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Welcome to JS Party, a weekly celebration of JavaScript and the web

JS Party JS Party #295

Reflecting on Bun's big launch

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2023-10-05T21:00:00Z #javascript 🎧 15,700

Fresh off Bun’s big 1.0 launch, Jarred Sumner goes one-on-one with Jerod to discuss the all-in-one JavaScript runtime that’s captured the interest of many. We get into it all: what problem he’s solving, how it’s so fast, why no Windows support, answering the critics, the (not real) beef between Bun and Node, how the VC-backed startup will sustain & more.

JS Party JS Party #294

Reports of Node's death are greatly exaggerated

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2023-09-28T21:00:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 15,869

Amal, KBall & Chris convene a “semi-emergency” pod to discuss the recent (deserved) hype over Bun and what it all means for Node’s community, maintainers & users.

They’re joined by Node Technical Steering Committee members Matteo Collina & James Snell who are here to dispel Bun antagonism rumors, discuss the pros & cons of each runtime, explain how Node continues to thrive & even announce a VERY big upcoming feature!

JS Party JS Party #293

Web dev security school

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2023-09-21T20:30:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 15,765

This week, we’re joined by Ron Perris, a Security Engineer at Reddit and software security enthusiast. Together, we dive into best practices and common pitfalls, covering topics from dangerous URLs to JSON injection attacks. Tune in for an educational conversation, and don’t forget to bring your notebooks!

JS Party JS Party #292

Type War (what is it good for?)

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2023-09-14T17:00:00Z #typescript +2 🎧 17,227

Love it or hate it, TypeScript is here to stay for the foreseeable future. But, what happens when widely adopted packages go completely Type free or remove TypeScript in favor of JS with type annotations? Join us to unpack these recent events with Rich Harris, creator of Svelte, as he walks us through the nuanced decision his team made for the Svelte project, and ofc, lots of laughs along the way.

JS Party JS Party #290

Modernizing packages to ESM

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2023-09-01T18:20:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 14,538

Mark Erikson (web dev professor/historian, OSS Maintainer & engineer at Replay) joins us to talk about the shift from CommonJS to ESM. We discuss the history of module patterns in JS and the grueling effort to push the world’s biggest developer ecosystem forward. Get ready to go to school kids, this one’s deep!

JS Party JS Party #284

This is going to be Lit 🔥

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2023-07-20T16:30:00Z #javascript 🎧 16,261

Justin Fagnani joins us this week to talk about Lit, a library that helps you build web components. With 17% of pageviews in Chrome registering use of web components, Lit has gained widespread adoption across a variety of companies looking to create reusable components which leverage the power and interoperability of the web platform. Tune in to learn about what makes this tiny library so incredibly lit!

JS Party JS Party #282

The massive bug at the heart of npm

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2023-07-07T16:30:00Z #javascript +3 🎧 16,651

Darcy Clarke, former GitHub Staff Engineering Manager and founder of vlt, joins us to discuss a major bug in the npm ecosystem that he recently disclosed. We cover the bug’s timeline, nuances, and impact, all while setting some important context on npm packages, clients, and registries. Tune in to learn how to protect your codebase and gain a deeper understanding of this crucial part of the JavaScript ecosystem.

JS Party JS Party #280

It's all part of the process

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2023-06-15T18:20:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 15,899

The panel dives into all of the supporting structures that we build around writing code, what works in different environments, and good and bad practices they have seen. From PR etiquette to CI/CD to how to write a ticket, they look at them from an open source perspective, an enterprise perspective, and everything in between.

JS Party JS Party #276

The ORMazing show

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2023-05-19T15:30:00Z #javascript +2 🎧 15,996

Nick & KBall sit down with the brilliant Stephen Haberman to discuss all things ORMs! 💻🔍

From the advantages and disadvantages of ORMs in general, to delving into the intricacies of his innovative project Joist, which brings a fresh, idiomatic, ActiveRecord-esque approach to TypeScript. 🚀

So sit back, relax, and let’s dive deep into the world of ORMs with the experts!

JS Party JS Party #273

CSS Color Party 🎉

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2023-04-28T16:40:00Z #css +1 🎧 16,069

Adam Argyle joins Amelia and Nick to catch them up on all the goings on within the world of CSS colors. There are a lot more options than you’d expect if you haven’t been keeping up, and Adam’s here to help you avoid the “gray dead zone”!

JS Party JS Party #272

Making "safe npm"

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2023-04-21T17:15:00Z #javascript +2 🎧 16,478

Feross and his team at Socket recently shipped a wrapper library for the ubiquitous npm package manager’s command-line interface that brings enhanced security when you need it most: before executing any code

Bradly Farias lead this effort, so Jerod & Chris invited him on the show to learn all about it.

JS Party JS Party #271

I'd like to add you to my professional network

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2023-04-14T19:45:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 16,509

The panel dives into a topic that makes most software developers cringe: Professional networking. Starting with a definition - what does it even mean? - they go into hacks they’ve found for getting more comfortable with networking, building your network in person or online, and then using your network to find new job opportunities or consulting work.

JS Party JS Party #270

Nick & KBall's "Coffee Talk"

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2023-04-07T17:00:00Z #javascript +3 🎧 16,456

Grab a comfy seat and a hot cup of joe, because it’s time for some coffee talk with Nick & KBall! Special guest Thomas Eckert joins the party and brings a bunch of questions for us to discuss.

Who wins in a fist fight: Tailwind CSS people or “real” CSS people? Is Agile overrated? What’s the longest bug you’ve ever chased? How about some underrated libraries/packages that people should know about? And more!

JS Party JS Party #268

Recreating Node.js from scratch

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2023-03-24T18:20:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 17,681

Node core committer Erick Wendel joins Jerod & KBall to talk us through how he created his own JS runtime using V8, Libuv & more. Along the way we learn from his learnings, wrap our heads around the differences between Node, Bun & Deno, and talk about creating awesome content for developers… whether they like it or not!

JS Party JS Party #267

The future of React

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2023-03-17T16:00:00Z #react +1 🎧 22,864

Dan Abramov & Joe Savona from the React Team join Jerod & Nick for a wide-ranging discussion about React’s place in the frontend ecosystem. We cover everything from React competing with React, their responses to SPA fatigue and recent criticisms, to Server Components and the future of the framework.

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