217 episodes

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

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

    215: Furniture, Living Room, Chair

    215: Furniture, Living Room, Chair

    Sean and Rockwell talk about the realities of working from home, implementing recursive structures with Postgres features like Common Table Expressions and Materialized Paths, and convincing Rockwell to start playing Minecraft again.

    • 47 min
    214: Minimal Work for Maximum Gain

    214: Minimal Work for Maximum Gain

    Sean and Rockwell discuss the Pomodoro technique, (re-)writing a billing system from scratch, some more practical applications of LiveView, and using gradual technological improvements to concretely advance your business.

    • 57 min
    213: Upswing on the Sine Wave

    213: Upswing on the Sine Wave

    Sean and Rockwell discuss code organization for front-end applications, leveling up in SQL development, and a baby Rustacean's first impressions.

    • 49 min
    212: Tailwind UI

    212: Tailwind UI

    Sean and Rockwell give their first impressions on the Tailwind UI Early Access: the value proposition, how it jives with existing tooling, and its impact the web front-end development scene.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    211: Jason Lengstorf

    211: Jason Lengstorf

    Jason Lengstorf of Netlify joins Sean to discuss problem-solving tips, work-life balance, impostor syndrome, Twitch streaming, and learning to grow your skillset by working a little outside your comfort zone.

    • 46 min
    210: You Don't Need the Kitchen Sink

    210: You Don't Need the Kitchen Sink

    Sean and Rockwell talk about two new greenfield projects they've been working on, leveraging Tailwind and Vue to create customizable, reusable form components, Netlify deploys, and the new Oban UI beta.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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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