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Benet 'Dr' Hitchcock and Josh Smith, New Zealand / Aotearoa based Web Developers, talk all things web and tech from the Starlifter Studio in #Coolston, Christchurch. Listen in for the latest hotness, solid tech that stands the test of time, coding successes and challenges.

Benet 'Dr' Hitchcock and Josh Smith, New Zealand / Aotearoa based Web Developers, talk all things web and tech from the Starlifter Studio in #Coolston, Christchurch. Listen in for the latest hotness, solid tech that stands the test of time, coding successes and challenges.

Location:

New Zealand

Description:

Benet 'Dr' Hitchcock and Josh Smith, New Zealand / Aotearoa based Web Developers, talk all things web and tech from the Starlifter Studio in #Coolston, Christchurch. Listen in for the latest hotness, solid tech that stands the test of time, coding successes and challenges.

Language:

English

Contact:

+64273267676


Episodes

Josh and Benet's 2020 recap

1/28/2021
After a ridiculous 2020 Josh and Benet finally get around to recording a casual chat about their year in review including perennial topics such as raising children, podcasting experiments, CSS, SVG animation, the IndieWeb, productivity using Notion, oh and that #DevLyfe in Craft CMS. Links Episode cover image by Matt HearneAllen and Heath ZEDi10Focusrite 2i4Reaper DAWDiscordCraft CMSNatural PaintNZBEXConventional commitsSemantic releaseCustom DQuantum Physics for Babies by Chris...

Duration:00:33:33

Our friend Elinore

11/5/2020
Back in March, which feels like decades ago in this COVID-19 era, Josh, Benet and Elinore chat about her journey from New Zealand to various spots around the world while designing websites and running her own mini agency along the way. There was also discussion around awkward situations working on the support desk for an unmentioned tech company 😬 https://elinoreruby.com/

Duration:00:45:35

Sarah and Abigail from GymMaster.com

3/24/2020
In this show Dr Hitchcock chats with Sarah Turnbull and Abigail Tubuy from GymMaster.com, a gym membership software-as-a-service based in Christchurch, New Zealand. They discuss what they enjoy about working at Gymmaster, what it is like working with Linux on a day-to-day basis, supporting clients around the world as well as Nerf fight battle wounds. Listen in 🎧

Duration:00:28:43

Meeting Meta featuring Jamie Hamilton

2/12/2020
Jamie Hamilton, Creative Director at Meta Digital, chats with Dr Hitchcock about his career as a web designer, developer and now creative director. He shares stories of making CD-ROMs and Adobe Flash sites, what's changed in the Christchurch web scene since then and how 2020 is shaping up for Meta Digital. Meta Digital EPIC Innovation Yoobee (formerly Natcoll) CSS Grid

Duration:00:31:48

An encounter with the MediaBeast

11/29/2019
Timestamps Links: YoobeePlato CreativeCraft CMSGraphQLPrismicWebflowSublime TextDockerComposerNPMLaravelStatamicFargateAmplifyCloud RunPWA Builder Real favicon generatorBuilding an offline page for theguardian.comhttps-localhost - NPMmkcertUsing pwa-builder from Microsoft: Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: Request failedSizzyFirefox 3D Dev ViewVue.jsNuxt.jsGridsomeSvelteWeb Directions - Code - ConferenceTitle to sidebar - Craft CMS pluginMediaBeast on TwitterAbandoned Cart - Craft CMS...

Duration:01:02:05

Walkering over the front end

10/28/2019
In episode 2 of the Starlifter.Dev podcast we have a chat with Ben Walker, the latest addition to the Digital team at Plato Creative. He shares his story as a globe trotting designer/developer. We also cover the latest on updates in Firefox 70, Meetup.com, Craft CMS 3.3.11, and Vue 3 pre-alpha. Josh talks about moving a website built in SilverStripe 3 to a JAM stack based puppy running on Craft CMS, Gatsby.js and AWS. Benet shares his latest success in building a web app that calculates...

Duration:00:38:01

It began in Coolston

9/2/2019
In the debut episode of the Starlifter.Dev Podcast Benet and Josh talk about their beginnings in tech and the Web. The News - we share the latest updates on Craft CMS 3.2, PHP 7.4, Docker breakages. The Hotness - Josh has the lowdown on rad new services from GitHub including GitHub Sponsors, GitHub Actions and GitHub Package Registry. We also chat about the productivity gains we've made with Docksal, a fantastic tool for creating development environments in Docker. If you're having issues...

Duration:00:36:38