Steve Edwards has been involved in the IT industry since 1995. His range of experience includes varied roles in the banking software, trucking, and telecom industries. Among these roles are support, analyst, and project manager, and projects serving some of the largest banking corporations in the country. His experience as both a client-facing project manager and a developer give him a diverse skill set that allows him to function in multiple roles.
Steve holds a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College. When not working on web development projects, Steve's time is spent with his family (SMGA is an acronym for the first names of his family members) and church. He is active in sports, and is a volunteer firefighter/EMT, and is a frequent purveyor of the best dad jokes to be found.
June 29th, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
The Jabber panel along with Vitali Zaidman jump in and discuss how your browser cache works, what the standard is, and what you can expect when you're trying to take advantage of the performance characteristics of your users & browsers
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 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
Rick Viscomi joins us from Google to talk to us about the Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX) and the HTTP Archive. He explains what it tells us about how the web is built, how it performs, and what we know about the web today
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.
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 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
Micro frontends are the topic of discussion again, this time with Grgur Grisogono, Principal Consultant at Modus Create and co-author of the Manning book "Ext JS in Action". In particular, Grgur explains the new module federation capabilities introduced by Webpack, and describes how they can be used to construct micro frontends in a much more streamlined and modular fashion.
April 13th, 2021 | 1 hr 17 mins
Ethan Garofolo is the author of Practical Microservices with Pragmatic Programmers. He starts out debunking the ideas behind pulling parts of a monolith into a different services and change function calls into HTTP calls. Instead, it's an approach that keeps things moving for development teams that solves several productivity issues. He breaks down the ways to move functionality around and which approaches make sense for breaking your application up into pieces that are easy to work on and approachable for multiple teams.Ethan Garofolo is the author of Practical Microservices with Pragmatic Programmers. He starts out debunking the ideas behind pulling parts of a monolith into a different services and change function calls into HTTP calls. Instead, it's an approach that keeps things moving for development teams that solves several productivity issues. He breaks down the ways to move functionality around and which approaches make sense for breaking your application up into pieces that are easy to work on and approachable for multiple teams.
April 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 25 mins
The infamous Jake Archibald, member of the Chrome Team, an author of the Service Worker spec, and host of the HTTP 203 Podcast takes us on a whirlwind tour of recent and upcoming browser standards including Portals, iframes, App Cache, Service Workers, HTML, Browser History and more - why they are the way they are, why we can't have nice things, and how we might get nice things anyway in the future. Lots of good back and forth and only a little name calling… jaffa…
March 30th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
If you're building a website or web-app, there's a good chance that you want people to find it so that they will access it. These days this mostly means that you want it to appear in the relevant search engine results pages (SERP). In this episode we are joined by Martin Splitt, DevRel at Google for the Search & Web ecosystem, who explains in detail how search engines work, and what developers and SEOs need to know and do in order to be on their good side.