Carl Mungazi

Jack Herrington

Paige Niedringhaus

TJ VanToll

Charles Max Wood

Zain Sajjad

Thomas Aylott

James Brenton

Dave Cooper

Lucas Reis

Leslie Cohn-Wein

Dave Ceddia

Nader Dabit

Justin Bennett

JC Hiatt

Sia Karamalegos

Alyssa Nicoll

Ward Bell

Cory House

Kent C. Dodds

Tara Z. Manicsic



Feb 23, 2021

RRU 134: How to be a Top 5% Developer

Charles Max Wood rejoins the show to discuss the things that help people take their careers from a job to a calling. The panel goes into publishing content, how to learn, meeting other people, and working with others. Chuck also advocates for having a plan for your career and taking deliberate steps each day to achieve what you wish for.

Feb 17, 2021

RRU 133: React with Christopher Chedeau and Jordan Walke

This is a repeat episode of the JavaScript Jabber 146.

Feb 05, 2021

BONUS: Measuring Apps and Entrepreneurship with John-Daniel Trask

John-Daniel Trask, founder and CEO of Raygun, talks about his experience building a monitoring company and about how to measure the speed and quality of your code.

Feb 05, 2021

BONUS: Measuring Apps and Entrepreneurship with John-Daniel Trask

John-Daniel Trask, founder and CEO of Raygun, talks about his experience building a monitoring company and about how to measure the speed and quality of your code.

Feb 02, 2021

RRU 132: What is a Top 5% Developer?

This is a repeat episode of Ruby Rogues 485

Jan 19, 2021

RRU 131: Data Visualization at Scale with Andrey Goncharov

Software Engineer Andrey Goncharov joins the React Round Up crew to discuss how his company Hazelcast has approached visualizing hundreds of data points on potentially hundreds of computers in a way that makes sense to users. Dust off your math skills - it gets a little technical along the way as they discuss graphs, charts, performance optimizations and bottlenecks, and even handling accessibility of these data-intensive graphs. If you ever have to debug system failures and anomalies, this will be a worthwhile episode to check out.

Jan 12, 2021

RRU 130: How to Manage 80K Lines of Code as a Solo Developer

On this episode of React Round Up we talked to Dragos Bulugean about starting your own business, and managing really big apps. Dragos created Archbee, a service for helping companies manage documentation. We talked about the tech behind Archbee, as well as how he managed to build a business by himself—and how you can do the same.

TJ VanToll

Dragos Bulugea
Jan 05, 2021

RRU 129: All Things Jamstack with James Quick

This week we chatted with James Quick from Auth0 about all things Jamstack. We discussed what the Jamstack is, and walked through a ton of interesting tools and frameworks–including Gatsby, Next.js, Auth0, Sanity, and a whole lot more. Listen for a number of helpful tips & tricks around building sites with the jam stack and more.

TJ VanToll

James Quick
Jan 01, 2021

BONUS: How to Crush Your Biggest Goals in 2021

Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to walk him through the 6 pillars of success that lead to meeting your goals.

Dec 22, 2020

RRU 128:Web Components with Ben Farrell

On this episode we chatted with Ben Farrell, author of Web Components in Action, about all things web components. We talked about the status of web components, the best way to get started today, and a whole lot more.

Dec 08, 2020

REACT 127: Building Component Libraries with Kathryn Grayson Nanz

Senior Frontend Engineer Kathryn Grayson Nanz joins the React Round Up team to talk about all things component libraries. Kathryn shares her experiences building not one but two component libraries, as well as tips and tricks on the benefits of shared libraries, how to get buy in from product and developer teams, the best way to set up libraries and keeping them up-to-date. She also shares pitfalls to try and avoid when getting started with building a new library. Definitely a good listen for anyone debating whether an existing library or a brand new, custom one is the way to go for a project.

Dec 02, 2020

REACT 126: A Gentle Introduction to Serverless Apps With React with Joe Karlsson

On this episode of React Round Up we chatted with Joe Karlsson from MongoDB. We talked about all things serverless, from how to get started, to which sort of apps are good fits for serverless services, to how incredibly confusing AWS and Azure’s pricing pages are. It was a fun conversation, and is a great listen if you’re curious about serverless but aren’t sure where to start.

Nov 27, 2020

BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working

Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time. He has read hundreds of books that have taught him the secrets to getting more done by getting into this state.

Nov 17, 2020

RRU 125: Put Down the JavaScript & Learn the Web Fundamentals with Colby Fayock

Colby Fayock, lead developer, book author and speaker, joins the React Round Up team to discuss why developers should focus on more than just leveling up their JavaScript skills. Understanding HTML, CSS, config tools that help power applications and more can be really helpful – especially when it comes to debugging issues during development. He also talks JAMStack and how it continues to evolve and democratize the ability for more people to put their thoughts online for all the world to see. Definitely a must listen for anyone interested in improving their dev skills.

Nov 10, 2020

RRU 124: What's New in React with Shawn Wang

In this episode of React Round Up, we talked with Shawn Wang, a prolific React author, speaker and teacher, about the future of React. We discussed what’s new in React Core, the React routing world, React DevTools (webpack, rollup, parcel, etc), CSS, and a whole lot more.

TJ VanToll

Shawn Wang
Oct 27, 2020

RRU 123: React Query, React Table, the TanStack and More with Tanner Linsley

In this episode of React Round Up, Tanner Linsley, co-founder of startup, and most known lately for his OSS project React Query, joins the panel today to discuss how he was inspired to create React Query to simplify data-fetching and state management in React applications.

Oct 13, 2020

RRU 122: Error Reporting and Bug Monitoring with James Smith

In this episode of React Round Up we chatted with James Smith from Bugsnag. We talked about the importance of error monitoring and reporting, and how to actually implement those workflows in your production apps. James shared a number of tips for React developers, like what are the most common errors and how you can help prevent them (hint: linters help a lot). We also got into mobile, and what developers can do to protect against third-party SDK errors.

TJ VanToll

James Smith
Oct 06, 2020

RRU 121: DeFi-ing Expectations in React with Alex Thomas

In this episode of React Round Up, we talk with Alex Thomas, an open source enthusiast with hundreds of npm packages to his name. We talk about moving from React Native to React, and Alex’s prolific work in the open source world. We also chat about Ethereum, and Alex’s background in the decentralized finance world..

Sep 29, 2020

RRU 120: Building An Internal Component Library With Dana Yudelevich

In this episode of React Round Up, Dana Yudelevich shares her experiences of building internal component libraries. Dana explains in detail how she has built components in her previous jobs and the challenges she has faced in maintaining them. She also talks about how you can stand out at your current job by setting goals for yourself and becoming a “do-veloper”

Sep 22, 2020

RRU 119: Building Web and Mobile Apps with Ely Lucas

Ionic’s own Ely Lucas joins the React Round Up panel to discuss building the Ionic framework to work with React under the hood. Ely talks through how the team’s been hard at work making Ionic easy to pick up for any JavaScript developer with experience in React, as well as some of the benefits it can provide over straight React or React Native. Some of the biggest benefits are having just one shared codebase to power iOS, Android, Electron and PWAs, access to React Hooks and over 100 ready-to-use, easy to customize UI components on install. If you’ve heard about Ionic but want to learn more about it, and it’s newest offering Ionic React, this is the episode for you.

Sep 15, 2020

RRU 118: Creating Live Trippy Visuals with WebGL and Web Audio with Alex Kempton

In this episode of React Round Up, Alex Kempton joins us to talk about Hedron, a tool he built for enhancing live audio shows with cool visuals. We chat about MIDI, WebGL and web audio, and how Alex wrapped those all up into an app he uses for live performances.

Sep 08, 2020

RRU 117: Making Frontend Developers Fullstack with Prisma with Nikolas Burk

In this special episode of React Round Up, guest Nikolas Burk delves into the Prisma database and why it’s worth checking out.

Sep 01, 2020

RRU 116: Building a Meet.up Competitor and Teaching React with Chris Achard

When announced last year that it wanted to charge users $2 for using the platform, a number of users expressed their strong opposition to the proposal. Developer Chris Achard was one of them and he built in response to users who were looking for alternatives. In today’s episode, Chris, who is also an instructor, explains how he built an MVP in a week using Ruby, React and other technologies. He also shares his tips on how to find consulting jobs and teach others online.

Aug 25, 2020

RRU 115: Frontend Application Bundles with Glen Maddern

In this episode of React Round Up, Glen Maddern joins us to talk about a new tool he’s been working on called Frontend Application Bundles, or FABs. We chat about how FABs allow you to write server-side logic in a vendor-agnostic way, as well as some of the other interesting problems FABs solve.

Aug 04, 2020

RRU 114: Decentralized React: ThreadsDB, IPFS, Filecoin with Carson Farmer

In this episode of React Round Up, Carson Farmer joins us to talk about the decentralized web. We discuss what the decentralized web actually is, and some interesting new way the web could work.