JavaScript Jabber with Charles Wood


“I keep telling people that front-end and back-end shared JavaScript is a pipe dream.”

Our conversation covered the world of software podcasting, including a discussion of one of our favorite software podcasts, JavaScript Jabber, a weekly podcast about all things JavaScript, including Node.js, front-end technologies, careers, and teams.

Charles Wood is the host of JavaScript Jabber, Ruby Rogues and several other software podcasts.


  • How popular was Ruby when you started the Ruby Rogues podcast?
  • Why are people choosing JavaScript as their server side language of choice?
  • What are the tradeoffs between angular and react?
  • What do you think is the future of Facebook’s developer tool and libraries?
  • Do you think software engineering is going to get easier?
  • How big do you think podcasting can get?



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