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The recently released video game “Firewatch,” by Campo Santo and Panic, is the subject of our discussion this week. This is a game that’s got a plot, but so much of the richness comes from characters and dialogue. Also, there are a lot of trees.
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The recently released video game "Firewatch," by Campo Santo and Panic, is the subject of our discussion this week. This is a game that’s got a plot, but so much of the richness comes from characters and dialogue. Also, there are a lot of trees.
Josh Owens, Ben Strahan, and Ramsay Lanier talk to Richard Feldman about No Red Ink and using Elm.
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ElmQuickCast is our upcoming podcast on briefs.fm, which is an awesome micro podcast service where episodes are limited to three minutes, published by email, and still sound amazing even when recorded on your phone.
Our goals for ElmQuickCast are to keep you up to date with what’s going on in the Elm community while you are on the go. You can learn about upcoming meetups, cool new libraries, hear interviews with Elm community members, and everything else we can think up.
For ElmQuickCast #1 we want to answer the question "Who’s hiring Elm developers?" Earlier this morning while browsing the @elmcastio twitter feed, I noticed two very similar tweets:
Everybody is talking about Elm and Elixir in production, but how do you even find those #elmlang and #elixirlang jobs? 😃— Björn Johansson (@bjorse) March 2, 2016
We will be covering Elixir and Elm in an upcoming ElmCast, but for today let’s focus on Elm itself.
I decided to do some searching and see how easy it would be to find Elm job postings. Of course, if you are searching for an answer to an Elm question, chances are that Richard Feldman is going to swoop in and provide an answer, so let’s start with the only company I could find that is actively hiring Elm developers, NoRedInk, a web-based language-learning platform designed to help students in grades 4-12 improve their grammar and writing skills.
And in fact, NoRedInk is hiring both a Junior and Senior web developer to work with Elm. You can’t really know about Elm these days without having watched a video by Richard or Evan, so if you want to write Elm all day, NoRedInk seems likes your best choice.
Now there is also Pear Deck, an edtech startup with the vision of ridding the world of passive, ineffective lectures which seems to be using Elm in production, and they are actively hiring right now. I would say this is probably your next best choice.
Next up are some job postings that just include Elm in their description like VoltServer in East Greenwich, RI. MOSAIC Print in Cheverly, MD might be a good fit if you are a .net developer with an interest in Elm. And finally I am super excited that Docker, of all companies, is hiring a web developer with expertise in React and Redux with bonus points if you’ve built a web app in Elm.
Finally, I would like to mention a few companies that are using Elm in production, but don’t seem to have open job listings right now. You might want to keep an eye on the career pages and blogs for CircuitHub, Prezi, Futurice, Beautiful Destinations, Gizra, and TruQu.
Now keep in mind, Elm is an emerging technology. There are tons of developers and companies testing the language out to see if it will be a good fit for them. We should see many more job listings in the future as adoption increases.
If you are a company that is using Elm in production and want to be included in this list, please let us know (@elmcastio)!
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would like to hear more episodes like this, and checkout out elmcast.io for more long form Elm articles and screencasts.
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Richard Feldman (@rtfeldman)
Justin Ribeiro (@justinribeiro)
React Native Radio | Episode 20
Discussions and Questions:
Andre can you tell us about your background?
Can you go more in-depth with Cycle.JS?
So did Cycle.JS come out of a need in real life situations?
For some who is very familiar with React and not Cycle, do you mind giving us a quick introduction to Observables and how they work?
Can you go into the difference between an ES6 Generator and Observables?
What is the best practice to handle data with Cycle JS?
Can you go into Cycle and Cycle Native and what that project entails?
Can you give us your opinion of React Native and what your think it’s future is in mobile development?
Where do you see Cycle going? What would be you ideal state or the next thing after Cycle?
Nader ask about put an abstraction on top of React Native, in the topic of Cycle
Andre talks about Elm Native.
So I guess React Native, Elm, and Cycle Native…Those project are open source and anybody can contribute to those?
Talk about GitHub and issues.
How long will React live…?
There been a lot of talk of React, rather its functional or not…How do your feel about that. If not what do you do about that?
What do you in the future of Elm Native verses Cycle Native? Do you think those project will continue to grow, or are they just experimental?
When a new version of React Native comes out, does that affect the project?
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This week on the Boagworld Show we are joined by Jon Hicks to talk about his experiences of working as an employee compared to being a freelancer.
Love Your Work, Episode 6 – Don’t let your “baby” get slaughtered: Adrian Holovaty of Soundslice, Django, and Everyblock
January 07 2016 – 10:18am
Adrian Holovaty has learned the hard way that he wants to retain control of his business. After selling Everyblock, Adrian watched in horror as it was later shut down without warning.
Adrian’s new business is SoundSlice (incredible interactive music notation, for music teachers and students), and he’s resolved to retain control of his business. In this episode, Adrian shares some lessons learned from watching his “‘baby’ get slaughtered.” He shares some useful perspectives for anyone who is on the fence on deciding whether to bootstrap or take funding. Get a free Audible Audiobook This episode of Love Your Work is brought to you by Audible. Get a free audiobook (and support the show) by visiting http://kadavy.net/audible Listen to the show Listen in iTunes >> Download as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “save as.” RSS feed for Love Your Work
Show Notes Adrian Holovaty (Twitter) Soundslice Everyblock Django Mini Lives (Podcast) Old Town School of Folk Music Gypsy Jazz Steve Jobs Thoughts on Flash Adrian’s YouTube Channel MacGyver Theme Song Patreon 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs RIP Everyblock Wilson Miner (Django Designer) Scott Joplin Skip James Ghost World Devil Got my Woman Blues Knight Foundation Basecamp Jason Fried Interview Journey to the Ants The Time Paradox The Secret Powers of Time This post is filed under Podcast.
Daniel and Manton react to Swift’s open-sourcing, and the extent to which it adds momentum to the language and increases its appeal. They also discuss the open-sourcing of Microsoft’s MarsEdit-esque blog editor, Windows Live Writer.
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Swift.org – Apple’s new home-page for the Swift open-source project.
WebKit.org – Another example of a major open source project from Apple.
Swift-Evolution – Apple’s project dedicated to mapping the future of Swift.
IBM Swift Sandbox – Interactive Swift compiler web page from IBM.
Perfect – Swift-based web server project.
Lasso – Old-school software from Perfect developer Kyle Jessup.
Ecto – The once-powerful competitor to MarsEdit.
OpenLiveWriter – Open-source blog editor based on Microsoft’s Windows Live Writer.
WordPress 4.4 – The latest open-source version of WordPress, code-named “Clifford.”
WordPress.com REST API – Server-side API against which Calypso is built.
WP REST API – Open-source API being gradually introduced to WordPress.org project.
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