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83: DHH - Stimulus in Practice + On Writing Software Well

In this episode, Adam talks to David Heinemeier Hansson about Basecamp's new JavaScript framework "Stimulus" as well as David's new YouTube series "On Writing Software Well."

Topics include:

  • What JavaScript looked like at Basecamp before Stimulus
  • Why Basecamp chose to create a new framework instead of using React, Angular, or Vue
  • How Basecamp uses server-rendered partials instead client-side templates
  • Why David decided to start "On Writing Software Well"
  • Evaluating patterns in practice and choosing between conflicting approaches
  • Using concerns/mixins to organize classes with many features
  • Applying resourceful routing to singular resources