Conversations about React with your favorite developers.
115: Eli White on Principles and React Native
Eli White shares the five core principles guiding React Native devolvement: native experience, at massive scale, fueling developer velocity, on every platform, with declarative ui.
He shares some insights about how Facebook organizes around features and products — not platforms — and shares news about exciting React Native collaborations with Microsoft.
114: Shawn Swyx Wang on The Coding Career Handbook
Shawn Swyx Wang opens up about his new book The Coding Career Handbook: Guides, Principles, Strategies, and Tactics from Code Newbie to Senior Dev.
His book shines a spotlight on career patterns and practices that many had to learn the hard way — you know, up hill in the snow both ways 🧓
chantastic asks about his favorite lessons in the book but there are so many more that they don't cover.
If you have an appetite for more, get your copy of The Coding Career Handbook at learninpublic.org.
113: Rick Casey on Building DIM (Destiny Item Manager)
Rick Casey shares what he's learned building, managing, funding an open source project over 8 million users.
The app is Destiny Item Manager — a companion to Bungie's wildly popular looter-shooter Destiny.
If you play Destiny, you've surely used this or scene it on stream.
But even if you're not a gamer you'll learn a lot about what it takes to manage and succeed with open source at this scale.
112: Kent C. Dodds on Epic React
Kent C. Dodds spills the tea on his latest course, workshop, masterclass, creation Epic React.
He shares what he's learned as a React educator and why *how* you learn is even more important than *what* you learn.
When you finish this episode and think "wow, I wish there were 8 more hours of content just like this!", you're in luck.
Kent and I recorded a new podcast series for Epic React.
You can listen to all 9 episodes, for free, at epicreact.dev/podcast.
111: Chris Biscardi on Building Online Community
Friend of the show Chris Biscardi and I talk about building community in a pandemic-ruled world.
Chris shares all the great things happening on Party Corgi Network — a community of practice — and they touch on the topics of Discord, live streaming, community management, and why you need to be what you want to see in community…
110: Sam Selikoff on Finding a Full Stack React
Sam Selikoff and chantastic dissect the challenges of transitioning from bundled, batteries-included frameworks (like Rails) to unbundled, choose your own adventures frameworks like React.
They discuss the virtues of full stack frameworks, common pitfalls found when building your own framework, and the great tooling that's emerging to fill gaps in authentication, data storage, and developer-designer experience…