JavaScript Jabber

Your Prototype for Great Code

About the show

Weekly panel discussion about Javascript on the front and back ends.
This show is primarily focused on the web ecosystem, but also covers NodeJS, mobile, and language features.

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  • Catching Up on InertiaJS with Jonathan Reinink - JSJ 511

    November 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Steve and AJ catch up with Jonathan Reinink, the creator of InertiaJS, a utility for seamlessly connecting front end Javascript frameworks with back ends to create a seamless and performant web app monolith. They discuss TailwindCSS and Jonathan’s work at Tailwind Labs, and then get into InertiaJS, how it works, and many of the different features. They also discuss the new SSR capability currently in private beta, and Inertia’s growing inclusion into other frameworks, such as Laravel Breeze and Laravel Jetstream.

  • BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working

    November 24th, 2021  |  47 mins 22 secs

    Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time.

  • Do You Have Dev FOMO? ft. Yoav Ganbar - JSJ 510

    November 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Yoav Ganbar joins the Jabber crew to discuss Dev FOMO. He leads the panel through a discussion about adopting technologies and knowing about new niches. The panel discusses how to stay on top of the movements in our ecosystem and when we should prioritize other things.

  • SEO for Developers ft. Mordy Oberstein - JSJ 509

    November 16th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Mordy Oberstein joins the JavaScript Jabber panel to discuss SEO and how what seems like a marketing concern is relevant and exciting for developers.

    SEO is working with a black box with regards to Google since Google and other search engines don't tell you anything about how they adjust their search algorithms.

    Mordy walks through how developers can contribute to the issues around showing up in search engine results.

  • State Management ft. Assaf Krintza - JSJ 508

    November 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Assaf Krintza joins the JavaScript Jabber panel to discuss the various approaches and uses for state management in web applications. Some of the focus is on React, but many of the tools and approaches work in or have similar options in the other web frameworks.

  • D3 and Data Visualization ft. Ian Johnson - JSJ 507

    November 2nd, 2021  |  59 mins 21 secs

    Ian Johnson is a former Google UX engineer and data visualization engineer with ObservableHQ building data visualizations with JavaScript. He works on both the tools and the visualizations built with D3 on the web. He discusses how to use tools like D3 to tell a story using your data.

  • MeteorJS ft. Filipe Névola - JSJ 506

    October 26th, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Filipe Névola is the CEO of MeteorJS. He jumps in to discuss the changes and updates to Meteor over the last several years.

    He explains what Meteor is, what its history is, and how it lands within the current JavaScript ecosystem. You can use it to build web and mobile apps and is a mature option to use for your applications.

  • Creeds of Craftsmanship - JSJ 505

    October 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins

    This week, the JavaScript Jabber panel discusses the various "Creeds of Craftsmanship" from the programming languages out there. They discuss the different principles and the unifying concepts they all have alongside the ethos of what makes each language's approach to programming unique.

  • AgGrid: From Open Source to Successful Business ft. Niall Crosby - JSJ 504

    October 12th, 2021  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Niall Crosby, creator of AgGrid, joins the panel to discuss the journey from building an open source data grid used all over the world to providing support and enterprise features and running a successful business based on that same open source software.

  • Javascript and the Blockchain with Max Kordek - JSJ 503

    October 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Steve and AJ talk with Max Kordek, founder of his startup Lisk, which is geared towards helping JavaScript developers use the blockchain to develop new applications for new industries. We delve deep into the origins and base technologies of the blockchain, how it has been used, and how it can be used in the future. They also discuss Lisk, it’s purpose, and how Max hopes their SDK will be used by developers to explore the blockchain and find brand new applications for it.

  • DevOps for JavaScript ft. Will Button - JSJ 502

    September 28th, 2021  |  45 mins 40 secs

    Our very own Will Button from Adventures in DevOps joins us to discuss DevOps in JavaScript. Will also hosts his own YouTube channel discussing DevOps for Developers and is a consultant helping early stage startups getting their applications set up and scaling.

    He joins the panel to help the Jabber panel understand how to make Node and JavaScript deploy, scale, and grow.

  • Monitoring Performance and Core Web Vitals ft. Bianca Grizhar and Sumitra Manga - JSJ 501

    September 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 24 mins

    Bianca and Sumitra from Raygun join the panel to talk about Core Web Vitals and how tools like Raygun can help keep tabs on and monitor your performance stats as you change your web application to get you better results on Google.