JS Party with Kevin Ball

The JavaScript ecosystem stretches across frontend, backend, and middleware. There are newer tools such as GraphQL, Gatsby, and WebAssembly. There are frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular. There is complex data handling with streams, caches, and TensorFlow.js.

JavaScript is unlike any other ecosystem, because a single language can be used to construct every part of an application. Because JavaScript is used for such a broad spectrum of use cases, the amount of tooling available can be intimidating to someone new to the ecosystem.

Kevin Ball is a host of JS Party, a podcast on The Changelog network. Kevin joins the show to give his perspective on the JavaScript ecosystem. We discussed ES Modules, the JAM Stack, and the growing number of tools, libraries, and workflows used by JavaScript developers.

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