Charles Max Wood is the host of several podcasts at Top End Devs. He's also the lead coach and is dedicated to helping developers join the top 5% of developers in the field and within their technology specialities. Charles has worked primarily in Ruby on Rails, but enjoys exploring other development communities.
He has been a professional programmer since 2008 and a podcaster since 2008. To date he has produced or hosted more than 3200 podcast episodes.
December 2nd, 2021 | 47 mins 24 secs
Francesco Leardini joins the adventure to discuss how to build PWA's using Angular. In some ways it's pretty straightforward. In other ways, you need to invent ways to get what you need.
Francesco explains how to pull in the various features that make up PWA's and the advantages of using them with your Angular applications to enhance your users' experience.
November 25th, 2021 | 47 mins 22 secs
Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time.
November 18th, 2021 | 45 mins 59 secs
Charles Max Wood talks about what has brought about the new direction he's heading in with Top End Devs and talks about some of the things that have led to this new direction.
He'll be going into more at https://topenddevs.com/podcast
November 4th, 2021 | 47 mins 7 secs
Tom Smykowski joins the adventure to discuss the VS Code plugin that he wrote to help people avoid some of the mistakes commonly made within Angular apps. The reminders appear inline in the editor. He also explains how to build VS Code extensions.
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October 21st, 2021 | 54 mins 43 secs
Armen and Chuck discuss the ESLint NGRx plugin. They go over what it adds to ESLint and some of the things that you should be looking for as you write NGRx code in order to make it more uniform, concise, and easy to read.
Armen also talks about his experience contributing to the plugin.
October 13th, 2021 | 48 mins 56 secs
Catalin Ciubotaru joins the adventure to discuss how to get Angular Universal to send server side HTTP codes to the browser from the back-end when Angular is geared toward the front-end and doesn't natively send status codes.
October 7th, 2021 | 36 mins 49 secs
Marco Zuccaroli joins the adventure to discuss deploying an Angular application using serverless and basic devops to get an application deployed once the original devops guy was gone.
He walks through the things he learned and the architecture he deployed to make the application work.
September 30th, 2021 | 45 mins 50 secs
Armen takes the lead this week to discuss TypeScript usage and how to bring in mixins into the picture as you build more complicated applications with TypeScript.
September 16th, 2021 | 57 mins 26 secs
Philipp Kief is a German developer who walks through how to manage and capture errors in your Angular application and how to display them to users.
He discusses how he standardized error handlers in his applications and what he does to make sure that they get logged someplace.
September 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 4 mins
Tomas Trajan is a developer from Slovakia living in Switzerland. He talks about his experiences using streams, observables, and RxJS in Angular over the last several years.
He gives a few lessons and examples of when and how it should be used in your applications.
August 26th, 2021 | 38 mins 15 secs
Pavel Tuzov is a developer at Microsoft who has recently written about building reactive Angular applications using RxJS and Observables. He and Chuck have a conversation about how to build reactive applications and the tools Angular gives you to approach programming with a Reactive paradigm.
August 19th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
Charles Max Wood leads the conversation about how to stay current on all the stuff going on in technology and Angular. Given the pace that things move at in technology, it's impossible to stay up on everything. Chuck shares his strategies for staying on top of the things that make a difference in your career.