007 jsAir - Chakra, Microsoft’s Open Source JavaScript Engine with Ed Maurer, Gaurav Seth, and Steve Lucco

January 28, 2016
Description:

Microsoft has been making some pretty awesome moves in the world of open source recently. At JSConf in early December, it was announced that Chakra, Microsoft's JavaScript Engine that powers the Microsoft Edge browser (with better support for ES6 than babel or Chrome), will be open sourced. Join us as we talk about Chakra with some of the subject matter experts!

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Links, Picks, and Tips:
Gaurav Seth
  • Tips: We’re new to open source, but we’d love to hear your feedback (ChakraCore)!
Steve Lucco
  • Tips: Use the web programming model for as much as we can
  • Picks: Electron
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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006 jsAir - Introducing the JavaScript Air Panel with Dan Abramov, Brian Lonsdorf, Kyle Simpson, Iheanyi Ekechukwu, Lin Clark, Matt Zabriskie, Pam Selle, and Tyler McGinnis

January 21, 2016
Description:

We have some solid developers on the JavaScript Air panel working on some amazing things. This is your chance to get to know them!

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Links, Picks, and Tips:
Kyle Simpson
Iheanyi Ekechukwu
Lin Clark
Kent C. Dodds
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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005 jsAir - Firefox DevTools, React, and Redux with James Long, Jordan Santell, and Lin Clark

January 15, 2016
Description:

React is in your browser. Not just in web pages, but in the browser itself! Join us as we talk with developers from Firefox's Developer Tools team about how they're using React and Redux to build developer tools, and how the two make the DX (developer experience) of building developer tools better.

Show sponsors:
Links, Picks, and Tips:
James Long
Kyle Simpson
Kent C. Dodds
Matt Zabriskie: No links, tips, or picks this week
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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004 jsAir - Unit Testing JavaScript with Christian Johansen, Joe Eames, and Ward Bell

January 7, 2016
Description:

Testing in JavaScript comes with its own set of challenges. But in recent years, tools and patterns have been developed to make writing unit tests and tracking coverage much simpler than ever before. Join us as we talk with Ward Bell, Joe Eames, and Christian Johansen about unit testing JavaScript.

Show sponsors:
Links, Picks, and Tips:
Christian Johansen
Joe Eames
Ward Bell
Brian Lonsdorf
Kyle Simpson
  • Tips: When building a complex thing with parts that are unknown, focus first on mini prototypes of each of those unknowns. and Mentoring / coaching is essential to learning. Self-driven learning is good but only goes part of the way.
  • Picks: Fun Fun Function - Streams by @mpjme and Simplicity Matters
Tyler McGinnis
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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