Brandon Roberts chats with John and Ward about his new job as developer relations at Nrwl, as well as his work with NgRx. How did Brandon get started? What is NgRx? Any advice on getting into developer relations? And what's wrong with developer relations?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 129,
  title: 'Shipping What You Use - Open Source Chronicles',
  topics: [ 
    'react', 'Nx', 'apps'
  guest: 'Brandon Roberts'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Ward Bell'

Recording date: 03/16/2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Brandon Roberts @BrandonRoberts

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  • 02:11 Guest introduction
  • 03:38 Proven development practices
  • 07:53 Sponsor: Nrwl
  • 08:28 How did you get started?
  • 14:17 What is NgRx and what was the business need?
  • 22:17 NgRx Effects and Sagas differences
  • 25:11 How can it be used with other frameworks?
  • 27:30 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 28:38 Shipping what you use
  • 33:53 What's your current role?
  • 35:44 Any advice for people getting into developer relations?
  • 38:08 John's journey into developer relations
  • 40:10 What's wrong with developer relations?
  • 43:25 Final thoughts

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