Building Actual Budget, with James Long – Fission

James Long @jlongster presented at Fission's weekly video tech talks on March 11th, 2021. He is the creator of Actual Budget, a "personal finance app for nerds". Actual Budget is a local first app with a unique approach to using SQLite and CRDTs for syncing across web, mobile and desktop apps. James described why and how he built and how it has evolved to its present form.

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