Mikeal Rogers has been a developer for the past 20 years. He started out with Mozilla in the 2000s, before becoming intimately involved with the early Node.js ecosystem. He started NodeConf, lead the Io.js fork, and was instrumental in establishing the current Node.js governance model and the Node.js foundation. Now, he works on decentralized persistent data structures with Protocol Labs.
Episode 57: Mikeal Rogers on Building Communities, the Early Days of Node.js, and How to Stay a Coder for Life
October 9th, 2020 | 38 mins 46 secs
Mikeal talks about Protocol Labs and his job as the IPLD Lead (InterPlanetary Linked Data). We will find out what happened when io.js forked with Node.js, if there is a difference between the Project Manager and Developer Role, and Mikeal’s interests in design libraries, and building a community and ecosystem from scratch and how they interrelate.