Episode 6: May the Forms be with You (feat. Marina Mosti)
This episode features a new guest Marina Mosti, author of the book "Build Forms with Vue.js." We get the opportunity to chat about forms in Vue, her writing process and her journey as a developer and educator.
[00:01 :25] Marina discusses how she started using Vue and how she started coding using PHP, which led her to Laravel, a free open source PHP web framework.
[00:04 :18] Elizabeth asks Marina what made her want to become an educator and put out those resources into the ecosystem.
[00:05 :39] Marina talks about mentoring other women and offering 5-10 minute workshops and exercises to help them understand various focused topics like principles of UX. Also, she talks about the first article she wrote on date-fns.
[00:09 :23] Marina touches on writing for Progress. Then at some point she started working for VoiceThread and created an educational oriented tool for teachers and users.
[00:11 :12] Marina’s book, “Building Forms With Vue.js,” was an idea based on a personal annoyance she had with websites not being able to submit forms. Listen to hear about what her book is about.
[00:17 :10] Ben asks a question about what it means to “mask your input.” Marina talks about Vuelidate and how it’s an amazing library.
[00:27 :07] Ben asks Marina about how writing a blog was not at all like writing a long article. She elaborates on this.
[00:32 :56] Ari asks about techniques Marina uses to make sure you’re breaking things to a level that’s digestible to someone new to programming.
[00:40 :58] Elizabeth asks if Marina has any suggestions for dealing with CSS and dynamic forms.
Special Guest: Marina Mosti.