In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with TJ DeVries about his work on Neovim, programming in Lua, the benefits of RPC, live streaming your work day, and PDE.FireHydrant - Sponsor
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- 00:36 Welcome
- 01:13 Guest introduction
- Teej_dv on Twitter
- TJ Devries
- Teej_DV on Twitch
- TJ on YouTube
- Telescope on GitHub
- Neovim on GitHub
- Syntax 508 with The Primeagan
- 03:15 The difference between Vim and Neovim
- 06:14 Why did you choose to write in Lua?
- 13:26 What is adapative UI in Neovim?
- 17:38 Lunarvim and alternatives
- 20:24 Personalized development environment PDE
- 22:40 Sponsor: FireHydrant
- 23:21 Benefits of RPC
- 30:34 Is working on Neovim your job?
- Sponsor Neovim
- 31:30 What is your approach to streaming?
- 34:11 Did you go to school for computer science?
- 39:12 Sponsor: Gatsby
- 39:46 Supper Club questions
- Dactyl Manuform Keyboard Kit
- Jetbrains Mono
- 49:52 Sponsor: Hasura
- 50:47 SIIIIICK ××× PIIIICKS ×××