033 jsAir - Getting started with web audio with Chris Lowis and Alejandro Mantecon Guillen

July 27, 2016
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Web audio opens the door for rich multimedia, audio and gaming applications. It remains an unknown topic for many. Let's get an overview at audio programming with JavaScript and an introduction to some tools and frameworks that can make your life easier doing this.

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  • When you dive into new realms of programming, be it web-audio, functional programming, or whatever it is you're after, don't be afraid to dive in and iterate. Start with simple micro-projects and keep growing a notch every time. I find it hard to really get into new technology without getting my hands dirty from the start. Practice is essential.

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  • p-s All the benefits of npm scripts without the cost of a bloated package.json and limits of json
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. Go to jsair.io/suggest to suggest topics and guests for the show. Go to jsair.io/feedback to provide feedback on this and other episodes. Also be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter at jsair.io/email and 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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032 jsAir - Publishing JavaScript Packages with John-David Dalton, Stephan Bönnemann, James Kyle, and Henry Zhu

July 21, 2016
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Doing open source involves a lot more than just coding up the tool/library. We're going to talk about the challenge of activly publishing an open source package on npm and some of the tools that have been developed to automate this process. Our guests have each developed some amazing tools, so you're in for a really interesting show!

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  • Go home, stop working, take a vacation, don't work on the weekends.
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  • Reduce barriers for contributions
  • If a repo is lagging in activity jump in as a contributor
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  • Always bring your skateboard to the airport
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  • If you figure out why istanbul/nyc is called nyc, let me know
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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. Go to jsair.io/suggest to suggest topics and guests for the show. Go to jsair.io/feedback to provide feedback on this and other episodes. Also be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter at jsair.io/email and 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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031 jsAir - Automated Accessibility Testing with aXe-core with Dylan Barrell, Marcy Sutton, and Wilco Fiers

July 14, 2016
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The Deque Labs team is doing some really cool stuff for automated accessibility testing, bringing their years of accessibility expertise to mainstream web developers. The open source axe-core framework, written entirely in JavaScript, supports a bunch of integrations: unit testing, Selenium Webdriver, Chrome and Firefox extensions, Grunt, React and more. Get the low-down on how to integrate accessibility testing into your workflow with the core team from Deque.

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  • Get away from the computer and GO OUTSIDE.
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  • Don’t spend money on Pokemon Go 😀
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. Go to jsair.io/suggest to suggest topics and guests for the show. Go to jsair.io/feedback to provide feedback on this and other episodes. Also be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter at jsair.io/email and 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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030 jsAir - Electron Apps with Jessica Lord and Evan Morikawa

July 7, 2016
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Electron is becoming more and more of a relevant and popular way of building multi-platform desktop apps with web technologies. Let's get a dive into this awesome tech and see how we can use it to enhance our own experience and our user's experience on the desktop.

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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. Go to jsair.io/suggest to suggest topics and guests for the show. Go to jsair.io/feedback to provide feedback on this and other episodes. Also be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter at jsair.io/email and 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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