Charles Max Wood
Kent C. Dodds
Tara Z. Manicsic
Sean Austin is the CEO and Co-Founder of Helios. It is pioneering speech analytics for Wall Street. He joins the show to explain more about his company's background, how it got started and some of the factors they consider that have an impact on the company. He also discusses the services they can provide to their clients.
Jack, Paige, and TJ join this week's panelist episode to tackle all things React and their take on different frameworks. They start off by talking about the pros and cons of "Create React App". They also discuss the Typescript 5.0 features and the SvelteKit, which was just released.
Giulio Zausa is a Software Engineer at Flux. They build next-generation collaborative tools for hardware design. He joins the show to talk about his projects. He also shares some of his tips and experiences on how to improve your application performance. Moreover, he dives into what the react-three-fiber library is all about and its functions.
Alex Olivier is a Product Lead at Cerbos. It is a self-hosted, open-source authorization layer that separates your authorization logic from your core application code. He joins the show to talk about the company in more detail and what it can offer to its users. Additionally, he explains the process of Testing and Setting it up.
Sam Magura is a Software developer at Spot. He joins the show alongside, Jack and TJ to talk about his article, "Why We're Breaking Up with CSS-in-JS". He was the second most active maintainer of Emotion, a widely-popular CSS-in-JS library for React. But realized it came with a big performance cost and added unnecessary complexity. He describes the specific inefficiencies that he has encountered while using it and how he came to realize them. Moreover, he talks about his solution to these performance problems.
Jack Franklin is working on Chrome DevTools as a Frontend Engineer at Google. He joins the show to talk about his article, "Why I don't miss React: a story about using the platform". He explains why he wrote his article and about his experience working with ChromeDevTools. Additionally, he dives into the advantages of Web components and its difference from React. He tackles all of the key points of his article.
Talking about their 2023 Hot Takes and predictions, Jack, Paige, and TJ tackle this week's Panelist episode. They discuss their hopes for this year as well as potential improvements to the various languages and technologies. Additionally, they also dive into some of the software development tools and share their recommendations and expectations for them.
Collin Pfeifer, writer, software engineer, and student at Indiana University joins the React Round Up panel to discuss the intricacies and pitfalls in Create React App, the roadmap of being a self-taught developer, and how the computer education system has changed over the years.
Chromatic developer experience engineer Shaun Evening joins the React Round Up hosts to talk about all the new features rolling out with the release of Storybook 7. Have you ever wanted to combine your Storybook integration with Material UI, Ant Design, or any other component library? Well, Storybook's making it easier than ever, and that's just the beginning. A new offering called Integrations allows users to add all sorts of plugins to their Storybook workflows for even more functionality, and has "recipes" to help you get the most out of your Storybook. Follow Shaun on Twitter for all the latest and greatest happening at Chromatic: https://twitter.com/Integrayshaun
Sebastien Lorber, Docusaurus maintainer at Meta and This Week in React newsletter creator, joins the React Round Up panel to discuss the latest and greatest in React 18, including lesser-known hooks and features that are making the framework more useful and performant than ever before. He also deep dives into why Docusaurus (maintained by Meta/Facebook) has become such a popular static site generator for companies and dev teams in all industries to document their products, APIs, software, and more. Learn more about the most exciting new developments in the React ecosystem by listening now and stay up to date with new developments by signing up for Sebastien's free This Week in React newsletter.
The React Round Up panel joins the show as Jack takes the lead to talk about the various improvements made in the React Ecosystem. Additionally, they offer their thoughts and insights on these updates and share their potential value to the developers. They also talk about whether these features have an impact when used in apps.
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.
Returning guest, Ian Lavery from Picovice.ai, joins the hosts to talk all things voice recognition. He dives into new languages the company has tackled over the last year (and what languages it plans to tackle next year), how they train their models, and how Picovoice is actually running speech recognition in the browser instead of in the cloud, making things like captioning live streams and real-time chats possible with some of its newer tech Cheetah and Leopard.
Nirmalya Ghosh joins the React Round Up panelists in this episode to talk about how he migrated a monolithic Ruby on Rails application to React. What was estimated to take 3 -6 months ended up taking about 2 years, and Nirmalya shares all the hard-won lessons he learned along the way for any listeners who might be preparing to make a similar upgrade. Additionally, he talks about the company he currently works for and how they're trying to become the one-stop shop for anyone looking for a good API online. Lots of interesting tidbits are packed into this episode!
Software engineer Pierre Hedkvist joins the React Round Up panelists to share some spicy (controversial) coding decisions he's made and then written about. The first hot topic is using React state to store filter setting in query parameters with the help of a custom Hook, and the second is migrating an app to rely more heavily on React Query instead of Redux.
Return guest Vijit Ail joins the cast of React Round Up to talk all things Supabase. If you've ever used Firebase and wished it was open source, this is the episode for you. Vijit espouses all the cool things Supabase offers like schema definitions, edge functions, data streaming, and more. There's so much good info chocked into this episode, listen to learn how to get started with Supabase today.
In our 200th episode of React Round Up, the panelists take a look back at how their first appearances on RRU and how they came to be on the show. In addition to advice on how they got to where they are now, they also highlight some of their favorite guests who've graced RRU with all sorts of great React knowledge over the years and offer advice on how you can get started on your own tech podcast or (hopefully) be invited to join an existing one.
In today's all panelist episode we address web development controversies: state management tools, CSS in JS, GraphQL or REST, and, of course, tabs versus spaces. And the rule is: there's no saying "It depends." Listen to the panelists take hard line stances on things that matter (and things that don't), and try to defend their choices. It's a fun episode for everyone, and we'd love to hear about your own controversial coding decisions.
Today we talk with Chris Frewin, a full-stack software engineer at private experience startup InClub, located in Zurich, Switzerland. Involved with all coding aspects, from the back-end, mobile app, CMS, and everything in-between, we learn about the challenges of being a solo developer at a startup. We learn a lot about Gherkin, the format for cucumber specifications.
In today’s all-panelist episode, we discuss many ancillary skills that you might be tempted to avoid learning but are very beneficial to know. Included in the conversation are CSS, DNS & HTTP, caching, API styles, knowing how to interact with back ends and databases, and command line.
In today’s episode we talk with Atila Fassina, a developer experience engineer working at Xata. As a fan of both, Atila compares Next.js and Remix, comparing their similarities and differences.
Today’s guest, Tommy Groshong, walks us through some questions to consider when thinking about pursuing a higher-level role. After a second go-around into management, we get some insight into how the culture can be very different at higher levels and the importance of having good questions to ask. We talk about two separate tracks you could pursue based on your skills and desires, and how to handle the requirements of management and stay connected with your coding craft and new trends in the industry.
Jack leads us through some of the history of how we got to where we are with client side rendering, and how island architecture helps to reduce the workload handled on the client-side. We talk process and tips on transitioning to Islands Architecture, and in the process talk about BUN, Fresh, and other island architecture frameworks.