This episode of OpenHive.JS features Yoni Goldberg, an independent software architect who specialises in crafting advanced web applications using Node.js. A consultant, conference speaker and open source contributor, Yoni loves to blog and is the author of Node.js Best Practices and similar guides. He is passionate about architecture and testing — which he discusses in detail with us in this episode. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
Some of the links and tools referenced in this conversation include:
Kent's website: https://kentcdodds.com/info/
Epic React: https://epicreact.dev/
JS testing library: https://testing-library.com/
Kent's article on React: https://kentcdodds.com/blog/how-to-react
Kent's intro to React lesson on Egghead: https://egghead.io/lessons/react-a-beginners-guide-to-react-introduction
This episode of OpenHive.JS was recorded across four continents, with people in Italy, Colombia, California and Dubai — a fitting setup for a conversation focused on building and strengthening global communities and connections. As our guest Liz Parody points out, it’s what you put into your interactions that matters, and this conversation is proof of that.
A self-taught, highly skilled software engineer and Head of Developer Relations at NodeSource, Liz has made a name for herself building key communities within open source. Through her work organising JSConf, Pioneras Developers and StartUp Weekend Women Edition, Liz has gained valuable insights and techniques for growing, sustaining and empowering OSS communities, many of which she shares in this episode. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
In this special joint episode, you'll hear about:
How the language has evolved so far and what we anticipate in the years ahead
Key developments in recent years that are steering JS into the future
In this episode of OpenHive.JS, we welcome Anthony Aragues, author of Visualising Streaming Data, to discuss the value of data visualisation within the context of modern technology and innovation. Drawing from his experience in developing applications for the analysis and presentation of data, Anthony tells us about the art of making data intuitive and the tools and libraries used to do so. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
Some of the tools referenced in this conversation include:
Create React app: Create boilerplate React applications
ANTD: UI Framework Tool
ANTV G6: Graph visualization library
Cytoscape: Data Visualisation
Papaparse: CSV Parser, data conversion
In this episode of OpenHive.JS, we sit down with Alessandro Polidori, a senior software engineer and popular tech speaker with more than a decade of experience, to discuss the role of open source and Node.js in the technology that powers much of our communications today. Alessandro takes us through WebRTC, VoIP communications and much more. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
In this episode of OpenHive.JS, we speak with Kenigbolo Meya Stephen about the ever important role of documentation in open source software development. Kenigbolo gets into the value of documentation as a key form of communication, how aspiring developers can hone their skills, the importance of mentoring and more. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
In this special all-NearForm episode, we welcome our colleagues Colm Harte, Kevin Devine and Shaun Baker, who have spent the past several weeks designing, building and deploying Covid-19 contact tracing apps, including the highly successful COVID Tracker Ireland app. Here, they talk to us about the specific technology used, the challenges of creating an app with such high stakes and much more. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
In this episode of OpenHive.JS, we talk to Laurie Barth about life as a Gatsby maintainer and what it’s really like to be part of a project with that many moving parts. Laurie shares insights into getting started in open source, the beauty of docs done right and much more. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.
For this episode of OpenHive.JS from NearForm, we welcome Liran Tal, Developer Advocate at Snyk and a member of the Node.JS Security working group. Liran shares tips for engaging contributors in the open source community, why it's important for organisations using OSS to give back and much more. Welcome back to OpenHive.JS.