Episode 51: Building Software without Frameworks - Niall Crosby

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Niall Crosby talks with us about why he built Ag Grid, how he dealt with various issues when releasing open source software, and tips for anyone else thinking of writing their own frameworks or projects.

Recording date: 2019-08-15

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Niall Crosby @AG_Grid


Final Tips


  • 04:00 Guest intro
  • 06:08 What problem did building Ag Grid solve?
  • 11:27 How did you deal with cross browser issues?
  • 19:05 Sponsor: DevIntersection
  • 20:27 When you first started, did you start with virtualizing?
  • 28:30 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 29:44 Do you ever regret releasing it into the world?
  • 34:57 How do you know if you're writing sugar code?
  • 41:59 Final tips

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