276 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 • 55 Ratings

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

    274: Back to Web Fundamentals

    274: Back to Web Fundamentals

    Rockwell reviews his new ZSA Moonlander keyboard, and Sean talks about getting back to the roots of the Web with the new framework Remix.

    • 56 min
    273: Game-Jamming with Thomas Eckert and Paul Straw

    273: Game-Jamming with Thomas Eckert and Paul Straw

    Paul and Thomas join Rockwell to talk about their experience in the Ludum Dare 48 game jam: how they developed a complete multiplayer game with artwork, music – and every piece in between – in just 72 hours.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    272: Real, Sustainable Knowledge

    272: Real, Sustainable Knowledge

    Rockwell talks agout gaining velocity at DockYard, then Sean shares his experience with coaching his team members on being more autonomous, and adopting the Zettelkasten method of note-taking with Obsidian.

    • 57 min
    271: Objective-C Is the Future

    271: Objective-C Is the Future

    Rockwell talks about adjusting his work style during his first week at DockYard, resurrecting a nearly-abandoned iOS app, and Sean talks a stab at replacing Webpack with Vite.

    • 53 min
    270: Is This a Good Change?

    270: Is This a Good Change?

    Sean and Rockwell talk about change for change's sake, rebalancing develoment priorities as projects mature, divining tech stacks for fun and profit, and whipper-snippers.

    • 49 min
    269: I'm Charging in Pizzas

    269: I'm Charging in Pizzas

    Sean and Rockwell talk about the challenges of normalizing data for APIs, Sean rewriting his app for Firebase, the tradeoffs of choosing a backend-as-a-service, and some big news on Rockwell's job front.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 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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