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A weekly discussion among React developers

    BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

    BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

    Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he's built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he goes into how to begin to build relationships by building a system of influence you can use on behalf of the people you want relationships with.





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    Charles Max Wood





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    • 23 min
    BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You're an Influencer

    BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You're an Influencer

    Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer.





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    Charles Max Wood

    • 20 min
    RRU 139: Creating Gatsby Source Plugins with Dillion Megida

    RRU 139: Creating Gatsby Source Plugins with Dillion Megida

    In today’s episode of React Round Up, Nigerian-based developer Dillion Megida explains how you can create source plugins for Gatsby, the static site generation tool. Gatsby can be used to create landing pages, blogs and e-commerce sites, among other things, and it contains a vast plugin ecosystem that helps developers avoid reinventing the wheel when creating their applications. Dillion also shares his experience blogging for websites such as LogRocket, FreeCodecamp and Dev.to and talks us through his workflow and how he comes up with new article ideas.





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    Carl Mungazi
    Paige Niedringhaus
    TJ Vantoll





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    Dillion Megida





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    How to Build a Gatsby Source Plugin, using Hashnode as an example
    Paige Niedringhaus
    Gatsby Plugin Library
    TheWebFor5
    Web sharing API
    A deep dive into queues in Node.js
    gatsby-source-medium
    Hashnode
    Twitter: Dillion Megida ( @iamdillion )
    Dillion Megida - Frontend Engineer and Technical Writer





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    Carl- BBQ tips 
    Carl- JAMstacked newsletter 
    Dillion- Cypress
    Paige- Battery Chargers - OptiMate
    TJ- Remotion
    TJ- Remotion demo

    • 53 min
    BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood's Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

    BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood's Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

    Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now from doing the podcasts.





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    Charles Max Wood

    • 31 min
    RRU 138: React Component Tests for Humans with Miroslav Nikolov

    RRU 138: React Component Tests for Humans with Miroslav Nikolov

    On this episode of React Round Up we chatted with Miroslav Nikolov, a UI developer at one.com, about his approach to unit testing React components. Miroslav discussed writing components in a human-friendly way, using the library UnexpectedJS. We also talked about Miroslav’s blog, including how he got started with it, and some of the tools he used, like Gatsby and Mailchimp. This is a great episode if you’re looking to learn more about how to approach unit testing in React.





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    Paige Neidringhaus
    TJ VanToll





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    Miroslav Nikolov





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    webup.org/blog | Miroslav Nikolov
    UnexpectedJS
    React Component Tests for Humans | CSS-Tricks
    mailchimp
    Substack





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    Miroslav- erikras.com
    Miroslav- Application State Management with React
    Paige- Tom Clancy's | Jack Ryan
    TJ- DREAM SPORT Bike Computer Bicycle Speedometer and Odometer 16-Function Wired Bike Computer Waterproof

    • 41 min
    BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

    BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

    Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn't a job working as a game developer and how that led to a career working on one of the most popular online games of the time.





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    Charles Max Wood

    • 39 min

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