Luca Restagno talks with us about his use of OpenAI to power his app, why he's using NextJS and React, how he's integrating AI into it, the importance of prompt engineering, and thoughts on the future of AI development.

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 234,
  title: 'Open AI with React + NextJS',
  topics: [ 
    'AI', 'NextJS', 'React'
  guest: 'Luca Restagno'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Ward Bell', 'Craig Shoemaker'

Recording date: 05/04/2023

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Luca Restagno @Ikoichi

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  • 00:28 Welcome
  • 03:28 Guest introduction
  • 04:09 Why NextJS and ReactJS?
  • 05:27 What is DynamoDB?
  • 09:27 What features do you get out of your tech stack?
  • 10:53 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 11:43 How are you integrating AI in React and NextJS?
  • 17:40 Do users need to understand prompt engineering?
  • 19:00 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 20:01 What's important for developers to know about prompt engineering?
  • 26:45 Why NextJS?
  • 31:22 What tech is best suited for various parts of your app?
  • 32:47 What new features would you like to build?
  • 33:28 Final thoughts

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