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A podcast featuring panelists of engineers from Netflix, Twitch, & Atlassian talking over drinks about all things Front End development.

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A podcast featuring panelists of engineers from Netflix, Twitch, & Atlassian talking over drinks about all things Front End development.

    Episode 108 - Whiteboarding for our drinks - The coding interview

    Episode 108 - Whiteboarding for our drinks - The coding interview

    We’ve all been there, coding interviews always have their challenges. In this episode, we are joined by Emma Bostian to talk with us about the technical coding interview. We share our experiences and thoughts on what we like and dislike about the various coding interviews.

    Guests:
    Emma Bostian - @EmmaBostian

    Panelists:
    Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan
    Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan
    Stacy London - @stacylondoner

    Picks:
    Emma Bostian - The Developer's Guide to Book Publishing
    Emma Bostian - Launch
    Emma Bostian - Bus Simulator
    Ryan Burgess - De-Coding The Technical Interview Process
    Ryan Burgess - Nomad List
    Ryan Anklam - Pixel Buds 2
    Ryan Anklam - The Last Dance Playlist
    Stacy London - MagicaVoxel
    Stacy London - Leicester by Lambert
    Stacy London - I Feel Better by Ghost Culture & Kiwi

    • 53 min
    Episode 107 - Public speakeasy - Public speaking

    Episode 107 - Public speakeasy - Public speaking

    Whether you’re giving a presentation to a large audience at a conference, your team, or articulating an idea, public speaking is an important skill set. In this episode, we are joined by Anne Ricketts to talk with us to share ways to be a strong presenter.

    Guests:
    Anne Ricketts

    Panelists:
    Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan
    Jem Young - @JemYoung
    Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine

    Picks:
    Anne Ricketts - Unorthodox
    Anne Ricketts - Fresh Air
    Ryan Burgess - How to Make Clear and Concise Points
    Ryan Burgess - Blue Yeti Mic
    Jem Young - The Midnight Gospel
    Jem Young - What do executives do?
    Jem Young - Valley Silicon: Suvie
    Mars Jullian - Companion Wine Company Skin Contact Pinot Gris

    • 54 min
    Episode 106 - Carefully Sipping Sangria - CSS

    Episode 106 - Carefully Sipping Sangria - CSS

    Writing CSS is quick to learn, but writing strong CSS patterns that can scale is a lot more challenging. In this episode, we are joined by Brad Frost to discuss useful patterns in CSS and the future of CSS.

    Guests:
    Brad Frost - @brad_frost

    Panelists:
    Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan
    Augustus Yuan - @augburto
    Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine
    Stacy London - @stacylondoner

    Picks:
    Brad Frost - ModernCSS.dev
    Brad Frost - Seals singing Seal by kiss from a rose?
    Brad Frost - Radiooooo (A musical time machine)
    Ryan Burgess - Atomic Design
    Ryan Burgess - SMACSS
    Augustus Yuan - Deno
    Augustus Yuan - 10 Things I Regret About Node.js - Ryan Dahl
    Mars Jullian - Theonline.town
    Mars Jullian - Paint the Void
    Stacy London - This is Responsive - Resources (by Brad Frost!)
    Stacy London - Does Masonry belong in the CSS Grid specification
    Stacy London - Retrospective mix (1993 - 2019) by Orphx

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 105 - A parcel of drinks - Parcel

    Episode 105 - A parcel of drinks - Parcel

    In previous episodes, we’ve talked a lot about bundling JavaScript, but we haven’t talked a lot about Parcel. In this episode, we are joined by Maia Teegarden, Will Binns-Smith, and Devon Govett to talk with us about Parcel JS.

    Guests:
    Maia Teegarden - @padmaia
    Will Binns-Smith - @wbinnssmith
    Devon Govett - @devongovett

    Panelists:
    Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan
    Augustus Yuan - @augburto
    Stacy London - @stacylondoner

    Picks:
    Maia Teegarden - Don’t Let Get You Down by Wajatta
    Maia Teegarden - It Is What It Is by Thundercat
    Will Binns-Smith - Take a break - PTO WFH
    Will Binns-Smith - Dokku
    Devon Govett - Breville Bambino+
    Devon Govett - Fork
    Ryan Burgess - Kim's Convenience
    Ryan Burgess - Master Class
    Augustus Yuan - The Half of It
    Augustus Yuan - Parcel T-Shirt
    Stacy London - Uunnrreeaall by Sun Glitters
    Stacy London - Breathtaker by Geotic

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 104 - #BlackLivesMatter

    Episode 104 - #BlackLivesMatter

    Instead of listening to an episode of Front End Happy Hour this week, we want to encourage you to use the hour to listen to, watch, and read educational materials about the long history of structural racism and injustice Black people have & continue to face as well as learn how you can be actively anti-racist to affect real change. In our show notes, we’ve provided a list of picks that includes podcasts, videos, books, and articles available for you to learn more. The list of resources will be in the show notes. Simply put, Black lives matter.

    Picks:
    Video
    - 13th(Netflix)
    - Explained: The Racial Wage Gap (Netflix)
    - Who Killed Malcolm X?(Netflix)
    - When They See Us (Netflix)
    - TED Playlist - Talks to help you understand racism in America

    Books
    - Stamped from the Beginning - The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Free on Spotify)
    - So You Want to Talk about Race
    - The Colors of Us
    - Waking Up White

    Podcasts
    - 1619 (NYTimes)
    - Code Switch (NPR)
    - Pod Save the People
    - Our National Conversation About Race

    Articles
    - The Death of George Floyd, In Context
    - How to Make This Moment the Turning Point for Real Change
    - For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies

    • 1 min
    Episode 103 - Brews in Bars - Ecosystem Engineering

    Episode 103 - Brews in Bars - Ecosystem Engineering

    In this episode, we learn more about Ecosystem Engineering from Netflix engineers, Michael James, and Shravan Heroor.

    Guests:
    Michael James
    Shravan Heroor - @shravanheroor

    Panelists:
    Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan
    Jem Young - @JemYoung

    Picks:
    Michael James - Giri / Haji
    Michael James - Netflix DVD Subscription
    Shravan Heroor - The Last Kingdom
    Shravan Heroor - Tiger Belly podcast
    Ryan Burgess - Apple Thunderbolt Display replacement glass
    Ryan Burgess - Gorilla Super Glue Gel
    Jem Young - The Great Canadian Baking Show
    Jem Young - Valley Silicon: Ultimate “treehouse”

    • 47 min

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