In this podcast Jim Wang and Chander Dhall discuss about Node.js, in particularly the async model of Node.js. A considerate attempt is made to make sure the listeners are fully equipped with understanding the async model. They also discuss a wide variety of tools and other pressing concerns like security.
Jim Wang is a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) for the Microsoft ASP.NET team. He has worked on ASP.NET Ajax, ASP.NET 4, Visual Studio 2010, and WebMatrix, and continue to work on the next versions of Visual Studio, ASP.NET, and WebMatrix as part of the Windows Azure team.
Chander Dhall, CEO of Cazton, is a 11 time awarded Microsoft MVP, Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director and world-renowned technology leader in architecting and implementing solutions. He's not only rescued software development teams, but also implemented successful projects under tight deadlines and difficult business constraints. His company has a proven track record of not just saving the client millions of dollars, but also providing an expedited delivery time. His clients include Thomson Reuters, AT&T, Dell, Bank of America, Thomson Reuters, NBC Universal, American Express, Fandango, LinkedIn, VMware and many other Fortune 500, mid-size and startup companies.
As an Azure Advisor, ASP.NET Insider, Web API Advisor, Cosmos DB Advisor, and an MVP for Visual Studio and Development Technologies, Chander has insight into new releases on technologies used by millions of developers. His critical advice, impeccable vision, futuristic strategy backed with creating and establishing best practices in the industry are some of the reasons for his unparalleled success. He has a breadth of experience in multiple different technologies: Cloud (Azure, AWS and GCP), Full-Stack Web Development (.NET Core, Java, Angular, Blazor, React and Node.js) and Big Data and AI (TensorFlow, Spark, Hadoop, Ignite etc.).
At the same time, he's a voracious and highly-respected speaker. He has keynoted and delivered hands-on workshops at top conferences including Microsoft TechEd, Google DevFest (US, Europe, Asia and Africa), Azure Dev Days, NDC London, DevSum Sweden, BuildStuff Lithuania, MVP Mix (Toronto, San Francisco and Dallas). He has been invited as a technical judge and mentor at top universities like MIT, Harvard and UT Austin. He is the author of two books: Scalability Patterns and Building Single Page Application Using ASP.NET Core & Angular. He has utilized his amazing business sense having started Cazton with zero funding and turned it into a multi-million-dollar company in less than two years.
Chander has been trained in the rare Himalayan style of Yoga, Pranayama and Ayurveda since the age of four. He has written books on improving immunity and incorporating ancient eastern wisdom in a western lifestyle. When he's not working, he enjoys traveling the world with his wife and three kids. When in Austin, they spend their time hiking, kayaking and boating with their dog, Friday.