Chats with Kent C. Dodds

Chats with Kent C. Dodds

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Kent C. Dodds chats with developers.


Tanner Linsley Separates UI State And Server State
May 19 • 36 min
Tanner Linsley talks about creating libraries and separating UI state and server state.
Serene Yew Provides Mentorship
May 19 • 29 min
Serene Yew chats with Kent about why you should be a mentor, how you can be an excellent mentor, and how to find a mentee.
Saron Yitbarek’s Path Into Tech
May 19 • 37 min
Saron Yitbarek chats with Kent about changing her career path, finances, punching your feelings in the face, and doing the hard thing.
Preethi Kasireddy Reinvents Herself
May 19 • 33 min
Preethi Kasireddy chats with Kent about how she gave up her promising career in venture capital to become a developer.
Michael Chan Encapsulates State
May 19 • 39 min
Michael Chan talks about co-location, encapsulation, and CSS grid.
Michael Chan Teaches You How To Break Into The Industry
May 19 • 33 min
Michael Chan chats with Kent about how he broke into the tech industry after the 2008 recession.
Justin McMurdie Breaks Apps Into Micro-Services
May 19 • 32 min
Justin McMurdie chats with Kent about breaking your app into micro-services.
Talia Nassi on Testing in Production
May 19 • 29 min
Talia Nassi chats with Kent about knowing the product as a tester, testing in production, and tools for testing.
Dr. Michaela Greiler Makes Code Reviews Your Team’s Superpower
May 19 • 32 min
Dr. Michaela Greiler chats with Kent about code reviews, non-violent communication, data-driven research, and starting a business
Courtney McCleve On Developing Empathy
May 19 • 28 min
Courtney McCleve chats with Kent about developing relationships with people with disabilities and gaining an understanding of the hardships they face.
Amelia Wattenberger Breaks The UX Mold
May 19 • 33 min
Amelia Wattenberger chats with Kent about enhancing communication with users through novel experiences.
Alex Anderson Creates Web-Based Spaceship Controls
May 19 • 33 min
Alex chats with Kent about how he started Thorium and working on a side-project you love.
Laurie Barth Chats With Kent About Growing Outside Of Your Comfort Zone
Nov 27, 2019 • 31 min
Laurie Barth chats with Kent about finding new skills and exploring them.
Eve Porcello Chats With Kent About Sustainably Expanding Skills
Nov 27, 2019 • 30 min
Eve Porcello chats with Kent about managing your learning goals in a way that doesn’t lead to burnout.
Ken Wheeler Chats With Kent About Going For Challenging Opportunities
Nov 27, 2019 • 31 min
Ken Wheeler chats with Kent about saying yes to challenging opportunities and using them as a chance to rapidly grow.
Erik Rasmussen Chats With Kent About Maintaining Open-Source Libraries
Nov 27, 2019 • 36 min
Erik Rasmussen chats with Kent about maintaining a popular open-source library and the key things that need to happen in order for a library to take off.
Angie Jones Chats With Kent About Automated Visual Testing
Nov 27, 2019 • 29 min
Angie Jones chats with Kent about the advantages of visual testing your app with Applitools
Nader Dabit Chats With Kent About Keeping An Optimistic Mindset
Nov 27, 2019 • 28 min
Nader Dabit chats with Kent about how he keeps an optimistic mindset in a world full of negativity.
Kelly Vaughn Chats With Kent About Personal Finance
Nov 27, 2019 • 26 min
Kelly Vaughn chats with Kent about the first steps you need to take to get your finances under control.
Jen Luker Chats With Kent About Finding Inspiration From Anywhere
Nov 27, 2019 • 28 min
Jenn Luker chats with Kent about how you can become a better programmer by pursuing interest that seem unrelated to computing.
Henry Zhu Chats With Kent About The Responsibilities Of A Maintainer
Nov 27, 2019 • 32 min
Henry Zhu chats with Kent about his transition into being a project maintainer, and the responsibilities that he had to take on.
Jenn Creighton Chats With Kent About Avoiding An “Apropcolypse”
Nov 27, 2019 • 29 min
Jenn Creighton chats with Kent about how she keeps her React codebase clean.
Bianca Gandolfo Chats With Kent About Lifestyle Design
Nov 27, 2019 • 32 min
Bianca Gandolfo chats with Kent about creating goals for yourself and following through with them.
Lindsey Kopacz Chats With Kent About A11y
Nov 27, 2019 • 31 min
Lindsey Kopacz talks about how she learned about a11y, why you should be making your site accessible, and how you can start making your site accessible.
Lessons Learned From Four Major Projects with Shirley Wu
Aug 5, 2019 • 40 min
Shirley Wu discusses what she learned from her four most influential projects.
Getting Started With Code Live-Streaming With Suz Hinton
Aug 5, 2019 • 29 min
Suz Hinton talks about how she became a successful live-coding streamer.
You Can Learn A Lot For The Low Price Of Your Ego With Shawn Wang
Aug 5, 2019 • 32 min
Shawn Wang talks about how learning in public was the single best thing he did for his career.
Become Intentional With Your Time With Scott Hanselman
Aug 5, 2019 • 31 min
Scott Hanselman talks about how to be intentional with your life.
There Aren’t Any Shortcuts To Expertise With Sara Vieira
Aug 5, 2019 • 30 min
Sara Vieira talks about the road to expertise.
A Few Excellent Reasons For Why Should Give GraphQL A Try With Peggy Rayzis
Aug 5, 2019 • 32 min
Peggy Rayzis discusses GraphQL’s excellent developer experience.
The State Of WebAssembly With Lin Clark and Till Schneidereit
Aug 5, 2019 • 36 min
Lin Clark and Till Schneidereit from Mozilla discuss the current state of WebAssembly and WASI.
Funding Open-Source Maintainers Using Ethical Advertising With Eric Berry
Aug 5, 2019 • 33 min
Eric Berry talks about CodeFund and what it does to help the open source community.
Creating Successful Mentor Relationships With Emma Bostian
Aug 5, 2019 • 31 min
Emma Bostian discusses mentorship and all the benefits of being a mentor.
Make Your Apps Resilient UsingFinite State Machines With David Khourshid
Aug 5, 2019 • 32 min
David Khourshid talks about how finite-state machines can make our code stronger.
A Rundown Of What’s Next For React With Dan Abramov
Aug 5, 2019 • 52 min
Dan Abramov talks about the future of React.
Realigning Your Model of React After Hooks With Dan Abramov
Aug 5, 2019 • 45 min
Dan Abramov discusses how the addition of hooks changed how we write React.
Establishing Your Personal Brand With Cassidy Williams
Aug 5, 2019 • 33 min
Cassidy Williams talks about the power that comes with establishing your personal brand.
Growing Your Skills And Career Through Teaching with Ali Spittel
Aug 5, 2019 • 30 min
Ali Spittel talks about how teaching can help your skills and your career.