Potluck - Protestware × NoSQL × Next.js × ESM × Jest


In this potluck episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott answer your questions about protestware, NoSQL, Next.js, the Syntax.fm website, ESM, Jest, and more!

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Show Notes
  • 00:10 Welcome
  • 01:30 What are the good reasons to use nextjs apart from personal preference?
  • 05:15 How did you decide to build Syntax.fm?
  • Uses.tech
  • 09:09 Why does my M1 Mac feel slower than my Intel Mac?
  • 14:44 Do you alphabetize your larger javascript objects by key name?
  • 17:14 Sponsor: Prismic
  • 19:06 Why did you choose noSQL database over SQL databse?
  • 25:13 What does it mean to support ESM?
  • 30:23 Sponsor: LogRocket
  • 31:35 Are open source maintainers doing harm by inserting protestware into packages?
  • Protestware found lurking in popular npm package
  • 40:30 Should I write the game logic on the backend or on the frontend?
  • 46:30 Sponsor: Auth0
  • 48:20 Sick Picks
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