AiA 173: StackBlitz with Eric Simons and Albert Pai

Panel: 
Joe Eames
Alyssa Nicoll
Ward Bell
Special Guests: Eric Simons and Albert Pai
In the episode of Adventures in Angular, the panel discusses StackBlitz with Eric Simons and Albert Pai. the co-founders of thinkster.io, where their company javascript technology’s various frameworks and backend. Also, with the recent creation of Stalkblitz, which is the main topic of today discussion.
Stackblitz it an online VS Code IDE for Angular, React, Ionic, and a few more other technologies are supported. This is designed to run web pack and vs code inside your browser at blazing fast speeds. Eric and Albert dive into the many different advantages and services available by StackBlitz and thinker.io.
In particular, we dive pretty deep on:
•Programming at 10-13 years old

Created thinkerster.io together
What is Stalkblitz?
Local dev environments
Six months of work into making Stackblitz online
What is the business model?
Are you using Monaco?
VS Code Dark Plus
Concept and possibilities of building Stalkblitz
NPM and IDE sides
Low amount of resources?
Written in vanilla Javascript
Speed and increasing performance
How did you do the NPM stuff?
Yarn and NPM Binaries
Dependency managers
5X speed increase
The need for the CLI
Schools using Stackblitz to teach JavaScript
Speed, running offline
Custom API for Angular
Turbo
Firebase
Azure – Deploy?
Features?
VS Docs
VS Code

•and much more!
Links: 

thinkster.io
https://medium.com/@ericsimons/stackblitz-online-vs-code-ide-for-angular-react-7d09348497f4
@stackblitz
stackblitz.com

Picks:
Joe

Something Rotten
Dollars and Cents 

Alyssa

NG Atlanta 
The Greatest Showman 

Ward

No Pick

Eric and Albert

realworld.io
thinkster.io

Link: https://devchat.tv/adv-in-angular/aia-173-stackblitz-eric-simons-albert-pai