Charles Max Wood is the CEO of Top End Devs and the host of several podcasts. He's been writing Ruby since 2005 and podcasting since 2008. His mission is to push developers off their default career trajectory and onto inspiring and impactful paths that change their respective programming communities.
June 25th, 2021 | 27 mins 55 secs
If you wish you could just push to your git repository and then have your application automatically update itself, then you should have a look at DigitalOcean's App Platform.
June 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 16 mins
June 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 20 mins
Never underestimate the power of teaching. Ian reached out to AJ in regards to previous comments about React on the show and demonstrated that he knows a whole lot more than most of us, so we had him on to talk about his learning journey, the philosophy of react, and top tips for new developers entering the field. Huzzah
June 8th, 2021 | 1 hr 18 mins
Eric Simons from Stackblitz joins the JSJ panel to discuss the game changing technology announced at Google.io this year. What they demonstrated was their ability to run NodeJS in the browser using new technology called Web Containers. However, the implications go well beyond the realities of running Node in the browser. Eric and the panel dive into the implications of what this new way of working could mean for the web and application development.
June 4th, 2021 | 35 mins 24 secs
Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that's something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas.
May 28th, 2021 | 22 mins 25 secs
Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want you to succeed. And how to build the reputation that has the company wanting you regardless of the outcome.
This approach also works for speaking at conferences, selling courses, and other outcomes as well as it's the core of building a successful career as an influencer.
May 25th, 2021 | 1 hr 16 mins
May 11th, 2021 | 1 hr 19 mins
Moran Weber is the CEO of Women on Stage. She helps women prepare for and speak on stages at conferences in technology and other related areas. She joins the Jabber panel this week to discuss women's place in technology, the importance of them appearing at conferences, and the outcomes of women in the technology space.
May 7th, 2021 | 16 mins 32 secs
Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become the person people go to for what you do
April 29th, 2021 | 15 mins 17 secs
Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they're trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey
April 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 19 secs
Yehonathan Sharvit joins the Jabber crew to discuss Data Oriented Programming. Data Oriented Programming is a way to reduce complexity by managing the shape of the data before we send it over the wire. Rather than managing data you send between services in class hierarchies, you focus on the data's meaning and manipulate it so the data it includes updates to your datastore like Redux and then cascade changes from your data.
April 23rd, 2021 | 19 mins 44 secs
Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he's built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he goes into how to begin to build relationships by building a system of influence you can use on behalf of the people you want relationships with.