Max Lynch, co-founder of Ionic Framework, talks about how Ionic has stayed current, what the build tooling was like when he started, getting in during the early days of Angular, the areas he sees demand for Ionic, and how Stencil is developed and supported.

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  episode: 148,
  title: 'Reusable architecture/design systems',
  topics: [ 
    'Ionic', 'Design', 'Architecture'
  guest: 'Max Lynch'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Ward Bell', ' Dan Wahlin', 'Craigh Shoemaker'

Recording date: July 27, 2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Max Lynch @MaxLynch

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  • 01:17 Guest introduction
  • 05:27 How has Ionic managed to stay relevant over time?
  • 07:04 What was build tooling like?
  • 09:08 Sponsor: Ionic
  • 09:51 Early days of Angular
  • 13:25 What areas are you seeing a lot of demand in?
  • 15:01 What's the stencil concept?
  • 26:52 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 27:56 What is your target audience with Stencil?
  • 34:11 How is support handled for Stencil?
  • 39:22 Final thoughts

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