Whacked Out Hegemony - Part 1

Episode 38 • December 15, 2015

  • Our Guest this Weekend

    Chris Thoburn

    Author of Smoke and Mirrors, Ember Consultant

    Outdoor enthusiast. Future ultra-marathon addict. Tech guy. Passionate about personal growth and leaving things better than found.

  • 00:25

    Could you tell us a bit about yourself?

  • 01:20

    How did you get started in Ember?

  • 04:04

    Backburner as Ember selling point.

  • 06:42

    Spent first year in Ember fighting Ember.

  • 08:12

    Ember as an Application as opposed to SPA.

  • 10:20

    Cordova as platform target.

  • 11:52

    Ember CLI Platforms

  • 13:59

    Would platforms versioned with main repo?

  • 16:10

    Platform filters (reduce shipped code)

  • 18:20

    Cordova woes.

  • 19:56

    Crosswalk only way to do Android

  • 22:31

    Cordova over crosswalk atm, because of the plugin ecosystem in Cordova

  • 23:13

    Ember's addon system as a major selling point

  • 24:08

    Better cowpaths

  • 24:53

    What role do you think Ember engines will play in this idea

  • 26:10

    Engines for A/B testing

  • 27:10

    Apple legal experiment to see if hot code reloading will be allowed

  • 28:34

    What inspired you to begin work on Smoke and Mirrors?

  • 35:03

    Patterns in OSS helping with performance.

  • 38:27

    Smoke and Mirrors performance metrics

  • 41:03

    Non-recycling DOM in SM

  • 43:45

    Occlusion Culling

  • 47:23

    Chris names the episode