Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Full Stack Developers Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski dive deep into web development topics, explaining how they work and talking about their own experiences. They cover from JavaScript frameworks like React, to the latest advancements in CSS to simplifying web tooling.

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Potluck - Why Webpack? × Serverless × Agencies × Recruiters × CSS Grid × MQ in Styled Components


It’s another potluck! In this episode, Scott and Wes answer your questions about webpack, serverless, agencies, recruiters, CSS Grid, media queries and more! Sentry - Sponsor If you want to know what’s happening with your errors, track them with Sentry. Sentry is open-source error tracking that helps developers monitor and fix crashes in real time. Cut your time on error resolution from five hours to five minutes. It works with any language and integrates with dozens of other services. Syntax listeners can get two months for free by visiting Sentry.io and using the coupon code “tastytreat”. Freshbooks - Sponsor Get a 30 day free trial of Freshbooks at freshbooks.com/syntax and put SYNTAX in the “How did you hear about us?” section. Show Notes 5:06 - Q: What do you think about webpack vs parcel vs the old way (gulp, etc.)? 11:30 - Q: What is your opinion on AWS Lambda functions? 15:42 - Q: How do you push new Syntax.fm episodes into production? Each episode is written in markdown. Do you have a different branch for each episode and merge into master? What’s your strategy to avoid releasing the episode before the intended date? 21:24 - Q: Can Scott share some of his experiences working at an agency? Are there any red flags for when you should jump ship? 30:44 - Q: Whats the deal with recruiters? How do they work, and should you use one to land a new job? 36:46 - Q: What do you think about Upwork? Is it possible to find cool full-time jobs there or is it only ‘work for beer’? 41:28 - Q: If my website is already fast, why should I sacrifice my developer experience and learn a new syntax? 44:17 - Q: Will there be a CSS grid inspector on Chrome? Do you use any 3rd party grid inspectors or stick with Firefox’s CSS grid inspector? 46:39 - Q: What the best way to handle media queries in Gatsby with styled components? Links

  • Webpack
  • Parcel
  • Gulp
  • Codeship
  • Semaphore
  • r/reactjs
  • r/webdev
  • Wordpress
  • Upwork
  • Fiverr
  • Svelte
  • Syntax 173: Hasty Treat - Wes & Scott Look At Svelte 3
  • Firefox CSS Grid Inspector
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  • Scott: DIY Air Filter
    • Box Fan
    • Air Filter
  • Wes: Ripride with Andy Roy - Episode 6 with Steve-O
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 18 September 2019  59m