Mitali Karmarkar talks with us about working on Azure Static Web Apps. What is a static web app? What was the first line of code written? Where were some challenges faced developing it? Moving from beta to live, and how they gathered feedback. And advice for anyone building a product in 2021.

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 151,
  title: 'Engineering Technology from Idea to Release',
  topics: [ 
    'technology', 'engineering', 'feedback'
  guest: 'Mitali Karmarkar'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Craig Shoemaker', 'Ward Bell'

Recording date: Sep 2, 2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Mitali Karmarkar @KarmarkarMitali

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  • 03:23 Topic and guest introduction
  • 05:00 What is a static web app?
  • 09:09 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:16 Whatt was the first line of code that was written?
  • 13:14 What's a control plane and a data plane?
  • 15:04 What are some challenges you faced developing this?
  • 23:58 Marker 7
  • 28:50 Sponsor: Narwhal
  • 29:31 Did you start from scratch or use the existing Routes.Json file?
  • 31:09 What was the timeframe and how did you gather feedback?
  • 34:11 What advice would you have for someone building a product?
  • 36:24 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.