November 6th, 2015
7: Component Driven Development
Gin & TonicPlay Now
"Why are we not versioning HTML? If we had versioning we could make apps and say we support HTML5 or HTML5.1. HTML4 meant more than HTML5 does."
"Any time that you have any one language to rule them all, you're going to struggle for innovation. You need competition to move things forward."
"We make mistakes as developers, we don't necessarily always go down the right path. But we try and fail and come up with another idea."
- 00:23 - The Drink
- 01:01 - About Oli
- 37:32 - What do you think about the native vs. web battle?
- 48:46 - Why do you thinkg the British sound smarter?
- 52:30 - Why did you choose Ember or Backbone and Angular?
- 01:21:38 - Is there a chance that web development will become component driven practice with proper versioning?
- 01:24:40 - The Questionnaire
- 01:25:22 - If Jesus was a programmer would he be front end or back end and what language would he be good at?
- 01:26:12 - Why is React famous?
- 01:27:29 - What would you write from scratch?
- 01:28:34 - If you weren't a programmer, what would you be?
- 01:29:20 - What technology do you wish you were better at?
- 01:30:34 - How's programming different now to when you started?
- 01:32:32 - What's the coolest thing you worked on?
- 01:32:55 - What's your biggest fuck up?
- 01:33:31 - Is it a good time to become a programmer?
- 01:33:54 - What's the future of the web?
- 01:35:32 - What technologies are you excited about, as a consumer?
- 01:37:38 - How can young engineers become like Oli Griffiths?
- 01:40:42 - What would you say to the young Oli Griffiths?
- About the guest:
- Oli is a Software engineer at Tumblr.
- He was Head of Mobile at Expand The Room.
- He ran a barcamp at Expand The Room, see here.
- He built the European Music Awards for MTV. It's available on iTunes here.
- He was the Lead Developer and Technical Director at Organic Development.
- Oli's Website
- Oli Griffiths @ LinkedIn