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Minecraft Programming with Gabriel Simmer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/minecraft_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Minecraft is a sandbox video game in which players build constructions out of 3-D cubes in a procedurally generated world. Minecraft is the best-selling PC game of all time. But Minecraft is not just a game. It is a platform for creativity, used by players within the game as well as programmers outside of it. Gabriel Simmer is a 16-year-old programmer who build

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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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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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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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Responsive Government with Santiago Siri

“Everything has changed around our lives — the way we connect with each other, the way we communicate, the way we work, even the way we fall in love – except the way we govern ourselves, as a society.”

DemocracyOS is an open-source application for online decision making.

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JavaScript at Spotify with Mattias Petter Johansson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/javascript_mattias.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMattias Petter Johansson is an engineer at Spotify. He writes about JavaScript on Quora and Twitter. Questions include: How similar is Spotify’s architecture to Netflix’s? Is there anywhere we shouldn’t use JavaScript? What is important about Meteor? How does React compare to Angular? Are engineering and art separated by a false dichotomy? Links: Netflix Architecture Mattias Functional Programming Videos on YouTube Bacon.js Pony Language Explanation of

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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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Meteor vs. Ruby On Rails

Originally posted on Quora by Yad Faeq: In their core, both of them have brought a group of packages Rails from Ruby gems, Meteor from npm packages and packed them together to serve a a modern Web Framework. Ruby On Rails is a web framework that is widely known for asserting the MVC architecture, which sometimes Meteor can be referred to as well for being a Framework asserting a neat

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NodeJS and the Distinction Between Microservices and SOA

To an enthusiastic podcast host, every RESTful call can look like a reason to write a new Node.js service. As Yad Faeq points out, we need to avoid the hype vortices of web frameworks. Node fits into many different microservice or service oriented architectures, but poor implementation and callback hell can undermine performance. One way to avoid hype is to define the buzzwords: Service-oriented architecture (SOA): an architectural pattern in computer software design in

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