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JS Party: JavaScript & Web Dev

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A community celebration of JavaScript and the web. This show records LIVE on Thursdays at 1pm US/Eastern time. Panelists include Suz Hinton, Feross Aboukhadijeh, Kevin Ball, Emma Wedekind, Jerod Santo, Nick Nisi, Divya Sasidharan, Mikeal Rogers, and Chris Hiller. Topics discussed include the web platform (Chrome, Safari, Edge, Firefox, Brave, etc), front-end frameworks (React, Ember, Angular, Vue, etc), Node.js, web animation, SVG, robotics, IoT, and much more. If JavaScript and/or the web touch your life, this show’s for you. Some people search for JSParty and can't find the show, so now the string JSParty is in our description too.

A community celebration of JavaScript and the web. This show records LIVE on Thursdays at 1pm US/Eastern time. Panelists include Suz Hinton, Feross Aboukhadijeh, Kevin Ball, Emma Wedekind, Jerod Santo, Nick Nisi, Divya Sasidharan, Mikeal Rogers, and Chris Hiller. Topics discussed include the web platform (Chrome, Safari, Edge, Firefox, Brave, etc), front-end frameworks (React, Ember, Angular, Vue, etc), Node.js, web animation, SVG, robotics, IoT, and much more. If JavaScript and/or the web touch your life, this show’s for you. Some people search for JSParty and can't find the show, so now the string JSParty is in our description too.

Location:

United States

Description:

A community celebration of JavaScript and the web. This show records LIVE on Thursdays at 1pm US/Eastern time. Panelists include Suz Hinton, Feross Aboukhadijeh, Kevin Ball, Emma Wedekind, Jerod Santo, Nick Nisi, Divya Sasidharan, Mikeal Rogers, and Chris Hiller. Topics discussed include the web platform (Chrome, Safari, Edge, Firefox, Brave, etc), front-end frameworks (React, Ember, Angular, Vue, etc), Node.js, web animation, SVG, robotics, IoT, and much more. If JavaScript and/or the web touch your life, this show’s for you. Some people search for JSParty and can't find the show, so now the string JSParty is in our description too.

Twitter:

@JSPartyFM

Language:

English

Contact:

1-888-974-2454


Episodes

Thank you, Dr. Bahmutov!

10/16/2020
Gleb Bahmutov, PhD joins the show for a fun conversation around end-to-end testing. We get the skinny on Cypress, find out how it’s structured as both an open source library and a SaaS business, tease apart the various types of tests you may (or may not) want to have, and share a lot of laughs along the way.

Duration:01:10:48

Frontend Feud

10/9/2020
Our much anticipated Family Feud rip-off inspired game show is finally here! Emma was joined by Nick and special guest Abenezer Abebe to form the Hypertext Assassins. KBall captained (despite never seeing Family Feud before) the DSL Destroyers with Mikeal and special guest Ali Spittel. Holler if you want MOAR Feud and check the outro for a chance to win some JS Party swag.

Duration:00:43:40

Redux is definitely NOT dead

10/2/2020
Redux maintainer Mark Erikson joins Jerod and Amal for an in-depth conversation around the React community’s fav state management solution. We learn how Mark came to be maintainer of Redux, why and how Redux Toolkit came about, when to go with Redux vs other options, and much more. ALSO: prop drilling, the grep factor, & lasagna mode (oh my)

Duration:01:08:15

Double your testing trouble

9/25/2020
Justin Searls from Test Double joins the party to talk about patterns he’s identified that lead to failure, minimalism, and of course, testing!

Duration:00:52:37

The Builder Pattern (for your career)

9/18/2020
The panelists discuss their thoughts on career progression while sharing some of their own history. They also talk about important considerations to think about when deciding where to go next, and share useful resources.

Duration:01:02:55

Let's replace your kidney with React

9/11/2020
Ahmad Nassri returns to the party for a deep, nuanced discussion around the thoughts he shared in a recent blog post called Solving Solved Problems. We hear about the common issue Ahmad’s seen at software shops of all sizes, learn the anatomy of the total cost of software ownership, and debate what to build and what to buy.

Duration:01:09:26

Horse JS speaks!

9/4/2020
We kick off with some exciting TypeScript news, follow that with some exciting JavaScript news, then finish off with an exciting interview. Key word: EXCITING

Duration:00:36:34

Content is QUEEN 👑

8/28/2020
In this episode, we dive into the role of communication as a developer, how clarity is driving impact and how to self publish as an independent writer. Join us, as we chat with Stephanie Morillo author of The Developers Guide to Content Creation about how to write better as developer and how writing can take you from good developer to great.

Duration:00:55:30

What's happening in TC39 land

8/21/2020
KBall MCs as Jordan tells us about exciting JavaScript updates that are on the way, Amal takes us all to school digging into the details, and Emma makes a surprise on-air proposal.

Duration:00:50:06

Best practices for Node developers

8/14/2020
Node.js development began a bit like the Wild West, but over time idioms, anti-patterns, and best practices have emerged. Yoni Goldberg’s Node Best Practices repo on GitHub collects, documents, and explains the best practices for Node developers. On this episode, Yoni joins us to discuss.

Duration:01:19:09

Amal joins the party 🎉

8/7/2020
The gang officially welcomes Amal Hussein as a panelist! After that it’s Pro Tip Time, then we finish up by attempting to demistify CSS Sweeper and the Space Toggle Trick.

Duration:00:47:35

Migrating to ES Modules

7/31/2020
Mikeal and Chris welcome (back) special guest Fred K. Schott, who you may recall from our episode on Pika. This time, we’re talking ESM: what it is, what’s new about it, why it’s the future, writing libraries with it, and much more.

Duration:01:09:52

Deep in the WebRTC deep end

7/24/2020
Jerod assembles a team of WebRTC experts (Suz, Feross, Mikeal) for a deep, deep dive on this practically-ubiquitous yet still-complicated web API. We review its history, share really cool applications using the tech, provide an excellent primer on what you need to know about it, and details some production gotchas. ALSO we celebrate how Feross single-handedly “upgraded the internet”! 🙌

Duration:01:07:36

Where the Prolog version of Vue died

7/17/2020
An amalgam of interest on this week’s episode starting with a peek at what’s finally coming in Vue 3. We talk about the process of change in the Vue ecosystem and what interesting features are coming either very soon or not for a while depending on how you view time right now. Then, the panelists share what they’ve learned recently, and finish off with shout outs to the projects, ideas, and people we’re appreciative of.

Duration:00:46:52

"GraphQL is the bacon that'll make everything better"

7/10/2020
KBall, Jerod, and Nick Nisi dive into GraphQL – what it can do, what the challenges are, and how it differs from REST – all with a generous helping of metaphor about buffets, restaurants, and of course bacon.

Duration:00:54:06

Blitz.js puts React on Rails

7/3/2020
Blitz.js creator Brandon Bayer joins Jerod to dive deep into the foundational principles of this fullstack React framework. We talk about its inspiration (Ruby on Rails), its differentiation (a “no-API” data layer), and its aspirations (built-in auth, plugins, recipes, and more).

Duration:00:46:55

Feross takes us to security school

6/26/2020
Did you know Feross taught Web Security at Stanford last Fall? On this episode, Divya and Nick enroll in his security school to learn about XSS, CSP, ambient authority, and a whole lot more.

Duration:00:57:26

Evolving alongside JS

6/19/2020
We take a listener request this week and discuss how we evolve alongside (or opt out of) the ever changing JavaScript syntax. Arrow functions and variable declarations take center stage, but a wide range of new(ish) JS syntax and features are discussed. Then Feross shares his new app, Nick talks fiction books, and Jerod switches coding fonts.

Duration:01:07:04

Betting on Svelte for pace.dev

6/12/2020
We often try new frameworks and tools in side projects or throwaway contexts, but you don’t learn that much about a thing until you use it to build something real. That’s why we have Mat Ryer and David Hernandez joining us to share their experience of using Svelte while building their new startup, Pace.dev.

Duration:00:54:34

JS Danger: HalfStack Edition

5/29/2020
JS Danger is back! Suz, Emma, and Divya square off in our don’t-call-it-jeopardy game show. Will Emma totally redeem herself? Are Divya’s trivia skills as on point as her debate skills? Will Suz murder Jerod in a fit of terrible-question-inducing rage?! Listen and play along!

Duration:01:13:04