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

  • How to Check Your Application Security featuring Liran Tal - JSJ 493

    July 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Liran Tal joins the Jabber to talk about how to secure your applications and how to check for security vulnerabilities in your application and its dependencies and infrastructure.

    Liran explains how to check your supply chain and your own code to make sure you're not leaving things open to malicious actors.

  • The New JAMstack with Brian Rinaldi - JSJ 491

    July 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 45 secs

    The JAMstack has been a hot item in the web development community for a while. Initially, it was a basic implementation of front-end tools with some sort of hosted backend. Now, the tools and approaches have become much more powerful.

    Brian Rinaldi joins the JavaScript Jabber panel to discuss how things have evolved and what people should be looking into now to take advantage of the offerings within the JAMstack community.

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  • Mastering Browser Caching with Vitali Zaidman - JSJ 490

    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

  • Pain-Free Automated Deployments with DigitalOcean's App Platform - BONUS

    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.

  • Typing Without Transpilation - The Beauty of JSDoc - JSJ 489

    June 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Long time friend of the show Gil Tayar joins us again this time to discussing using JSDoc for JavaScript type annotations instead of TypeScript. Turns out that you can now get all of the benefits of TypeScript types without having to adopt the entire TypeScript workflow. Gil describes the benefits of this approach, and how it could impact the future of Web development.

  • The React Way & Opinionated Practices with Ian Schwartz - JSJ 488

    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

  • Node in the Browser and Much more: Web Containers with Eric Simons - JSJ 487

    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.

  • The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes - BONUS

    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.

  • CrUX and Core Web Vitals - What to Measure on the Web with Rick Viscomi - JSJ 486

    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

  • How to Get Hired at a FANG Company - BONUS

    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.

  • Things JavaScript Developers Should Know, Part 2 - JSJ 485

    May 25th, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Dan Shappir leads the Jabber crew on another discussion on the things JavaScript developers should know.