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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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WebTorrent with Feross Aboukhadijeh

“The BitTorrent DHT is an amazing engineering feat and one of the coolest ideas in computer science, I think, because it works without any central coordination.”

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Language Design with Brian Kernighan

“The best computer science is the kind where the theory is inspired by some practical problem, you develop a better theoretical understanding of what you want to do, and that feeds back into better practice.”

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VueJS with Evan You

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Vue_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “When you have different goals – it’s impossible to say ‘we have the best practices for doing everything’. Because the web is just so versatile.” Vue.js is a lightweight front-end JavaScript framework that makes it simple to begin prototyping and building web interfaces. Vue.js provides a flexible API for MVVM data bindings, and can serve as an alternative to other front-end frameworks like

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The Future of JavaScript with Eric Elliott

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/future_of_js_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “I think that anybody who’s not using universal JavaScript is wasting a ton of time and a ton of money, and it’s just a silly thing to do.” Eric Elliott is a JavaScript advocate, and the author of Programming JavaScript Applications. He is also an entrepreneur tackling social issues including homelessness and inequality in the tech industry. Questions Why will not knowing programming

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JavaScript on Hardware with Kelsey Breseman

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/tessel_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Part of the point of Tessel is that it just works – you don’t have to worry about it. Much in the way that you would throw your app up on Heroku.” Tessel is an open-source microcontroller that is programmable in JavaScript and compatible with Node.js. Kelsey Breseman is a hardware engineer and Steering Committee Member on the Tessel Project. Questions What is

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Javascript: The Bad Parts with John K. Paul

“I have no expectation nor would this be realistic, that any one framework will ever win out.

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The Future of React with Christopher Chedeau

“When I started React Native, everyone I talked to was like you need the primitives to be platform specific, otherwise this is too crazy, everyone’s tried the cross-platform dream – it doesn’t work.”

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CodeCombat with Nick Winter

“It’s not obvious why programming is awesome – you can’t build anything at first, everything is really hard at first – what’s the point? And so we decided, lets make a game so that the engagement is there from the first moment.”

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Elm with Richard Feldman and Srinivas Rao

“There are entire days where I don’t even look at the browser when I’m coding in Elm because I just know its going to work.”

Elm is a functional programming language for web browsers.

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Free Code Camp with Quincy Larson

“Free Code Camp is my effort to correct the extremely inefficient and circuitous way I learned to code. I’m committing my career and the rest of my life towards making this process as efficient and painless as possible.”

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Turing School with Steve Kinney

Turing School of Software and Design is a seven-month program that teaches software development in Denver.

Steve Kinney is the co-director of academics at Turing School of Software and Design.

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Rethinking Documentation with Greg Koberger

“If you focus on improving the developer experience, it will naturally translate into good documentation.”

ReadMe is simplifying the process of writing documentation. The platform provides a readymade developer hub with the ability to integrate API endpoints into documentation.

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