100 episodes

A podcast about web design and development.

ShopTalk Chris Coyier & Dave Rupert

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 123 Ratings

A podcast about web design and development.

    624: Blogging, In App Browsers are Bad, and Teaching CSS from Scratch

    624: Blogging, In App Browsers are Bad, and Teaching CSS from Scratch

    Show DescriptionOn this epsiode we're talking about the current state of blogging and social media, the polyfill hack, whether in app browsers should be banned, web components and the difficulty of front end web dev, and how we would go about teaching CSS from scratch in 2024.
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    Polyfill Attack Impacts Over 380,000 Hosts, Including Major Companies
    Off The Main Thread podcast
    Web Dev Pitfalls
    State of JavaScript 2023
    Fliteboard eFoil
    Sponsors

    • 48 min
    623: Assigning Weight Dynamically, CoPilot vs Other AI, and Monorepos

    623: Assigning Weight Dynamically, CoPilot vs Other AI, and Monorepos

    Show DescriptionWe're talking about assigning a weight to items in a layout, differentiating between banger posts and regular blog posts, using social engineering to get PR's accepted, monorepo thoughts, using CoPilot vs other AI programming support bots, has TypeScript benefited from AI, and what happens if you turn off CoPilot?
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    614: CSS Grid Level 3 aka Masonry with Adam Argyle – ShopTalk
    606: Web Sustainability with Michelle Barker – ShopTalk
    Footnotes Progressively Enhanced to Popovers – Frontend Masters Boost
    Charm
    Supermaven
    ThePrimeagen on YouTube
    Sponsors

    • 56 min
    622: Website Rendering, Updating Software, and Edge Gets Faster

    622: Website Rendering, Updating Software, and Edge Gets Faster

    Show DescriptionWe're talking website rendering, server side rendering, Astro's server islands, perf hits for navigation elements, updating software because the docs aren't available for older versions, and a new Microsoft Edge was released.
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    Scale & Ship Faster with a Composable Web Architecture | Netlify
    Eleventy is a simpler static site generator
    Astro
    Next.js React Framework
    Cloudflare Services
    Internet Power
    Website Improvement
    Server Islands
    Create Web Components
    FAST
    Enhance
    Vue.js Framework
    An even faster Microsoft Edge
    Sponsors

    • 58 min
    621: Setting Up Prettier and Linting, Comparing Colors, and Accessibility Overlays

    621: Setting Up Prettier and Linting, Comparing Colors, and Accessibility Overlays

    Show DescriptionWe've got follow up on Cloudflare and Cara from last episode, a question about setting up Prettier and auto linting, a cool tool from a listener on comparing colors, a question about using tooling like Craft or more user friendly apps like Webflow when working with clients, and our takes on accessibility overlays.
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    Cloud Application Hosting for Developers | Render
    Prettier · Opinionated Code Formatter
    Biome, toolchain of the web
    Vetur
    Compare colors
    Craft CMS
    Webflow: Create a custom website | Visual website builder
    Accessibility Overlay Decision
    Sponsors

    • 50 min
    620: Cloudflare #HotDrama, Auth, and Prototyping Thoughts

    620: Cloudflare #HotDrama, Auth, and Prototyping Thoughts

    Show DescriptionWe dive a bit deeper into the Cloudflare drama of the past couple of weeks, Instagram ads vs Cara art, what to do about Auth in your app, pre-negging any sponsorships, prototyping and feedback on projects, and ideas for future topics.
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    Cloudflare took down our website after trying to force us to pay 120k$ within 24h
    Connect, Protect and Build Everywhere | Cloudflare
    Deploy app servers close to your users · Fly
    A social app for creatives, Cara grew from 40k to 650k users in a week because artists are fed up with Meta’s AI policies
    Cara | Artist Social & Portfolio Platform
    Auth0: Secure access for everyone. But not just anyone.
    WorkOS — Your app, Enterprise Ready.
    Theo - t3․gg
    How Big Things Get Done: The Surprising Factors That Determine the Fate of Every Project, from Home Renovations to Space Exploration and Everything In Between
    The Homer | Simpsons Wiki | Fandom
    A Global Design System | Brad Frost
    FAST
    Sponsors

    • 1 hr 2 min
    619: Svencodes

    619: Svencodes

    Show DescriptionSven Neumann aka Sven Codes talks with us about SudokuPad, developing a cross-platform app, integrating new puzzles and features, the benefits of being easy to use, building a community, and monetizing an app while not upsetting your user base.
    Listen on Website →GuestsSven NeumannGuest's Main URL • Guest's TwitterCreator of Sven's SudokuPad.
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    Solving “The Miracle Sudoku”
    SudokuPad Web App - by SvenCodes.com and Cracking The Cryptic
    Cracking The Cryptic
    svencodes.com
    Sven Codes (@svencodes) / X
    Sven Codes
    Sven Codes | Creating Sudoku Tools | Patreon
    Buy Sven Neumann a Coffee
    Sven's SudokuPad on Steam
    Sven's SudokuPad on the App Store
    Sven's SudokuPad - Apps on Google Play
    Sponsors

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
123 Ratings

123 Ratings

David Darnes ,

Long time listener, friend of the show

Feel like I’ve been listening to this show forever, I don’t regret it though. The title is incredibly apt. If you’ve worked in a web shop / agency you’ll be nodding along almost immediately. Rapid-fire episodes are my favourite, but I do like that their shake up the format for something different.

Barney Parker ,

Best web podcast of the decade

Chris and Dave may occasionally talk absolute rubbish, but when you cover hundreds of topics, endless listener questions and an awesome array of guests, you can't help but come up against subjects to complex to give a simpler answer to!

There guys truely embody the attitude of just getting out and doing it with a level of inspiring positivity!

All nicknames are taken by now ,

Too political at times

Great podcast overall but from time to time it just becomes a political correctness olympics. It’s a shame that it seems to transcend every aspect of our society and people can’t even listen to a tech podcast without being beaten to death with it.

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