252 episodes

A weekly chat about the lives and workflows of modern web developers, hosted by Sean Washington & Rockwell Schrock.

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    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 57 Ratings

A weekly chat about the lives and workflows of modern web developers, hosted by Sean Washington & Rockwell Schrock.

    250: It's Mostly Fine

    250: It's Mostly Fine

    Sean and Rockwell discuss the new M1 Mac Mini, hacking on hardware with Python, standing up simple web services with TypeScript, and being the no-because-the-API-endpoint-doesn't-even-have-that-feature-man.

    • 53 min
    249: It's People-Related

    249: It's People-Related

    Sean and Rockwell talk about performance bottlenecks in Elixir and JS, Sean's journey managing his workload and introducing new processes, codifying CSS themes, and a walk down JS memory lane.

    • 54 min
    248: I'm Salivating a Lot

    248: I'm Salivating a Lot

    Sean and Rockwell discuss the native app development and potential tradeoffs of React Native, a host of text editors including Onivim 2, work catch-up, and a very special snack challenge.

    • 58 min
    247: It's Good to Learn

    247: It's Good to Learn

    Sean and Rockwell talk about the promise of Starlink, refactoring an overengineered Rails app, TypeScript testing frameworks, and when TypeScript is – or isn't – worth the overhead.

    • 48 min
    246: Embrace the Change

    246: Embrace the Change

    Sean and Rockwell discuss applying design patterns across languages and frameworks, Prisma.js, developing against an in-development library, CSS hacks, and the most boring modern Web stack you've ever heard.

    • 54 min
    245: This Makes Me Feel Weird

    245: This Makes Me Feel Weird

    Sean and Rockwell talk about streaming video games with WebRTC and OBS, exposing DBs to the web with a couple of niche tools, writing code for today instead of tomorrow, and reigniting that creative spark.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

Arick Conley ,

Catalyst for my Elixir obsession

You guys have got me hooked on elixir. Listening to you both talk about the journey of learning new libraries, architectures, and styles has been a huge motivation for me to double down on going all in on Elixir. Hearing the humble side of two seasoned programmers talk through every day problems has allowed me to let my guard down and be comfortable in stepping into functional programming while looking like a complete idiot. I’ve been scared to try Elixir in fear of being less productive and not knowing what I’m doing. Huge thank you!

walteryu ,

Love the Show & Keep up the Great Work!

Love the show and the supportive community that you guys are building around programming and web development. Especially enjoy the tools, best practices and recommendations on general programming shared on each show - and also the advice to seek good/work life balance!

Chryton ,

Straw and Washington Nail It!

Paul Straw and Sean Washington do a fantastic job of condensing topical web development issues into easy to understand chunks and then discussing said issues with a wit and depth of understanding that few other podcasts achieve. Their openness to the audience and focus on the topics are top notch. This is one of the first podcasts I recommend to developers I meet and new hires at our company.

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