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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Episodes

  • MeteorJS ft. Felipe Nevola - JSJ 506

    October 26th, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Felipe Nevola 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.

  • Episode 500 Celebration! - JSJ 500

    September 14th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins

    The JavaScript Jabber panel teams up to discuss their favorite moments and episodes over the last nearly 10 years of the show. They discuss where things are at and where they're going next.

  • How to Stay Current with JavaScript - JSJ 499

    August 31st, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    The panel gets together to discuss how they learn new things and what things are important to learn.

    They start out discussing how to learn new things. They they go into how to keep up on the never-ending releases within the JavaScript ecosystem.

  • Transitioning a Large Front-End Codebase to TypeScript ft. Priscila Oliveira and Mark Story – JSJ 498

    August 24th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Priscila Oliveira and Mark Story join the panel to discuss the recent transition at Sentry from vanilla JavaScript to React and TypeScript. The show starts out with the panelists nerding out over Sentry and how they use it, then they dive into the code transition and the things that they learned from their conversion to TypeScript.

  • Alpinejs, Microservices, Code Completion, and Getting Paid for Open Source with Caleb Porzio - JSJ 497

    August 17th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Caleb is the maintainer of several popular open source projects and frameworks including Alpinejs and Livewire, and is also an avid user of GitHub's CoPilot.

    We talk about declarative, imperative, moving from SPAs and APIs back to simpler server-oriented design, design architecture, code style and linting, and how Caleb's achieved the near-impossible task of monetizing open source in a way people love.

  • An Unconventional Journey into Coding ft. Sam Sycamore - JSJ 496

    August 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Sam Sycamore joins the podcast to tell his story of transitioning into programming after listening to the podcast episode we recorded with Danny Thompson.

    Danny told his story about how he went from gas station attendant to programmer in a very short timeframe.

  • Opinionated Core Web Vitals - JSJ 495

    August 3rd, 2021  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Dan Shappir takes the lead this week to discuss Core Web Vitals and how Google is pushing the web to be faster.

    He leads Chuck, Aimee, and AJ through the ways that developers can measure and improve the performance of websites based on the statistics specified by Google as components of Google rankings.