Sasha Shynkevich talks with us about how to pick a JavaScript framework, and stop worrying about if you're picking the right JavaScript framework, how to find a community to learn with, and how to know what's good and what's not?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 171,
  title: 'Stop worrying about JavaScript frameworks',
  topics: [ 
    'JavaScript', 'Frameworks', 'Education'
  guest: 'Sasha Shynkevich'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Ward Bell', 'Craig Shoemaker'

Recording date: 2/3/2022

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Sasha Shynkevich @neesoglasnaja

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  • 01:25 Guest introduction
  • 02:20 How did you get into this topic?
  • 06:45 Sponsor: Narwhal Nx
  • 07:17 Who are the people who don't know what to do?
  • 11:24 How do you help people pick technologies?
  • 19:41 What is the state of Javascript?
  • 22:32 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 23:42 How do you know if a framework is a good one to run with?
  • 26:06 How do you find community to learn?
  • 28:36 Final thoughts

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