February 26th, 2021 | Season 1 | 25 mins 1 sec
business, founder, founders, frontend development, mobile development, react native, software engineering, startup, tech
In the second installment of our Founder Friday series, Ben talks with Screenplay cofounders, Tomas Reimers and Greg Foster. They discuss the technical details behind Screenplay, what it’s like trying to get funding during a pandemic, and the Screenplay roadmap.
February 23rd, 2021 | Season 1 | 31 mins 51 secs
computer programming, frontend development, frontend web development, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development
Ben and Kate talk to David Luecke, creator of Feathers, a framework for real-time applications and REST APIs. They talk about where Feathers fits in the fullstack framework space, pros and cons of building a modular framework, and what it has been like to maintain a project that needs to keep up with React. Spoiler alert: it’s hard.
February 16th, 2021 | Season 1 | 42 mins 50 secs
Today, Ben and Kate interview David Price, a core member of RedwoodJS and developer-in-residence at Preston-Werner Ventures. They talk about what it means to be fullstack JAMstack, how RedwoodJS gives you your time back, and what it takes to create a highly collaborative open-source community.
February 9th, 2021 | Season 1 | 31 mins 13 secs
database, frontend development, frontend engineering, frontend web development, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development
Today Ben and Kate talk with Paul Copplestone, CEO and cofounder of Supabase, the open source firebase alternative. They discuss how Supabase works, whats in store for 2021, why open source matters, and the role HackerNews played in Supabase’s launch.
February 2nd, 2021 | Season 1 | 37 mins 23 secs
computer programming, database, frontend development, frontend engineering, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development
Today Ben and Kate sit down with Nikolas Burk, Prisma’s Head of Developer Success. They talk about how Prisma helps developers build better web apps, how it works with TypeScript, the Prisma roadmap, and, of course, building an open-source community.
January 29th, 2021 | Season 1 | 30 mins 35 secs
January 26th, 2021 | Season 1 | 30 mins 45 secs
developer experience, devrel, frontend development, frontend engineering, software engineering, web development
In this episode, Brian and Ben talk with Cassidy Williams about being “tech famous,” web developer comedy as a genre, and what it’s like to create content specifically for web developers. We also get into developer experience for a little bit, touching on both the future and importance of niche communities.
January 19th, 2021 | Season 1 | 25 mins 15 secs
frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development
Today, we have Jessica Chan from Coder Coder: a collection of resources that help aspiring web developers learn to code. Brian talks with Jessica about creating content for web developers, using YouTube and Instagram as platforms, building a brand, and we even launch into a few marketing rants.
January 12th, 2021 | Season 1 | 23 mins 37 secs
frontend development, frontend engineering, software engineering, web development
In today’s episode, Ben and Brian talk to Brandon Bayer, creator of Blitz.js. We take a deep dive into everything Blitz has to offer. More specifically, we address how Blitz compares with other fullstack frameworks and how Blitz balances being opinionated with being flexible for each aspect of the toolchain. We also talk about community building and beyond.
January 12th, 2021 | Season 1 | 33 mins 43 secs
Brian sits down with Kaelan, one of LogRocket's frontend engineers, to talk about things that are coming in 2021. We also reflect on the most significant trends and updates to browsers, web standards, and programming languages throughout the course of 2020.