Tag: JavaScript

Episode 411: Aaron Vonderhaar on Elm

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Episode 411: Aaron Vonderhaar on Elm

Aaron Vonderhaar, maintainer and open source contributor to the Elm programming language, talks with host Adam Conrad about the Elm language, its foundations, features, and applications in the front end web development ecosystem.  The discussion covers the basics of the language; use cases for Elm; comparisons with JavaScript and JavaScript interoperability; performance, security, and testing […]

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Episode 402: Rich Harris on the Svelte Javascript Framework

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Episode 402: Rich Harris on the Svelte Javascript Framework

Rich Harris, author of the Javascript module bundler Rollup, discusses with SE Radio’s Adam Conrad his Javascript framework Svelte as a high-performance alternative to mainstay frameworks such as React, Angular, and Vue. They begin with a brief overview of Svelte and how it came to be, then dive in on the compiler-as-a-framework concept, briefly discussing its […]

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Episode 399: Sumit Kumar on Building Maps using Leaflet

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Episode 399: Sumit Kumar on Building Maps using Leaflet

Sumit Kumar, Head of Engineering at SHARE NOW, talks about creating mapping applications in JavaScript using the Leaflet library.  Jeremy Jung spoke with Sumit about what leaflet is and when to use it; sources for street map tile layers; using GeoJSON to store markers and shapes; raster vs vector data; working with live sources like […]

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Episode 394: Chris McCord on Phoenix LiveView

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Episode 394: Chris McCord on Phoenix LiveView

Chris McCord, author of the Phoenix Framework and Programming Phoenix 1.4, discusses Phoenix’s LiveView functionality to showcase the power of real-time applications without the need for writing a single line of JavaScript. Host Adam Conrad spoke with Chris McCord about the basics of LiveView, how it was created, and the best use cases for integrating […]

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Episode 384: Boris Cherny on TypeScript

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Episode 384: Boris Cherny on TypeScript

Boris Cherny, author of Programming TypeScript, speaks with Nate Black explaining how TypeScript can scale Javascript projects to larger teams, larger code bases, and across devices. TypeScript is a “gradually typed” language, which allows you to add compile time verification to a JavaScript project bit by bit. TypeScript aims to be practical by catching common […]

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