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WebAssembly with Brendan Eich

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/brendan-eich_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Brendan Eich created the first version of JavaScript in 10 days. Since then JavaScript has evolved, and Brendan has watched the growth of the web give rise to new and unexpected use cases. Today Brendan Eich is still pushing the web forward across the technology stack with his involvement in the WebAssembly specification and the Brave browser. For all of its progress, JavaScript

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Inferno with Dominic Gannaway

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/inferno_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Over the past few years, React has become the most popular front end JavaScript framework. As React has matured, the open source community around React has identified areas for improvement. Since React itself is too mature to refactor completely, new projects have been started to take the best aspects of React and start from scratch. Inferno is an extremely fast, React-like JavaScript library

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Reactive JavaScript with Ben Lesh

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/RxJSnetflix_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Netflix has a highly interactive user interface. As I move my mouse around the page, hovering over titles and inspecting movie descriptions, there is a lot going on under the hood. One component of this UI is RxJS, a library for building reactive JavaScript. Reactive programming uses the observer pattern to create objects that emit streams of events. We can compose these streams

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ScalaJS with Haoyi Li

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/scalajs_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Scala is a functional programming language built on the JVM. For more than a decade, this didn’t mean anything to front end web developers. More recently, ScalaJS has brought Scala to the front end. ScalaJS is a project that compiles any Scala program down to JavaScript–so that all of your Scala programs can run on the browser. Haoyi Li has worked on ScalaJS

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JavaScript Concurrency with Kyle Simpson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Getify_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJavaScript programming usually is done through the use of frameworks, such as ReactJS, AngularJS, and EmberJS. These frameworks abstract away some of the messy details of JavaScript, and simplify web development so that engineers can build products at a faster pace. When we build software using JavaScript frameworks, we are missing out on some of the richness of the JavaScript language itself. Kyle Simpson

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Google’s Polymer Project with Rob Dodson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Polymer_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Smart phone apps have better performance than web apps. When we have an application that we use on a regular basis, we download that application to a smart phone rather than using the browser based version on our mobile browser. Google’s Polymer Project wants to improve the gap between native app performance and mobile web app performance. The key problem with mobile web

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JavaScript and Frontend Development with Marc Grabanski

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/frontend_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Seeing stuff happen is exciting in the early days. But when you try to be at the senior level, at the architect level, you have to understand that there is a cost to adopting a higher level abstraction.” Frontend web development was simpler in the past–CSS, HTML, and JavaScript were all you needed to know. Today, we have mobile web, React, Angular, PHP,

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Code Analysis with Dan Silivestru and Gord Tanner

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/bithound_edited_with_pre.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “JavaScript as a language is evolving year over year with new implementations and new language features, and we need to make sure we stay on top of those.” Code analysis tools can help a developer understand code. One tool for code analysis is bitHound, which provides code and dependency analysis for NodeJS applications. On today’s episode, we discuss how to use a code

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Application Crash Monitoring with James Smith

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/bugsnag_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “The dirty secret of software is that you cannot fix every single bug.” Applications can and will crash — it is increasingly important for developers to have visibility into the reasons how and why the crash occurred. James Smith is the guest on the show today, and joins Jeff to discuss why modern applications crash, and how developer products are improving to tighten

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State of Programming with Jeff Atwood

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Discourse_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “The geeks won because somehow we tricked everyone into carrying around a computer with them!” Stack Overflow is used by developers to find out how to build software. Stack Overflow is both a tool and a community, and today’s guest Jeff Atwood has made a career out of building tools and communities. As the co-founder of Stack Exchange and Discourse.org, Jeff has been

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President Obama’s Hour of Code

From Hadi Partovi’s answer via Quora: This is a great story. Code.org launched in February, 2013 with a video (What Most Schools Don’t Teach).  At that time, we had little more than a video, a great name, and a web site. I was a one-man team at the time, with no full-time staff, nor cash in the bank. Even the volunteers and contractors who had made the video had finished their

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React.js Conf with Brent Vatne

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Reactconf_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “With React, it’s so much easier to create a mental model of what’s going on in your application.” React is a set of technologies started by Facebook and open-sourced in 2013. Since then, it has become widely accepted as the best JavaScript library for building user-interfaces. A dedicated community around React has developed as well, and with any large software community, conferences are

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JavaScript and the Internet of Things with Andrew Chalkley

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/iot_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “The lessons that we’re learning on the front-end and on the server side are applicable to hardware. I don’t think that anything’s gonna arise out of hardware that we haven’t thought of yet.” JavaScript is everywhere, on the browser, the server, and now on hardware. Finally–the Internet of Things is upon us — and it is powered by JavaScript. Even if you consider

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Web Accessibility with Nic Steenhout

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Accessibility_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “But the bottom line is, accessibility is actually a challenge for coders, and I’ve yet to meet a coder that doesn’t like a good challenge.” Disabled individuals account for over a billion people worldwide. This represents the world’s largest minority on the Web, with $220 billion in discretionary spending power in the United States alone. Yet, the accessible web is more than a

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npm with Laurie Voss

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Npm_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Node doesn’t have dependency hell – JavaScript absolutely does.” Node.js powers an increasing number of applications in the modern web. As node’s popularity grew, npm evolved in parallel as its default package manager and it has become a robust system for sharing and developing node programs. Yet today, npm is growing beyond its roots, and poised to become a generalized framework for all

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Code Cartoons with Lin Clark

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Codecartoons_Edited_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “So much writing about tech is cheerleading – really being enthusiastic and throwing around words that don’t necessarily mean the things that people think they mean.” Lin Clark is today’s guest on Software Engineering Daily, and she joins Jeff to talk about Code Cartoons, a webcomic that explains Facebook’s open source projects like Flux and Relay with the same elegance and creativity as

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The Fluent Conference with Peter Cooper and Simon St. Laurent

“Its very easy to run an event where you have people literally teaching you what you could learn from a book or a video or whatever. What we need to provide is an experience, so that people can actually make a transformation from where they are now to where they want to be.”

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Teaching Inmates to Code with Wes Bailey

“This is a group of people who largely have been told their entire life that they’re failures – we’re going in and we’re saying ‘Hey this is just about the most complex thing that humanity has ever done, why don’t you give it a try?’ ”

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