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RxJS Live 2019

First Published: September 4th, 2019

Thanks for joining Mike Ryan and I at RxJS Live 2019 ! We hope you learned a lot about the groupBy operator, as well as when to use exhaustMap , switchMap , and concatMap ! Here's the video: Here are the slides: What Groups By in Vegas, Stays in Vegas And here is the sample code: rxjs-groupby-basic There's a branch for mergeMap , concatMap…

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Speaker Stuff No One Tells You About: Applying to Conferences

First Published: July 3rd, 2019

I hate “hand-waving” in technical articles. You know what I’m talking about. You try to learn how to build a prototype with a new framework, or use a new feature of a language, or set up the latest and greatest build system, and the tutorial says this: Do a couple of trivial things. ??? (“This is out of the scope of this tutorial…”) BAM finished…

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Asking for Help: My #1 Lesson from 2018

First Published: December 31st, 2018

2018 turned out to be the best year of my career so far: I released my first video course after a year of writing, editing, and filming over 200 videos. I was on several podcasts like Adventures in Angular , MS Dev Show , and RealTalk JavaScript . I spoke at my first conferences, like Angular Denver , AngularMix , and AngularConnect (my…

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Where (Else) to Find My Technical Writing

First Published: December 31st, 2018

Howdy! I now mostly write technical articles on other blogs and use this site for personal writing. You can also check out my talks page for interviews, podcasts, and conference talks. Reach out on Twitter any time if you can't find what you're looking for. Here's where to find some of my technical writing: Auth0 Upgrade Your AngularJS…

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QAs Doing Cool Things: Matt Nobles

First Published: May 14th, 2018

Hello, beautiful humans! Welcome to QAs Doing Cool Things, Fourth Edition . This series features one of the members of my Super Cool Newsletter for the Quietly Ambitious with what they're doing and learning. SCNQA (and this series) is meant to be a cheery bright spot of positivity in the middle of the gray cloudy sky that your Social Media…

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QAs Doing Cool Things: Chelsea Torres

First Published: April 27th, 2018

Welcome to QAs Doing Cool Things, Third Edition . This series features one of the members of my Super Cool Newsletter for the Quietly Ambitious with what they're doing and learning. SCNQA (and this series) is meant to be a delightful spot of positivity tea ( positivitea ) in the middle of the doom and gloom your Social Media Timeline wants you…

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QAs Doing Cool Things: Ashley Cortez

First Published: April 6th, 2018

Welcome to QAs Doing Cool Things, Second Edition . This series features one of the members of my Super Cool Newsletter for the Quietly Ambitious with what they're doing and learning. SCNQA (and this series) is meant to be an oasis of useful positivity in the middle of the horrible desert of despair assaulting your eyeballs daily on the news and…

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