11 episodes

The Frontend Masters Podcast delves deep into web development, featuring candid conversations with Frontend Masters teachers and open-source developers. Explore insights from seasoned developers, educators in top institutions, creators of revolutionary web tools, and professionals with diverse backgrounds bridging various tech domains. This series offers a panoramic view of the challenges, innovations, and personal journeys shaping today's web development landscape. Join us for a blend of technical expertise and inspiring narratives.

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The Frontend Masters Podcast delves deep into web development, featuring candid conversations with Frontend Masters teachers and open-source developers. Explore insights from seasoned developers, educators in top institutions, creators of revolutionary web tools, and professionals with diverse backgrounds bridging various tech domains. This series offers a panoramic view of the challenges, innovations, and personal journeys shaping today's web development landscape. Join us for a blend of technical expertise and inspiring narratives.

    Anjana Vakil - Philosophy, Humanity and Computer Science | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.11

    Anjana Vakil - Philosophy, Humanity and Computer Science | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.11

    Episode Description:(Video Podcast available on Spotify and Youtube)

    Episode 11 of the Frontend Masters Podcast welcomes Anjana Vakil, a distinctive voice in software development. In this engaging conversation with Marc, they delve into the philosophy and linguistics behind coding, exploring its purpose and broader implications in computer science. Anjana takes us on a journey from her beginnings in philosophy and English teaching to her current role in the tech world, emphasizing the profound connection between human communication and software. She delves into the essence of functional programming and its power to model complex ideas simply, while also exploring the social implications of technology. This episode is a thought-provoking exploration of how coding transcends mere syntax, touching on societal issues and the importance of sharing knowledge. Anjana's reflections inspire listeners to consider not just the code they write, but also the impact it has on the world and the people around them.Check out Anjana Vakil’s Frontend Master’s courses here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/anjana-vakil/

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    About Us: Advance your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering courses — our 150+ high-quality courses and 18 curated learning paths will guide you from mid-level to senior developer! ⁠https://frontendmasters.com/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Mark Techson - From Chicago to the Angular Team @ Google | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.10

    Mark Techson - From Chicago to the Angular Team @ Google | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.10

    (Video Podcast available on Spotify and Youtube)In Episode 10, Mark Techson shares his inspiring journey from an early fascination with coding to becoming an influential figure in Google’s Angular team. Mark shares how he learned programming at a public school in Chicago. In college, he was interested in game development but eventually got a web development job. He started teaching at a boot camp on top of his day job to pay for unexpected family medical expenses, which opened the door to teaching for Harvard’s extension school. He shares his gripping story of interviewing at Google and landing his job on the Angular team for the last 3 1/2 years. All along the way, he emphasizes service to others and building a positive community. This is an inspiring episode – we can all learn so much from Mark’s journey!



    Check out Mark Techson’s Frontend Master’s courses here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/mark-techson/



    Find Frontend Masters Online:

    Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/FrontendMasters⁠ 

    LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/company/frontend-masters/⁠ 

    Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/FrontendMasters⁠ Instagram: ⁠https://instagram.com/FrontendMasters⁠



    About Us: Advance your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering courses — our 150+ high-quality courses and 18 curated learning paths will guide you from mid-level to senior developer! ⁠https://frontendmasters.com/

    • 43 min
    ThePrimeagen: VIM (btw), Streaming, & Content Creation | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.9

    ThePrimeagen: VIM (btw), Streaming, & Content Creation | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.9

    (Video Podcast available on Spotify and Youtube)

    Episode 9 of the Frontend Masters Podcast features ThePrimeagen, Netflix engineer and NeoVim enthusiast (by the way). In this episode he discusses the challenges of developer productivity, his experience with various programming roles, and his passion for Vim, and tooling. ThePrimeagen also delves into balancing work with personal life, the intricacies of content creation, and his excitement for future projects, including live reacting to tech conferences. Additionally, ThePrimeagen reflects on his journey, offering a rare glimpse into the life lessons learned along the way.
    Check out ThePrimeagen’s Frontend Master’s courses here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/the-primeagen/



    Find Frontend Masters Online:

    Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/FrontendMasters⁠ 

    LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/company/frontend-masters/⁠ 

    Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/FrontendMasters⁠ Instagram: ⁠https://instagram.com/FrontendMasters⁠



    About Us: Advance your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering courses — our 200+ high-quality courses and 18 curated learning paths will guide you from mid-level to senior developer! ⁠https://frontendmasters.com/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Jem Young - Senior Developer to Engineering Manager at Netflix | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.8

    Jem Young - Senior Developer to Engineering Manager at Netflix | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.8

    (Video Podcast available on Spotify and Youtube)In this 8th episode of "The Frontend Masters Podcast," Marc interviews Jem Young, a seasoned software engineer and engineering manager at Netflix. We talk about the evolution of frontend development, teaching technical skills, and the impact of emerging technologies like AI and quantum computing on our industry. Jem shares his journey from organizing college LAN parties to his tenure at Netflix, emphasizing the importance of public speaking and communication in tech roles. This episode will give you insights on navigating your career and enhancing your skills. Check out Jem Young’s Frontend Master’s courses here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/jem-young/
    Check out Jem Young’s Frontend Master’s courses here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/jem-young/



    Find Frontend Masters Online: Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/FrontendMasters⁠ LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/company/frontend-masters/⁠ Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/FrontendMasters⁠ Instagram: ⁠https://instagram.com/FrontendMasters⁠



    About Us: Advance your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering courses — our 150+ high-quality courses and 18 curated learning paths will guide you from mid-level to senior developer! ⁠https://frontendmasters.com/

    • 52 min
    Mike North - From Graphing Calculators to Typed Languages | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.7

    Mike North - From Graphing Calculators to Typed Languages | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.7

    Episode Description:(Video Podcast available on Spotify and Youtube)In this 7th episode of The Frontend Masters Podcast, host Marc Grabanski chats with Mike North, Developer Platform Tech Lead at Stripe, in a deep dive into the evolution of web development. The conversation traverses Mike's journey from tinkering with TI-83 calculators to mastering frontend development and beyond. They discuss the intricacies of working with large-scale projects, the transition from frontend to full-stack development, and the importance of TypeScript in modern web development. Mike also shares his insights on developing effective APIs and his approach to teaching and mentoring in the tech space. This episode is a treasure trove for developers looking to deepen their understanding of frontend technologies and career progression in software engineering. Check out Mike North’s Frontend Master’s courses here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/mike-north/Find Frontend Masters Online: Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/FrontendMasters⁠ LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/company/frontend-masters/⁠ Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/FrontendMasters⁠ Instagram: ⁠https://instagram.com/FrontendMasters⁠About Us: Advance your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering courses — our 150+ high-quality courses and 18 curated learning paths will guide you from mid-level to senior developer! ⁠https://frontendmasters.com/

    • 49 min
    Scott Moss on Tech Education, Startups, and Investment Insights | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.6

    Scott Moss on Tech Education, Startups, and Investment Insights | The Frontend Masters Podcast Ep.6

    (Video Podcast available on Spotify and Youtube)Join us as we delve into a candid conversation with Scott Moss, a seasoned instructor and investor with a unique trajectory from the military to the forefront of tech education and startup investment. Scott shares his comprehensive insights on the transformative power of teaching, the rigorous journey through Y Combinator, and the strategic approach to tech investment. This episode is a deep dive into the practicalities of tech career progression, the long game of startup success, and the continuous learning cycle fueled by teaching. Whether you're a tech veteran or an aspiring entrepreneur, Scott's experiences and advice offer valuable perspectives on navigating the tech landscape. Check out Scott’s Frontend Masters courses online here: https://frontendmasters.com/teachers/scott-moss/Find Frontend Masters Online: Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/FrontendMasters⁠ LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/company/frontend-masters/⁠ Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/FrontendMasters⁠ Instagram: ⁠https://instagram.com/FrontendMasters⁠About Us: Advance your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering courses — our 150+ high-quality courses and 18 curated learning paths will guide you from mid-level to senior developer! ⁠https://frontendmasters.com/

    • 1 hr 13 min

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