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HTML All The Things - Web Development, Web Design, Small Business

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The adventures of Matt Lawrence and Mike Karan through the world of web development, web design, and small business management. We‘ll be covering all the latest JavaScript news as well as JavaScript Frameworks like Vue, React, and Svelte. We‘ll stay on top of the industry so you don‘t have to.

The adventures of Matt Lawrence and Mike Karan through the world of web development, web design, and small business management. We‘ll be covering all the latest JavaScript news as well as JavaScript Frameworks like Vue, React, and Svelte. We‘ll stay on top of the industry so you don‘t have to.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The adventures of Matt Lawrence and Mike Karan through the world of web development, web design, and small business management. We‘ll be covering all the latest JavaScript news as well as JavaScript Frameworks like Vue, React, and Svelte. We‘ll stay on top of the industry so you don‘t have to.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Transitional Web w/ Chris Ferdinandi

11/23/2022
This week we sat down with Chris Ferdinandi to discuss why he thinks the web is in a state of transition, moving away from bloated frameworks and other tooling, towards the use of more "vanilla" or "native" platform features. This less bloated web is where Chris believes we are already transitioning towards, with the hopes that it makes websites and web apps more efficient. Show Notes: The Transitional Web w/ Chris Ferdinandi | HTML All The Things Podcast

Duration:01:06:04

What NOT to Do in Web Development

11/16/2022
Web development has a lot of dos and donts, so today we decided to focus on what NOT to do in web development. Things that all of us have done, like pushing confidential credentials to a public git repo, through client interactions like undervaluing your work. And don't forget, the classic "don't deploy on Friday" which Matt thinks Mike should do anyway, for his upcoming film.

Duration:01:18:37

What to Expect From Your First Job as a Junior Developer

11/9/2022
Your first job as a junior developer can be nerve wracking. Not only are you new to coding, but you're also new to the organizational systems that your office has. This week we try and alleviate some of that anxiety by discussing the onboarding process commonly used for junior developers, including the difference between working solo versus a team, as well as a day in the life of a developer.

Duration:01:32:00

How to Raise Your Prices

11/2/2022
Raising your prices as a freelancer, or web dev agency can be a challenging process. You have to weigh the possibility that some of your existing customers may leave for cheaper options, while trying to convince new customers that your pricing is worth it. This week we discuss how to raise your prices and how to justify them with the value your customer will receive from all the work you do.

Duration:01:22:01

Are You a Good Developer?

10/26/2022
Are you a good developer? It's a question that all of us have asked ourselves countless times during our career. It usually happens when we're at our lowest, when a site runs into trouble, and you have no idea what's going on. Sometimes when you're trying to learn something new, and you just can't figure it out. If you were a better developer, would you have these problems? Are you a good developer?

Duration:01:12:43

What Is Dynamic Content?

10/19/2022
Dynamic content on a website is content that changes over time, based on the user's preferences, or other parameters. One of the most common examples of dynamic content is a blog, where the content changes all the time as writers submit new articles and ad banners flip through new ads based on your unique browsing history. Powered by various CMS, these dynamic websites are something that almost every web developer will work with and create in their career.

Duration:01:10:04

Powerful CSS Pseudo-Classes

10/12/2022
CSS pseudo-classes expand its capabilities into a tool that can style web pages using advanced sets of parameters, without the need for JavaScript. In this episode, we'll be looking into the :has(), :is(), and :not() pseudo-classes. We'll explore interesting use cases, using them together, how they work, and whether they're ready to be used in a production project.

Duration:00:53:16

What Is Hacktoberfest?

10/5/2022
Hacktoberfest 2022 is upon us, the annual open-source centric event that rewards those that contribute during the month of October. This year coders, bloggers, video producers, podcasters, and more can contribute their works to participating repos on GitHub and GitLab. In this episode, Matt and Mike discuss what Hacktoberfest is, and why you should contribute if you can.

Duration:01:05:56

How Working in a Restaurant Helped Me as a Web Developer

9/28/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week Mike and Matt discussed the skills they picked up from previous non-developer jobs and how they helped them in web development. Even when working in a kitchen, a factory, or an unrelated tech job - there are some skills that you can't learn anywhere else and yet still transfer over to web development.

What Can’t JavaScript Do?

9/21/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week Mike and Matt discussed the many use cases for JavaScript. Over the past several years, JavaScript has been steadily exploding in popularity, with an appropriate number of frameworks and tooling being released alongside all the interest. With that though, is there anything that JavaScript can't do? What about what it excels at?

How to Communicate Efficiently in the Workplace

9/14/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week Mike and Matt discussed workplace communications including the importance of communication, some tips on being a better communicator, and of course some funny communication stories from past workplace experiences.

Duration:01:18:45

Project Pricing: How We Make Small Customer Budgets Work

9/7/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt discussed how to deal with customer budgets that didn't quite reach the amount you were hoping for. Maintaining a fair deal for both the developer and client is important and if implemented correctly there are a few methods in which you can stretch the customer's budget without needing to undervalue your work. These methods include various types of negotiation,...

Duration:01:02:49

Should You Use Code or No-Code?

8/31/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike discussed the difficult decision on whether you should use a no-code platform or code up a custom solution. The duo go over the differences between custom code and no-code, comparing project types and where they'd create these projects.

Duration:01:08:59

Git - Why Do We Need Version Control?

8/24/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike discussed the importance of version control focusing on one of the most popular (if not most popular) version control systems, Git. The duo debated when to learn version control in your coding journey and discussed how difficult it is to learn in comparison to the coding language of your choice.

Duration:00:56:21

The Best Way to Learn Web Development

8/17/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike discussed different ways to learn web development including traditional school (college, university), online courses (free & paid), and the "tackle method." The guys discuss who is best suited for these different methods and debate the importance of project-based learning for absolute beginners.

Would You Use Vanilla JavaScript (No Framework) on a Project?

8/10/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike discussed whether vanilla JavaScript is viable on modern projects. Vanilla JavaScript is of course the language that the browser understands, but with the increasing complexity in many of today's web development projects, frameworks like React, Vue, and Svelte have seemingly taken over as the tools of choice for web developers. Should you use a...

How Do You Start a New Project?

8/3/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike discussed different ways to start a new web development project covering the differences between starting a completely new project with no prior version to worry about, versus updating/upgrading an old project with a variable amount of technical debt.

Web Design for Web Developers

7/27/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike answered a collection of questions regarding web design and web developers. If you're a developer, you might experience some imposter syndrome, or skill gaps, when you try and complete an entire project yourself (or with a small team). Often, the issues come from a lack of design skills, or a lack of confidence in your design ability.

Duration:00:58:39

Debugging async JavaScript with Jenn Creighton

7/21/2022
This week we're doing our first-ever feed swap with LogRocket's podcast, PodRocket. This episode features a conversation with Jenn Creighton, a Senior Software Engineer at Netflix and podcast host of the show single-threaded: a software developer podcast. Topics explored in this episode include debugging, error handling, and Jenn's recent conference talk at React Miami.

Duration:00:36:41

Prepare to Be Laid Off

7/20/2022
Welcome back to the HTML All The Things Podcast your web development, web design, and small business headquarters. This week, Matt and Mike discussed the very real possibility that we all face, which is of course the dreaded layoff. Even if the market is doing well, you can be laid off suddenly due to business issues, which means you should prepare yourself even if your employment is going well.

Duration:00:58:17