003 jsAir - Functional and Immutable Design Patterns in JavaScript with Dan Abramov and Brian Lonsdorf

December 30, 2015
Description:

Functional programming have been greatly facilitated with ES6. We're going to talk about the how and why of functional programming and immutable design patterns in JavaScript.

Show sponsors:
Links, Picks, and Tips:
Brian Lonsdorf
Lin Clark
  • Tips: When running git checkout, using '-' as the argument (git checkout -) takes you back to the branch you were last on, hub makes it easier to work with github on the command line. Tab completion is especially helpful, and fetch all PRs if you do a lot of PR reviews, this can be really helpful. It downloads all new PRs as branches whenever you fetch
  • Picks: Jessica Kerr - Functional Principles In React
About JavaScript Air:
JavaScriptAir is the live broadcast podcast all about JavaScript hosted by egghead.io instructor Kent C. Dodds. Please visit the JavaScript Air website (javascriptair.com) to see upcoming and past episodes. Also be sure to follow JavaScript Air on Twitter and Google+ to stay up to date with future episodes. Also, all episodes are on the YouTube channel as well.
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002 jsAir - Babel, the JavaScript Compiler with Henry Zhu, Amjad Masad, Logan Smyth, and Sebastian McKenzie

December 23, 2015
Description:

Tons of people use Babel. With the release of Babel 6, it is now a language platform as well as a transpiler. Join us as we talk about the ecosystem of Babel plugins, ASTs, and all of the neat stuff that you can do with this amazing tool with some of the core contributors to the project.

Show sponsors:
Links, Picks, and Tips:
Amjad Masad
Logan Smyth
Pam Selle
About JavaScript Air:
JavaScriptAir is the live broadcast podcast all about JavaScript hosted by egghead.io instructor Kent C. Dodds. Please visit the JavaScript Air website (javascriptair.com) to see upcoming and past episodes. Also be sure to follow JavaScript Air on Twitter and Google+ to stay up to date with future episodes. Also, all episodes are on the YouTube channel as well.
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001 jsAir - Learning and Developing JavaScript with Ashley G. Williams and Kyle Simpson

December 17, 2015
Description:

Ashley and Kyle know a thing or two about teaching JavaScript. These two wonderful people will jump on and chat with us about learning and developing this wonky language called JavaScript.

Show sponsors:
Links, Picks, and Tips:
Ashley G. Williams
Kyle Simpson
Brian Lonsdorf
Lin Clark
  • Tips: ESLint use it! To start using it on large codebases, add all files to .eslintignore and then tackle files one by one. This cuts down on the number of collisions with other PRs. Look for additional plugins, like the React ESLint plugin, and you can create your own
  • Picks: Async & Performance (plus the whole YDKJS series) and Understanding ES6
Matt Zabriskie
  • Tips: Use ESLint to enforce code style.
  • Picks: Foo Fighters Saint Cecilia EP (free on iTunes)
About JavaScript Air:
JavaScriptAir is the live broadcast podcast all about JavaScript hosted by egghead.io instructor Kent C. Dodds. Please visit the JavaScript Air website (javascriptair.com) to see upcoming and past episodes. Also be sure to follow JavaScript Air on Twitter and Google+ to stay up to date with future episodes. Also, all episodes are on the YouTube channel as well.
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000 jsAir - The Past, Present, and Future of JavaScript with Brendan Eich

December 9, 2015
Description:

Kicking off JavaScript Air with our first guest Brendan Eich (original creator of JavaScript) to talk about the past, present, and future of JavaScript.

Show sponsors:
Links, Picks, and Tips:
Brendan Eich
Dan Abramov: No links, tips, or picks this week
Brian Lonsdorf
Kent C. Dodds
Iheanyi Ekechukwu: No links, tips, or picks this week
Lin Clark
Matt Zabriskie
Tyler McGinnis
  • Tips: Find people smarter than you and copy what they do.
  • Picks: Flexbox Foggy
About JavaScript Air:
JavaScriptAir is the live broadcast podcast all about JavaScript hosted by egghead.io instructor Kent C. Dodds. Please visit the JavaScript Air website (javascriptair.com) to see upcoming and past episodes. Also be sure to follow JavaScript Air on Twitter and Google+ to stay up to date with future episodes. Also, all episodes are on the YouTube channel as well.
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