Chantastic asks Kyle about his experience healing from burnout, identifying his value, interviewing as a senior developer, and evaluating team fit.
They discuss the importance of networking, brand building, managing your energy, fighting the desire for more, and weaving it all together.
Chantastic asks Kyle about his experience breaking into web development, how he navigated the early portion of his career, and the inspiration behind his show secondCareerDevs.
They discuss the importance of finding your community, learning how to learn, and how to make progress on your side projects by live streaming your work.
Brian Vaughn is a member of the React Core team and creator of libraries like react-virtualized and react-window. He's a wealth of knowledge in React performance and application profiling.
Chantastic asks Brian about the new profiler tools he's been working on (available to React v16.5 apps), React Core team dynamics, and the future of windowing in React and browsers.
They discuss a handful of practical performance tips, Concurrent rendering in React, React.memo and the useMemo Hook, and how to decide with your human brain when performance tuning is necessary.
Shawn Swyx Wang moderates and organizes r/reactjs on Reddit. He also works on developer experience at Netlify. Shawn is a voracious learner and loves to share what he's learning and believes that everyone — regardless of experience — should "learn in public".
Chantastic asks Shawn about what's new in React and how r/reactjs is helping developers learn React, get connected in the community, and find jobs.
They discuss strategies for being a lifelong learner, how to get started in React, the growth of React's API surface area, Hooks, Suspense, Concurrent Mode, designing APIs, and the future of React.
Matt Perry is the developer behind PopMotion, a declarative animation library for the web. Chantastic asks his inspiration for PopMotion, the difficulties of maintaining a low-level open source library, what he things declarative APIs might look like in the future. They’re discussion goes all over the place. You kinda just have to listen…