Charles Max Wood
Maina Wycliffe is a Full-stack Software Engineer, Google Developer Expert, and Mentor who currently works at Flanksource. He is a Typescript Enthusiast and is the author of All things Typescript. He joins Chuck and Steve as he shares the reason behind starting his newsletter. His main goal is to teach developers to learn more about it and its typing system.
Are you looking at all the layoffs and uncertainty going on and wondering if your company is the next to cut back? Or, maybe you're a freelancer or entrepreneur who is trying to figure out how to deliver more value to gain or retain customers? Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to discuss the one thing that both of them use to more than double their productivity on a daily basis. Mani has read 1,000's of productivity books over the last several years and has formulated a methodology for getting more done, but found that he lacked the discipline to follow through on his plans. The he found the one thing that kept him on track and made him so productive that he is now getting all of his work done and was able to live the life he wants. Chuck also weighs in on how Mani's technique has worked for him and allows him to spend more time with his wife and kids, run a podcast network, and a nearly full time contract. Join the episode to learn how Chuck and Mani get into a regular flow state with their work and consistently deliver at work.
We are joined by Yoav Abrahami, Chief Architect and Head of Velo to discuss the transformation of Wix from a Website builder to an application development platform. Wix Velo enables developers to implement code that runs either on the client-side or on Wix hosted Node server, while constructing the UI using a WYSIWYG page editor. In this way, Wix provides an interesting alternative to app development frameworks such as NextJS and Nuxt.
In this episode the panelists share war stories from their career and the lessons they have learned from them. They discuss things they have done back in their early days in tech, and how they now behave differently given those experiences.
Shai Yalin is a freelance software architect and mentor. He specializes in teaching organizations and individuals how to use Test Driven Development (TDD) and other development methodologies and best practices. In this episode Shai joins us to explain how to use these methods in order to create software that is resilient to change, and how to refactor existing brittle code in order to clean out the rot.
Diego Mourra is a newer developer who has recently joined the ranks of professional developers. The panel talks to Diego about his career as a fashion designer how he moved to Canada and go into programming.