36 episodes

On Podcast Awesome we talk to members of the Font Awesome team about icons, design, tech, business, and of course, nerdery. 

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On Podcast Awesome we talk to members of the Font Awesome team about icons, design, tech, business, and of course, nerdery. 

    The Latest on Web Awesome's Alpha Release

    The Latest on Web Awesome's Alpha Release

    Dive into the wild world of web development with the Web Awesome team! Listen as Matt, Lindsay, and the (podcast) elusive Corey dish about their successful Kickstarter, the alpha launch of Web Awesome, and the exciting future of web components. You'll get the inside scoop on their perfectionist struggles, theming API adventures, and how they're revolutionizing the way teams collaborate. Plus, bonus cat cameos!Timestamp Summary | 0:10 | Web Awesome Alpha Launch and Team Reflections&...

    • 23 min
    Podcasting 101: How Podcast Awesome Came to Life

    Podcasting 101: How Podcast Awesome Came to Life

    In this episode of Podcast Awesome, host Matt Johnson takes listeners behind the scenes of starting and producing Podcast Awesome. Despite being a newbie to podcasting, Matt shares his journey, from finding the initial idea buried in a Basecamp thread to releasing 20 episodes. He discusses capturing the podcast's vibe, and choosing the right software and equipment. Matt also shares insights from podcasting veteran Matt Carter and highlights the challenges and triumphs of what it takes to capt...

    • 44 min
    Nerd Show and Tell: Meet Konnor Rogers

    Nerd Show and Tell: Meet Konnor Rogers

    Episode Summary:In this episode of Podcast Awesome we have an inspiring chat with Konnor Rogers, a developer at Web Awesome with a fascinating career trajectory. Starting his professional life as a paramedic and self-teaching his way into web development, Connor's journey epitomizes the relentless pursuit of a career in technology. Konnor shares insights into his transition from paramedic to coder, highlighting the challenges of being self-taught and the breakthrough opportunities ...

    • 27 min
    Nerd Show and Tell: Meet Lindsay Miller

    Nerd Show and Tell: Meet Lindsay Miller

    Episode Summary:In this episode of Podcast Awesome, we chat with the Lindsay Miller, the first brave soul from the Web Awesome team to take the hot seat on the Nerd Show and Tell. Beginning with a look into the inception of Lindsay's career and her interaction with Font Awesome before joining the Web Awesome team, we discuss the significance of a design system — a topic often shrouded in industry jargon yet fundamental to cohesive digital experiences. Lindsay also recounts being pa...

    • 30 min
    Introducing the Icon Wizard: Where F.A.R.T.S. Become Arts

    Introducing the Icon Wizard: Where F.A.R.T.S. Become Arts

    Designing custom icons is a gas-tly important part of modern design. It can make or break a brand, and sometimes you just need to let one rip and add a bit of spice to a website or app. However, creating custom icons can be a real stinker – a time-consuming and tedious task that can leave you feeling deflated. But don't worry, the Font Awesome team has a new feature that's a real breath of fresh air: The Icon Wizard — otherwise known by the internal code name, F.A.R.T.S (Font Awesome Reusable...

    • 24 min
    Icons Made Easy: Rob Explains Font Awesome Pro

    Icons Made Easy: Rob Explains Font Awesome Pro

    In this episode of Podcast Awesome, Matt talks with Font Awesome's principal engineer, Rob Madole, about Font Awesome Pro. At Font Awesome, we're always saying that while icons aren't going to change the world, we want to make it seamless to use. It's all about the versatility of Font Awesome Kits, their role in offering project-specific solutions, and the balance they achieve between feature richness and user friendliness. In the conversation, the duo explains that Font Awesome Kit...

    • 35 min

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