Pull Request: Elissa Shevinsky and Brett Thomas from Faster Than Light Talk Static Analysis with Python
Pull Requests are our guest interview format, and for our first ever we've got Elissa Shevinsky (formerly of Geekcorps, Everyday Health, and Brave) and Brett Thomas (formerly of PGP, Vindicia) who are co-founders of Faster Than Light chatting with us about static analysis and devops.
Alex is a Rails developer who has come to build Django apps at Lofty. Alan is a Django developer who just inherited a Rails project for maintenance. Casey plays Dr. Phil and asks them to say nice things about the other's framework.
Check us out on Patreon! https://patreon.com/fridayafternoondeploy Alan, Casey, and Tyrel talk about web app builder tools like Anvil (which we were recently introduced to) and try to evaluate their usefulness and audience.
Alex Williams is back with us this time as a Lofty Labs teammate and not a guest! Alex, Tyrel, Alan, and Casey talk about some of the movement towards AsyncIO in Django's roadmap most recently brought to attention by Tom Christie's keynote at DjangoCon Europe 2019.
Alan, Tyrel, and Casey review the highlights from Django's 2.2 release to give an overview of new features in the framework. Somehow that transitions into made for TV Steven King movies from the 90s. We don't know why... it's Friday.
Alan, Blake, Casey, and Tyrel go through a ton of topics currently on their minds including using templates to start web dev projects, tabletop gaming, the business model of npm, technical debt, and more.
Daniel Worthy is a Director of Technology for VMLY&R in Rogers, AR. He was very disappointed to not be flame war'd over his language choices. The group discusses the favorite editors / IDEs between Atom, VSCode, Pycharm and Vim. Daniel talks about his experience on the advisor board for NWA TechFest. Jesse spreads untruths about the fabled Icelandic pee shark. Tyrel tells the story of peeing with a hot mic during a conference call and the group recalls their own conference call embarrassments. [http://friday.hirelofty.com/](http://friday.hirelofty.com/) [https://facebook.com/fridaydeploy](https://facebook.com/fridaydeploy) [https://twitter.com/fridaydeploy](https://twitter.com/fridaydeploy) **Mentioned in this Episode** - [NWA TechFest](https://nwatechfest.com/)
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