-Light JavaScript From the same spirit as first books JavaScript Documents journey of learning What does Functional Programming mean? Functional programming is being re-awoken Many different definitions History of functional programming Programming with functions What is a function? “A collection of operations of doing some task” is what people think functions are What a function really is Map inputs to outputs What is a side-effect? Side-effects should be intentional and explicit The heart of functional programming Refactoring Can’t write a functional program from scratch What functional programming focuses on Making more readable and reliable code Pulling a time-stamp Defining a side-effect And much, much more! Links: You Don’t Know JS Functional-Light JavaScript JavaScript Kyle’s GitHub @getify Picks: Aimee What Does Code Readability Mean? @FunctionalKnox HTTP 203 Podcast AJ IKEA Joe Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker Workshops in general Kyle GDPR The start-up’s guide to the GDPR Hatch Fluent Conf


15 May 2018

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112 JSJ Refactoring JavaScript Apps Into a Framework with Brandon Hays

The panelists talk about refactoring JavaScript Apps Into a Framework with Brandon Hays.


11 Jun 2014

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JSJ 405: Machine Learning with Gant Laborde

Gant Laborde is the Chief Innovation Officer of Infinite Red who is working on a course for beginners on machine learning. There is a lot of gatekeeping with machine learning, and this attitude that only people with PhDs should touch it. In spite of this, Gant thinks that in the next 5 years everyone will be using machine learning, and that it will be pioneered by web developers. One of the strong points of the web is experimentation, and Gant contrasts this to the academic approach.  They conversation turns to Gant’s course on machine learning and how it is structured. He stresses the importance of understanding unicode, assembly, and other higher concepts. In his course he gives you the resources to go deeper and talks about libraries and frameworks available that can get you started right away. His first lesson is a splashdown into the jargon of machine learning, which he maps over into developer terms. After a little JavaScript kung fu, he takes some tools that are already out there and converts it into a website. Chris and Gant discuss some different uses for machine learning and how it can improve development. One of the biggest applications they see is to train the computers to figure monotonous tasks out while the human beings focus on other projects, such as watching security camera footage and identifying images. Gant restates his belief that in the next 5 years, AI will be everywhere. People will grab the boring things first, then they will go for the exciting things. Gant talks about his creation NSFW.js, an open source train model to help you catch indecent content. He and Chris discuss different applications for this technology. Next, the panel discusses where machine learning can be seen in everyday life, especially in big companies such as Google. They cite completing your sentences in an email for you as an example of machine learning. They talk about the ethics of machine learning, especially concerning security and personal data. They anticipate that the next problem is edge devices for AI, and this is where JavaScript really comes in, because security and privacy concerns require a developer mindset. They also believe that personal assistant devices, like those from Amazon and Google, will become even more personal through machine learning. They talk about some of the ways that personal assistant devices will improve through machine learning, such as recognizing your voice or understanding your accent.  Their next topic of discussion is authenticity, and how computers are actually incredibly good at finding deep fakes. They discuss the practice of placing passed away people into movies as one of the applications of machine learning, and the ethics surrounding that. Since developers tend to be worried about inclusions, ethics, and the implications of things, Gant believes that these are the people he wants to have control over what AI is going to do to help build a more conscious data set.  The show concludes with Gant talking about the resources to help you get started with machine learning. He is a panelist on upcoming DevChat show, Adventures in Machine Learning. He has worked with people with all kinds of skill sets and has found that it doesn’t matter how much you know, it matters how interested and passionate you are about learning. If you’re willing to put the pedal to the metal for at least a month, you can come out with a basic understanding. Chris and Gant talk about Tensorflow, which helps you take care of machine learning at a higher level for fast operations without calculus. Gant is working on putting together a course on Tensorflow. If you’re interested in machine learning, go to academy.infinite.red to sign up for Gant’s course. He also announces that they will be having a sale on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Panelists Christopher Buecheler With special guest: Gant Laborde Sponsors React Round Up Sentry use the code “devchat” for 2 months free on Sentry’s small plan Adventures in Angular Links Machine Learning: How To go from Zero to Hero NSFW.js Tensorflow.js PyTorch Keras Academy.infinite.red Gantlaborde.com  Follow DevChatTV on Facebook and Twitter Picks Christopher Buecheler: Next.js Big Wreck, But For The Sun Gant Laborde:  Nicornot.com Free 5 day mini course on academy.infinite.red


31 Oct 2019

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058 JSJ Building Accessible Websites with Brian Hogan

Use this link and code JAVAJAB to get 20% off your registration for FluentConf 2013!Panel Brian Hogan (twitter github blog) AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) Merrick Christensen (twitter github) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up)Discussion00:55 - Brian Hogan IntroductionHTML5 and CSS3: Develop with Tomorrow's Standards Today by Brian Hogan tmux: Productive Mouse-Free Development by Brian Hogan Web Development Recipes by Brian P. Hogan, Chris Warren, Mike Weber, Chris Johnson, Aaron Godin Development Editor with Pragmatic Bookshelf Professor at Chippewa Valley Technical College01:48 - What Accessibility Means02:56 - Making Websites AccessibleYSlow People vs Users06:06 - “The Right Things”VersaBraille Responsive Web Design09:00 - Tools & TechniquesFahrner Image Replacement (FIR) Web Fonts ⌘+14:56 - Manipulating the DOMARIA - HTML5 Ember.js16:54 - Screen Resolution19:24 - Typeahead20:58 - TestingJaws VoiceOver23:11 - ResourcesWebAIM Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Section 50825:00 - Dealing with different kinds of impairmentsTranscripts Text Color28:08 - Ease of Accessibility & Empathy31:41 - Interactive Pages35:26 - Making things accessible vs not making things accessibleMaking experiences better for everyone, period42:09 - Resources Cont’dWeb Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Pro HTML5 Accessibility by Joe O Conner Design Accessible Web Sites: 36 Keys to Creating Content for All Audiences and Platforms by Jeremy Sydik42:46 - Understanding Others’ DifficultiesPicks Leviathan: Warships (Joe) Star Command (Joe) That Conference (Joe) Lowes (AJ) Friends (AJ) Ticket to Ride (Chuck) 4 Pics 1 Word (Chuck) Continuum (Chuck) AngularJS (Brian) Presentation Manager from Woojijuice (Brian)Next WeekJavaScript Jabber: jQuery Mobile with Todd ParkerTranscriptMERRICK:  Fine, don’t come to my talk.CHUCK:  I won’t. I won’t even come to the conference.[Hosting and bandwidth provided by the Blue Box Group. Check them out at Bluebox.net.][This episode is sponsored by Component One, makers of Wijmo. If you need stunning UI elements or awesome graphs and charts, then go to Wijmo.com and check them out.]CHUCK:  Hey everybody, and welcome to Episode 58 of the JavaScript Jabber Show. This week on our panel, we have AJ O’Neal.AJ:  Coming at you semi-live from ORM.CHUCK:  Joe Eames.JOE:  Hey everybody.CHUCK:  Merrick Christensen.MERRICK:  What’s up?CHUCK:  I’m Charles Max Wood from Devchat.tv. And this week, we have a special guest. And that is Brian Hogan.BRIAN:  Hello.CHUCK:  Since you haven’t been on the show before, do you want to introduce your self really quickly?BRIAN:  Sure, my name is Brian Hogan and I’m a web developer and I like to spend a lot of time hacking on code in Ruby and JavaScript. I also am an author. I’m a development editor with The Pragmatic Bookshelf. And I have a fabulous new gig where I get to teach brand new programmers how to get started programming now. So, that’s what I’m doing myself.CHUCK:  So where’s that at?AJ:  Cool.BRIAN:  That’s at a little technical college in Eau Claire, Wisconsin called Chippewa Valley Technical College.CHUCK:  Oh, cool. Yeah, speaking of your reviewing books for The Pragmatic Bookshelf, Ruby Rogues, we actually interviewed Bruce Williams and John Athayde about The Rails View this morning. They mentioned you, and I was like “Oh, we’re talking to him in a couple of hours.”BRIAN:  Oh, those are some great guys and that’s a great book.CHUCK:  Yup. So, the reason we brought you on the show is because, at least in my case, I know absolutely nothing about building accessible websites.


10 May 2013

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JSJ 301: CSS Grids: The Future of Frontend Layout with Dave Geddes

Panel:  Charles Max Wood Aimee Knight Cory House AJ O'Neal Joe Eames Aaron Frost Special Guests: Dave Geddes In this episode, the JavaScript Jabber panelists talk with Dave Geddes about CSS Grids. Dave quit his job about a year ago and has been living the entrepreneur and programmer life since then. Now, he builds mastery games to help people learn CSS. Dave discusses the differences between Flexbox and CSS Grid and how the games that he creates can help people learn CSS Grid in a fun and interactive way. In particular, we dive pretty deep on: CSS Mastery games FlexboxZombies.com GridCritters.com Uses spaced repetition and delayed recall to learn CSS Grid Flexbox CSS Grid as the cake and Flexbox as the frosting Edge spec What Flexbox can do Sub-Grids Geddski.com Nesting Grids Old Grid vs New Grid layout Why would you move from Flexbox to CSS Grid? CSS Grid tools GridByExample.com Education and Gamification Pick a UI that interests you For a discount on Grid Critters: enter JS Jabber for 20% off And much, much more! Links: Linode FlexboxZombies.com GridCritters.com Geddski.com GridByExample.com FreshBooks @Geddski Picks: Charles R Pods Earphones Aimee NEU Cleanse “At Age 6, Girls Are Less Likely to Identify Females As ‘Really, Really Smart’” Cory Cory Tweet AJ How to Start a Startup Made in America by Sam Walton Joe The Dungeoneers by John David Anderson NG Conf Aaron Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff Dave They Are Billions

1hr 3mins

20 Feb 2018

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065 JSJ Build Tools with Adam Hawkins

Panel Adam Hawkins (twitter github blog) Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up)Discussion01:16 - Adam Hawkins Introduction JavaScript Application Build Tools: Adam Hawkins 003 JSJ Build Tools01:51 - What Are Build Tools?02:46 - Build ProcessEmber.js CoffeeScript Sass Grunt.js Yeoman RequireJS minispade jQuery09:15 - MinificationHandlebars.js barber10:30 - Ruby on RailsClient-Side Applications16:43 - Chuck’s Build Process17:32 - Joe’s Build Process18:54 - Source MapsConcatenation24:09 - iridiumrake-pipeline Brunch32:56 - Recommendations for Building35:23 - TestingQUnitPicks Sub Rosa (Jamison) biggie (Jamison) Kingdom Rush Frontiers (Joe) The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (Joe) Ward Cunningham (Joe) Speedtest.net (Chuck) ThemeForest (Chuck) Solo Piano Radio (Adam) ConvertKit (Adam) Staticly (Adam)Next WeekTransitioning to JavaScriptTranscript[Hosting and bandwidth provided by the Blue Box Group. Check them out at Bluebox.net.] [This episode is sponsored by Component One, makers of Wijmo. If you need stunning UI elements or awesome graphs and charts, then go to Wijmo.com and check them out.] [This podcast is sponsored by JetBrains, makers of WebStorm. Whether you’re working with Node.js or building the front end of your web application, WebStorm is the tool for you. It has great code quality and code exploration tools and works with HTML5, Node, TypeScript, CoffeeScript, Harmony, LESS, Sass, Jade, JSLint, JSHint, and the Google Closure Compiler. Check it out at JetBrains.com/WebStorm.]CHUCK:  Hey everybody, and welcome to Episode 65 of the JavaScript Jabber Show. This week on our panel, we have Jamison Dance.JAMISON:  Hello friends.CHUCK:  Joe Eames.JOE:  Hey there.CHUCK:  I’m Charles Max Wood from DevChat.TV. And this week, we have a special guest, Adam Hawkins.ADAM:  Hey, how you guys doing?CHUCK:  Terrific. So, you want to introduce your self since you’re new to the show?ADAM:  Yeah. My name is Adam Hawkins. I’m primarily a Ruby guy but have come to the JavaScript world through Ember and browser applications. I’ve been here now for about a year and a half and just learning as I go along,CHUCK:  Nice. So anyway, you recommended that we talk about build tools and then you wrote a blog post about it. We talked about build tools, I think on Episode 2 or 3 or something. In your mind, what are build tools?ADAM:  Well, I think a build tool is something that you need to create a JavaScript application. There is a distinction between, say maybe an application or something [inaudible] that needs CoffeeScript or something like that versus a full-blown application that runs on the browser which needs modules, asset pre-compilation, templates, all those sorts of stuff, and testing and things like that. So, on one end, you have build tools that simply do the compilation and the concatenation, and then you have other tools that aim to be like a whole development environment. So, there is a large spectrum and you just have to choose which you need, basically.CHUCK:  What kind of a build process do you guys have on the projects that you work on?ADAM:  Well, okay. My background is, we are building a CRM with Ember.js and we needed a lot of different things. Well, my team prefers to write in CoffeeScript and use Sass. So, we needed those two things right away. Then we needed module compilation and then also asset concatenation, minification, as well as environment support. We need to develop a certain code and then deploy a certain code and a few other things. So, it’s pretty complicated and we needed a tool to do that. Well, I wrote one after looking at what’s out there.JAMISON:  So,


28 Jun 2013

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103 JSJ Robots with Raquel Vélez

The panelists talk to Raquel Vélez about robotics and JavaScript.

1hr 4mins

9 Apr 2014

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118 JSJ Web Developer Skills

The panelists talk about what skills you need to be considered a professional web developer.


23 Jul 2014

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JSJ 383: What is JavaScript?

Sponsors RxJS Live Panel Charles Max Wood Christopher Beucheler Aimee Knight Episode Summary Today’s episode is an exploration of the question “What is JavaScript?”. Each of the panelists describes what they think JavaScript is, giving a definition for both technical and non-technical people. They talk about how the different layers of JavaScript tie into their definitions. They agree that it’s incorrect to call JavaScript one of the ‘easy’ programming languages and some of the challenges unique to JavaScript, such as the necessity of backwards compatibility and that it is used in tandem with CSS and HTML, which require a different thinking method. They discuss the disdain that some developers from other languages hold for JavaScript and where it stems from. They discuss methods to level up from beginner to mid level JavaScript programmer, which can be tricky because it is a rapidly evolving language. They revisit the original question, “What is Java Script?”, and talk about how their definition of JavaScript has changed after this discussion. They finish by talking about the story they want to tell with JavaScript, why they chose JavaScript, and what is it they are trying to do, create, become through using the language. They invite listeners to share their answers in the comments.  Links JQuery JavaScript JSON React.js Follow DevChat on Facebook and Twitter Picks Charles Max Wood: The Dungeoncast Aimee Knight: This Patch of Sky Christopher Beucheler: Silversun Pickups album Widow’s Weeds Andrew Huang YouTube channel


15 Aug 2019

Rank #19

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197 JSJ Auth0 with Kassandra Perch

02:03 - Kassandra Perch Introduction Twitter GitHub Blog 02:46 - Auth0 04:10 - Centralized Auth Services: Handing Out User Data to Third Parties 05:32 - Security, Storage, and Compliance 08:48 - Managing Session Data 09:35 - Cookies vs JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) How Authentication Works 12:47 - OAuth OpenID Connect 14:12 - Identification, Authorization, and Authentication 20:16 - Auth0 Infrastructure Chaos Monkey 22:10 - Using Node 23:06 - The Backend Firebase 24:25 - Documentation and Education 36:42 - The Value of OpenID Connect 38:25 - Identity Picks Add AJ on Tri-Force Heroes (AJ) Making a Murderer (AJ) Mazie's Girl Scout Digital Cookie Site (Aimee) React (with Introduction to Flux Architecture) (Aimee) Jordan Scales: Let’s Make A Webpage In 2016 (Jamison) building-brooklynjs (Jamison) Cult of the Party Parrot (Jamison) CSS-Tricks (Jamison) Auth0 Docs (Kassandra) OpenID Foundation (Kassandra) Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (Kassandra)


3 Feb 2016

Rank #20