Show Notes & Links
Kahlil and Henning talk to Jafar Husain about his origin story. If you listen to any episode of Descriptive make it this one!
- [00:00:00] Pre-show
- [00:03:50] Kahlil introduces Jafar Husain
- [00:04:09] Batch programming to run Doom on 486SX
- [00:05:11] Turing the programming language
- [00:22:27] .NET
- [00:24:36] Learning non-programming skills
- [00:34:10] Microsoft Office Platform for Software Development
- [00:41:48] A programming language is yet another tool
- [00:44:27] Getting into the web at Blast Radius
- [00:45:54] Paradigm shifts - Data is Code and Code is Data
- [01:07:00] Getting on the Silverlight team
- [01:17:26] What is the difference between an Event and a Stream?
- [01:28:19] Bringing RX to Netflix
- [01:31:18] Falcor
- [01:49:19] You need to be a triple threat as a developer
- [01:58:48] Go find a great manager
- [01:59:37] How to externalize passion
- [02:05:02] Picks
- Jafar Husain is @jhusain on Twitter
- Turing, the programming language)
- Rich Hickey - "Simple Made Easy"
- Transcript of "Simple Made Easy"
- Erik Meijer
- Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
- Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs video series
- Programming with Circles, Triangles and Rectangles
- Reactive programming on Frontend Masters
- Jafar's picks:
- Henning's picks:
- Kahlil's picks: