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restify at Netflix with Yunong Xiao

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/restify_yunong_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Downloadrestify is a node.js module built to enable correct REST web services. Netflix uses restify to gain performance and visibility. Yunong Xiao, senior engineer at Netflix, talks about the incident which incited Netflix’s service migration to restify. The discussion starts with an explanation of flame graphs and evolves into a conversation about restify, and the importance of choosing the correct RESTful API. Links: Node.js In Flames Observable Node.js Applications (tech talk)

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TypeScript with Jon Turner

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/jont_typescript.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles down to regular JavaScript. Jon Turner maintains the TypeScript package at Microsoft. Why is TypeScript useful? Does compile-time checking add any real efficiency? The current TypeScript compiler is written in TypeScript–how did you compile that compiler? TypeScript was created to build large, manageable JavaScript applications–how did Microsoft due that before TypeScript? What language design preferences does Anders Hejlsberg

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Meteor.js with Uri Goldshtein

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/meteor_uri.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMeteor is a full-stack web framework for building isomorphic JavaScript applications. Questions include: Is Meteor the Ruby on Rails of the JavaScript world? What is full-stack data binding? Is Meteor compatible with React? Does Meteor compete with frameworks like Express? If Meteor is open source, how does the company make money? What is the future of all-JavaScript apps on mobile? Links: Angular-Meteor talk by

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React.js with Sebastian Markbage and Christopher Chedeau

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/reactjs_fixed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadReact.js is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Facebook and Instagram maintain the open-source repository and use the technology to build front-end components. Questions include: What is a virtual DOM? How does React.js make development more modular? Why is DOM manipulation so expensive? What is Facebook’s development process of React like? What is Flux architecture? Is React Native going to eat the world

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