Episode 231

231 JSJ Codewars with Nathan Doctor, Jake Hoffner, and Dan Nolan


September 28th, 2016

58 mins 37 secs

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3:23 Discussing the purpose and aim of Codewars

7:30 The process for building a program with Codewars

11:07 The UI and editor experience

12:55 The challenges faced when first building Codewars

14:23 Explaining PJAX

16:54 Building code on Codewars

21:24 The expanded use of KATA on Codewars

23:11 Practicing “solving problems” and how it translates to real world situations

34:00 How Codewars proves out the persistence of coders

36:41 How Codewars appeals to collaborative workers

44:40 Teachable moments on Codewars

49:40 Always check to see if Codewars is hiring. Codewars uses Qualified.io, which helps automate the hiring process.


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Uprooted Fantasy book

“Write Less Code” blog post

“The Rands Test” blog post

Five Stack software development studio

“Stranger Things” on Netflix

Angular 2 Class in Ft. Lauderdale, Discount Code: JSJ

Lean Analytics book

Code book

Datasmart book

Letting Go book