Torqd examines the tools and concepts that developers use on the job. We talk web frameworks, career choices, community events, industry news, and anything else that keeps the engine running.

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    009 - What Changed and Why: Code Reviews

    What exactly is code review? Is it more than just telling somebody what’s wrong with their code? Of course it is! Join developers, Colin DeCarlo, Dan Mills, and Justin Buchanan, as they sit in with Margaret to drop comments, request changes, and give approvals.

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    008 - Sane Looking Results: Testing the Front End

    Tired of testing? We aren’t! We’re focusing on what goes into testing the front end. Alex Barry, one of our senior devs, weighs in on the process, differences from back end, and helping you code better.

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    006 - Co-Op Recap

    The time has come for Colin Mills and Justin Buchanan to graduate from their 16-month co-op term at Vehikl. We talk highlights, experiences, and career growth throughout the term.

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    005 - Laracon Recap and Conferences 101

    The dust has settled since our trip to Laracon 2017 in New York City. Join Product Designer Caryn Humphreys, and Developers Jesse O’Brien and Adam Frank to dig into impressions and the Laracon experience.

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    004 - Laracon US 2017 Recap: Day 1

    Day 1 of Laracon US 2017 is a wrap and the after party is well underway. We grabbed a few developer friends for a quick recap of the day’s events.

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    003 - Laravel 5.5

    It’s Laracon week and we’re getting ready for Laravel’s 5.5 release. Developers Jesse O’Brien, Colin DeCarlo, and Dan Soppelsa sit down to chat through features, updates, and tools implemented for the release.

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    002 - Career Progression

    We’re sitting down with Senior Developer Colin DeCarlo, and occasional computer user Daniel Mills, to discuss how they started, where they’ve been, and choices made along the way. Regardless of where your career is at, Colin and Dan have wisdom to spare.

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    001 - React and Vue

    We’re talking our favourite lightweight Javascript framework/libraries: React and Vue. Senior full-stack developers Jesse O’Brien and Dan Soppelsa join our co-hosts, Eric and Margaret, for this debut Torqd chat.