Published 11th June 2020

From understanding new projects to improving tools and documents to encouraging community participation, there is a lot to talk about when it comes to Javascript and open source. Now there’s a place to have those conversations: on OpenHive.JS, the podcast for all things Javascript with NearForm guests.

OpenHive.JS presents conversations with key contributors and open source leaders around new developments, challenges and perspectives in JS technology. The podcast series is hosted by James Snell, head of NearForm Research, and Matteo Collina, NearForm Technical Director and Node.js TSC member.

Available now across podcast players, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify, OpenHive.JS premiers new episodes monthly, each featuring a new guest from the Javascript community.

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Available episodes

Episode 1, Philipp Dunkel on Temporal: For our introductory episode, we welcome Philipp Dunkel to tell us about the Temporal proposal for date and time handling. Philipp gets into the persistent challenges in how we currently manage date and time, and explains how Temporal aims to solve them.

Episode 2, Liran Tal on empowering open source: In this episode, we welcome Liran Tal, Developer Advocate at Snyk and a member of the Node.JS Security working group. Liran shares tips for engaging contributors in the open source community, why it’s important for organisations using OSS to give back and much more.

Episode 3, Laurie Barth on maintaining Gatsby: For this episode of OpenHive.JS, we talk to Laurie Barth about life as a Gatsby maintainer and what it’s really like to be part of a project with that many moving parts. Laurie shares insights into getting started in open source, the beauty of docs done right and much more.

Still to come

In the months ahead, Matteo and James will be speaking with Ramón Guijarro about React, Kenigbolo Meya Stephen about NethCTI, Alessandro Polidori about documentation — and that’s just to start.

Subscribe on your favourite podcast player to make sure you never miss an episode, and follow Matteo and James online (@matteocollina and @jasnell) to join in the conversations.

Welcome to OpenHive.JS. Thank you for listening.

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