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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.

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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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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English


Episodes

Tips for Work Life Balance

1/16/2019
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In this episode Scott and Wes talk about work life balance. These tips aren’t hard-and-fast - part of the beauty of being a web developer is that you do get to enjoy some flexibility. Work is a big part of our live and these are tips that will hopefully allow you to get the most enjoyment out of both work and life. Sanity.io - Sponsor Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get up and running by typing in your command line. Get an...

Duration:00:45:16

Hasty Treat - CSS Grid Level 2 aka Subgrid

1/14/2019
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about CSS Grid Level 2 - aka subgrid. 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...

Duration:00:15:46

Potluck - Where to start with JS × Freelancing × Cron jobs × Split testing × Frameworks in 2019 × More

1/10/2019
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It’s another potluck episode in which Wes and Scott answer your questions! This month - thoughts on frameworks for 2019, React Native, when should you start freelancing, where to start with JS, cron jobs, split testing and more! DevLifts — Sponsor DevLifts - Thad and JC are on a mission to make web developers healthy. They’re currently offering two options: The first is Fit.Start - perfect for beginners or those looking to get back at it. Use the coupon code “syntax” to get 50% off the...

Duration:00:51:30

Hasty Treat - CSS Units

1/7/2019
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about CSS units (e.g. rems vs ems, px, ch, vmax), when and why you want to be using them, tips and tricks, and more! LogRocket - Sponsor LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session replayer and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free over at https://logrocket.com/syntax. Show...

Duration:00:24:09

A Look Forward to 2019

1/2/2019
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In this episode Wes and Scott take a look back at 2018 as well as a look forward to what’s coming in 2019. 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...

Duration:01:00:06

Hasty Treat - CSS and JS Pointer Events

12/31/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about pointer events in CSS and JS - what they are, their differences, why you may want to use them, potential downfalls and more! Sanity.io - Sponsor Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get up and running by typing in your command line. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/syntax. Show Notes 3:24 10:50 14:24 17:56 Links CSS pointer eventsJS pointer...

Duration:00:21:08

CSS Layout

12/26/2018
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In this episode Wes and Scott are talking all about CSS layout - how it works, things to watch out for 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...

Duration:00:53:34

Hasty Treat - Where are they now? Part 2

12/24/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes continue their discussion of libraries and tech that where super hot in the past, but not so much any more. Sanity.io - Sponsor Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get up and running by typing in your command line. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/syntax. Show Notes 3:40 - jQuery UI / jQuery Mobile jQuery UIjQuery MobileSencha Touch 6:10 - Flash /...

Duration:00:26:34

Potluck - Typescript × E-commerce platforms × Job-hopping × Working for agencies × More

12/19/2018
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It’s another potluck episode in which Wes and Scott answer your questions! This month - thoughts on Typescript, e-commerce platforms vs custom, working for agencies, job-hopping and more! 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. Vue.js In Action - Sponsor Vue.js in Action from Manning Publications is a great way to learn Vue.js. If you’re looking for a book that will teach you Vue.js...

Duration:00:51:26

Hasty Treat - Where are they now?! Gulp, Grunt, Bower, Backbone and Compass

12/17/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about libraries that have been super hot in the past, but not so much any more. Contentful - Sponsor Contentful is a great way to manage your data. Update once and publish everywhere. Contentful gives you a ton of flexibility and reliability and everything you need to build excellent front-end content without having to worry about the back-end of your site. Check out contentful.com/syntax and get a free pair of socks! Show...

Duration:00:22:10

Not a Clip Show - Episode 100!

12/12/2018
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To celebrate episode 100, Wes and Scott are talking about Syntax - their most popular episodes, stats, Q&A, and a bunch of cool stuff about what it’s been like making this show for 100 episodes. 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...

Duration:01:07:52

Hasty Treat - Costs of Running a Business

12/10/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the costs of running a business when you’re a solopreneur or solo founder. Contentful - Sponsor Contentful is a great way to manage your data. Update once and publish everywhere. Contentful gives you a ton of flexibility and reliability and everything you need to build excellent front-end content without having to worry about the back-end of your site. Check out contentful.com/syntax and get a free pair of socks! Show Notes 3:48 -...

Duration:00:37:33

The State of JavaScript 2018

12/5/2018
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In this episode Wes and Scott are joined by their first ever guest on the show: Sacha Greif. Sacha is one of the makers of the State of Javascript - the topic for today’s show. Wes, Scott and Sacha discuss the results of 2018’s survey, what they think, and implications for the industry. 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...

Duration:01:02:02

Hasty Treat - Uses for CSS Variables

12/3/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about CSS variables, a.k.a CSS Custom Properties - why you might want to use them, why they’re better than various preprocessor’s variables, and pitfalls to watch out for and avoid. Kyle Prinsloo’s Freelancing & Beyond — Sponsor Kyle Prinsloo teaches you everything you need to know about freelancing, including how to quit your job, earn a side-income and start taking control of your life. Check it out at https://studywebdevelopment.com/freelancing...

Duration:00:25:29

Holiday Gift Guide

11/28/2018
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In this episode Wes and Scott bring you their holiday gift guide - things, ideas or experiences that would make great gifts for any developer, ranging from a few bucks to a few hundred bucks. Contentful - Sponsor Contentful is a great way to manage your data. Update once and publish everywhere. Contentful gives you a ton of flexibility and reliability and everything you need to build excellent front-end content without having to worry about the back-end of your site. Check out...

Duration:01:05:24

Hasty Treat - Should you install a dependency or roll your own?

11/26/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about installing dependencies vs rolling your own - the advantages and disadvantages, and how to know when to do either. LogRocket - Sponsor LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session replayer and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free over at https://logrocket.com/syntax. Show Notes 2:15 - Reasons To roll your own 8:08 - Reasons not to roll your...

Duration:00:19:53

Potluck - $100/hr × Redux Replacements × Full Stack Designers × JWT × VS Code Tips × More

11/21/2018
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It’s another potluck episode in which Wes and Scott answer your questions! This month - raising your rates, full stack designers, JWT, VS Code tips, and more. 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. React in Action - Sponsor React in Action by Mark Thomas from Manning Publications is a great way to learn React. It’s a clearly written, example-rich book, introducing front-end developers...

Duration:00:52:44

Hasty Treat - How to become well liked at work

11/19/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about how to be well liked at work - dealing with difficult co-workers, being a better co-worker yourself, and general tips for improving your people skills. LogRocket - Sponsor LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session replayer and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free over at https://logrocket.com/syntax. Show Notes 5:01 - Foster a culture of...

Duration:00:24:54

React Hooks

11/14/2018
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In this episode Wes and Scott discuss React Hooks - what they are, why you might want to use them, their differences with regular classes, and more. 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. 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...

Duration:00:58:57

Hasty Treat - How to become a sticker mogul

11/12/2018
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about stickers and break down Wes’ entire process for creating and selling his sticker packs. Check out Bos.af for more info. LogRocket - Sponsor LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session replayer and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free over at https://logrocket.com/syntax. Show...

Duration:00:36:07