100 episodes

A podcast about web design and development.

ShopTalk Chris Coyier & Dave Rupert

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 499 Ratings

A podcast about web design and development.

    611: React! TypeScript! Jobification! Drupal!

    611: React! TypeScript! Jobification! Drupal!

    Show DescriptionDave & Chris and thoughts on career advice that worked 3 years ago but isn't as helpful now, marking tests with ChatGPT, is taking a Drupal job in 2024 a good idea, Chris got #gear sniped, P3 color follow up, the confusing File System APIs, and where did all the lightboxes go?
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    chan (@chantastic) / X
    The Texas Tribune
    The Coming Wave Book
    Drupal - Open Source CMS | Drupal.org
    Electric Air Duster - 130000RPM Compressed Air Duster,3 Gear Adjustable Jet Dry Blower can Reusable Can for Computer Keyboard,Outdoors,Car,Home. : Electronics
    xScope • Measure. Inspect. Test.
    The Many, Confusing File System APIs – Cloud Four
    Sponsors

    • 54 min
    610: TypeScript in 2024, Signals, Productivity Sniped, and Follow Up

    610: TypeScript in 2024, Signals, Productivity Sniped, and Follow Up

    Show DescriptionDave's about to be eclipsed, the state of TypeScript in 2024, signals stage zero proposal, corrections on accessibility in frameworks (thanks!), web apps for better collaborative writing, getting productivity sniped, the problem with email may be you, indieweb follow up, and ultimate guitar tab apps.
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    Streamlining APIs, Databases, & Microservices | Apollo GraphQL
    Svelte • Cybernetically enhanced web apps
    Ember.js - A framework for ambitious web developers
    Web Test Runner: Modern Web
    Frontend Masters Boost – Helping Your Journey to Senior Developer
    Notion – The next gen of notes & docs
    Paper
    Stashpad - Your streamlined Google Docs alternative
    ButterDocs | Google Docs Alternative for Serious Writers & Teams
    Things - To-Do List for Mac & iOS
    Godspeed
    Aboard - Collect. Organize. Collaborate.
    Obsidian - Sharpen your thinking
    Analog - The original to-do system by Ugmonk
    CleanShot X for Mac
    IndieWebify.Me - a guide to getting you on the IndieWeb
    ULTIMATE GUITAR TABS
    John Deere commits to letting farmers repair their own tractors (kind of) - The Verge
    SponsorsRadical Are you an aspiring designer, developer, marketer, or fanny pack tester? Maybe you're a burnt-out designer struggling for fresh ideas, or perhaps you have no idea where to start with design? Do you need to find a way to make your sites less boring and more memorable? Well then, this course is for you.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    609: Blake Watson on Home Cooked Apps

    609: Blake Watson on Home Cooked Apps

    Show DescriptionWhat is a home cooked app? Blake Watson is on this episode to talk all about the kinds of apps that make a good home cooked app, tips and advice he has for making them, resisting the urge to monetize or growth hack them, and a few CodePen v2 thoughts sprinkled in at the end.
    Listen on Website →GuestsBlake WatsonGuest's Main URL • Guest's TwitterCurrently a member of the frontend dev team at MRI Technologies, working on projects for NASA.
    Links
    Watson Brothers Games
    An app can be a home-cooked meal
    blakewatson.com – About
    blakewatson.com – MagnoliaJS 2023: The joys of home-cooked apps
    MRI Technologies
    blakewatson.com – Building our own private Discord knockoff
    blakewatson.com – Things I miss
    blakewatson.com – Use your Mac the way I do: a thought experiment
    Overimagine1/old-discord-font: CSS to revert Discord's font change.
    A Fine Start - minimal new tab page
    Knockout : Home
    Vue.js - The Progressive JavaScript Framework | Vue.js
    The Programming Language Lua
    Save 10% on Thronefall on Steam
    Game Off 2023 - itch.io
    Sponsors

    • 1 hr 7 min
    608: Can WordPress Kill Your Resume, Fav Parts of Web Dev, Exploring HTMX, and more!

    608: Can WordPress Kill Your Resume, Fav Parts of Web Dev, Exploring HTMX, and more!

    Show DescriptionWe're opening up the ShopTalk mailbag and answering your questions, including does WordPress on your resume kill your job chances, what are our fav and least fav parts of web dev, our thoughts on HTMX, and what is it like to use pnpm instead of npm.
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    Front End Happy Hour
    Playdate
    Develop for Playdate
    Nuxt: The Intuitive Vue Framework · Nuxt
    ThePrimeagen
    Fast, disk space efficient package manager | pnpm
    Yarn
    SponsorsRadical DesignAre you an aspiring designer, developer, marketer, or fanny pack tester? Maybe you're a burnt-out designer struggling for fresh ideas, or perhaps you have no idea where to start with design? Do you need to find a way to make your sites less boring and more memorable? Well then, this course is for you.

    • 44 min
    607: Astro Launches an Integrated Database

    607: Astro Launches an Integrated Database

    Show DescriptionFred K. Schott stops by to talk about Astro announcement of Astro DB. The pluses and minuses of it, and whether you have to always use the database with Astro DB. We get into how to seed your database, upgrading the database, and the almost weirdly generous pricing model.
    Listen on Website →GuestsFred K. SchottGuest's Main URL • Guest's TwitterCo-creator of Astro.
    Links
    Astro DB: A Deep Dive | Astro
    Astro DB
    Astro DB: A Deep Dive | Astro
    tursodatabase/libsql: libSQL is a fork of SQLite that is both Open Source, and Open Contributions.
    StackBlitz | Instant Dev Environments | Click. Code. Done.
    Schema.org - Schema.org
    Ben Holmes on X: "Astro built a database platform. How does it work?
    Clerk
    Lucia documentation
    PlanetScale forever
    Astro DB Just Released
    Sponsors

    • 1 hr 1 min
    606: Web Sustainability with Michelle Barker

    606: Web Sustainability with Michelle Barker

    Show DescriptionWe're talking with Michelle Barker about the idea of paying to support bloggers (and podcasters!) via services like Patreon, drumming as a fun side gig from CSS, how big of an issue digital sustainability is, trying to understand the environmental impact of our websites and digital life, wondering why YouTube embeds are still so large, disabling cookies, and how to build the web in a more sustainable way.
    Listen on Website →GuestsMichelle BarkerGuest's Main URL • Guest's TwitterSenior Front End Developer at Ada Mode, where Michelle works on Windscope, web-based data visualisation and exploration software for wind farm operators.
    Michelle also loves playing the drums. Their happy place is where creativity and code intersect
    You can also find Michelle writing and speaking about CSS and digital sustainability on the web and around the world.
    Links
    Michelle Barker
    Ada Mode
    Windscope
    CSS { In Real Life }
    Michelle Barker (@michelle@front-end.social) - Front-End Social
    Michelle Barker
    Michelle Barker on CodePen
    mbarker84 (Michelle Barker)
    shoptalkshow.com - Website Carbon Calculator
    paulirish/lite-youtube-embed: A faster youtube embed.
    SponsorsRadical Design CourseAre you an aspiring designer, developer, marketer, or fanny pack tester? Maybe you're a burnt-out designer struggling for fresh ideas, or perhaps you have no idea where to start with design? Do you need to find a way to make your sites less boring and more memorable? Well then, this course is for you.

    • 56 min

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499 Ratings

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